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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Holiday Harmonies

Encore! Holiday Harmonies

BG Singers’ Encore! is excited to present Holiday Harmonies at the Community Arts Center on Saturday, December 3 at 3 pm. This fun and festive concert will feature many of your favorite holiday classics. All tickets are $5 in advance (a ticket is not required for young children who will sit on a lap for the show). Bring a non-perishable food item to donate, and receive a cup of hot cocoa after the show! For more information, please contact Bruce Bohrer at 847.394.2797.





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Les Miserables 

2017 Winter Young Adult Theater
Directed by Jessi Hersman
Music Direction by Ken Preuss
Choreography by Maddie Plewacki

Auditions for Les Miserables are open to all performers in grades 7 - 12, and will be held at the Community Arts Center on Monday, December 12 and Tuesday, December 13 in the evening. Please note: The production staff has added additional audition slots on the afternoon of Sunday, December 4 for high school students who have finals during the originally scheduled auditions. If you/your performer is not a high school student preparing for finals during auditions, we ask you to please sign up for an audition on December 12 or 13. Thank you for your cooperation. Please contact the Producer with any questions about this. All auditioners must reserve an audition time in advance. Walk-in auditions will not be accepted. Callbacks will be held on Thursday, December 15 from 6 - 9 pm.

Please prepare 32 bars of a musical theater song, and bring an accompaniment CD/iPod with your song selection;an accompanist will not be provided for this audition. Please dress comfortably and bring dance shoes (ballet, jazz or character), or be prepared to move in socks for the dance audition.

If cast in the show, there is a participation fee of $230, which includes a long-sleeve show shirt. Cast members will be responsible for securing appropriate footwear/tights/undergarments and stage make-up for the show. Rehearsals for this production will be held on Sunday afternoons, Monday and Wednesday evenings, with some small group rehearsals on Thursday evenings. Performances are scheduled for March 10 and 11 at 7:30 pm and March 12, 18 and 19 at 2 pm. For more information, please contact Lindsay Grandt at 847.850.2132.

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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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