North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie

 
Enjoy music, dance, comedy, and theater at The North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie. The performing arts center features an 867-seat main stage theater and a convertible 318-seat theater. The North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie presents the educational performing arts program Youtheatre, which offers a unique opportunity to engage students from kindergarten through 12th grade in the performing arts. Youtheatre performances cover a variety of topics, including financial literacy, history, communication, foreign language, science, and more. 
 
 
Contact Info
Address: 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie, IL 60077. Cook County. 
 
Tel: 847-679-9501 ext. 3100. 
 
 
 
Hrs: Box Office - Mon.-Fri. 10AM-5PM, Sat. 12PM-5PM, Sun. Open 2 hours before show time.
 
SCHOOLS 
Whether they are historical, cultural, scientific or literary, Youtheatre productions are educationally augmented with Teacher Resource Guides and inspire creative learning opportunities that enhance Common Core standards and achievement. Youtheatre regularly features performances by the Golden Dragon Acrobats, Theatreworks USA, Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences on Tour, Mike Wiley Productions, and other Chicago-based educational artists. Learn more about Youtheatre
 
Contact Info
Contact: Kate Tucker Fahlsing, 847-679-9501 ext. 3100.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-12th.
 
Group Size: 15 minimum.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Approx. 1 hour.
 
Recomm. Ratio of Students to Staff: 15:1.
 
Registration: Online, Phone.     
 
Food Options: N/A.
 
Cost: $8-$10 per ticket, 1 free chaperone ticket for every 15 student tickets purchased. Discounts may be available.
 
Title I or Financial Support: Yes.
 
Accessible To: PD, HI.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Performing Arts.
Topics Covered: Theater, acting, drama, music, dance, culture, anti-bullying, language arts, social studies, science.
 
 
SCOUTS
Group sales are available for some performances at The North Shore Center for Performing Arts in Skokie. Scout groups can begin working on Theater and Music badges on field trips to the performing arts center. Performances are available throughout the week and on weekends. Learn more
 
Contact Info
Contact: Box Office, 847-673-6300.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: K-12th.
 
Group Size: 15 minimum.
 
Activity Type: Day Trips, Performances.
 
Recomm. Length of Visit: Approx. 1 hour.
 
Recomm. Ratio of Scouts to Staff: 15:1.
 
Registration: Phone.       
 
Food Options: N/A.
 
Cost: Fee.
 
Accessible To: PD, HI.
 
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Performing Arts.
Topics Covered: Theater, acting, drama, music, dance, culture.
 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Theater Lesson Plan

Throughout the ages, theater has been used to record history, depict religious stories, spread information and more. When visiting the theater, discuss what jobs people can have at the theater and the process of producing a stage play.... Continue