​​​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.  

Ages 5 and up

​Cost: $85     REGISTER HERE


9:30-10:00am- Washington Rising Stars

10:00-11:30am- Washington Stage Kids

11:30am-12:00pm- Washington Broadway Dance

1:00-1:30pm- Tremont Rising Stars

1:30-3:00pm- Tremont Stage Kids


Broadway Princess Ballet

Get the FUNdamentals and fondation of ballet with a magical theme.

Ages 6-18 years.
Cost:$85.    REGISTER HERE      

June 1st  -July 29th
Class times/Locations​​


ICC-East Peoria:  Tuesdays 9:30-10:00am @ ICC Performing Arts Center





Stage Tots

Foundations of Singing, Dancing and Acting in an appropriate “play” environment for 3-5 year olds. Student will perform “pre-show” at one of the  Stage Kids performs of Music Man Jr in May   

Ages 3-5years.
Cost:$85.       REGISTER HERE


9:30-10:00am-ICC Stage Tots

10:00-10:30am- ICC Rising Stars

10:30am-12:00pm- ICC Stage Kids

12:00-12:30pm- ICC Broadway Dance

12:30-1:30pm- ICC Shakespeare

1:30-2:00pm- SINGAPELLA

2:00-2:30pm- Broadway Ballet

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

4:30-5:00pm-Peoria Broadway Dance

5:00-6:30pm- Peoria Stage Kids

Join us in our Accapella 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 January 16th. 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.  

June 1st- July 29th

No classes June 21st

ICC East Peoria: Tuesdays 1:30-2:00pm @ ICC Performing Arts Center

Ages 12 and up  years.                             

Cost $85  Register Here​​


10:00-10:30am- Eureka Rising Stars

10:30am-12:00pm- Eureka Stage Kids

12:00-12:30pm- Eureka 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 offered each session plus optional work days and work behind the scenes. 

Classes:   Sunday June 5th and 12th at 3:30-5:00pm 

Optional work days will be held the week before "Beauty and the Beast", "Shakespeare" and "Into the Woods".

Tech crew will be used for all three summer productions

Cost:$55.      Ages 12 and up     Register Here

Stage Kids - Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Join us in our "learning by doing" production based class. This Summer come be our guest in our production of "Beauty and the Beast Jr." 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 May25th.  Consider attending our Audition workshop (info below) to prepare you for audition video otherwise  audition info will be posted to group after audition workshop. If you do not want a solo singing role, you do not need to audition but are still in the show. 

Ages: 5-18 (5yr olds must have started kindergarten

Cost:$155      REGISTER HERE

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.  

Ages: 5 and up

Cost: $85.      Register Here

Overall Class Schedule




Summer 2022

Nitsch Theatre Arts Classes

June 1st -July 29th

Class times/Locations​

No classes   July 4th

ICC- East Peoria: Tuesdays10:30am-12:00pm @ ICC Performing Arts Center

Bloomington: Wednesdays 4:00-5:30pm  @ BCPA 
Eureka: Mondays 10:30am-12:00pm  @ Eureka College- Pritchard Theatre
Tremont: Thursdays 1:30-3:00pm @ Tremont Community Center
Peoria: Tuesdays 5:00-6:30pm @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church 
Washington: Thursdays 10:00am-11:30am @Washington Park District (REGISTER AT https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/login.php?org=washington

Tech Week: August 1st-4th.    

Shows: August 5th-10th.      Exact dates will be given out week one. Dates all depend on registration for each group. 


Bloomington Tech: August 14th.      Bloomington Shows: August 15th & 16th  

Once Registered and paid please join the Stage Kids Facebook group "NTA Stage Kids Beauty and the Beast" .  ​​


3:30-4:00pm-Bloomington Rising Stars

4:00-5:30pm- Bloomington Stage Kids

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

June 1st  - July  29th

Class times/Locations​

No classes  July 4th , July 6th(Bloomington)

ICC- East Peoria: Tuesdays 12:00-12:30pm @ ICC Performing Arts Center

Bloomington: Wednesdays 5:30-6:00pm  @ BCPA 
Eureka: Mondays 12:00-12:30pm  @ Eureka College
Peoria: Tuesdays 4:30-5:00pm  @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church 

Washington: Thursdays 11:30-12:00pm @ Washington Park District (REGISTER AT https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/login.php?org=washington


Join us in our "Summer Youth Shakespeare Festival" production based class. This summer we will be "Canned Hamlet".  The session will conclude in our normal performances.  

Ages 10-21 years.                                 
Cost $155​


Want to audition for a solo singing role in our production of  Beauty and the Beast Jr? 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:  May 21st 

           10:00- 10:45 am at ICC Performing Arts Center


Ages: 5 (Must have been through Kindergarten) and up

Cost: $6 at the door      Register Here


June 1st-July  29th
Class times/Locations​

No classes  July 4th

ICC- East Peoria: Tuesdays 10:00-10:30am @ ICC Performing Arts Center

Bloomington: Wednesdays 3:30-4:00pm @ BCPA 
Eureka: Mondays 10:00-10:30am  @ Eureka College
Tremont: Thursdays 1:00-1:30pm @ Tremont Community Center
Peoria: Tuesdays 4:00-4:30pm  @ St. Paul's Episcopal Church 
Washington: Thursdays 9:30-10:00am @ Washington Park District (REGISTER AT https://bluerec1.bluerec.com/php/login.php?org=washington

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

June 1st- July 29th

No classes   June 21st
Class times/Locations​​

ICC- East Peoria: Tuesdays 2:00-2:30pm @  ICC Performing Arts Center

June 1st- July 29th

No Classes: June 21st
Class times/Locations​​

ICC- East Peoria: Tuesdays 12:30-1:30pm

@  ICC Performing Arts Center

Tech: July 31st & August 1st

​Shows: August 2nd & 3rd