Performing Arts


PLEASE NOTE:  Beginning Monday, August 29 the Community Arts Center will undergo a remodeling project to the front entrance to the building.  Please enter the building through the doors at the back of the building during this construction project.  For further information, please see the link below.

Community Arts Center Construction Project


Current Performing Arts Program Offerings

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Noises Off

Adult Non-Musical
Directed by Debra Goldman

Big Deal Productions is incredibly excited to bring this wonderful piece to the Buffalo Grove community! Called the funniest farce ever written, Noises Off presents a manic menagerie as a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing a flop called Nothing's On. Doors slamming, on and offstage intrigue, and an errant herring all figure in the plot of this hilarious and classically comic play.

The shows are scheduled at the Community Arts Center on October 7, 8, 13 and 14 at 7:30 pm, and October 8, 9 and 15 at 2 pm.  Tickets are available for purchase online at the link below.  For more information, please contact Jessi Hersman at 847.850.2152.



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The Lion King, Jr.

Fall Children's Theatre

Big Deal Productions is pleased to announce auditions for our fall Children’s Theater presentation of The Lion King, Jr.  Auditions are open to all performers in grades 3 - 10, and will be held on Monday, August 29 and Tuesday, August 30 from 6 - 8:30 pm at the Community Arts Center.  Callbacks will be held on Thursday, September 1 in the evening.  Please prepare approximately 1-minute 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 topnotch musical theatre instruction, a commemorative libretto, and a show t-shirt.  Rehearsals for this production will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings, and Sunday afternoons.  Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show.  Performances are scheduled for November 17 - 20.  Audition appointments will be reserved online; please click on the link below to reserve your audition time.  Auditions appointments are limited and filled on a first come, first served basis.  For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

Important Note for All Who Auditioned for  The Lion King:   The production staff would like to send our most sincere thanks and gratitude to all of the incredibly talented performers who came out to audition for this show.  We were faced with some of the most difficult casting decisions that we’ve ever encountered; and, our decisions were not made lightly.  We were completely overwhelmed by the talent and sheer number of auditioners this year.  We are well aware that there will be many disappointed young performers as a result of these auditions; and, we want you to know that we’ve all been there, and understand what you’re going through.  We send you all our sincere respect and appreciation.  We wish you all the best, and hope to see you at future auditions.   - The Production Staff of The Lion King, Jr.

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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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