Theater

  • Stage School
  • Cinderella Cast

The Stage School is thrilled to announce our partnership with the Oakbrook Terrace Park District! At The Stage School, we provide quality part-time training in the performing arts for children between the ages of four to twelve. In our classes and camps, students will develop the core fundamentals of acting, singing, and dance. Our classes consist of a variety of fun and engaging activities which help kids succeed both on and off the stage.

Studies show that kids who attend activities such as classes in musical theater have increased confidence, poise, and discipline. Not only are these classes for children fun, but they develop essential life skills. We provide the right combination of learning and performing, with opportunities for students of all ages and experience levels.

We are proud to provide the most fun acting classes, dance classes, singing classes, and summer camps for kids in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.

 

 


 

Winter 2021 Classes

Premier Program: Twist and Shout!

Fun is the focus of this 90-minute class that dedicates 30 minutes each to singing, dancing and acting. Your little star will learn basic vocal technique, understand timing when singing, refine coordination while working on simple rhythm and dance moves, and explore stories and characters through fun drama games and activities. For our Winter Term, we will head to the sock hop and start movin' and groovin' in this fun, high energy musical filled with characters and songs from the early days of rock n 'roll!  

Program Code Day Time Dates
R5017-101 Sa 9:00-10:30am Jan 9-Mar 13
R5017-102 Sa 10:45am-12:15pm Jan 9-Mar 13
R5017-103 Th 1:00-2:30pm Jan 14-Mar 18

Age: 4-6

Location: Online

Fee: $175

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The Company: The Mystery Hour 

Students in The Company are divided into three groups based on age. They take a one hour class in each of our three disciplines: drama, singing, and dance. Your child will work on vocal technique, train in several dance styles, and hone their drama skills through improv exercises and script work. This winter we will present The Mystery Hour, an original music revue filled with suspense and intrigue. Students will create fun and outrageous characters as they present a variety of mysteries, scenes, and songs. We'll practice music and dance from the golden age of Hollywood and modern classics, while exploring melodrama and film noir. Get ready for some thrills and chills!

Age: 6-16

Program #: R5016-101

Day: Sa

Time: 10:00am-1:00pm

Date: Jan 9-Mar 13

Fee: $350

Location: Online

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Creative Drama: Playing the Scene!

Give your child’s imagination a boost! In this one of a kind virtual class, students will learn the fundamentals of drama through engaging games, imaginative play, and storytelling. Your child will develop core skills such as speaking clearly in front of an audience, vocal projection, using their imagination on stage, concentration, and teamwork. The focus of our winter term will be creating scenes through storytelling and improvisation. We will film a showcase of our student's work on the last day of the session, with all families receiving their own copy.

Age: 5-8

Program #: R5019-101

Day: M

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Date: Jan 25-Mar 15

Fee: $86

Location: Online

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Sketch Comedy and Improvisation

Learn the art of Sketch Comedy and Improv, right from the comfort of home!  Your child will work with a professional teaching artist to develop and rehearse a combination of classic and original sketch comedy pieces! Students will also dive into the art of improv through engaging games, scene work, and improvisational exercises. Fun and hilarity will certainly ensue!  We will create a sketch and improv show that will be filmed for all families to see on the last day of term! 

Age: 8-12

Program #: R5020-101

Day: M

Time: 5:15-6:15pm

Date: Jan 25-Mar 15

Fee: $86

Location: Online

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Hip Hop Dance

Hip hop is a high-energy class that infuses the latest styles of street dancing, breaking, popping, and locking. Classes will encourage students to step outside the box by bringing their own individual style and personality to the movements!

Age: 8-12

Program #: R5025-101

Day: W

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Date: Jan 27-Mar 3

Fee: $65

Location: Online

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Acting for the Camera

Learn the skills you need to nail that next on camera audition! Students will work on a variety of acting styles specifically tailored to film, television, and commercials. We will explore scenes, monologues and learn important film acting techniques such as how to slate and how to hit your mark. Students will receive a reel of their work after the final class.

Age: 8-14

Program #: R5021-101

Day: Th

Time: 4:00-5:00pm

Date: Jan 21-Mar 11

Fee: $96

Location: Online

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Winter 2021 Early Childhood Classes

Zumbini

Created by Zumba and BabyFirst, ZUMBINI is an early childhood education program that uses original music and movement to promote cognitive, social, fine/gross motor skill, and emotional development for children, all while creating the ultimate bonding experience for families.

 

Age: 0-4 with caregiver

Program #: R5023-101

Day: W

Time: 10:00-10:45am

Date: Jan 6-27

Fee: $40

Location: Online

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Rising Stars

Spark your preschooler's imagination in this intro to musical theatre class! Students explore movement, music, and storytelling each week with equal class time devoted to dancing, singing, and acting. Children will develop poise, confidence, coordination, as well as motor and language skills. 

Program Code Day Time Dates
R5022-101 Tu 10:00-10:45am Jan 5-26
R5022-102 Th 10:00-10:45am Jan 7-28

Age: 3-6

Fee: $40

Location: Online

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