Day Camp

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The Galaxie, Chicago's premier source for authentic vintage entertainment, is excited to offer 2 very special weeks of fun-filled day camp exploring all aspects of "Vaudeville" 

These week long summer camps will take your children back in time with  the creation of a vaudeville silent film. Together participants will engage in music, dance, scenic design, film making, tumbling, character studies, screenwriting and beyond, all culminating in a short silent film that can be shared with friends and family. 

Small class size will ensure extensive one on one time between students and instructors.

All camps held at the family-friendly Ravenswood Loft

July 13-17 & 20-24

August 3-7 & 10-14

Galaxie 'Vaudeville' Day Camp

Ages 6yrs -12yrs

Classes include:

* Dance * Clowning * Scenery/Art Class * 

* Tumbling * Music * Film Making * Scriptwriting *

Students will create a short film based in the vaudeville silent film genre to share with the whole family


8am Early drop off/morning open play

Classes 9am-11:30am

Lunch 11:30am-12pm 

Classes 12pm-4pm

4pm-5pm After camp open play

Students can be dropped off anytime between 8am-9am

Students can be picked up anytime between 4pm-5:30pm

Classes are 45-50 minutes.

The Galaxie will provide a small nutritious snack morning and afternoon. 

Camp size will be limited to 12 students to ensure specialized attention.

Ravenswood Loft is a 'devise free' zone


$300 per week per child

$250 per sibling​

Ravenswood Loft is a devise free space

Trips to Zatterberg Playlot Park, (weather permitting) followed by quiet time

Family provided lunch

about 'Vaudeville' Day camp

About The Galaxie and Director Nicolle Wood

Nicolle Wood, also Director of Ravenswood Loft, has over a decade of experience working with students throughout the Chicagoland area, including extensive contracts with CPS in movement, visual arts and music education. 

Her background is in theater performance and visual art studies, having studied at Wayne State University and the School of the Art Insitute in Chicago.

As the lead and founding teacher for 'Swing for Kids', she has innovated programs exploring American dance forms, with a specialization in forms rooted in African American history of the 20th Century. 

Her creativity, knowledge and professionalism has lead her to become Chicago's leader in authentic vintage performance forms, and have given her access to the very best performers in Chicago and nationally.

Nicolle will be the lead instructor and present for all 'Vaudeville Camp' days.



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