​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​REGISTRATION
Registration is open!


You may register online at: 
www.glencoeparkdistrict.com 
Or in-person at: 999 Greenbay Road, Glencoe, IL 60022
847.835.3030


WINTER/SPRING 2021

All classes listed below are located at The Takiff Center, Glencoe ​



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!



TINY FOOTLIGHTERS

Age 3


Instructor: Sarah Tilford

Allow your tiny 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. Our class will culminate in a video performance for friends and families to enjoy!


When: Mondays, 1/25-5/24
Time: 11:30am-1:00pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$496 / (NR)$546

Activity # 312505-01


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

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • Students and instructors will be required to wear masks 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. 


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MINI FOOTLIGHTERS (2 sections)

Age 4


Instructor: Sarah Tilford
Using theatre games and creative drama, our mini-performers will get the opportunity to explore the magic of theatre. Favorite stories will be acted out and performed in each class. Our class will culminate in a video performance for friends and families to enjoy!


When: Tuesdays, 1/19-5/25
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$450 / (NR)$495
Activity #312505-02

OR

When: Tuesdays, 1/19-5/25
Time: 12:00-1:30pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$558 / (NR)$614

Activity #312505-03


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

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • 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. 




KINDERLIGHTERS

Grade: Kindergarten


Instructor: Yvette Streicher

Kinderlighters focuses on dramatic play through basic theatre games, improvisation, and storytelling. This class creates a safe and nurturing environment where students are free to explore and discover the magic of theatre while working individually and as an ensemble. Our class will culminate in a video performance for friends and families to enjoy!


When: Fridays, 1/22-6/4
Time: 3:30-4:45pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$448 / (NR)$493

Activity #312505-04

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

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • Weather permitting, students will use the outdoor space at Takiff 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. ​




LITTLE FOOTLIGHTERS

Grades: 1-2

Instructor: Yvette Streicher

Perfect for first and second graders, Little Footlighters helps develop creativity and confidence both onstage and off! Through a vocal and physical warm-up, improvisation and theatre games, students learn the basic tools for acting and performance.In addition to theatre games, students will get the opportunity to rehearse and record an in-class play for family and friends to watch together at home!


When: Wednesdays, 1/20-6/2
Time: 3:30-5:00pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$558 / (NR)$614

Activity #312505-05​


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

  • All students will remain 6 feet apart for all activities and games
  • Weather permitting, students will use the outdoor space at Takiff 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. ​



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BROADWAY BOUND (2 different sections)

Grades 3-6


Join us this winter/spring for a very special Broadway Bound where students will rehearse and perform ALADDIN JR! Since current restrictions prevent us from singing indoors, our vocal rehearsals and recordings will take place on Zoom for the first month of class. All choreography and scene work will be rehearsed and recorded safely in-person. Don’t miss this opportunity to work collaboratively and have fun in a safe, interactive and creative setting!


When: Mondays, 1/18-5/24
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$665 / (NR)$724
Activity #312506-01
OR
When: Tuesdays, 1/19-5/25
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$665 / (NR)$724

Activity #312506-02


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

  • ​Students will be placed in groups of 10 or less.
  • Vocal rehearsals will be done through Zoom during the first month of class. Songs will be recorded at home. 
  • Rehearsals will take place as often as possible OUTDOORS at Takiff.
  • Recording will take place indoors, with masks ON.
  • Students will be socially distanced throughout the entire class period both indoors and outdoors.
  • All choreography and blocking will be modified to ensure that students remain 6 feet apart.
  • Masks will be worn at all times by staff and students.
  • Students will break for frequent hand washing/sanitizing throughout the class period.




JR. HIGH IMPROV
Grades 5-8


Instructor: Jill Stuck

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! Students will have the opportunity to play improv games, rehearse and record our improv show while maintaining safe social distancing. Jr High Improv will culminate in a video performance for our entire class and families to enjoy! 

When: Thursdays,1/21-6/3
Time: 5:15-6:15pm
Where: Takiff Center, Glencoe
Cost: (R)$522 / (NR)$574
Activity #312507-01


In an effort to create a safe and interactive program for our participants this fall, 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 Takiff 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.

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