After-School & Vacation Programs

Teen playing Revolutionary-era musical instruments at the OSH afterschool program

OSH’s After School and Vacation programs are both entertaining and educational, encouraging learning and self-expression through play. For more information, contact Maggie Weber, Director of Education, at 718.768.3195 or

Following are our programs for Fall 2018 through Summer 2019.  After School and Summer programs are presented in partnership with Piper Theatre.

Spring After School with Piper Theatre

Join Piper Theatre for after school drama workshops at the Old Stone House.  Weekly workshops run from 3:15 to 5 pm, with a culminating performance at the end of each workshop. 2018-19 workshops for students ages 8-13 are Hamelin, from the German folktale, The Two Houses of Oliver Ruckenmeyer, Anne of Green Gables and Medusa.

Learn more here.

Summer Program

A Piper summer at the Old Stone House & Washington Park is children, ages 7 – 16, spending the month of July under the guidance of John P. McEneny and Piper’s extraordinary teachers, creating full-scale productions and performing outdoors on our professional stage.

Each summer features past favorites and new workshops! Summer 2019 Piper Theatre Workshops for ages 10-16 include four-week workshops Annie, Shrek The Musical,The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, Rapunzel; two-week workshops Lancelot and the UnicornTwelve Angry Girls and Technical Intensive; and an international program for ages 13-16Younger students enroll in one- and two-week Starlings’ Actor’s Tool Kit Improv workshops, Puppetry and Drama. Get more information below. Registration is now open: Early bird discount by Oct 1.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions: or 718-768-3195.

Limited financial aid is available for all workshops. Apply upon registration.

One-Week Workshops

July 1-5 (closed July 4)
July 8-12
July 15-19
July 22-26

FOR: Ages 7-11
Starlings Improv: The Actor’s Tool Kit

Two-Week Workshops

July 1-12 (closed July 4)
July 15-26

FOR: Ages 7-11
Starlings Drama + Puppetry Workshops

FOR: Ages 10-15
Lancelot and the Unicorn (Session 1)
Twelve Angry Girls (Session 2)
Piper Technical Intensive (both Sessions)

Four-Week Workshops

DATES: July 1-27

FOR: Ages 11-16
Piper Theatre Workshop
Musical Theater

Photo: Bob Levine.