Workshop info at a glance:
Cost: $50 registration fee, $50 balance due = $100 total
Ages: 11-18 (2015 grads)
Placement auditions: June 9th and 10th
@First Baptist Church in Marengo IL
Parents meeting and script and score handouts: June 15, 2015 7pm
@First Baptist Church in Marengo IL
Workshop: August 3-7, from 9am-4pm
Marengo Community Middle School
Only 50 Spots available
Registration is first come first serve.
Download brochure and registration form below
Summer Musical Theater Workshop!
Will your teen be bored at the end of this summer? NO! We're taking applications for TSP's first Summer Musical Theater Workshop now through June 1, 2015. Don't miss your chance to learn from professionals from Broadway, Chicago and TSP staff. Get your app in now!
WHAT: TownSquare Players is offering a week-long musical theatre workshop for current grade 6-12 including sessions in vocal technique, song and audition repertoire, acting, scene study, dance, and back stage technical direction. No previous performance experience is necessary.
WHY: This fun-filled and enriching summer program is designed to nurture each child’s self-esteem and to foster self-discipline, arts appreciation, creative thinking, trust and teamwork. Professional instructors will provide participants with opportunities for artistic exploration, self-expression, education and teamwork by exposing them to all aspects of musical theatre. Classes will be held at Marengo Middle School, 816 E. Grant Highway, Marengo, Illinois.
WHEN: August 3-7, from 9am-4pm Two identical musical revues will be staged Friday, August 7 to showcase the week’s work. at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm in the Marengo Middle School Auditorium. Parents and friends are invited to attend this special performance.
For fees, schedules, master teachers and other information - download our brochure & registration sheets below!
**Ask about our payment plans and scholarships available!**
Our 2015-16 Season
TSP is happy to announce three directors who will bring our next season to life.
Matthew Silar- Director November 2015 White Christmas
Roger Zawacki- Director March 2016 Mary Poppins
Randy Knott- Director June 2016 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
We still have some positions open for choreographer, costume designer and a few other stipend positions as well as many volunteers. Please go to our APPLY page to fill out an online application. Let us know how you want to be involved with our upcoming season. Accepting applications until all positions are filled.
November 6-22, 2015 Irving Berlin’s White Christmas tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including “Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,” “Happy Holiday,” “Sisters,” “Blue Skies,” and the unforgettable title song, White Christmas promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family!
ANNUAL BOARD MEETING
June 17, 2015
American Community Bank Lake Ave (across from Wal-Mart) Woodstock, IL 7:00 pm
March 4-20, 2016 Mary Poppins brings her own brand of Broadway magic to TSP. Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time. Families will come in whistling songs like “Spoonful of Sugar” and “Chim Chim Cheree,” and “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.” One of the most popular Disney movies of all time, Mary Poppins is an enchanting mixture of irresistible story, unforgettable songs, and wonderful dance numbers.
June 17- 26, 2016 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, the story of one man’s struggle against inward and outer oppression. McMurphy plans to serve out his sentence in a mental institution rather than prison. Once there, he both endures and stands witness to the abuse and degradation by the oppressive Nurse Ratched, who gains superiority and power through the flaws of the other inmates. With results ranging from humorous to tragic, McMurphy and the other inmates band together to make a rebellious stance against the atrocious Nurse.
TownSquare Players is the oldest theatre company in McHenry County. As a resident theatre company of the Opera House we've been entertaining audiences for over 46 years. As an advertising sponsor, your logo will not only be in our playbill but will have a presence on our website and Facebook page. This means TownSquare Player supporters who do not attend the performance will also be aware of your support. By purchasing an advertising space in our program, you're helping TownSquare Players continue to provide quality theater performances for McHenry County. If you would like to purchase an ad, please go to our sponsor page for complete information about placing your ad in our program!