Category: Olympia Family Theater

Kate Ayers in Playhouse Creatures

The Multitalented Kate Ayers

by Christina Butcher for OLY ARTS The Olympia theater scene is no stranger to the idea of a performer who can seamlessly transition from actress to director to...

Elizabeth Alexander and Simon Tran in Alice in Wonderland

Olympia Family Theater Discovers the Wonder

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Forget everything you know from Disney’s version of Alice in Wonderland. Olympia Family Theater is about to bring forth the world premiere...

Starry Messenger, art by Nikki McClure

Starry Messenger at Olympia Family Theater

by Jonah Barrett for OLY ARTS Heliocentrism isn’t a radical idea anymore, but that wasn’t the case 400 years ago. Olympia Family Theater will premiere its production...

Mia Learner in The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

OFT Has The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Two of the most treasured traditions at Olympia Family Theater (OFT) are the annual holiday show and the multigenerational cast show. This...

Amy Shephard in OFT's If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

A Double Shot of Overnight Plays

by Molly Gilmore for OLY ARTS Overnight theater festivals—for which playwrights, directors and actors create, put on and close a show in a single weekend—are popping...

Isaac McKenziesullivan as Gerald the Elephant and Joanna Gibson as Piggie

REVIEW: Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!”

THEATER REVIEW by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Now showing at Olympia Family Theater (OFT), Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” is a small play that packs a...

Kate Ayers

Let’s Play Daytime Shows at OFT

by Alec Clayton for OLY ARTS Olympia Family Theater’s “Let’s Play Daytime Shows” are interactive shows for young children, performed on the first Monday,...

Isaac McKenziesullivan as Gerald the Elephant and Joanna Gibson as Piggie

Elephant & Piggie Take the Stage

by Kelli Samson for OLY ARTS Opening the 2016-2017 season at Olympia Family Theater (OFT) is Elephant & Piggie’s “We Are in a Play!” Parents and young...

Summer Youth Theater Programs

Olympia enjoys an embarrassment of riches when it comes to local acting talent, but every star owes his or her success to good teachers. Thus it’s no surprise Oly...

Olympia Family Theater Summer Camps

Olympia Family Theater (OFT) offers summer camps through Sept. 2. Students learn how to work together as an ensemble and to use their voices, bodies and imaginations to...