Below are our regular youth programs. Special plays and programs are often added throughout the year, so be sure to check our event schedule for more!
The Park hosts drama classes for 1st – 12th graders during the fall, winter and summer. The classes provide a wonderful introduction to drama, as well as expansion of theatre knowledge. Classes are held on the indoor theatre’s stage. A few of the topics covered include: creative dramatics, improvisation, pantomime, script work, stage direction, terms and techniques, as well as enunciation and projection.
Click here for registration form (used for fall, winter & summer sessions)
Need more information? Call the Park office 815-724-3761
Next session: September 17 – October 22, 2016
Grades 1-5 meet 9:00-10:15 am ($60)
Grades 6-12 meet 10:30 am-12:00 noon ($65)
Students meet on the indoor stage for six Saturdays. The’ll learn creative dramatics, vocal techniques and more in a fun atmosphere while working on a skit for the last day. Pre-registration is accepted, but not required. To pre-register, please leave your child’s name, grade and contact phone number with the office: 815-724-3761/ firstname.lastname@example.org.
“SUMMERTIME ON-STAGE” Weekday Drama Camp
June 20-July 17, 2016
All levels of interest welcome! Students meet Monday through Thursday on the indoor theatre stage to learn creative dramatics, vocal techniques, movement, script work, costuming, set design and more while working on a July musical finale!
12:00 noon-2:00 pm
9:00 am-2:00 pm
- Those age 11 may choose either time.
- We are happy to announce, tuition assistance is available this year! Payment plans are also accepted.
- Registration forms are accepted on the first day of camp, June 15.
- Forms are available at the Park and here for download: drama class registration form
- Need more information? Call the Park office 815-724-3761
It’s been a favorite summer event for many children over the 15 years!
This popular children’s theatre touring company takes your classic fairytales, adds a twist or two, creative costuming and lively music for a show like no other! Interactive and always with a lesson, the shows are especially enjoyed by those pre-K to 5th grade, and sure to bring a smile to those young at heart.
Most shows begin at 10:30 am
Stay tuned for the next Alphabet Soup adventure!
Saturday, December 3, 2016 1:00 & 3:30 PM
Sunday, December 4, 2016 1:00 PM
Learn about the legends and lore of the wee folk who do good works for man and nature. Come enjoy the live music, “gnomemade” crafts, gnome doll raffle and more. Need a gnome hat? We have ’em here! Have a hat? Don’t forget your complimentary tassel to track how many years you’re here!
Tickets are just $5.00 for all ages.
Reservations recommended: 815-724-3761