The WIP Training Center in the Edison Park Community of Chicago is focused on bringing the Performing Arts to the youth and adults in the surrounding areas. We strive on making every student feel important no matter what their experience or talent level may be, each and every student is important to us. We offer a wide variety of programs at our theater, as well as a couple after school programs in the area for children ages 4 thru 99. Our Program opened in January 2015 with 14 students and has grown to over 50 students participating in various programs we offer.
Our Summer Camps are designed for those campers of all skill levels to participate in Performing Arts based Camps throughout the summer. Whether you child loves to be the center of attention, create different worlds around them, direct scenes or just enjoys learning new things, our camps are sure to help nurture your child's passion!
Camps are designed for ages 6 thru 12 years of age.
Questions? Feel free to contact us!
Teenagers 13 and up can participate in our Junior Leader's Program (MUST BE 13 by the start of the Summer Camp Season, LIMITED amount of spots for this program)
REGISTRATION FEE: Is a ONE TIME fee for each camper no matter how many weeks/days they sign up for the 2017 Summer Camp Season.
DUE UPON REGISTRATION: The $25 Registration Fee and a $50 NON-REFUNDABLE deposit are due to hold your child's spot. Full Camp Tuition is due the Friday before camp week. Payment can be made over the phone or in person. Cash, Credit or Check. Checks made payable to The WIP Training Center. 312-725-9327
The amount of talent that every child has in our program amazes us every day.
Here's a look into some of our shows and classes!
Whether you are a student, parent or fan of The WIP Training Center, we'd love to hear your thoughts! After all, without you our program would be nothing.
The Main Stage Program at The WIP Training Center is one that The WIP Training Center holds near and dear to their hearts.
This program is only open to WIP Training Center Students who have participated or enrolled in a class or 3 weeks of Camp within the past year. This is a full production with complete with set, costumes, props, lights and sound.
Students must audition for their parts. A production fee of $50 a student is required. Each cast member is required to sell $100 worth of ads to take part in the production.
The time commitment varies for participation in this program. Rehearsals typically will be held during the week (Monday through Friday between the hours of 4pm-7pm) Not all cast members will be called during these times. Very limited weekend rehearsals will be scheduled. Please not we do work around the Casts conflicts, which should be presented at auditions. Summer Vacations and the variables will be worked around.
The following are the dates there can be NO conflicts with:
August 21st thru August 24th TECH/DRESS WEEK 4pm-7pm
AUGUST 25th SHOW 6pm-9pm
AUGST 26th 1pm-9pm
AUGUST 27th 1pm-4pm
Private Lessons are designed for those students serious about improving their craft whether it is Auditioning, Acting, Improv, Voice, Instrumental, ect. We will arrange for students lessons with the professional staff at the WIP Training Center.
Lessons can be done in 30 minute or 60 minute time slots.
Contact us for information and pricing.