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Summer 2022 Limelight Theatre

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Act I: Ages 5-8

Act it Out: Summer Camp

Take an imaginary trip to Summer Camp in this action-packed class of non-stop storytelling, theatre games, and character building that culminates in a performance for family and friends. In each class, we will explore acting through voice and movement. Act it Out is a great place for new and experienced young actors looking for their spot in the Limelight. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 5 – 8

22860 | Jun 6-10 | M-F | 9:30-11:30am | $75(R)/$90(N)

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Under the Sea: The Little Mermaid JR Performance Camp

Get ready to make a splash! This camp is perfect for all young actors who want to dive in and learn about theater. Under the Sea Campers will learn select songs and dances from Limelight’s summer production Disney’s Little Mermaid JR. All participants are invited to perform as sea creatures at least twice with the cast June 29-July 2. Camp includes a show shirt. (CV)

Bednarcik Jr. High School
Age: 5 – 8

22846 | Jun 20-28 | M-F | 9:30-11:30am | $99(R)/$114(N)

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Act it Out: Magical Madrigals

What is your power? Explore your magical gifts in this action-packed class of non-stop storytelling, theatre games, and character building that culminates in a performance for family and friends. In each class, we will explore acting through voice and movement. Act it Out is a great place for new and experienced young actors looking for their spot in the Limelight. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 5 – 8

22861 | Jul 18-22 | M-F | 9:30-11:30am | $75(R)/$90(N)

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Musical Mania Camp

Whether you whistle while you work, gotta dance, or love to sing sing sing, we’ve got something for you. Get into character and sing along to songs from favorite movies & musicals. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 5 – 8

22851 | Aug 1-5 | M-F | 9:30-11:30am | $75(R)/$90(N)

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Act II & III: Ages 8-13

Whodunit? Camp

Spend the week strengthening skills in creating a character, improvisational acting, storytelling, and problem solving. On the last day, the group will participate in an interactive murder mystery. Each actor will be assigned a character to bring to life as they ask questions, search out clues, avoid red herrings, and try to deduce whodunit! (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 13

22850 | Jul 11-15 | M-F | 1:30-3:30pm | $75(R)/$90(N)

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Whoville: Seussical Performance Camp

Step into the pages of the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss. Whoville campers will join the cast as citizens of Whoville and learn select songs and dances from Limelight’s summer production of Seussical. Participants will select whether they would like to perform with Cast A on July 27 at 7:00pm, July 28 at 2:00pm, and July 30 at 7:00pm, or with Cast B on July 28 at 7:00pm, July 29 at 7:00pm and July 30 at 2:00pm. Camp includes a show shirt. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 13

22847 | Jul 18-26 | M-F | 9:30am-12:30pm | $109(R)/$124(N)

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Improv Boot Camp

Go off script in this fast paced, super creative think tank. We’ll play games that teach you how to create crazy characters, build a scene, and act together as a team. Improv training fosters creativity and confidence for performers of all ages. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 13

22849 | Jul 18-22 | M-F | 1:30-3:30pm | $75(R)/$90(N)

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Triple Threat Camp

When you can sing, dance, and act, you are the whole package: a Triple Threat! Gain experience in each of these three areas while practicing scenes/musical numbers from the best of Broadway. Treat friends and family to a few showstoppers on the last day of class. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 8 – 13

22852 | Aug 1-5 | M-F | 1:30-3:30pm | $75(R)/$90(N)

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Act IV: Ages 13 & up

Improv – Fries with That? PrairieFest Performance

Create comedy in the moment and entertain on your feet with Improv! Experienced improvisors will meet twice to prepare to perform as the Fries with That? Improv Group at PrairieFest over Father’s Day Weekend. Say, “Yes, and…” to a frie-tastic performance. (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 13 and up

22848 | Jun 12-16 | Su,Th | 10:00am-8:30pm | $25(R)/$40(N)

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Private Acting & Writing Lessons

With the help of an energetic and highly trained instructor, students will benefit from one-on-one instruction catering to their individual needs and goals. All levels of experience and interest are welcome. Lessons available upon request. Please contact Cori at 630.554.4433 or cveverka@oswegolandpd.org for more information. (CV)

30 minute lesson – $28(R)/(N)

Three 30 minute lesson package – $75(R)/(N)

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Performances

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Summer 2022 Auditions

Auditions for all shows will be held May 18-21. For more information on auditions, performance locations, times, and tickets, visit limelighttheatrecompany.org

The Pioneers of Skunk Alley

A small film crew seeks an authentic experience of New York City’s mean streets for their new gangster picture. They get more than they bargained for when they find themselves with some new creative partners – a local gang called The Water Rats, who control the docks. Travel back to 1917 in this silent-era comedy! (CV)

Boulder Point
Age: 14 and up

May 23-Jun 11 | M-Sa | 5:00-9:00pm | $139(R)/(N)
Perfomrs June 8-11

Eight Bells and All’s Well

The dread pirate known as The Sea Snake is the most fearsome brigand on The Spanish Main. Pursued by the Royal Navy, rogue bands of rival smugglers, and a legion of admirers taken in by his charm, the knave must decide whether to surrender his reputation and give up his life of piracy for good. High-seas adventure abounds! (CV)

Bednarcik Jr. High School
Age: 8 – 14

Jun 1-23 | M-F | 1:00-3:30pm | $149(R)/(N)
Performs June 24 & 25

Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR., adapted from Disney’s Broadway production and the motion picture. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen’s most beloved stories, Disney’s The Little Mermaid JR. is an enchanting look at the sacrifices we all make for love and acceptance. (CV)

Bednarcik Jr. High School
Age: 8 – 14

Jun 1-28 | M-F | 9:00-11:30am | $189(R)/(N)
Performs June 29-July 2

Return With Elixir

They have one last tabletop RPG session this summer, and they’ve got to make it count. In this original Limelight comedy, a cast of fantasy characters pursue a quest for ancient knowledge, while the players sitting around the table each find themselves at a different point in their own hero’s journey. (CV)

Waa Kee Sha Park
Age: 13 and up

Jun 13-Jul 14 | M-F | 5:30-8:30pm | $139(R)/(N)
Performs July 15-17

Seussical

Join The Cat in the Hat as they take you on a whimsical adventure through the fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza of Seussical The Musical! Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many “thinks.” Horton faces a double challenge: not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Although Horton faces ridicule, danger, kidnapping and a trial, the intrepid Gertrude McFuzz never loses faith in him. Ultimately, the powers of friendship, loyalty, family and community are challenged and emerge triumphant. (CV)

Oswego High School
Age: 13 and up

Jun 20-Jul 26 | M-Th | 9:00am-1:00pm | $239(R)/(N)
Performs July 27-30

Future Perfomers Needed!

We are seeking seasoned performers who are interested in portraying the spectral spirits of local historical figures during the cemetery walk this fall. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact Cori Veverka at cveverka@oswegolandpd.org.