AGES 12-18

7/16 from 9AM-12PM
Carrie the Musical Ensemble Number - Vocals

This class will be taught by Elizabeth Tuazon and will be open to all students ages 12-18. Elizabeth will teach all aspects of a fun ensemble number from the musical Carrie which the Towle Youth Theatre Ensemble will be presenting this fall. This is best taken in tandem with the Carrie Choreography number offered the same afternoon. This is a great way to get a feel for TYTE and be super prepared for the audition!

7/16 from 1PM-4PM 
Carrie the Musical Choreography

This class will be taught by Colin Funk will be open to all students ages 12-18.  It will consist of learning choreography to the number the students learned to sing in the earlier workshop. This is best taken in tandem with the Carrie Vocals workshop offered the same morning. This is also a great way to get a feel for TYTE and be super prepared for the Carrie audition.

7/17 from 9AM-12PM
Audition Prep with Elizabeth Tuazon

In this class, Elizabeth will walk students through everything they need to know to be prepared for their auditions. Whether your child is auditioning for things at their high school or gearing up to audition for colleges this class will be the perfect fit!

7/18 from 9AM-12PM
Two Person Scenes with Ro Ogrentz

In this workshop Ro will work with students ages 12-18 in perfecting their two person scenes. This is a great way to prepare for speech in the school year or hone in on their acting abilities. Students of all levels encouraged to register!

7/23 from 9AM-12PM
Hamilton Ensemble - Vocals

Elizabeth Tuazon will teach the vocals to an ensemble number from Hamilton for ages 12-18. Students will have a blast learning a number from one of the most popular and exciting musicals on Broadway right now! This workshop goes great in tandem with the Hamilton Ensemble Choreo workshop taught later that day.

7/23 from 1PM-4PM
Hamilton Choreography

Colin Funk will teach choreography to an ensemble number from Hamilton for ages 12-18. Students will have an amazing time learning the choreography to the same song they learned vocals to earlier in the day. This workshop goes great in tandem with the Hamilton Ensemble Vocals workshop offered earlier that day.

7/24 from 9AM-12PM
Styles of Puppetry with Devin Asperger

This workshop will explore multiple styles of puppetry and how to execute them. Students will get to practice different styles and do a short performance at the end of the workshop. This workshop will go great in tandem with the intro to puppetry workshop offered on 7/18 during which students will build their own puppets.

7/24 from 1PM-4PM
Clowning Around with David Gordezky

David Gordezky will teach this class on the fundamentals of the theatrical art of clowning in this exciting workshop. This class is open to young people ages 12-18. David has spent years studying Clowning with different teachers and is excited to share in the fun with the young people of Towle Theater!

7/25 from 1PM-4PM
Solo Performance with Ro Ogrentz

Ro Ogrentz will teach this class on the fundamentals of solo performance. Whether your child is a poet, storyteller, or performance artist this class will give them the skills they need to perform in front of an audience. This class will even be useful to young people wanting to practice monologues! Solo performance will be for young people ages 12-18.

7/26 from 9AM-12PM
Commedia dell’Arte with Martin Downs

Date and time of this workshop are subject to change.

Martin will be introducing students ages 12-18 to the Italian for of improvisation called Commedia dell’Arte. This workshop would go great in tandem with any of Martin’s other workshops.

7/26 from 1PM-4PM
Improv with Martin Downs

Date and time of this workshop are subject to change

This intro to improv workshop will be offered for ages 14-18 and introduce young people to the amazing art of improvisation! Martin has studied improv all over Chicago and is an amazing resource and incredibly fun to learn from. This is the perfect workshop for the little comedian in your life.

AGES 17-22

7/27 from 9AM-12PM
Audition Choreography with Colin Funk

Colin will be teaching students ages 17-22 a variety of styles of dance to best prepare for auditions with. This is intended to allow students to audition for a large variety of roles and have confidence in their dance skills in multiple styles. This workshop will be perfect for emerging actors or professionals as well as young people preparing for college auditions.