Wilmette, IL – Music Theater Works is now accepting enrollments for the 2019 Musical Theater Summer Workshop. Young people ages 8 to 13 will learn singing, dancing and acting in preparation for a free public performance, where family and friends are invited to watch them perform a mini-musical. No experience or audition required, and everyone gets a part.
Five separate one-week workshops will be offered in 2019, each based on a popular musical. Each workshop is Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm, at the Music Theater Works rehearsal studio, 516 4th Street in Wilmette. On Saturday, students present a free public performance.
This year’s workshops are:
ANNIE (age 8-13)
July 8-13, 2019
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF (age 8-13)
July 15-20, 2019
JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT (age 8-13)
July 22-27, 2019
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG (age 8-13)
July 29-August 3, 2019
42ND STREET (age 8-13)
August 5-10, 2019
In addition, a teen production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING will be offered for ages 13 to 18, June 13-29. Auditions are required for this program, in which youth rehearse the Broadway classic and present a free public performance with professional costumes, sound and lighting.
The workshop manager is Anya Plotkin, a member of the team that created the Summer Workshop in 2001. She works to create an environment where children develop confidence in a nurturing and fun atmosphere. The workshop director/choreographer is Caryn Ott Hillman. Musical director is Christopher Richard.
Workshop classes are held at the Music Theater Works rehearsal center, 516 4th Street in Wilmette. The fee is $425 per student per workshop ($1325 for HOW TO SUCCEED youth production). Scholarships are available, based on need.
Register online at www.MusicTheaterWorks.com/summer or call (847) 920-5360.