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Winter Kids Workshop




December 27-31, 2016

Winter Workshop:


Elf The Musical JR.
(ages 8-13)
December 27-31, 2016

Winter Workshop culminates
in a public performance for
family and friends on
Saturday, December 31 at 4:00 pm

Fun activity for kids age 8-13
during winter break!

“Thank you to you and your crew.
It was amazing what you accomplished
in si
x days. Our daughter couldn’t be happier!”
                                                     -- Randy


What it is
A workshop where students learn singing, dancing
and acting in preparation for a public performance
of Elf The Musical JR. on Saturday, December 31, 2016.


About the show

When "elf" Buddy finally realizes that he is human, he leaves the North Pole to find his birth father.  Will his New York family ever believe in the true spirit of the season?  With dancing Santas, singing elves, and enthusiastic holiday silliness, everyone will get what they want for Christmas!  

Who can attend
Young people age 8 to 13, who want to learn musical theater from professional actors and counselors. Every child is guaranteed a part in the show. Students must be 8 years old by December 27, 2016, and should be able to read at the 3rd grade reading level.

Tuesday through Friday, December 27-30, 2016, from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. The final dress rehearsal is Saturday, December 31, at 1:00 pm, with the public performance at 4:00 pm.

Classes are at the Light Opera Works rehearsal center at 516 4th Street in Wilmette (same location as past Workshops). Final performance venue to be announced.

Class size
Space is limited to 30 students, so please register now to avoid disappointment.

Fee is $370 per student, due with enrollment. 

Scholarships available -- call for details (847) 920-5360.

Fee is refundable (less $25 processing fee) if cancellation is received in writing
by December 16, 2016. No refunds after December 16.


Pre-care/after-care options

In order to accommodate parents' work schedules, early drop-off and late pick-up times
are available at an additional charge. Counselor will be on hand to offer games and other activities.

Pre-care: $75 per child for the week (T-F)

Drop off as early as 7:30 am (regular drop-off is after 8:30; class starts at 9:00).


After-care: $100 per child for the week (T-F)

Pick up as late as 6:00 pm (regular pick-up is before 5:00; class ends at 4:30 pm)

Care is also available at a daily rate of $15 (pre-care) and $20 (after-care) per child per day. Order daily care by phone: (847) 920-5360.

Click here to read letters from parents

Click here to meet the Workshop staff