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 / East Peoria Rising Stars

5:00-5:30pm / East Peoria Broadway Dance

5:30-6:15pm / East Peoria Stage Kids

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 

(No Classes Feb. 21st)


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

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


​East Peoria - Wednesdays 4:30-5:00pm @ East Peoria Festival Building. 

 (No classes Feb. 8th )                                   2200 East Washington St.  


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

5:00-5:45pm / Peoria Stage Kids

5:45-6:15 / 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 

No class Jan. 29th
Ages 12 and up .                             
Cost $85  REGISTER HERE

SINGAPELLA

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 will be at Eastlight Theatre (East Peoria High School) for all except Bloomington which will be at BCPA.

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

  • Tremont/Washington- April 14th 5-6:45pm
  • East Peoria- April 15th 10-11:45am
  • Eureka/Peoria- April 15th Noon-1:45pm
  • Bloomington does not get a spacing rehearsal since they normally rehearse in theatre space


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

  • Tremont/Washington- Sat. April 15th 2-4:30pm
  • East Peoria- Tues. April 18th 5-7:30pm
  • Eureka/Peoria- Fri. April 21st 5-7:30pm
  • Bloomington - Sunday April 30th


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

  • Tremont/Washington- Sunday, April 16th Call time 4pm, Show time 6:30 and Monday, April 17th Call time 5:45pm, Show time 6:30
  • East Peoria- Wednesday, April 19th. Call time 4pm Show time 6:30 and Thursday, April 20th. Call time 5:45 Show time 6:30
  • Eureka/Peoria- Saturday, April 22nd. Call time 4pm Show time 6:30 and Sunday, April 23rd. Call time 1:15pm Show time 2pm
  • Bloomington- Monday, May 1st. Call time 4pm Show time 6:30 and Tuesday May 2nd. Call time 5:45 Show time 6:30.

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. 21st. 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.  
​​

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

​(No Classes Feb. 21st)

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

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


​East Peoria - Wednesdays 5:00-5:30pm @ East Peoria Festival Building

 (No classes  Feb. 8th)​​                                  2200 East Washington St.  

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

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

(No classes Feb. 20th )

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

(No Classes Feb. 21st)

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

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


​East Peoria - Wednesdays 5:30-6:15pm @ East Peoria Festival Building.

                                                                       2200 East Washington St. 

 (No classes February 8th  )


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


​*Note time change​