1000 Wellington Ave Elk Grove Village, IL 60007

Volunteers Welcome

Putting on a theatre show is a big deal! We welcome extra sets of hands and talents ages 10 and older who are interested in helping out in all sorts of theatre functions that include: costuming, set building, props, stage hands, guest seating and more! To volunteer to help out with our performances or for more information about the program, call (847) 690-1109.

Disney's Frozen Jr. 

Is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone: 212-541-4684 Fax: 212-397-4684


Musical Theatre

The theatre program at the Elk Grove Park District is best known for its annual winter production. Shows take place every March and are comprised of children 7 - 18 years old. Every production is staffed by professionals from the theatre world who bring a wealth of knowledge and energy to each show. Past shows include Aladdin Jr., Seussical Jr., Willy Wonka Jr., Alice in Wonderland Jr., High School Musical Jr., The Little Mermaid Jr., Annie Jr., Into the Woods Jr., Beauty & the Beast Jr., The Lion King Jr., Shrek the Musical and Peter Pan Jr.

Cast List 

Cast List - Frozen Jr_

Auditions and Rehearsals

Spotlight Theatre of the Elk Grove Park District holds musical theatre auditions open to ages 7 through 18. No prior experience is necessary, just a love to perform! Participants should be prepared to sing, dance, read and have a great experience with other performers on the stage.

Upcoming Auditions

Monday, January 6, 2020 from 4 - 8 pm
Rainbow Falls Community Center

Please register online or at the Pavilion Customer Service counter for a one-hour audition time slot. Audition music will be emailed Friday, January 3rd (or sooner if requested) prior to auditions if participants would like to rehearse.

Time  Code  Deadline 
 4 - 5 pm 110301-02  Jan 3, 2020 
 5 - 6pm 110301-03  Jan 3, 2020 
 6 - 7pm 110301-04  Jan 3, 2020 
 7 - 8pm 110301-05  Jan 3, 2020

Register For Auditions

Audition Form

Please complete and return form at the time of auditions. 

Audition Music

  • Dangerous to Dream (Measure 57-end)
  • Do You Want to Build a Snowman? (Measure 1-44)
  • For the First Time in Forever (Measure 1-30)
  • In Summer (Measure 1-23)
  • Hygge (Measure 1-24)
  • Fixer Upper (Measure 1-19)

Rehearsal Commitment

  • January 13 - March 12, 2020
  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:30 - 7:30 pm
  • Saturdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tech Week Rehearsals*

March 9 - March 12, 2020
Monday - Thursday, 4 - 8 pm
* Please note that rehearsals are four hours long during tech week.

Participation Fee

$160 for Residents of Elk Grove Village 
$185 for Non-Residents


Live performances are held on stage at the beautiful Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines. 515 East Thacker Street, Des Plaines, IL.

Show Dates

Friday, March 13, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm
Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2:30 pm


$10 advance purchase
$12 at the door

Purchase Tickets Here 

Advertise in Our Playbill

Promote your business and show your support for our children! Purchase an ad space in the playbill for the upcoming performance. Your advertisements will reach up 1200 people, many of which are our local residents with children. All proceeds go to our arts and theatre programs.

Ashley Pratscher
Ashley Pratscher
Arts/Special Events Manager
Jacque Lueken
Jacque Lueken
Theatre Director
Erin Thomas Lobo
Erin Thomas Lobo
Music Director
Amy Chavez
Amy Chavez
Dance Director