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Private Lessons

Interested in honing your skills in a particular area? The Academy offers private lessons in a number of disciplines. Private lessons generally follow the Session Schedule. Call (815) 626-4278 for more information or to register. Online registration is not available for private lessons.

Music Lessons

The Academy has four music studios, a piano lab and a rock band studio. We offer lessons for a variety of instruments for age 4-Adult. For details on private music lessons, click here.


Have a student struggling? Help them get caught up with this great tutoring opportunity. Instructor Amy Hook is available for in-person or virtual tutoring sessions. 30-minute time slots are available for ages 5-8.

Art Lessons

Woodlawn Arts Academy offers private art lessons in drawing, painting, clay, printmaking, glass work, photography, graphic design & much more! Prices vary based on the projects.

Clay Lessons, Parties & Workshops

Clay Instructor Pip Lucas is available for private lessons taught at your pace! Learn anything from hand-built sculpture to wheel-made dishes and glaze techniques. These lessons are designed to fit your needs. Additional clay costs may apply in addition to tuition. Call (815) 626-4278 to schedule. Pip can also build and design custom workshops for your event, such as birthday parties, bachelorette parties and corporate team-building exercises. Call (815) 626-4278 to set up an appointment to discuss the workshop of your dreams.

Theatre Coaching

Looking to broaden your acting horizons and strengthen your acting muscles? Schedule one-on-one lessons to find material that fits you, prepare for upcoming auditions, and learn various acting skills and techniques. Theatre instructor Abby Langner will help hone your “acting toolkit” as well as create a collection of audition materials you can pull from! All levels and experiences welcome. For ages 14-Adult, but younger students can inquire with the office.

Dance Lessons

Woodlawn Dance Academy occasionally offers private lessons, as space and instructor availability allow. Watch our Program Guide, social media and website for openings.

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