Performing Arts

 

Current Performing Arts Program Offerings

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The Community Arts Center will be under construction from October 16, 2017 through May of 2018.

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Take a virtual tour of the upcoming improvements to the Community Arts Center.

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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

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Directed by Abby Vombrack
Music Direction by Beverly Preuss
Choreography by Karen Shuman

February 16, 17 and 23 at 7:30 pm
February 18 and 25 at 2 pm

Big Deal Productions is pleased to present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee for the 2018 Winter Teen Theater presentation.  Performances will be held on the Suzanne E. Hannon Stage at Ivy Hall School in Buffalo Grove.  The performance is recommended for audience members ages 10 and up, as some language may not be appropriate for very young children.

Tickets for the production are available for $12 in advance or $15 at the door.  Please click on the link below to secure your tickets.  For more information about volunteering, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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UPCOMING AUDITIONS 

BG Singers

The BG Singers, the Buffalo Grove Park District’s community choir, is looking to fill spots for their upcoming 2018 season. Auditions will be held on Tuesday, February 6 from 6 - 7:30 pm at the Buffalo Grove Park District Community Arts Center, located at 225 McHenry Road in Buffalo Grove.

Prospective singers should prepare a song that highlights their voice, to be performed either a cappella, with a recorded track, or with a provided accompanist. Auditions are booked by appointment only. Please contact Linda Rosen at 847.682.4632 for more information, or to reserve your audition slot.

 

Annie, Jr.

Big Deal Productions is very excited to announce auditions for our spring Children’s Theater presentation of Annie, Jr.  Auditions are open to all performers in grades 2 - 6, and will be held on Saturday, March 3 from 1:30 - 4:30 pm and Monday, March 5 from 5:30 - 8:30 pm at the Community Arts Center.  Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 7 in the evening.  Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song, and bring an accompaniment CD/iPod with your song selection.  Please dress comfortably, and wear appropriate footwear for a dance audition.

If cast in the show, there is a participation fee of $230, which includes a keepsake libretto, show shirt, and top-notch musical theater instruction.  Rehearsals for this production will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, Sunday afternoons, and occasional Saturday mornings.  Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show. Performances are scheduled for May 4 - 6.  Audition appointments must be reserved online for this production.  Please click on the link below to reserve your audition today!  For more information about volunteering, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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Volunteers

The Buffalo Grove Park District Performing Arts is looking for volunteers to help with our upcoming productions. We are looking for people willing to usher at performances, assist with set building/painting, help with costumes and a variety of other tasks related to putting on large scale productions. For more information about volunteering, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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