Archive | May, 2017

Auditions for Barrington Children’s Choir

Barrington Children’s Choir will hold auditions on 5/25, 5/30 and 5/31. Students in grades 2-12 are invited to tryout for the 2017-2018 season. For more information or to sign up for an audition, go to BarringtonChildrensChoir.org. Word has it there’s a big trip to NYC’s Carnegie Hall next year!

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2017 Annual Showcase

What a wonderful afternoon! We had over thirty performances at our 15th annual showcase; a little something for everyone. There was a lot of strong, up-and-coming talent on display for the audience to enjoy. Pictures coming soon! Check out our 2017 Showcase Program.

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2017 Honor Students

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Auditions for Little Shop of Horrors

Schaumburg on Stage is holding auditions for its summer production of Little Shop of Horrors on 5/21 5-6:30 pm and 5/22 7-8:30 pm. Auditions will be at 1925 Wright Blvd in Schaumburg. Open to actors 18 yrs of age or older. Performances at the Elgin Art Showcase, 164 Division St in Elgin, 7/20-7/23. Prepare 16 bars […]

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Granquist Competition Deadline Approaching

The online registration deadline for the 47th annual Granquist Competition is 5/24 this year. The competition will be held 6/24 at Geneva Community H.S., 416 McKinley Avenue in Geneva, IL  The competition has several levels based on age, highly qualified judges, and great awards for participants. Judging is based on a 100-point scale with one […]

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2017 Performance Awards

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2017 Achievement Awards

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Estelle Lee Passes AIM V

She did it! Estelle Lee wrapped up all her requirements for AIM V in her lesson this week. Great work and just in time to receive a trophy at the studio’s annual showcase on May 14th! So proud of this little lady. She really tries to be the best she can be…and it shows. Congratulations […]

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Elgin Summer Theatre: Auditions for Spelling Bee

Auditions for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling are open to the public and will be held 7-9:30 pm on 5/15, 5/16, and 5/17 at The Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way in Elgin. Production dates are 7/14-16 and 7/21-23. Those auditioning should be age 16 and over. Wear comfortable clothes for the dance portion of the […]

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Auditions for Brigadoon

Center Stage in Lake Forest will hold auditions for Brigadoon on May 7 1:30-6 pm and May 9 6-9 pm. They are looking for non-equity dancers and singers, ages 10-80. Auditions will be at St James Lutheran Church, 1380 Waukegan Rd in Lake Forest. Callbacks at the same location on May 11th 6-9 pm. Performances […]

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Pippa Soo Appears on Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Currently on Broadway in the title role of “Amélie”, Bel Canto alum Phillipa Soo took a break from performing to visit The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on April 27. During the interview, Pippa spontaneously broke into a quick clip of Aretha Franklin’s “Think”, one of her all-time favorite songs. Amazing voice, great technique, understands […]

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