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Welcome to Edge

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Every student
gets to perform

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Vibrant and inclusive

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Engaging
and inspiring

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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.

Spring Registration is Now Open!

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

Celebrating ten years of bringing classics and contemporary works to our stage!

Our fall production of The Minutes has been nominated for FOUR Non-Equity Jeff Awards! Congratulations to our stellar cast and crew! The Resident Theatre returns in April with Pirandello’s It Is So (If You Think So!). Meet the cast here. Tickets on sale in March!