schaumburg cultural arts

Cultural Arts

The Cultural Arts Studios, composed of the Little Star and Inspire Dance Academies, Putting on Productions, Impressions Academy and Bravo Music Academy, has all the state-of-the-art equipment, facilities and staff needed for a full-service arts program.

To view the latest class and program offerings, visit the current program guide.

For more information, contact the cultural arts supervisor at 847/490-7015, ext. 2023.

Little Starts and Inspire Dance Academies

The Little Stars and Inspire Dance Academies have three dance studios at the Community Recreation Center (CRC) and one at the Meineke Recreation Center (MRC).  All studios feature sprung wood floors, mirrors and ballet barres.  There is a second floor study area at CRC.

The dance academies provide skill building techniques through various dance forms.  Equal attention is given to provide a pleasant atmosphere essential to learning.  Good poise and self-confidence are gained while experiencing the joy of movement which carries though to all parts of the dancer's life.  The goal is to provide every student with a solid dance foundation while leaving room for individual creativity and FUN!  

Dancers must audition to become a member of Expressions, Charmed and Impact Dance Companies.  The dance companies perform at community and park district events.  Some members will attend dance conventions and/or competitions.  

Putting on Productions

Putting on Productions (POP) is an organizational member of the American Association of Community Theatre. The drama program consists of an Adult Improv & Mime, Time Travelers Theatre Ensemble, Street Theatre Company, youth drama classes and camps and theatrical performances for ages 7 - adult.  Learn more about our most current performance here.

Impressions Art Academy

The Impressions Art Academy located at the Community Recreation Center offers a variety of classes for children and adults. Options include ceramics, drawing, cartooning, fashion design and more.

Bravo Music Academy   

The Bravo Music Academy has five private studios and one group studio at the Community Recreation Center (with instruction in piano, violin, voice and choir) and the Pat Shephard Center (guitar, drum, saxophone and flute). Private lessons are offered throughout the year and students are welcome to enroll at any time during the session. The piano studio is fully equipped with seven Clavinova digital pianos.

Bravo Show Choir Schedule

Summer Breeze Concert Series

The Summer Breeze Concert series is held lakeside on the grounds of the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center, 101 Schaumburg Court. Pets are not permitted on the grounds during concerts. Admission is free and the show starts at 7PM.

Summer Dance Concert Series

Come to Town Square where you can relax while enjoying live music, dancing, drinks, friends and warm summer nights.  Schaumburg Summer Dance Concerts will offer a free introductory one-hour dance lesson by professional Arthur Murray instructors followed by two hours of free live music and dancing.  Lawn chairs are allowed.  Schaumburg Summer Dance Concerts are held weather permitting.  No rain dates.  

Schaumburg Idol

Do you feel you’re America’s next singing superstar? Do your friends tell you you’ve got a great voice and have a shot at stardom? If so, your chance is here as the Schaumburg Park District presents “Schaumburg Idol."

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