Youth Winter Workshops Registration
Venue:Peoria Center for the Performing Arts


WINTER WORKSHOPS! All workshops are for ages 10-17

Online registration closes 12/23. Phone or in-person registration may be available after that date. Please call the box office for more details. 

Tuesday, December 27

 Audition Prep – Acting 9am-Noon
 We will walk you through the entire audition process, from monologue selection and refinement, to audition etiquette, all the way through how to make a great impression on the casting directors. Come prepared with two short monologue selections and you’ll leave feeling confident you can nail that role!

Audition Prep – Vocals 1-4pm
This workshop is a great pairing with the morning’s work on auditions! Now that you’ve learned the basics of being “in the room where it happens”, learn some crucial how-to’s for vocals: talk to the pianist, prep at home, choose just the right song, WOW the directors with your 32-bars. Come with one to three music selections in a key appropriate for your vocal range. 

Wednesday, December 28

Teamwork & Scene Work 9am-Noon
Will this workshop be a blast? “Yes, and…” Come learn all about improvised scenes with a partner, a la “Whose Line Is It Anyway”, and how to strengthen teamwork in scene work to make your dream work!

Vocal Technique – Belting and Pop Rock 1-4pm
Channel your inner Idena or Justin in this workshop that teaches not only the mechanics and technique of how to belt, but also how to hone your tone and quality when singing pop music. Come with one to three music selections in a key appropriate for your vocal range.

Thursday, December 29

Building a Character 9am-Noon
Walk through all the steps it takes to create a well-developed and believable character on stage. You’ll learn tips and techniques used by the pros, including how to build a backstory, and head-to-toe character physicalization.

Acting Through Song 1-4pm
Work with an experienced Musical Theater Director to take your solos to the next level! Learn song analysis, bodywork, and specific vocal techniques that bring the story in your song to life. Bring a folder or notebook, pencil, highlighter.


Free supervised lunch period from Noon-1pm if you enroll in BOTH the morning and afternoon sessions

Buy 5 sessions and get your 6th session for 50% off- call our Box Office for details! 

All workshops are limited to 10 students.