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The Troupe will perform School House Rock Live! JR.
Originally Conceived & Directed by Scott Ferguson. Book by Scott Ferguson, Kyle Hall & our own George Keating!
Our show Directed & Choreographed by Erika Mac, Assistant Directed by Nicole Szontagh & Musical Direction by Jeffrey Poindexter.
Show dates/times May 20 2:00 & 5:00pm May 21 1:00 & 4:00pm

2017 Troupe AUDITIONS

Calling all students entering 4th & 5th grade in fall of 2017ww_troupe4

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Auditions will take place on June 17th, 2017 from noon to 4 pm. Auditions are open to students entering 4th and 5th grade in the fall of 2017. Auditions will be held at the Highwood Rec Center at 432 Greenbay Road in Highwood.
Students should prepare two 32-bar cuts of music; an up-tempo and a ballad. Be prepared to sing both, but students may only sing one. Bring sheet music in your key. Please bring a picture and resume. An accompanist will be provided.
Troupe is a year-long program, beginning in late August 2017 and ending in May 2018. Students have the option to do one semester. Troupe will produce two full productions. The director for Troupe 2017-2018 will be Maggie Portman, and A choreographer is to be determined. Information about the current Troupe can be found on our website at

Please contact with any questions. We look forward to seeing you!


Spring Session 2017

FOR 4th & 5th Graders ONLY
Ericka Mac will lead a NEW PERFORMANCE GROUP “The Troupe” for TPS. Training in music, dance and acting should be constant. This group will be an excellent opportunity to further learn and develop through a full theatrical performance based on the teachings of our current full production group; The Ensemble.  The amazing Ericka Mac will guide, teach, nurture and help students move to the next level in their overall performance skills. Production to be determined.


We are seeking fourth and fifth graders who are interested in doing a Broadway style show performances will be the weekend of May 19 through the 21st 2017.
Show TBD AND LOCATION TBD If you are interested please submit a 32 bar cut of your best musical theatre song. You can tape it on your phone. Please use accompaniment.

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Cost for new students is $350 deposit +2 payments of $400
Cost for returning students is $800 for the second semester.Classes will take place on Thursdays from 4:00-6:00 PM and on Saturdays from 12:30 to 2:30 PM at the Highwood rec center
Class dates:
February 23, 25th;
March 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23;
April 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
May 4, 6, 11, 13
Tech rehearsals May 15-18 Show School House Rock Jr. written by George Keating, Scott Fergusson & Kyle Hall
*There are only two excused absences allowed for second semester this does not include illness or emergencies.

New students will be invoiced for non-refundable troupe deposit upon acceptance.

The Troupe 2017 
Sadie Benjamin (Highland Park)
Noa Paige Bremen (Lake Bluff)
Saige Chaseley  (Highland Park)
Natalie Cohen (Highland Park)
Lilly Fujioka  (Buffalo Grove)
Ellie Gagerman  (Deerfield)
Mia Gudgeon  (Highland Park)
Shaya Harris  (Highwood)
Dylan Hartbarger  (Northbrook)
Teagan Hubbard (Highland Park)
Charlie Jakymiw  (Deerfield)
Olivia Kriger  (Highland Park)
Marissa Lieberman  (Highland Park)
Amalie Macey (Winnetka)
Ella Metzger (Deerfield)
Julia Nathanson  (Highland Park)
Lila Peck  (Deerfield)
Jonathan Protus  (Vernon Hills)
Auden Schulman (Deerfield)
Arielle Shapiro  (Highland Park)
Nora Sharman  (Lake Bluff)
Kate Weiskirch  (Deerfield)
Saaha Winters  (Deerfield)

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