Metropolis Performing Arts Centre


Fall 2017


ADULTS  (Ages 18+)


Beginning/Intermediate Improv

Expand your ability to think fast in this fun improv class. Whether you are testing the waters of improv or have some experience already, this is just the class for you. Have a little grown-up fun and enjoy the rollercoaster of improvisation.

  • Ages 18+, Wednesdays 7:30-9:30pm, $330


Theatre Performance Studio

In a collaborative process, this class provides students with a production experience focused on developing real characters with emotional connections, honing voice and movement skills, and working as an ensemble. Students rehearse a show to be performed in a final production showcase on the Metropolis stage.

  • Ages 18+, Tuesdays 7:00-8:30pm,  $330


Beginning Group Piano

Have fun learning to play piano in a relaxed group environment. Fundamentals are taught by playing familiar and popular tunes.  Practice in class with the supervision of a piano faculty member and free yourself to play the music you love. Our piano lab allows students to work independently or as a group. Enjoy reaping the scientifically proven benefits to the brain for those who study music! Required books covered by class fee and are students' to keep at the conclusion of the semester.

  • Ages 18+, Thursdays 7:30-8:30pm, $255


Beginning Group Guitar

Learn to play the guitar through this welcoming class setting. Classes feature intimate instruction, but are large enough for students to benefit from each other’s learning experiences. A great way to prepare students for private guitar lessons! Class will feature in-class solo & ensemble performances for family and friends. Acoustic guitar required. Call Metropolis for rental suggestions!

  • Ages 18+, Tuesdays  7:30-8:30pm, $230


Private Lessons

Get on the fast track to musical success with weekly private lessons! Tailored to each student, private lessons focus on healthy technique, note reading and musical enjoyment. We welcome students of all ages and no prior experience is needed. Our faculty consists of experienced professional musicians, skilled in teaching and performing! Read about our faculty here [Link to Faculty Bios]

French Horn • Trumpet • Trombone • Guitar • Ukulele • Electric Bass
Banjo • Violin • Viola • Percussion • Piano • Voice • And More!

30 Minute Lessons - $36/lesson - $540/15 weeks

45 Minute Lessons - $52/lesson - $780/15 weeks

60 Minute Lessons - $67/lesson - $1,005/15 weeks


Afraid of Commitment? Start with a Trial Lesson:
$30 for 30 minutes
$45 for 45 minutes
$60 for 60 minutes

How to Register: Call 847.577.5982 x221 or email

Returning students must register before August 14, 2017 in order to secure a time slot with their current faculty. After August 14th, we cannot guarantee a time slot with your regular instructor. New students are always welcome: you will be put on a waiting list until August 14th. On August 14th, we will begin contacting the waiting list for registration.



Prepping for an audition, speech tournament or work presentation? Receive personalized tips & feedback from our professional acting, music, and dance coaches. Weekly or single coaching sessions are available for monologues, scene work, music theory, as well as music and dance.  Coaches also provide professional training in public speaking and interviewing. Flexible scheduling options are available for those of all ages.


Start anytime and pay as you go!

$40 for 30 minutes

$55 for 45 minutes

$70 for 60 minutes