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Open Arts Alliance: Beyond the Stage, Growing Confident Leaders

OAA is much more than a youth theater group. Founder Rocco Natale’s mission for OAA is to foster an inter-generational connection. Even before OAA officially began to share space at River House they held senior programs there. Then, in 2019 Natale introduced OAA Junior Leadership Council (grades 6-8) and Leadership Council (high school) with the goals of giving back to the community and growing confident leaders. Continue Reading →

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Open Arts Alliance Presents The Wizard of Oz

Open Arts Alliance is proud to present the beloved family musical, The Wizard of Oz, at Westport Country Playhouse on Saturday, March 18 at 2:00 and 7:00 pm. The production features nearly 80 students, ages 6-18, from Greenwich, Stamford, Darien, New Canaan and Westport in a Fairfield County wide celebration. The timeless tale, in which young Dorothy Gale travels from Kansas over the rainbow to the magical Land of Oz, continues to thrill audiences worldwide. Cast from the Wizard of Oz recently made Valentine’s. Classic hits “Ding Dong! Continue Reading →

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In Time for Dr. Seuss’s Birthday, ISD Partners with Open Arts Alliance to Present ‘Seussical Kids’

The International School at Dundee, in partnership with Open Arts Alliance, is presenting the production of ‘Seussical Kids’ on Thursday, March 2 and Friday, March 3 in the ISD gym. Performances are 40-minutes and open to the public. Tickets may be purchased at for $10 each. Continue Reading →

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Open Art Alliance to Host Long Awaited Gala at The Water Club

“At the recent cast party for Cinderella, I witnessed the high school seniors sitting on the floor with the miniature first graders playing games, eating too many treats and of course singing show tunes. This is unique, this is refreshing, this is community, this is Open Art Alliance.” – Patricia Carey, Open Art Alliance Parent Theatre Arts Committee Member Continue Reading →

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Students Rise to the Challenge at Open Arts Alliance’s Summer Theater Programs

“Looking to the summer season 2022, in addition to Aladdin and A Christmas Story, the older kids will do a production of Sweeney Todd, which is probably the most artistically challenging production we’ve done to date.” – Jake Lloyd, program director at Open Arts Alliance Continue Reading →

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Open Arts Alliance Registering Students for Fall Theater Season

Students in grades 1-5 will sing and dance in 101 Dalmatians, a fur-raising adventure featuring Cruella De Vil and 101 of the most adorable heroes to set their paws onstage. Students in grades 6-8 will bring to life the timeless (and always kooky) characters in the musical adaptation of The Addams Family. Snap-snap! And, it would hardly seem like Christmas without A
Christmas Carol presented by students in grades 9-12. Bah, humbug! Continue Reading →

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