Registration is currently OPEN!
You may register online at: www.deerfieldparks.org
Or in-person at: 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield, Illinois
See a listing below of all of our current offerings for PRE K-8th GRADE.
All classes listed below are located at the Jewett Center in Deerfield.
MINI FOOTLIGHTERS (two sections offered)
Allow your mini thespian to discover the wonders of performance and play using their body, mind and imagination!
Age: Pre K
When: Tuesdays 9/10-12/10
When: Fridays 9/13-12/13
LITTLE FOOTLIGHTERS with Sarah Tilford
Perfect for K-2nd graders, Little Footlighters helps develop creativity and confidence both onstage and off!
Join us this spring for our original adaptation of FINDING NEMO!
When: Wednesdays 9/11-12/11
*Bus service available from all Deerfield Schools on Wednesdays!
SPOTLIGHTERS with Sarah Tilford
Join us for this very special class that celebrates the process of theatre as well as the product. Through collaboration and creativity, students will put on a Broadway Jr musical! Overseen by director, Sarah Tilford, this class will give actors the opportunity to work together as an ensemble and create an experience they will never forget!
Show: The Little Mermaid Jr
When: Mondays 8/26-12/16
Tentative Performance Dates: Saturday, 12/14 (2pm) & Sunday, 12/15 (2pm)
JR HIGH IMPROV with 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! In addition to exploring improvisational games in class, students will also have an opportunity to PERFORM locally for the friends, family and the Deerfield community!
When: Thursdays 9/12-12/12
THE ACTORS WORKSHOP: AN ACTING CLASS FOR KIDS! with Al Katz-Mariani
This class welcomes performers of all levels to work on acting skills, methods, and techniques. In addition to learning new skills, each student will have an opportunity to perform a scene and a monologue for a showcase at the end of the session for friends and family!
When: Mondays 9/9-12/9
BROADWAY BOUND with Stefanie Guggenheim
In this performance based class, young actors will get the opportunity to audition, rehearse, and perform a Broadway Jr musical performed at Caruso Middle School. With professional costumes, sets and sound, performers will feel like stars on Broadway!
When: Tuesdays (some Sundays) 8/20-12/10
Time: 4:00-5:45pm (Sundays 1:00-2:45pm)
Cost: Price: $566(R)/611(NR)
*Bus service available from all 3-5 grade Deerfield Schools on Tuesdays*
Performance Dates: 12/6 & 12/7
DEERFIELD PERFORMERS TROUPE with Stefanie Guggenheim
Auditions for this program are closed. Please see SPOTLIGHTERS or BROADWAY BOUND for more 3-8h Grade options!
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 focuses on performance, teamwork, dramaturgy, and the purpose of performing. Acceptance is by audition only.** Students will get the opportunity to perform at Caruso Middle School and at two local senior centers.
Show: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Jr
When: Thursdays (some Sundays) 8/29-12/19
Time: 6:00-8:15pm (Sundays 3:00-5:15pm)
Performance Dates: 12/5 & 12/8
**AUDITIONS FOR DEERFIELD PERFORMERS TROUPE FALL SESSION 2019 WILL BE HELD ON 5/29 AND 5/30, 4-5:45PM**
Auditioners must attend the full 4-5:45pm session on EITHER 5/29 or 5/30.
**TO SCHEDULE AN AUDITION DATE, EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org OR CALL: 847-826-3486