Love to sing and dance? Join our community performing group as we learn group numbers and have solo opportunities to perform in the Central Illinois community.  

WEDNESDAYS

4:15-4:45pm / Bloomington Rising Stars

4:45-5:30pm / Bloomington Stage Kids

5:30-6:00pm / Bloomington Broadway Dance


4:30-5:00pm / ICC Rising Stars

5:00-5:30pm / ICC Broadway Dance

5:30-6:15pm / ICC Stage Kids

OZ AUDITION WORKSHOP

Eureka - Mondays 4:15-4:45pm* @ Eureka College- Pritchard Theatre

(No classes Feb. 6th & Feb. 20th )


Washington - Mondays 6:00-6:30pm* @Washington Park District 

(REGISTER AT https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/login.php?org=washington ).  

(No classes Feb. 20th )

Peoria - Tuesdays 4:30-5:00pm @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church 


Bloomington - Wednesdays 4:15-4:45pm  @ BCPA

 (No classes  Feb. 8th. Bloomington will have class April 26th)


​ICC/East Peoria - Wednesdays 4:30-5:00pm @ ICC Performing Arts Center

 (No classes March 8th )


Tremont - Thursdays 4:30-5:00pm @ Tremont Community Center

(No classes Feb. 9th )


Once Registered and paid, please join the Rising Stars Facebook group "NTA Rising Stars" .  ​​


January 23rd - April 6th

Ages: 5 and up (5yr olds must have started kindergarten)
Cost: $85     REGISTER HERE

STAGE KIDS

STAGE KIDS - OZ!


Join us in our "learning by doing" production based class. This spring come follow the yellow brick roadin our production of  "OZ" This is an all-inclusive program that is great for anyone at any level to be involved in this full scale production. Not only make friends and memories, but learn acting, singing and dancing technique as we put on a show that you will never forget. This class meets only once a week and concludes with tech rehearsals and performances.


If your student would like to audition for a solo singing role, Please send an audition video to info@nitschtheatrearts.org by January 22nd.  Consider attending our Audition workshop (info below) to prepare you for the audition video; otherwise, audition info will be posted to the group after the audition workshop. If you do not want a solo singing role, you do not need to audition, but are still in the show.

January 23rd - April 6th

Ages: 5 and up (5yr olds must have started kindergarten)
Cost: $85     REGISTER HERE

TUESDAYS

4:30-5:00pm / Peoria Rising Stars

5:00-5:30pm / Peoria Stage Kids

5:30-6:15 / Peoria Broadway Dance​​

THURSDAYS​​

4:30-5:00pm / Tremont Rising Stars

5:00-5:45pm / Tremont Stage Kids​​

January 23rd - April 6th

Ages: 5-18 (5yr olds must have started kindergarten)
Cost: $155      REGISTER HERE

Overall Class Schedule

Cost: $55.     

Ages 12 and up

REGISTER HERE

January22nd - April 2nd
Ages 12 and up .                             
Cost $85  REGISTER HERE

SINGAPELLA

Want to audition for a solo singing role in our production of  OZ? Learn exactly what you need to do for your audition video! Learn two selections of music to choose from for your audition, learn what the directors are looking for, learn about all of the different characters in the show and learn the dance audition for the production. 

When:  January 21st 9:30-10:15 am at St. Paul's Episcopal Church
ges: 5 (Must have been through Kindergarten) -18
Cost: $6 at the door      Register Here​

SUNDAYS​​

4:00-4:30pm / Singapella

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Please join the Singapella Facebook group "Singapella" .  ​​

Peoria: Sundays 4:00-4:30pm @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church 

(No classes Jan. 29th )

MANDATORY DATES -


MUSIC MASTERY REHEARSAL- ALL CALLED- SUNDAY, JANUARY 29TH 3:30-4:15PM at ST. PAULS ESPISCOPAL CHURCH.  BY PARENTAL REQUEST- A ONE-TIME REHEARSAL FOR ALL LOCATIONS TOGETHER WHERE ALL ENSEMBLE MUSIC FOR THE SHOW WILL BE TAUGHT.


*All Spacings / Techs / Shows  specific dates will be handed out 1st week of class. Casts are based on registration

SPACING REHEARSAL - This is where Casts respace and rehearse on the stage and get combined with the other half of their cast. 

  • April 8th &15th - ALL CASTS except Bloomington



TECH REHEARSAL - This is where the Cast will rehearse with set, lights, and sound.

  • April 14th-23rd
  • Bloomington - Sunday April 30th



SHOWS - Specific dates will be handed out 1st week of class. Casts are based on registration.

  • April 14th-23rd
  • Bloomington -  May 1st & 2nd

Once registered and paid, please join the Stage Kids Facebook group "NTA Stage Kids OZ"

​   Join us in our Acapella group "SINGAPELLA". Learn what it means to blend with fellow performers and create performance pieces as a group. 
   Video Auditions can be submitted to info@nitschtheatrearts.org until Jan. 25th. What do you need to prepare? Please send a video that includes your name and you singing a verse and a chorus of harmony along to a piece of music.  
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NITSCH  THEATRE  ARTS

Eureka - Mondays 5:30-6:00pm* @ Eureka College- Pritchard Theatre

(No classes Feb. 6th & Feb. 20th )


Washington - Mondays 7:15-7:45pm* 
@Washington Park District 

(REGISTER AT https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/login.php?org=washington ).  

(No classes Feb. 20th )

Peoria - Tuesdays 5:45-6:15pm @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church


Bloomington - Wednesdays 5:30-6:00pm  @ BCPA

 (No classes  Feb. 8th. Bloomington will have class April 26th)


​ICC/East Peoria - Wednesdays 5:00-5:30pm @ ICC Performing Arts Center

 (No classes  March 8th)​

Learn technique and learn what you need to know for a broadway dance audition as we explore tap, jazz, ballet, modern, hip hop, ballroom and more. Class will be divided into beginning and advanced skills as we aim to challenge everyone at their different skill levels.  

RISING STARS


BROADWAY DANCE

Ever wanted to learn and work behind the scenes for shows and to learn all the behind-the-scenes skills? Lighting, Sound, Set Design, Set Construction, Costumes, Propping and Stage Managing! All of these skills and more as you learn and become the Tech team for our Spring productions! 


Two classes are offered each session, plus optional work days and work behind the scenes. 

Classes:  Feb. 26th & March 19th


Optional work days will be held the week before "OZ" and opportunities to work tech crews for Salem's Daughter, The Enchanted Bookshop for Peoria Academy and OZ!

 

Once registered and paid, please join the Facebook Group "NTA Tech Kids".

- SPRING 2023 -

TECH KIDS

MONDAYS

4:15-4:45pm / Eureka Rising Stars

4:45-5:30pm / Eureka Stage Kids

5:30-6:00pm / Eureka Broadway Dance 


6:00-6:30pm / Washington Rising Stars
6:30-7:15pm / Washington Stage Kids
7:15-7:45pm / Washington Broadway Dance
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*****NEW*****

MUSIC MASTERY REHEARSAL -ALL CALLED - SUNDAY, JANUARY 29TH 3:30-4:15 PM at ST. PAUL'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH.  BY PARENTAL REQUEST - A ONE-TIME REHEARSAL FOR ALL LOCATIONS TOGETHER WHERE ALL ENSEMBLE MUSIC FOR THE SHOW WILL BE TAUGHT. 

NEW PARENT MEETING  -  (OR ANY PARENT WITH QUESTIONS) - SAME TIME AS THE MUSIC MASTERY REHEARSAL, BUT IN ANOTHER ROOM.  SUNDAY, JANUARY 29TH 3:30-4 PM.


Class Locations & Times


Eureka - Mondays 4:45-5:30pm* @ Eureka College- Pritchard Theatre

(No classes Feb. 6th & Feb. 20th )


Washington - Mondays 6:30-7:15pm* @Washington Park District 

(REGISTER AT https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/login.php?org=washington ).  

(No classes Feb. 20th )

Peoria - Tuesdays 5:00-5:45pm* @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church 


Bloomington - Wednesdays 4:45-5:30pm*  @ BCPA

 (No classes  Feb. 8th. Bloomington will have class April 26th)


​ICC/East Peoria - Wednesdays 5:30-6:15pm @ ICC 

 (No classes March 8th  )


Tremont - Thursdays 5:00-5:45pm @ Tremont Community Center

(No classes  Feb. 9th)


​*Note time change