Theatre Classes

In partnership with the St. Charles Park District, Kane Repertory Theatre is proud to offer the following courses for the summer of 2021.

All courses will be held at the Haines Gymnasium in St. Charles.

All the World's a Stage

For Ages 7-11

Taught by 

Ellen Campbell &

Joel Ottenheimer

Jun 9 - Jul 7, 2021
Wednesdays

10am - 1pm

$175.00 (Residents)

$225.00 (Non-Resident)

A fun, positive environment to build your self-confidence, express your vivid imagination and collaborate with peers. Perfect for anyone exploring theatre for the first time. Create an original abridged version of a Shakespeare play. Start with a vocal and physical warm-up before participating in theatre games and exercises to build a world of characters. Using props, costumes and music, each participant will tell the story of their character. On the last day of class, family and friends will attend your live performance and celebrate your work. Instructor Ellen Campbell is a professional theatre artist from Chicago with 10+ years of acting and teaching experience.

The Play's the Thing

For Ages 9-13

Taught by 

Ellen Campbell &

Joel Ottenheimer

Jun 9 - Jul 7, 2021
Wednesdays

2pm - 5pm

$175.00 (Residents)

$225.00 (Non-Resident)

A fun, positive environment to continue your exploration in theatre while taking your creativity and collaboration to the next level. Create an original abridged version of a Shakespeare play. Start with a vocal and physical warm-up before participating in theatre games building confidence to make more vivid and inspired characters. Dive into advanced theatre exercises to learn Shakespeare’s poetry and language. Using props, costumes and music, each participant will tell the story of their character. On the last day of class, family and friends will attend your live performance and celebrate your work. Instructor Ellen Campbell is a professional theatre artist from Chicago with 10+ years of acting and teaching experience.

Acting for Teens

Ages 12-17

Taught by 

Kaz Qutab


Jun 12 - Jul 24, 2021
Saturdays

1pm - 2:30pm

$125.00 (Residents)

$175.00 (Non-Resident)

Open to all levels of theatrical experience, whether you wish to hone your theatrical skills or simply build self-confidence. Develop effective expression on stage, in front of a camera and in everyday life. Expand awareness of the actor’s instrument: body, voice, imagination and emotion. Explore your creative potential through group exercises and small performances--all within a collaborative and supportive environment.

Musical Theatre for Teens

Ages 12-17

Taught by 

Emily Roeder

 


Jul 8 - Jul 30, 2021
Thu/Fri

7:30pm - 9pm

$160.00 (Residents)

$210.00 (Non-Resident)

Learn to prepare a stellar audition through singing, dancing and acting from a professional actress signed with one of the top agencies in Chicago. Work on one part of the audition process each week. Classes include games, music, creative activities and ensemble-building techniques. Consulting with a pianist, choosing a song, dance call backs and finally putting it all together to give you the confidence to walk in the room and get the part!

Improv Bonanza

Ages 12-17

Taught by 

Kaz Qutab &

Daniil Krimer

Jun 12 - Jul 31, 2021
Saturdays

3pm - 4:30pm

$135.00 (Residents)

$285.00 (Non-Resident)

Description: LOL! Like laughing? Wonder how you could become funnier than ever? Spend your summer fun playing games and making people belly laugh. Learn skills to improve your skills at Tik Tok, theatre, film, TV, social media and more. All levels of experience welcome!

Acting for Adults

Ages 18 and up

Taught by 

Daniil Krimer

Jun 17 - Jul 29, 2021
Thursdays

6:30pm - 8:30pm

$140.00 (Residents)

$190.00 (Non-Resident)

Interested in performance but never had the opportunity to try it? Looking to become a more confident communicator? Reach your personal goals through the craft of acting. Focus on the process instead of obsessing about the final product. Build self-confidence while learning public presentation techniques. All levels of experience welcome.