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TLP’s 2018 Educational Programs

Posted on Jun 29, 18 in Educational


For three generations, TLP has introduced young people to live theatre.  Our educational theatre opportunities continue this tradition with the following programs:

Week Long Teen Theatre Project
July 16 – 20

10 AM-4 PM daily
$150 per student

This five day immersive experience for ages 12 – 19 will feature workshops in acting, dance and music, improvisation, playwriting, theatre design, and how to audition for schools and professional shows. The cost of the five-day workshop is $150 and includes daily lunch and a ticket to TLP’s Baskerville.  The week concludes with a performance for families and friends.

Children’s Theatre Performance Workshop
July 24 – 28

1PM – 4PM
$50 per student

This performance camp with a Musical Theatre theme focuses on developing strong performance skills, while emphasizing self-confidence, self-expression, creativity, concentration, self-esteem, individual style, public speaking, and group cooperation skills leading up to a public performance.  Participants will have the opportunity to showcase their acting, vocal performance, and/or dancing skills.  This summer’s camp will use the music and story of Joseph as the theme.  Participation in the Performance Camp is open to children ages 7 – 12.

To register for Camp Joseph, click here or contact the Box Office at 815-244-2035 or by email at  The Performance is Saturday, July 28 at 2:00 and is open to the public.  Tickets are $10.

Children’s Theatre Workshop
August 11

10AM – 1PM
$30 per student

The three-hour workshop includes structured storytelling games, creating characters, team-building ensemble activities, and a chance to learn about all of the creative departments involved in putting on a show. The cost is $30 and includes a ticket to the Magic Owl Children’s Theatre performance of Madagascar.  Participation in the Children’s Theatre Workshop is open to children ages 7 – 12.