Storybook Theater Class
Drop-in to the hottest storytime in town with Nili Yelin, aka "The Storybook Mom." A fun interactive custom designed storybook acting class/storytime for all ages, especially 2-6 years old. Nili brings words to life in an energetic, quirky performance style she calls "sit down stand up" combining her professional theatre career and years of writing and performing comedy to the world of picture books. Learn while having fun and get a workout for both your body and mind. We will turn some stories into plays with improv and acting games and have a showcase for family and friends at time to be determined. Storybook Theater class is held at Purple Monkey Playroom, and you're invited to stay and play both before and after the class - your admission is good for the entire day! No charge for parents and babies under 8 months who attend with their siblings.
An 11-year resident of Wicker Park and Bucktown, Jessica opened Purple Monkey Playroom in 2012, when her daughter was a toddler. Jessica earned her BA in marketing from the University of Illinois and later completed her MBA at the University of Chicago. Prior to opening Purple Monkey, she was a fundraiser for several Chicago-area nonprofits, including the University of Chicago, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and Girl Scouts. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the business, Jessica is the lead party planner for Purple Monkey and loves working with clients to create unique, stress-free celebrations.
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