Master Classes

MASTER CLASS SERIES 2018-2019

For the second year, Paramount School of the Arts is proud to offer a Master Class Series in conjunction with all four Broadway Series shows. Each class is taught by artists working on that show. These opportunities allow each student to better understand the professional world of theater and hone their unique skills and craft. Sign up below.

COST: $15 PER STUDENT, PER CLASS
Limited scholarships may be available. Please email school@paramountarts.com for more information. Classes are non-refundable. 

THE PRODUCERS MASTER CLASS

Canceled

Date: March 1, 2019
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: TBA
Grade Level: High School-College

Learn how to sharpen your comedy skills in this two hour master class. Select students will get a chance to present a comedic song or monologue and receive feedback from our master teachers from the show. The workshop will also include improvisation technique and is sure to be a ton of fun!

AUGUST RUSH MASTER CLASS

Canceled

Date: May 9, 2019
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: TBA
Grade Level: Middle School-College

Learn what it takes to make a new musical come to fruition in this two-hour master class. Learn from artists from the show what it takes to create a new piece of theater. Students will also learn a song from the show and get a chance to receive feedback from our master teachers.

Enroll in Master Class

Fill out the form below to enroll in a master class, and we will get in touch as soon as possible. If you have questions, please email andreap@paramountarts.com

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  • Each school is invited to nominate a student to perform a 32-bar cut of an audition song or a 1-minute audition monologue for feedback from the cast members leading the class. Provide the student’s name and the title of the song. A staff member will contact you to confirm if your student has been selected.
  • Middle School, High School, and College Students are welcome to participate.
  • If Traveling by Bus

  • Schools may call 630-809-3963 to pay by credit card, or pay by check by making it out to Paramount Theatre and bringing it to the master class or mailing it to: Paramount Theatre, Attn: Education, 8 E Galena Blvd., Ste 230, Aurora, IL 60506

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Broadway Intensives

broadway intensive SERIES 2018-2019

From your theater seat, the actors, singers and dancers make any production look downright easy, while in reality it’s anything but. These intensive 8-week courses will give you hands-on experience with nearly everything it takes to perform a musical.

  • WORK ONE-ON-ONE WITH THE DIRECTOR, MUSICAL DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER
  • LEARN ACTING, SINGING, CHOREOGRAPHY AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
  • ATTEND ONE DRESS REHEARSAL AND LIVE PERFORMANCE

Never before have students been given this kind of access to the artistic team of Paramount Theatre Broadway Series productions. If you’ve ever dreamed of seeing your name in lights on a Broadway marquee, if you love to sing and dance, if you’re just curious about how all the magic happens and want to experience it first-hand, these classes are for you.

COST: $200 PER STUDENT, PER INTENSIVE
also includes class materials, Broadway show t-shirt, free ticket to one performance and attendance at one dress rehearsal. Limited scholarships may be available. Please email school@paramountarts.com for more information. Classes are non-refundable. 

BROADWAY INTENSIVE courses

Newsies Broadway Intensive

Acting, Musical Theater, Theater

13-18

These intensive 8-week courses will give you hands-on experience with nearly everything it takes to perform a musical.

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Dive Deeper Programs

DIVE DEEPER INTO OUR BROADWAY PRODUCTIONS

Saturday, December 8

FOR STUDENTS AGES 5-11

Have you read the classic novel The Wizard of Oz? Watch this book come to life with this “Page to Stage” event in partnership with Santori and Messenger Public Libraries. Characters and words will jump off the page as students read part of the novel and learn how Paramount Theatre translates literature into an onstage, larger-than-life production. All in attendance will get a chance to make a puppet inspired by the production, learn a song and perform for their families. This Paramount School of the Arts program allows student to see the possibilities when art and literature collide.

TWO LOCATIONS

FREE EVENT! SPACE IS LIMITED TO 25 STUDENTS PER LOCATION

 

Santori Aurora Public Library:
  • Address: 101 S River St, Aurora, IL 60506
  • Date: Saturday, December 8
  • Time: 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Tickets given at the reference desk in the Kiwanis Children’s Center at no charge (first 25 students)
Messenger Public Library of North Aurora:
  • Address: 113 Oak St, North Aurora, IL 60542
  • Date: Saturday, December 8
  • Time: 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • Register online starting November 26 at www.messengerpl.org (first 25 students)

For questions, please email school@paramountarts.com.

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