Education at “The Box”

Director works with young male actorThe Box Theatre Co. is committed to the growth of the next generation of young talent in southeastern Wisconsin. This commitment includes our youth and junior productions, as well as our theatre education initiative. Starting in 2018 we are introducing classes designed to grown the theatrical skills of students of various ages and ability levels. Our classes are designed to increase student ability and comfort on stage. Prices will be announced and posted soon, so check back for more details.

Classes & Workshops

Space is limited as class sizes are kept small. This allows our instructors to give individualized, personal environment for each and every student. So mark your calendars for December 1st, because classes will fill up quickly!

Musical Theatre Appreciation (Series)
$50 (per class)
Age 10-17

MTA: 50 Years of Broadway – Saturday, March 31 from 1:00-3:00
MTA: Broadway Stars – Saturday, April 28 from 1:00-3:00
MTA: Broadway Composers – Saturday, May 12 from 1:00-3:00
MTA: Broadway’s Longest Running – Saturday, June 16 from 1:00-3:00
MTA: Off-Broadway & Hidden Gems – Saturday, September 22 from 1:00-3:00

There are more musicals than you will ever know. In our Musical Theatre Appreciation (MTA) series we explore musicals and musical elements of Broadway history beyond what is learned from being on stage.

Camp Production

The Box Theatre Company presents its FIRST ever Summer Camp Production! Boys and girls ages 7-13 are encouraged to join in on the fun.

Directors Timothy J. Barnes and Allison Chicorel will cast 25 students for this “Black Box” production of Alice in Wonderland, Jr.

Call (262) 560-0564 or email to guarantee your role in the show!

The Box Alice In Wonderland Jr Summer Camp
The cost of this camp is $200 which includes your script, costuming, and 3.5 weeks of intense theatre training PLUS 6 performances of Alice in Wonderland JR. which is open to friends, family and the public to come support your future Broadway star!

The rehearsal schedule is as follows:
June 18-22, 25-29, July 2, 5, 6 & July 9-11.
All rehearsals/camp dates are from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM

The performance schedule is as follows:
Thursday, July 12 at 6:30 PM
Friday, July 13 at 6:30 PM
Saturday, July 14 at 2:00 & 6:30 PM
Sunday, July 15 at 12:00 & 4:00 PM

Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI)
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI

Private Performance Lessons

Female Student Directed by Female DirectorPerformance/Acting lessons are now offered by Timothy Barnes and Allison Chicorel who combined have 40 years of theatre and performance background, training, education and experience.

Performance lessons allow our student actors to work one-on-one with our Artistic Directors, for 30 minutes on any performance area the actor would like to improve on.

While a private lesson is highly suggested for preparation for an upcoming audition, lessons are also offered year-round to help accelerate all theatrical skills including monologues, staging, character work, even choreography!

In order to receive full benefit of a 30 minute lesson, our instructors tailor each individual lesson to the student’s needs and assist in whatever approach fits most comfortably with the student’s learning style.

Lessons are $25 for a 30-minute session.
Packages of 5 lessons are available to be purchased at a discounted rate of $100.