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Welcome to CT Unstaged Junior our brand new program for our youngest thespians!

Join us each day M-F for an opportunity to create art together while learning and expanding our active imaginations. Our JR workshops are geared for younger actors who need to move and wiggle!  We will focus on skills like creative dramatics, storytelling, participation, singing, movement and MORE!

Questions: email us at cd@theatrewesternsprings.com

WHO: Any student 3-7 years old. All experience of students are welcome. Students are encouraged to participate individually if they can, otherwise parents are welcome to act alongside their little one.

WHERE: Our classes meet virtually via secure Zoom rooms. We welcome students from all over the USA.

WHEN: We offer 5 live classes per week. Classes meet every day
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10:00 am-10:30 am(CST) (Geared for PreK)
Tuesday, Thursday: 10:00 am-10:45 am(CST) (Geared for Kdg-1st)

Subscription Details: 

  • Classes specifically geared for younger actors
  • Your subscription covers all the students (PreK-1st) in your household
  • Attend as MANY workshops as you'd like per month
  • A select group of teachers  your student will get to know and love
  • 5 LIVE workshops per week
  • Additional achieved video workshops accessible anytime
  • Adult moderators provide additional online safety monitoring and technical support during each class
  • Additional teacher tips and content via our social media platforms
  • Perfect gift! Just email us to let us know the contact info of the recipient.

CTWS Unstaged Jr. is only $30 per month for your entire household! Register now! CT Unstaged launches June 1st and runs until the end each month. Class codes and login information will be emailed on May 31st to subscribers. 

FULL JUNE WORKSHOP Coming Soon- NOTE: All times are CST. Convert to your timezone here.

Featured Workshops:

        • Dance and Movement
        • Disney Sing Along
        • Creative Walks & Exploring Places
        • Emotions & Silly Faces
        • Read/Act Along Fairy Tales
        • Let's Pretend
        • Rhythm & Music
        • Imagination Station
        • SING It!
        • And MUCH MORE!!!!!

Join us for the BEST 2 weeks of your summer! Come sing, dance act and have tons of FUN. All campers are cast in the show; learning songs, scenes and dances to create an AMAZING final production. Camp is a perfect introduction to theatre, while still challenging for experienced performers! Our camps fill quickly and will SELL OUT, so register today!

What's awesome about camp? 

  • Build confidence and stage presence
  • Learn singing technique
  • Fun theme days
  • Perform on the main-stage of a 400 seat professional theatre building
  • Put on a full-length show
  • All campers perform multiple songs/scenes
  • Learn from professional theatrical teachers
  • Discover dance steps and choreography
  • Learn & perfect theatre basics
  • Fun theatre games
  • Focus & discipline
  • Acting & creating characters
  • Free t-shirt
  • Make new friends!

Welcome to CTWS UNSTAGED!

Let's create.....anywhere!

Welcome to CT Unstaged- a new way for us to create art together while learning and expanding our active imaginations. While we certainly miss being together and creating theatre magic, we're SO excited about this new opportunity. Our workshops cover all things theatre and creative- including singing, drama games, acting, music, technical theatre, improv games, and MUCH MUCH MORE! A wonderful way to increase confidence, team building, creativity, and have some FUN!

Questions: email us at cd@theatrewesternsprings.com

WHO: Any students PreK-high school. Advanced or beginning level students are welcome!

WHERE: Our classes meet virtually via secure Zoom rooms. We welcome students from all over the USA!

WHEN: We offer over 50+ live classes per month (various suggested age groups). Classes meet every day (M-F) for approx 1 hour at 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm (CST) with a few additional workshops during the weekend. Pop up workshops vary and will be announced throughout the month.

Subscription Details: 

  • Your subscription covers all the students in your household
  • Attend as MANY workshops as you'd like per month
  • A HUGE variety of topics related to the theatre and related fields
  • Workshops taught by a wide variety of professional theatrical teaching artists who have an impressive educational/performance background and passion for  inspiring the next generation
  • 12+ LIVE workshops per week (various suggested grades)
  • Additional large selection of achieved video workshops accessible anytime
  • Downloadable scripts and hand-out materials available for many workshops
  • Adult moderators provide additional online safety monitoring and technical support during each class
  • Various learning methods (based on age group) including movement, repetition, break- out rooms, Q&A's, coaching, performance, demonstration
  • Additional teacher tips and content via our social media platforms
  • Daytime classes for younger students starting in June
  • Perfect gift! Just email us to let us know the contact info of the recipient.

CTWS Unstaged is only $70 per month for your entire household! Register now! CT We are still taking registrations for May, and registration is now OPEN for June! Class codes and login information will be emailed to subscribers. 

NOTE: All times are CST. Convert to your timezone here.

Some workshops include:
  • All About Musicals
  • Game On
  • Page to Stage: Matilda
  • Reading Music
  • Annie-B'ways Favorite Orphan
  • Shakespeare
  • Juggling & Clowning
  • What a Character!
  • Theatre Games
  • What a Character
  • Disney Fun
  • Script Breakdown
  • MUCH MUCH MORE!

 

 

CT Experience: LIVE! (and in PERSON!)

Hello friends!

Welcome to a brave new world! With Illinois moving into Phase 4, we are able to once again reimagine our programs and offer a brand new summer program- CT Experience: LIVE! We've been studying the CDC and Illinois Economic state guidelines and we are confident that we can offer a fun, safe, IN PERSON experience for kids.

Space is extremely limited, so register today!

  • Classes of 10 students max, with exclusive spaces and 1 teacher per class
  • Variety of topics and times- all kinds of theatre and related skills
  • Classes for rising Kdg-5th graders are $125/week and classes for rising 5th graders-completed seniors are $175/week.
  • Week-long sessions with shorter timeframes
  • Got questions about social distancing? Get em answered here.

Rising Kdg-Rising 2nd Graders

  • Week 3: The Wizard of OZ and Wicked July 6-10, 10:00 am-11:30 am - Cancelled
  • Week 3: Disney + July 6-10, 1:30 pm-3:00pm
  • Week 4:  Frozen Forever July 13- July 17, 9:00 am-10:30 am
  • Week 4:  Under the Sea: Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo & Moana July 13- July 17, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
  • Week 5: Christmas in July: Elf, Rudolph & More! July 20- July 24, 9:00 am-10:30 am
  • Week 5:  101 Dalmatians July 20- July 24, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
  • Week 6: Peter Pan July 27- July 31, 9:00 am-10:30 am
  • Week 6:  Frozen Forever July 27- July 31, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Rising 2nd Graders-Rising 5th Graders

  • Week 3: Movement & Mime July 6-10, 10:30 am-12:00pm - Cancelled
  • Week 3: Act and Dance with Newsies! July 6-10, 11:00 am-12:30 pm - SOLD OUT!
  • Week 3: Acting for TV, Film & Voiceover July 6-10, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm - SOLD OUT!
  • Week 4: Comedic Commercials & Making Movies July 13- July 17, 9:30 am-11:00 am
  • Week 4: Magic & Circus + Physical Comedy & Clowning July 13- July 17, 10:00 am-11:30 am
  • Week 4: Acting & Dancing: Disney's Descendants July 13- July 17, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
  • Week 5: High School Musical July 20- July 24, 9:30 am-11:00 am
  • Week 5: Theatre Games and Improv July 20- July 24, 10:00 am-11:30 am
  • Week 5: Under the Sea: Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo & Moana July 20- July 24, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm
  • Week 6: The World of Pixar July 27- July 31, 9:30 am-11:00 am
  • Week 6: Explore the Magic Treehouse Series July 27- July 31, 10:00 am-11:30 am
  • Week 6: The Muppets LIVE! July 27- July 31, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Rising 5th-Rising Freshmen

  • Week 3: Sketch Comedy Writing & Script Adaptation July 6-10 4:30 pm-6:30 pm- Cancelled
  • Week 3: Comedic Commercials & Making Movies CT Experience July 6-10 2:30 pm-4:30 pm - SOLD OUT!
  • Week 4: Starkid Style: Spoofs and Parodies July 13- July 17, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Week 4: Monty Python and Spamalot! July 13- July 17, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
  • Week 4: Hamildance: Dance Hamilton Style! July 13- July 17, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Week 5: Shrek Saga July 20- July 24, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Week 5: Magic and Muggles: The World of Harry Potter July 20- July 24, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
  • Week 6: Explore Improv: Games July 27- July 31, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Rising Freshmen-Completed Seniors
  • Week 3: Acting for the Real World July 6-10, 11:30 am-1:30 pm - SOLD OUT!
  • Week 3: Scene Study: Peter & The Starcatcher July 6-10, 5:00pm-7:00p
  • Week 4: Starkid Style: Spoofs and Parodies July 13- July 17, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Week 4: Monty Python and Spamalot! July 13- July 17, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
  • Week 4: Hamildance: Dance Hamilton Style! July 13- July 17, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Week 5: The Works of David Ives July 20- July 24, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
  • Week 5: Improv Form and Function July 20- July 24, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Week 6: Dystopia Theatre: 1984, War of the Worlds, and More July 27- July 31, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm

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