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Nitsch Theatre Arts trains pipeline of performers, secures artist residency, and tackles Shakespeare

On this week’s episode of Out and About, Kelleen Nitsch, founder and director of Nitsch Theatre Arts, joins Jenn Gordon to talk about upcoming productions as well as NTA’s unique teaching model and their new artist residency at Illinois Central College. Their summer Shakespeare production, ‘Canned Hamlet’ happens July 31 - August 1. The Stage Kids Summer production of ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’ runs August 2 – August 9. And ‘The Adams Family – The Musical’ runs September 9 – September 11. All performances take place at the ICC Performing Arts Center. To buy tickets or to sign up for fall classes visit: nitschtheatrearts.org

Jenn Gordon is executive director of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois. She hosts Out & About every week on WCBU.
Jody Holtz is WCBU's assistant development director, assistant program director, host of WCBU's newsmagazine All Things Peoria and producer of WCBU’s arts and culture podcast Out and About.