Date: May 1, 2009
Contact: Burt Dikelsky
The Center for Performing Arts
Governors State University
Phone: (708) 235-2238
For Immediate Release
University Park, IL, May 1, 2009 - The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University welcomes back the Light Opera Works of Evanston to present its annual summer theatre musical camp for kids in the Chicago Southland, from June 22 through June 26. The camp will culminate with a special performance of “Annie.”
The Center is currently accepting registrations for children ages eight to thirteen. For registration information, contact Burt Dikelsky, Executive Director of The Center, at (708) 235-2238.
The weeklong camp costs $225, which includes materials, a camp t-shirt, and four tickets to the final performance.
The Center hosts the camp at Governors State University, in conjunction with park districts from Olympia Fields, Homewood/Flossmoor, Crete, Frankfort, Alsip, Oak Forest, and Matteson.
“We’re proud to present such a unique camp experience,” said Dikelsky. “We continue to partner with the best theater companies in the Chicago area to provide a great experience for our kids, their families, and patrons of the show.”
Light Opera Works is a resident, professional, not-for-profit theater in Evanston, Illinois, founded in 1980. The company's mission is to produce and present music theater from a variety of world traditions.
Now entering its 15th season, The Center is dedicated to presenting the finest in performing arts entertainment and education to Chicago’s greater metropolitan area and the south suburbs. The Center features a 1,200 seat, state-of-the art facility for world class fine arts presentations and theatrical productions.
The Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. For more information about the camp or The Center for Performing Arts, call (708) 235-2222 or visit www.centertickets.net.