We welcome you to perform with us. Each semester (fall, spring, and summer) the college academic departments in Dance, Music, and Theater offer classes you can enroll in to be part of the fun. See below for each department’s process and contact information.

THEATER

Each semester (fall, spring and summer), COD Theater Department stages two productions. Auditions are held at the beginning of each academic term. Call 630.942.3008 or email CTauditions@cod.edu to be added to the audition email list. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! If cast, you must register for a COD class.

To prepare for auditions, download and fill out two audition forms and bring to auditions. Please arrive at the beginning of the auditions. We will do a short orientation for all and cold readings.

If you are interested in helping behind-the-scenes, please email:
– Tech, Construction, and Run Crew: Sabrina Zeidler (zeidlers@cod.edu)
– Costumes, Hair and Makeup: Kim Morris (morrisk178@cod.edu)

Audition Form Audition Form

SPRING AUDITIONS:
Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.
Friday, Jan 19 at 1 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 20 at 12 p.m. (callbacks, if necessary)

Spring Productions:

Good Kids
by Naomi Iizuka
Directed by Amelia Barrett

Performance Dates: Feb. 29-Mar. 17 (Studio Theatre)

Synopsis: Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can’t remember, but everybody is talking about. Set in a world of High School athletes, popular girls and an outsider armed with smart phones and social media, Good Kids explores the very public aftermath of sexual assault. Adult themes and language.

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Arsenic and Old Lace
by Joseph Kesselring
Directed by Daniel Millhouse

Performance Dates: Apr. 4-14 (Playhouse Theatre)

Synopsis: Mild-mannered sisters Martha and Abby Brewster live in their spacious Victorian home in a quiet neighborhood in Brooklyn with an eccentric nephew, Teddy. Famed for their hospitality, Martha and Abby are adored by their neighbors and frequently entertain guests. But when their other nephew, Drama critic Mortimer, arrives to announce his engagement but discovers his aunts’ macabre secrets, a hilarious chain of events ensues in this character-driven farce.

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SUMMER AUDITIONS:Thursday, April 18 at 7 p.m.Friday, April 19 at 1 p.m.Saturday, April 20 at 12 p.m. (callbacks, if necessary)


MUSIC

Find a musical community and experience the joy of performing in one of COD’s many ensembles. Musicians of all ages are welcome to join. Select ensembles require an audition to join and/or for placement. Students register for all ensembles.

Daytime Ensembles

Concert Choir (MUS1120): meets Mon/Wed/Fri 11-11:50a

Jazz/Pop Combos (MUS1190): meets Mon/Wed & Tue/Thur 12:30-1:45p

Chamber Singers (MUS1130): meets Tues/Thurs at 11a-12:15p

Percussion Ensemble (MUS1192): meets Tuesday/Thursday at 2-3:15p

Guitar Ensemble (MUS1193): meets Tuesday/Thursday at 11-11:50a

Evening Ensembles

Chamber Orchestra (MUS1141): meets Tuesday 7-9:50p

DuPage Chorale (MUS1150): meets Monday 7-9:50p

DuPage Community Concert Band (MUS1180): meets Monday 7-9:50p

DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble (MUS1181): meets Wednesday 7-9:50p


DANCE

COD Dance program presents performances showcasing the work of imaginative student choreographers, faculty and guest artists. Class work as well as individual pieces are presented.

Faculty, Guest Artist, and Student Choreographers/Dancers Informational Meeting
Come learn about performing in the Dance Concerts – all are welcome to join, no experience required

  • Spring: Tuesday, Jan. 30, 3 – 5:15 pm, PE Room 145

Choreographers and Dancers Meet & Greet
all are welcome to join, no experience required

  • Spring: Tuesday, Feb. 7, time TBA

All informational meetings and rehearsals will take place in PE Room 145. Questions or for more information email Jessica Kondrath kondrathj@cod.edu

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