Contact Information

Director : Martha Heise
email - OR phone - 814-758-2240 (you can text this number as well)

FEBRUARY - ALL YOUTH Musical ages 8-16 actors
SUMMER CAMP - ages 7-16 only 100 actors and 20 tech
FALL ADVANCED YOUTH - Strict audition only 35 actors ages 10-18

Monday, October 17, 2016

October 17-23 week update

Thank you for a great rehearsal tonight! Lots of good things happening! Two things:

1. Thursday 10/20 will be ONLY witch, frick, frack, hansel, gretel and cookies! No one else is needed. The final dances will be taught. Use this time to review lines, dances and songs because NO scripts on stage Sunday.

2. Tech crew joins us starting Sunday. Be ready to add props, set pieces and effects!

Thursday, October 13, 2016


T-shirt/Hoodie forms with what you ordered were sent home Tuesday's practice. It also included the ability to order a DVD, do a happy ad and pay for all things together. You can pay over the next few practices. Please have the money to us by November 1

Parent working sign ups - We will begin having parents work on October 17. You must work ONE night to get script deposit back. If you work show times (Friday night - get a comp ticket for Saturday; Saturday afternoon - get a comp ticket for Friday night) Please only sign up for ONE practice to start. After October 20th if there are extra slots and you want to work then you can sign up for more. If you work 3 you can get a comp ticket, but I have to sign for it.

School Day - we need parents to volunteer that day. The cost for the food that day is $10 for parents. The kids are FREE! You must sign up with me directly to work school day.

Business sponsors - we are looking for some business sponsors. I have sponsor sheets to pick up if you know of a business

October 18 - rehearsal will be in the Little Theater due to a show in the large theater. Please enter and exit through alley door.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Hoodie/T-shirt order

Hansel and Gretel cast group text we just got a special from our printer for hoodies for $20 (saving $5) and tshirts for $8 (saving $4) with 2 color print the offer expires this weekend. Please text Martha ASAP with name and no order or yes with name and size and what you would order (you can order tshirt or hoodie or both) parents can order too. Money will not be due till Novemeb 1 but I need to know your order by Friday to get this special

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Angie and I just finished the casting so we are posting it early!! Thank you to all who auditioned.  Our turn out was fantastic!  We are excited to post this year's 35 actors and tech crew who were selected to be a part of the Advanced Youth Theatre's production of "The Story of Hansel and Gretel."   If you do not see your name on this list, again we thank you and hope you will consider auditioning for our February production (auditions will be held January 7 & 8 and will be listed here).

The meeting will be held on Sunday, August 21 at 6:30 - 7:30pm in the Little Theater (enter through the doors you auditioned). This meeting is for all Cast and Tech Crew with Parents. Please bring your $20 script deposit (cash or check written to FCOA).  If you are unable to make this meeting please let us know by emailing  we will make arrangements to get stuff to you.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Hansel and Gretel Cast

The cast of Hansel and Gretel will be listed on the FCOA Youth Theater Facebook page and here on Monday, August 15th