Established in 1977, FIELDCREST is a cultural enrichment and performing arts school comprised of 9 highly trained artist-in-residences. The school offers classes in dance, acting, creative writing, modeling and etiquette.
FIELDCREST provides beginners through advance, the opportunity to study with industry professionals and benefit from a pool of extensive knowledge in the performance world.
To create and develop new and enriching productions; and to offer children an understanding of the value of their existence by using fine arts to provide a cultural education.
In 1999, FIELDCREST became one of the first performing arts groups to appear on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and in 2007 was the recipient of the Disney Award for exceptional performances at Walt Disney World in Florida. In April 2017 Carnival Cruise lines invited students to perform for “Festivals at Sea” on board the M.S. Fascination to the Bahamas
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All classes meet 4 times per month
1/2 hour class - $36 per month
1 hour class - $64 per month
11/2 hour class - $94 per month
2 hour class - $123 per month
Family rates available
Referral discounts applied
Donna Davenport is dedicated to maintaining an uplifting, supportive and motivating environment in which to experience the joyous and transformational magic that is performance. For over thirty-five years, Donna Davenport has devoted her time and energy to educating children through the fine arts. In 1977, Ms. Davenport founded FieldCrest School of Performing Arts. Class offerings were limited and total student enrollment was ten.
By 2017, hundreds of students have enrolled in a wide variety of classes including dance, etiquette, modeling, acting, and creative writing
Possessing a B.A. in Education, Ms. Davenport has remained active with a variety of organizations including the Illinois Arts Council, Southland Chamber of Commerce, Illinois Arts Alliance, and the Arts and Business Council. Ms. Davenport is also the founder of "The Children Dance Theater Chicago".
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