A Summer Of Rocking, Performing And Laughing For Teens

The Second City Training Center and School of Rock Chicago team up to introduce Rock City Camp: An Opera of Rock, a stage-writing performance camp for teens aged 14-19, beginning July 7. Over two weeks, musical all-stars with multiple performance skills in music and theater, will create an original storyline, learn rock music and develop original music to produce a never-before-seen show.  Rock City Camp will take place July 7-18 at Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave.  Sessions are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.  If you’d like to enroll your child complete an application HERE before March 31. Needs-based scholarships are available.

Andrew Alexander, CEO and Executive Producer of The Second City, Inc., says that “this one-of-a-kind program with School of Rock is a fantastic blend of two organizations with similar ideals: expanding the education opportunities and styles for our youth students, while keeping the ideas of teamwork of creativity at the forefront of their experience.”

At the conclusion of the two-week Rock City Camp students will perform rock classics and original songs in a two-night performance at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre. Enrollment is open to drummers, guitarists, keyboardists, improvisers, actors, writers, vocalists and more who are ready to take their skills to the stage.


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