Founded in 1884, the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center is among the oldest community music organizations in the U.S., inviting patrons into its halls year after year to support and experience the excitement of live music. The center is home to the Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra, which won the 2011 award for Best Chamber Orchestra from the Illinois Council of Orchestras. The group of in-residence musicians keep fans of classical music thoroughly entertained with concerts throughout the year and tag-team wrestling matches between the string and brass sections.
Gymnastic Academy of Rockford coordinates some of the best theater in Rockford. From the moment the curtain draws, you'll be having a great time.
Sure you could eat at home, but you'll want to take advantage of this theater's restaurant for high-class food.
This theater is more than willing to accommodate families, so kids are welcome to tag along.
Jab, hook, kick! These kickboxing classes will teach you the basic fundamentals and give you a great cardio workout.
Parking is provided in a nearby lot, so customers can easily walk to and from their cars.
When all you need is a night of sobs or laughs, Rockford's Mary Lee's School of Dance is there with theater for you.
At Mary Lee's School of Dance, dancers of all levels can experiment with movement and hone their skills through one of many heart-pumping classes.
Parking is plentiful, so guests can feel free to bring their vehicles.
When life simply isn't dramatic enough, Loves Park's stage shows at Forest Hills Dance Academy are for you.
Whether you're a dancing machine or a shy on your feet, you'll love the classes offered at Forest Hills Dance Academy.
Parking is plentiful, so patrons can feel free to bring their vehicles.
Costumes and actors and plays, oh my! Steps to Grace Dance Academy offers engaging theater for you and everyone you know in Machesney Park.
Get down with some dancing! Steps to Grace Dance Academy offers several different forms so you can tweak your technique to a T.
Parking is plentiful, so visitors can feel free to bring their vehicles.