Upcoming Classes

Audition Feedback Workshop 4-15CTE Audition Feedback Workshop

This exciting new class will give students the opportunity to go through the audition process AND get feedback from the artists about what they think went well and what students can do to improve for the next audition.

Parents are encouraged to attend this class with their children to be able to hear the feedback as well. Don’t miss it!

Who: Anyone ENTERING Grades 2 through 9 in fall of 2015

(We’ve opened this workshop up to current 1st graders in the event they are preparing to audition for the summer show.)

When: Saturday, April 18th for 2 hours during the time period 12:00-3:00pm

Important note: Participants will be assigned to either the 12:00-2:00pm or 1:00-3:00pm block depending on the ages and number of students that register for the class. We will notify you by email.

Where: Elgin Community College Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive Building H, Elgin, IL 60123

Also: Each student should choose an audition song and bring 2 copies of sheet music of it to the class. Students should wear appropriate loose, comfortable clothing and gym shoes or jazz shoes (no flip flops).

Cost: Just $10 per student

Optional online payment available at the time of registration with a $1 fee. Otherwise make check out to “Children’s Theatre of Elgin” and sent to 1700 Spartan Drive H104, Elgin, IL 60123.

(The fee is much smaller than usual because the workshop is being funded by the Palmer Foundation.)

*Though not a requirement, this class will be helpful to anyone auditioning for CTE’s summer production A Salute to One-Hit Wonders on April 20-21 as well as for any other audition.

Registration: All registration is online. Parents of returning students enter CTE ID to complete the process. New students go to General Registration and then to Workshop Registration once they have their CTE ID.

Audition Register now w-dr shadowReady to sign up? Just select the “Register now!” button and go for it! Remember, parents complete all forms for children through age 17.

If you’re new to CTE, get a CTE ID by selecting the “General Registration” link. Returning students should select the “Edit information now” link to make sure we have the correct email address, etc. Then back to the workshop page, enter the CTE ID and it will just take a moment. As always, if you’ve forgotten a student’s CTE ID, please call 847-214-7152 or cteelgin@hotmail.com to recover it. DO NOT CHOOSE A NEW CTE ID.

Below are a few photos from our July 2014 Musical Theatre Camp. Fun!

Musical Theatre Camp 2014


Workshop cancellation and refund policy:

If CTE cancels a workshop class for any reason, parents will be notified immediately by email. Within five days, a rescheduled date and time will be sent by email to parents. If student is unable to attend on the rescheduled date, a full refund of fees will be provided by CTE, minus credit card fees that may have been paid.

If parents need to cancel a student’s workshop registration due to illness or other emergency, CTE will provide a refund of 75% of fees, minus credit card fees, if any. However, parent must contact the CTE office at 847-214-7152 to request the refund within five (5) days of the scheduled class to receive a refund.

All workshops take place at Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL 60123. Parking is located on the west side of the Building H for classes held in the Arts Center.  Map to ECC

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Questions? Call Susan at 847-214-7152 or email.