The Ottawa Children's Theatre
Amanda founded The Ottawa Children's Theatre in 2013. O.C.T. is dedicated to creating, producing and presenting theatre that is by, for and about children and youth. The mandate and mission of The Ottawa Children's Theatre come from a deep and profound desire to enrich lives through theatre and the performing arts. Amanda Lewis is founder and Artistic Director of The Ottawa Children's Theatre
The Ottawa Children's Theatre offers drama courses for children and youth age 3 - 16. The school has a full range of exciting classes in drama, acting improvisation, musical theatre, writing for theatre and creative storytelling. In the spring of 2020, OCT developed exciting, innovative and interactive courses online. For more information, go to The Ottawa Children's Theatre web site.
In 2015, The Ottawa Children's Theatre co-produced the premiere production of Up to Low, based on the book by Brian Doyle. The show received rave reviews and played to sold out audiences in Ottawa. The show was re-mounted at The National Arts Centre in May, 2018.