Children’s Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight: Ellen Kleyweg

La Grange's Ellen Kleyweg | Submitted
La Grange's Ellen Kleyweg | Submitted

Get to know the community of Western Springs with our Children’s Theatre of Western Springs Spotlight feature.

This week, we meet Ellen Kleyweg of La Grange who joined CTWS in 2010.

Q. Why did you join CTWS?  

A. To try theatre.

Q. What made you discover your interest in theatre?  

A. My grandma, Mary.

Q. What is your favorite thing about theatre?  

A. Singing.

Q. At CTWS, do you work on stage, behind the scenes or both? Name some roles/crews that were your favorite.

A. On Stage with the CTWS Summer Theatre program and “Passport to Broadway.” So far, “Passport to Broadway” is my favorite.

Q. What is your favorite thing about CTWS?

A. Performing on stage.

Q. Do you see yourself continuing to act?  

A. Maybe.

Q. What do you want to be when you grow up?  

A. A teacher.

Q. What is your dream role?  

A. Maria Von Trapp in “The Sound of Music.”

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