DEERFIELD PERFORMERS TROUPE: AUDITIONS

Fall 2021 - Spring 2022

Virtual Auditions for Deerfield Performers Troupe Fall 2021 must be submitted by May 30, 2021.

Anyone interested in auditioning can click here: AUDITION FORM

or email us at: info@sarahhalltheatre.com

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​REGISTRATION

Fall 2021 info coming SOON!

You may register online at:  www.deerfieldparks.org
Or in-person at: 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield, Illinois

847.945.0650



WINTER/SPRING 2021 
All classes listed below are located at the Jewett Center in Deerfield. 



SPECIAL NOTE:

If Covid-19 restrictions prevent classes from running in-person at any time, our instructors have extensive experience teaching virtually. Rest assured that all of our classes (whether in-person or on Zoom) promise to be engaging, energetic and fun!



​​MINI FOOTLIGHTERS

Ages: Pre-K 

Spring Registration is open! (Non-resident registration opens March 15th)

Intructor: Sarah Tilford

Allow your mini thespian to discover the wonders of performance and play using their  body, mind and imagination! This class will bring out the  dramatic spirit of any preschooler through games and story theatre. This class will culminate in either a video or live  performance for friends and family to enjoy--a perfect fit for your little drama king or queen!
 
When: Fridays, 4/2-6/4    

Time: 11:15am-12:30pm (lunchtime included)

Cost: (R)$193 / (NR)$240

Activity# 342711-01


In an effort to create a safe and interactive program for our participants this spring, we are implementing the following guidelines for Mini Footlighters.  

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • All students and instructors will be required to wear a mask at all times
  • Frequent hand washing and sanitizing will take place during class
  • All surfaces including door knobs will be cleaned and sanitized throughout each class period 

*These guidelines are consistent with the state and CDC recommendations. 



LITTLE FOOTLIGHTERS

Grades K-2

Registration for this class is closed. Please call the park district at 847.945.0650 for more info.


Instructor: Sarah Tilford

Little Footlighters increases creativity and self-confidence both onstage and off! Through theatre games, rehearsal and performance, students develop basic acting skills and rehearsal technique necessary to be successful in performance. Join us this spring as our cast takes to the stage with our original adaptation of RAPUNZEL! This class will culminate in either a video or live performance for friends and family!


When: Wednesdays, 1/6-5/19      
Time: 3:00-4:30pm              
Cost: (R)$594 / (NR)$653  
Activity# 242710-01


In an effort to create a safe and interactive program for our participants this spring, we are implementing the following guidelines for Little Footlighters.  

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • Students and instructors will be required to wear masks during any indoor instruction
  • Frequent hand washing and sanitizing will take place during class
  • All surfaces, including door knobs, will be cleaned and sanitized throughout each class period ​

*These guidelines are consistent with the state and CDC recommendations. 



JR HIGH IMPROV

Grades 5-8


Instructor: Al Katz-Mariani

This one-hour class welcomes all levels of experience to join in the fun of  spontaneous characters, fast paced games, and comedic scenes created on the spot! The final performance for this class may be live or live streamed.  

When: Thursdays, 1/14-5/20 

Time: 4:45-5:45pm
Price: (R)$486 / (NR)$535

Activity# 242707-01


In an effort to create a safe and interactive program for our participants this spring, we are implementing the following guidelines for Jr High Improv.  

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • Weather permitting, students will use the outdoor space at Jewett for class time
  • Students and instructors will be required to wear masks during any indoor instruction
  • Frequent hand washing and sanitizing will take place during class
  • All surfaces, including door knobs, will be cleaned and sanitized throughout each class period 

*These guidelines are consistent with the state and CDC recommendations. 



BROADWAY BOUND

Grades 3-7

Registration for this class is closed. Please call the park district at 847.945.0650 for more info.

Director: Stefanie Guggenheim

In this fabulous performance-based class, young actors will get the opportunity to  audition, rehearse, and perform Seussical the Musical Jr (rights pending) under the  direction of Stefanie Guggenheim. Since current Covid-19 restrictions prevent us  from performing in front of a large live audience, our performance will be recorded  and live streamed with families and friends at the end of the winter/spring session. In this hybrid production, the first month of our session will be singing on Zoom; in-person rehearsals will begin in mid-February.  With incredible costumes, the use of a green screen and professional video editing,  performers will feel like true movie stars! All students are guaranteed a role in the  production, but no particular role. Join us for this magical experience that celebrates  both the theatre process and product! 


Show: Seussical Jr!


When: Tuesdays (some Sundays), 1/12 – 5/18
Time: 4:00-5:45pm (Sundays 1:00-2:45pm)

Cost: Price: (R)$590 / (NR)$620

Activity# 242706-03



In an effort to create a safe and interactive program for our participants this spring, we are implementing the following guidelines:

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all rehearsals and performances
  • Dress rehearsals and filming will be done at the Outdoor Pavilion at Jewett
  • Students and instructors will be required to wear masks during any indoor instruction
  • Any singing will be done and recorded at home; no in-person singing will take place
  • Frequent hand washing and sanitizing will take place during class
  • All surfaces, including door knobs, will be cleaned and sanitized throughout each class period 

*These guidelines are consistent with the state and CDC recommendations. 



DEERFIELD PERFORMERS TROUPE

Grades 6-8
Registration for this class is closed. Please call the park district at 847.945.0650 for more info.

SEE BELOW FOR FALL 2021 AUDITIONS


Director: Stefanie Guggenheim

Dedicated musical theatre students will explore the wonderful world of theatre as they  navigate their way through a unique production. This advanced musical theatre class  taught by Stefanie Guggenheim, focuses on performance, teamwork, dramaturgy, and  the purpose of performing. In this hybrid production, the first month of rehearsal will be singing on Zoom; in-person rehearsals will begin in mid-February.  Since current Covid-19 restrictions prevent us from  performing in front of a large live audience, our performance of Matilda Jr (rights  pending), will be recorded and live streamed with families and friends at the end of  the winter/spring session. Acceptance into the troupe is by audition only; all accepted  troupe members are guaranteed a role in the production, but no particular role.*


Show: Matilda Jr!

Pending future facility availability

When: Thursdays (some Sundays),  1/14 - 5/20
Time: 6:00-8:15pm (Sundays 3:00-5:15pm)

Cost: (R)$650 / (NR)$680

Activity# 242709-01

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