Live Oakes Educational Theater
369 Catalina Way
Vallejo, CA 94589
Phone: (707) 643-7819
Awards & Accolades
In the Wake of Gold is based on The Journey of the Frolic, by Dr. Thomas Layton, and on the Ukiah Players' dramatization, co-written and performed by Michael Oakes, which received the
Merit Award for
California Historical Society
Mr. Oakes' scripts have also garnered awards for nationally syndicated
Earth Watch Radio:
Environmental Education Award
National Education Association
Global 500 Award
" Inspiring! Absolutely wonderful! The kids got so much more out of history."
-Sam Murdock, 5th grade Teacher
"Thank you for the
incredible theatre experience you provided for my son. He will never
forget it. I feel so lucky he could partake in your great talent as an
actor and a teacher."
“Michael is fabulous! He is organized, an effective performer, and his classroom management is now superb! Some shy students really came forward. He made all the difference.”
-Mickey Carson, 4th grade teacher
"He is very easy to collaborate with, and always quite flexible. There's always a Plan B."
-M. Gutierrez, K/1 teacher