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Woodlawn Arts Academy’s student theatre programs are open to all, and every student who registers gets a part! Participants get the opportunity to act, sing and dance, plus learn auditioning tips, and about costuming and set design. Rehearsals for our musicals take place in the J. Mark Beaty Performance Center at Woodlawn Arts Academy until the last few weeks of rehearsals, when they move to Centennial Auditorium at Sterling High School or Sauk Valley Community College’s Jerry Mathis Theatre, thanks to our Sauk Valley Theatre Alliance partnership with SVCC and Centennial Auditorium.

Additionally, we offer outreach theatre programs with Dixon Public Schools, as well as Rock Falls Middle School through the 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant with the Sterling-Rock Falls Y.

ages 9-adult

Over the Top! Partner Theatre Makeup

Ever wanted to practice with theatre make-up? Work together with a partner (such as mom, dad, sibling or friend) to create over-the-top character makeup on each other! Hairstyles may be incorporated, as well. Want to turn Mom into a robot or your brother into an alien? Tuition covers the cost of both participants.

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all ages

Broadway in Chicago Bus Trip: ‘Frozen’

Join us for the magic and wonder of “Frozen” live on stage! Seats are limited and sell fast, so register right away! Bus departs the Woodlawn Farmhouse parking lot at 8:30am. Time in Chicago for shopping & lunch on your own before the 2pm showtime. Dinner (not included in cost) on the way back. Return to Woodlawn by 8:30pm. All ages welcome, but children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

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