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Emerald City Theatre Classes | Ages: 5-13
Emerald City Theatre celebrates all of Chicago’s children through playful, professional, and culturally relevant artistic programs that motivate young people to creatively face the world. Our professional teaching artists provide inclusive, ensemble-based instruction focused on self-confidence, collaboration, creative thinking, and having fun. We know that children who participate in theater have greater self-confidence, improved literacy and math skills, and greater problem-solving skills. We want to be your partner in raising an imaginative, loving, and confident child!

Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810



Spring Session


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Emerald City Theatre Classes | Ages: 5-15
Emerald City Theatre celebrates all of Chicago’s children through playful, professional, and culturally relevant artistic programs that motivate young people to creatively face the world. Our professional teaching artists provide inclusive, ensemble-based instruction focused on self-confidence, collaboration, creative thinking, and having fun. We know that children who participate in theater have greater self-confidence, improved literacy and math skills, and greater problem-solving skills. We want to be your partner in raising an imaginative, loving, and confident child!

Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690.

Spring Session:

Monday, February 4, 2019-Sunday May 5, 2019

No Class: Monday, March 25th-Sunday March 31st


Wicked

Take a trip to the Emerald City with Elphaba, Glinda, and Fiyero. A smash-hit musical prequel to The Wizard of Oz, Wicked will take campers to the next level in their performance skills with fantastic music, dance, and a story of being true to yourself. Learn what makes the Wicked Witch wicked, and the Good Witch good. Students are sure to defy gravity and stun family and friends during this spellbinding final show.  Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690.

Fridays

4:15-6:05pm
Ages: 7-12
Location: Drucker Center
Cost: $375
Monday, February 4, 2019-Sunday May 5, 2019

No Class: Monday, March 25th-Sunday March 31st

 


Annie

Leapin’ Lizards! Annie, Miss Hannigan, Rooster, and more will be singing and dancing their way to Easy Street in this musical adventure class. Students will explore the world of their favorite spunky heroine along with her loyal sidekick dog, Sandy, singing orphans, and New Yorkers to present a final show you’ll still be humming tomorrow. Remember, you’re never fully dressed without a smile! Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690.

Sundays

3:00-4:50pm

Ages: 7-12
Location: Drucker Center
Cost: $375

Monday, February 4, 2019-Sunday May 5, 2019

No Class: Monday, March 25th-Sunday March 31st


Advanced Teen Ensemble:

Best of Broadway

Combining some of Broadway’s biggest hits from classics like Newsies, Into the Woods, and Sound of Music to contemporary smash hits like Hamilton, Wicked, and Dear Evan Hansen and more! Students will focus on the finer details of performing musical theatre with an emphasis on dancing and vocal technique, to hone their skills and challenge them as performers. The final showcase will feature a number of Broadway hits, connected with characters created by the students. This class is for the Broadway expert who’s looking see their name in lights! **An application is required for ADV Teen: Best of Broadway.** Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690.

Sundays

5:00-7:00 pm

Ages: 11-15
Location: Drucker Center
Cost: $430

Monday, February 4, 2019-Sunday May 5, 2019

No Class: Monday, March 25th-Sunday March 31st



Summer Camps


All summer camps offered by Emerald City Theatre are open for registration NOW!  Register online at: http://www.emeraldcitytheatre.com/

 

Not sure which camp to sign up for? Come join us for a FREE sampler event and try out as many titles as you’d like for a taste of camp!

2019 Summer sampler dates:

Sunday, March 3,  9am-1pm at the Drucker Center

Sunday, April 28, 9am-1pm at the Drucker Center

 


Emerald City – Superheroes AM | ages: 3.5-5

If you could be a superhero, what special powers would you have? This camp is perfect for small campers with heroic minds! Campers will discover their superpowers through dramatic adventures, storytelling escapades, and mighty movement to help save the world. Watch these superheroes unite for a final presentation for family and friends on the last day of camp. Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

 

Dates: June 10-14
9:00am-12:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $235


Emerald City – Pinkalicious | ages: 3.5-5

Come join Pinkalicious and her brother Peter on their journey of turning
totally pink! This creative drama camp will explore responsibility, eating vegetables,
sibling relationships and, of course, the color pink while having fun along the way!
Pinkalicious will inspire our games, songs, and crafts during camp. Students will
perform their own original tale on the last day of camp for family and friends that’s sure
to be…Pinkalicious!

Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

 

Dates: June 17-21
9:00am-12:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $235


Emerald City – Moana | ages: 5-6

Motunui is in trouble, and one girl holds the key to the island’s rescue.
With the help of demigod Maui, how far will she go to save those she loves? With songs
by Tony Award-winning writer Lin-Manuel Miranda, take to the ocean to tell this story of
bravery and self-discovery. With memorable characters and catchy tunes, campers are
sure to sing the songs of Moana long after the final performance.

Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

Dates: June 10-21
9:00am-3:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $750


Emerald City Advanced Camp – Pitch Perfect | ages: 7-13

Welcome to the world of competitive acapella where a group of musical misfits form an unlikely team to try to make it to the top. From singing technique, vocal percussion, to choreography and character choices, campers will be challenged with pop music and song mash-ups to tell a tale of triumph through teamwork! This class is perfect for the contemporary musical theater lover who wants to have an aca-mazing time!  Admission to this camp is by application only.  Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

 

Dates: August 5-16
9:00am-3:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $900


Emerald City Advanced Camp – Best of Broadway | ages: 9-13

Combining some of Broadway’s biggest hits from classics like Newsies, Into the Woods, and Sound of Music to contemporary smash hits like Hamilton, Wicked, and Dear Evan Hansen and more! Campers will focus on the finer details of performing musical theatre with an emphasis on dancing and vocal technique, to hone their skills and challenge them as performers. The final showcase will feature a number of Broadway hits, connected with characters created by the students. This class is for the Broadway expert who’s looking see their name in lights! Admission to this camp is by application only.  Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

Dates: June 24-July 5
No Class: July 4
9:00am-3:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $810


Emerald City Advanced Camp – Hamilton | ages: 9-13

Join Laurens, Lafayette, Mulligan, and Hamilton in the revolution that made America the country it is today. Our Hamilton-inspired production will challenge
campers’ rhythm and storytelling skills while teaching about the founding of the country through contemporary rap, hip-hop, r&b, and pop music. This camp is for the student
that is ready to take on a challenge! On the last day of camp, this final show for family and friends is not to be missed! Admission to this camp is by application only. Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

Dates: July 22-August 2
9:00am-3:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $900


Emerald City Advanced Camp – Mean Girls: The Musical | ages: 12-15

Navigating high school is no joke, especially when you have to figure out if you’re predator or prey in the jungle of school cliques. A new musical adaptation of the
hit movie explores what happens when new students adjust to high school’s social politics. What is the cost of popularity…and is it worth it? Campers will be challenged to
explore character motivation and objectives in this fun comedy that gets at the heart of what it means to be a friend, an enemy, and a Plastic. Admission to this camp is by
application only.  Register at  www.emeraldcitytheatre.com or call 773.529.2690 x *810.

Dates: July 8-19
9:00am-3:00pm
Location: The Drucker Center
Cost: $ 900



Summer Camps


Comedy Camp by Knuckleball Comedy | Ages: 8-13 –  knuckleballcomedy.com
From improv to storytelling, from clowning to writing sketch, this comedy camp has it all. With direction and coaching from an experienced comedian, kids will learn improv, storytelling and sketch comedy the Knuckleball Comedy way: with style, confidence and energy. Along the way, participants will not only gain valuable tools for everyday life, but will also enjoy lots of laughs throughout. At the end of each week of camp, all parents, family and friends are invited to the end of camp performance. The performance will feature some of the best improv, sketch and storytelling the kids have to offer. You won’t want to miss it! Early registration discount available until Sunday, April 1. 

For registration and more information, visit knuckleballcomedy.com.

 

June 21-22, Thursday and Friday – knuckleballcomedy.com
Times: 9:00am-3:00pm, aftercare option: 3:00-5:00pm
Ages: 8-13
Location: Drucker Center

 

June 25-29 – knuckleballcomedy.com
Times: 9:00am-3:00pm, aftercare option: 3:00-5:00pm
Ages: 8-13
Location: Drucker Center

 

August 13-17 – knuckleballcomedy.com
Times: 9:00am-3:00pm, aftercare option: 3:00-5:00pm
Ages: 8-13
Location: Drucker Center

 

August 20-24 – knuckleballcomedy.com
Times: 9:00am-3:00pm, aftercare option: 3:00-5:00pm
Ages: 8-13
Location: Drucker Center