Fox Valley Park District

Drama & Music

Drama & Music 

 

Premiere Theatre Company Premiere Theatre Company
The Premiere Theatre Company offers a diverse curriculum of professional, educational and fun classes for all ages, including adults. Our performing arts instructors are all highly trained theatre professionals, looking to give each participant a great class experience and foster their love of the arts. Our mission is to enhance and advocate artistic excellence through teaching, learning and expression.
 AdagioMusicStudio_Logo Adagio Music Studio
The Adagio Music Studio provides a quality music education in a friendly, fun and professional atmosphere. Our music instructors are active musicians with excellent training and a passion for music education.

2017/2018 Performance Season Calendar

Shows

Performances are held at Prisco Community Center (101 W. Illinois Ave., Aurora) unless otherwise noted. All tickets are available for purchase at Prisco Community Center, or online at www.foxvalleyparkdistrict.org/tickets.

Junior Play: “Show & Spell”
Saturday, April 21 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, April 22 at 2 p.m.
Tickets $8 in advance; $10 at the door

Shakespeare in the Park: “Taming of the Shrew”
Saturday, May 12 at 2 p.m.
Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m.
Tickets $8 in advance; $10 at the door

Auditions & Cast Lists

 

Summer Stage
Auditions: May 21 & 22 – 5 to 9 p.m.
Call-backs: May 23 – 6 to 9 p.m.

Program fee is $125 (R)/ $175 (N). This includes costume fee.
Rehearsals are held at Prisco Community Center, Tuesdays through Fridays, May 29 to July 12 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Tech week runs July 9 to 12.
Performances on July 13-15 at West Aurora High School.

All auditions and rehearsals are at Prisco Community Center.

Classes

Little Actors (4 to 6 Y)
Exercise imagination through drama, music and movement.

Interactive Storyland (4 to 6 Y)
Read and act out favorite stories with dramatic storytelling.

Explore It: Acting (6 to 15 Y)
Introductions to character, improvisation, voice and facial expressions.

Acting Studio (7 to 18 Y)
Learn new acting skills including vocal, movement and improvisation.

Show Choir (7 to 18 Y)
Learn songs and simple dance movements to perform at a final showcase.

Perform It (6 to 18 Y)
Learn songs, dance and short acting scenes. Participants provide costumes for final showcase.

Explore It: Music Theatre Series (6 to 18 Y)
Sing and act in popular musical theatre scenes for fun.

Rock ‘n’ Roll Babies (2 to 4 Y)
Parents participant in musical games, activities and storytelling with little ones.

Explore It: Singing (6 to 15 Y)
Introductions to pitch, breathing and facial expressions.

Group Guitar: Beginning Instruction (Ages 9 & up)
Learn basic chords and simple songs, providing own guitar.

Group Guitar: Pop Hits (Ages 9 & up)
With instructor approval, learn your favorite songs. Must provide own guitar.

Adult Improv (Ages 18 & up)
Free improv troupe for adults.

Private Lessons

Coaching is individualized according to students’ interests and abilities. Fees vary, but student initially commits to 3 hours of coaching. Call Prisco Community Center at 630-859-8606 for more information.

Piano (Ages 7 & up)
Develop in areas such as finger posture, counting and music theory.

Voice (Ages 6 & up)
Practice breathing and music reading and/or work towards a performance.

Guitar (Ages 7 & up)
Learn guitar chords and scales or work towards a favorite song.

Saxophone, Flute or Clarinet (Ages 7 & up)
Improve skills for class, personal interest or a solo performance.

Acting (Ages 7 & up)
Individualized curriculum that works towards a specific goal or audition.

Pageant (6 to 18 Y)
Strengthen mock interview skills, onstage presence or wardrobe direction.

Speed/Debate (12 to 18 Y)
Develop writing and performing speeches and strategy development.

Dance (7 10 18 Y)

 

Programs At-A-Glance
  • Outdoor Facilities
  • Ages 0-2
  • Ages 3-5
  • Ages 6-8
  • Ages 9-12
  • Teens
  • Adults
  • Active Adults
  • Leagues
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