Play the Part

Head behind the scenes of professional theater in this two-day camp. Learn about the music of the show, meet members of the cast and crew, and prepare for a short performance of your own.

August 15 + 16 | 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

About this Camp

Go behind the scenes of Million Dollar Quartet in this two-day, one-of-a-kind theater experience! Learn about the music of the show, while preparing for a short performance of your own. Meet members of the cast and crew, tour the theater, and experiment with improv and act out your own scenes! Explore your creativity through fun-filled theater games, then head to the studio to create playful on-theme wearables for your performance. A healthy snack is provided each day to fuel your creativity. 

Guest Artists

Julie Ganey

Julie Ganey is a multi-disciplinary artist and educator whose work encompasses writing, storytelling, theatre, and improvisation. Her projects reflect a deep belief in the power of stories and collaborative artmaking to build community and break down barriers between individuals and groups. She is happy to now call both Chicago and Michigan home. As a professional actor, Julie has appeared on numerous Chicago stages over many years, and her three original solo plays, The Half-Life of Magic, Love Thy Neighbor...till it hurts, and Good Enough have been produced throughout the Midwest. As part of the award-winning comedy ensemble Wavelength, Julie spent years performing all over the U.S. and leading workshops for teachers and executives on conflict resolution and improvisation. She is an active member of the Chicago live lit storytelling scene and is a company member at 2nd Story. Julie is a tenacious advocate of arts education and has served in leadership positions at theatres of various sizes where she creates performance pieces with collaborators ages 3 to 93. Julie is an adjunct professor at The Theatre School at DePaul, and a long-time teaching artist at the Goodman Theatre.

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