Oscar Micheaux Family Theater Program offers wonderful shows with a diverse,
African-American history is used as script-source
material, which teaches not only audiences, but also the cast participants,
about this wonderful artistic legacy.
Company serves as an experiential, community service learning practicum for
those seeking professional careers in theater arts and related fields. We
are dedicated to enriching lives and encouraging healthy futures for our
students and our communities through enriching education. Infusing
African-American history into every element of production is an OMTP paramount
and serves as the Company’s sole purpose.
addition to the annual performances of From Gospel to Hip-Hop and All in Between
and The Harlem Renaissance Revisited with a
Gospel Flavor, the OMTP performs historical vignettes
to teach young audiences about The Harlem Renaissance Period to students of all
members portray multiple roles in each show and must be able to sing, act, and
dance. Student cast members learn about stage management, ticket operations,
lighting, audio, ensemble acting, properties management, set design and
stagecraft, vocal performance, blocking, costuming, and more under the
mentorship of senior cast members and professionals in residence. With
direction by Ruby Hill, choreography by Stajez
Dance Company, music direction by Berklee SYSTEM 5 graduate Adonis
Martin, and a radiant cast, The OMTP has been livening stages and bringing history to
life for TEN full seasons!