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Registration is open for all-ages Fall Theatre Classes at BrightSide Theatre

Aug 26, 2019 08:00AM ● By Hannah Ott

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Downers Grove - BrightSide Theatre believes "that involvement in arts programs increases the development in children on both an academic and social scale while building self-esteem." 

Taught by Artistic Director, Jeffrey Cass, BrightSide Theatre offers fall classes to explore theatrical arts in different ways. From age 4 to adults, there is a class that fits everyone.

  • Classes for students from age 4 – 11th grade begin September 7 and run through October 5.
  • College Audition Preparation and Post-Collegiate Audition Clinics begin October 19-November 9.
  • Play in a Day classes are offered for Columbus Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & President’s Day.

View the full list of classes and their descriptions at

  • Theatre Tots Age 4-Kindergarten: Saturdays 9am-10am (Tuition $75) *Drop off class*
  • Disney Classics Grades 1-5: Saturdays 10:30am-11:30am (Tuition $100)
  • Broadway Bound Grade 6-9: Saturdays 12:30pm-2pm (Tuition $125)
  • Audition Workshop Grades 9-11: Saturdays 2:30pm-4pm (Tuition $125)
  • College Audition Prep Grades 11-12: Saturdays 10am-11:30am (Tuition $125)
  • Professional Audition Clinic - Post College: Saturdays 12pm-1:30pm (Tuition $125)
  • Play in a Day Kindergarten-Grade 8 on the following dates: 10/14, 1/20 and 2/17, 8:30am start with 5:15 Presentation (Tuition: $75) *Drop off class/Includes lunch*

Classes take place in the BrightSide Theatre Rehearsal Studio at 4953 Fairview Avenue in Downers Grove. Register at or call the box office at 630-447-8497.

About BrightSide Theatre: BrightSide Theatre currently just completing its 8th season, is Naperville’s only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district. BrightSide Theatre is committed to Enlighten, Educate and Entertain through comedies and inspirational stories from across the globe. A unique blend of award-winners, premieres, modern works and timeless classics meant to reflect upon and inform our community inhabit BrightSide’s stage. BrightSide Theatre is partially supported and funded by a generous SECA Grant. For more information on BrightSide Theatre, please visit (Jeffrey Cass, Artistic Director and Julie Ann Kornak, Executive Director).

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