Summer Theatre Programs
Our Summer Theatre Programs are designed to bring out the performer in every child. From musical theatre to improv comedy, we have an array of programs that will engage your child, while boosting social skills and self confidence along the way. We also offer a 2 week Musical Theatre Camp. This year students will perform The Jungle Book KIDS. All students will audition and receive a part in the production and in just 2 weeks, they will be ready for the big performance!
Creative Drama & Music▿
Through make believe, music, and movement, kids will find confidence in expressing themselves.
Mondays 5:15 - 6:00
Explore a sampling of our NEW Curriculum by playing fun theatre games and learning skills designed to make you a better performer.
- The acting craft skills and techniques
- Shakespeare: Who is he & what is he talking about?
- Acting for the camera: TV, Commercials & Film
Ages: 7 - 10
Saturdays 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ages: 11 & up
Saturdays: 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Improv & Comedy▿
You will have a blast learning how to think on your feet. Participants will gain self-confidence and improve their focus and listening skills. A great class for serious young acting students looking to improve their craft, and for beginners looking for a fun way to explore their creativity on stage.
Wednesdays: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ages: 11 & up
Wednesdays: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Tuition: $75
Musical Theatre Class▿
Musical Theatre Class allows children of all experience levels an opportunity to discover their individual talents, creativity and performing interests while exploring the basics of Musical Theatre (acting, singing and dance). Young performers work collaboratively to explore vocal technique, character- based song interpretation, and choreography from Broadway musicals.
Mondays 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ages: 11 & up
Wednesdays 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Performance: The Jungle Book KIDS
About the production
Join us as we bring to life Disney’s The Jungle Book KIDS, a musical featuring characters and songs from the classic Disney animated film. Join Mowgli, the panther Bagheera, the great bear Baloo, and plenty of other mischievous creatures as they swing through the jungles of India. Classic songs like “The Bare Necessities” and “I Wanna Be Like You” bring this jazzy musical to life in a way you’ve never seen before!
Auditions: Saturday July 14 from 2:00-5:00 pm Everyone gets a part!
Camp Dates: July 23 - 27 from 9 am - 4 pm at Forevermore.
Tech. & Dress Rehearsals: July 30 - August 3 from 9 am - 4 pm at the Madison Street Theater: 1010 Madison Street, Oak Park.
- Aug. 4 at 7:30 pm
- Aug 5 at 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm
$250 nonrefundable deposit due at time of registration. Remaining balance is due on the first day of camp.
The Jungle Book, Kids will mark Forevermore's 9th Annual Summer Production! Students ages 7-18 attend camp Monday - Friday from 9am - 4pm for 2 weeks where they prepare their FULLY STAGED performances with costumes, sets, and all the magic of performing in a REAL Theatre! Throughout the day your children will rehearse the scenes and dances for the show, practice and learn the staging, play theatre games, and create fun crafts based specifically on a curriculum developed for our camp- all crafts relate directly to the themes, characters, and positive lessons expressed in the show they are rehearsing. Our camp provides an invaluable experience that builds confidence and self esteem, develops creativity, and teaches valuable lessons in teamwork, responsibility, and discipline.
A Casting Audition will be held on July 14. Everyone interested in participating in theatre camp should consider coming to this audition for a chance to help the directors decide which parts will be best for each student. Casting is based on talent, experience, and attitude - we work very hard to make sure every student shines and is featured in the most appropriate manner possible.
What's Included: All production/costume fees
Daily classes: Craft activities and materials, Pizza party
Campers will Need:
- Daily sack lunch, snack and beverage.
- Folder and 2 sharpened pencils.
- Comfortable clothing or dance clothes to move in.
- *(DVD's, T-shirts, and Tickets Sold Separately)
Saturday, July 14: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (please plan to arrive 10 mins. early to fill out your audition form and be ready to start on time.)
At the Auditions, the Directors will be looking for:
- Personality and stage presence
- Acting with emotion and story telling
- How quickly you learn and how much you remember the choreography
- Students will sing a short song from the show and learn a short dance combination. They will also read from the script and play theatre games if time allows.
Before & After Care▿
Before & After care is available between July 23 - 27 at Forevermore.
Morning Before Care Drop Off between 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Afternoon Care Pick Up between 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
- $8 per morning with registration before July 17 or $10 per morning
- $8 per afternoon with registration before July 17 or $10 per afternoon.
Before & After Care Subject to Enrollment.
Please Schedule and Pay at least 24hrs in Advance to ensure availability.
Before and After Care is not available for days we rehearse at the Theatre: July 30 - Aug 3.