Welcome to Edge

Every student gets to perform

Vibrant and inclusive

Engaging and inspiring

The School

At the Edge of the Wood theatre school young people, ages 4-18, have been trained in acting, improv, speech, movement, and musical theatre – for over 20 years. 

Everyone gets into the act at Edge of the Wood

Our inclusive philosophy means every student gets to perform in front of an audience, building discipline, self-confidence, and teamwork skills along the way.

Summer registration is open!

Learn more about our summer offerings.

The Resident Theatre

The Resident Theatre produces family-friendly shows across genres, featuring new and veteran Chicago theatre artists, often alongside our students.

Professional-calibre theatre in our Edgebrook community

2023 marks our ten-year anniversary of bringing classics and contemporary works to our stage. Check out our production history.

Our anniversary season continues in November with The Minutes by Tracy Letts. Auditions this summer!