Campers will create THREE new musical theater pieces by taking works from the standard & pop repertoire and giving them a hilarious makeover. Open to all instrumentalists, singers, and would-be scriptwriters & composers ages 9-17! Take your writing, acting, singing, dancing and/or composing skills to a higher level.
Faculty: Rick Ferguson, Jennifer McCabe, and Jayme Coveliers
Times: Camps run 9am-3pm daily
One-week intensive - $330 + $20 registration fee
Two weeks - $570 + $20 registration fee
Three weeks - $845 + $20 registration fee
Four weeks - $1080 + $20 registration fee
10% sibling discount
Audition dates: May 10, June 6, June 7
Contact Rick Ferguson to schedule your audition or answer questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates: June 22-26
Final performance: Friday, June 26 at 6pm
We all know what high school is full of- Cliques And Sneetches. Sneetches trying to Bop to the Top. So when Horton enters Seussland High, he’s caught in between the worlds of basketball, pottery classes, and a flower that talks to him. He may feel he’s All Alone in the Universe, but he soon realizes that We’re All in This Together.
Dates: July 6-10
Final performance: Friday, July 10 at 6pm
When a young and disheveled Shrek the Ogre lands on the doorstep of esteemed Professor Henry Higgins, he thinks that With a Little Bit of Luck, he can turn Shrek into an All Star member of society. Shrek has no problem letting his Freak Flag fly, but he does have a problem knowing which side of the plate the drink spoon goes on. Will he make it? Just You Wait!
Dates: July 13-17 and July 20-24
Final performance: Friday, July 24 at 6pm
Omigod You Guys! Elphaba has just arrived at Dear Old Shiz and right away she’s not fitting in. She’s got her annoying roommate Glinda to contend with, she’s not that Popular, and Something Bad is happening in Oz! Classmates and teachers have been mysteriously turning into animals, and it’s down to Elphaba and her friends to get Whipped into Shape, and get to the bottom of it.
Jayme Coveliers is a filmmaker and Evanston native. Studying at Emerson College and DePaul University, Jayme has written and performed in numerous revues and sketch shows such as Emerson’s A Snake So Big You’ll Ask How Big and Don’t You Wish Your Girlfriend Were Dan Backman? Jayme now performs regularly at The Under the Gun Theater and Second City doing improv and sketch comedy. They also spent numerous years in a Turkish Prison. Anyway, Jayme is very excited to work with your children.
Jennifer McCabe is a piano teacher at The Musical Offering and has worked on the school's Music Stars camps for the past several summers. For more information about Jennifer, please read her staff bio.
Rick Ferguson is the Artistic Director and co-founder of the Musical Offering. He also teaches private piano lessons and MOrchestra I and II. For more information about Rick, please read his staff bio.