16th Street Theater

16th Street Theater

PAGE TO STAGE, Teen Collective 6 weeks

Be the first actor ever to play a role on a professional stage. Have a hand in crafting a new play that’s never been seen before. Experience working with a professional playwright for the first time as they write a character just for you! Perfect for teens and tweens of all experience levels, this program immerses your artist in the world of new play and script development.Students will learn how to work within an ensemble, develop acting and voice technique, and be a part of the world premiere of a brand new play that will premiere in an exciting Berwyn venue! Final Showing at 12:00pm on November 2 at 16th Street Theater.

Ages: 11-15
Days: Saturdays
Dates: 9/21-10/26 *NO CLASS 10/19
Time: 11:30 am-1:00 pm
R/NR Fee: $90/$100
Location: 16th Street Theater
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 5/Max 15
Code: 264811A

DRAMA STREET 5 weeks

Where do artists get their inspiration? From a picture book, a newspaper clipping, a family photo, or may be even a recipe...? This fun, creative class is perfect for all experience levels and ideal for imaginative and energetic kids with a flair for the dramatic as well as for young people looking to make meaningful friend ships or explore the craft of theater. Young artists will learn how to make Site Specific short plays and show that theater can happen anywhere! This piece culminates in a public performance of this new piece of theater for the community. Final Showing at 5:00 pm on October22 at 16th Street Theater.

Ages: 8-11
Days: Tuesdays
Dates: 9/17-10/22
Time: 4:00-5:30 pm
R/NR Fee: $90/$100
Location: 16th Street Theater
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 5/Max 15
Code: 264811B

SINGER/SONGWRITER WORKSHOP

Explore and develop your skills as a singer/song writer alongside your peers in an open & supportive environment. Whether you are a beginner looking to learn the foundations of this work or an experienced artist looking to strengthen & hone your technique, this intensive workshop will challenge artists of all experience levels. No prior experience necessary!

Ages: 12-15
Day: Friday
Dates: 10/18
Time: 4:00-6:00 pm
R/NR Fee: $25
Location: 16th Street Theater
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 3/Max 15
Code:
264810A

STORYTELLING WORKSHOP

Have you ever wanted to share your story with a group of people? What about having it written down or filmed to share with the world? Have you ever want-ed to see your story read aloud or turned into a short play? Working alongside the professional artists and story tellers at 16th Street, you will learn the basics of solo narrative structure, and performance. Discover and develop how you share your story.

Ages: 55+
Day: Thursday
Dates: 10/3
Time: 1:00-3:00 pm
R/NR Fee: $5
Location: 16th Street Theater
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 5/Max 20
Code: 264810A

YOUNG PLAYWRIGHTS LAB 5 weeks

Do you have an idea for a story that you have been dying to put onstage? Do you write short stories or plan out movies in your head? This class pairs young writers with a professional playwright to teach them the foundations of script writing and new play development. Over the course of 5 classes, they will develop their short plays and Workshop them with an ensemble of actors to culminate in a final stage dreading and talkback open for the community. Final showing October 14 at 5:00 pm.

Ages: 10-15
Day: Mondays
Dates: 9/16-10/14
Time: 4:00-5:00 pm
R/NR Fee: $50/$60
Location: 16th Street Theater
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 6/Max 15
Code: 264811C

SILVER STUDIO 13 weeks

This class is sure to get you excited about experimenting with a variety of painting mediums, including watercolors, chalk and oil pastels, and acrylic paints. We have created a space where all students can inspire one another and discover the artist within. All materials and instruction will be provided, but participants are welcome to bring materials from home if desired.

Ages: 55+
Days: Tuesdays & Thursdays
Dates: 9/17-12/19 *NO CLASS 11/28
Time:
10:00 am-12:00 pm
R/NR Fee: $20/$25
Location: Community Center
Register By: 1 week in advance of attendance
Min 5/Max 20
Code: 164106A
Instructor: Tara Tischer

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Address: 1619 Wesley Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: (708) 749-4900
Fax: (708) 749-4966

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Monday - Friday: 8:30 am – 8:00 pm 
Saturday: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

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