UPDATE: Thank you for your inquiry about being in our production. At this point, we are fully enrolled. If you like, we'll add your name to our waiting list and should someone not be able to participate we will get a hold of you!

You might also consider the Constellation Project's other inclusive theatre program based in Morton's Grove starting in October. Though this is not part of ups For Downs it is spearheaded by our same teaching staff. It is its own unique program. You can read more about it here.

To get on the waiting list for this production please email Terri at with the subject setting “Mary Poppins Waiting List” and mention the name and age of your participant. 

It’s here! It’s happening! Our auditions for Mary Poppins are finally announced! With special permission from MTI we are casting ages 8-adult in this production dedicated to bringing people who are differently abled and those who are typically functioning together in one massive production!

This is an educational program with social inclusion as its primary goal.

Our productions have been called “life changing” and “truly inspired”!
Come see why!

All who audition WILL BE CAST!

We have an 8/1 teacher student ratio

This production is being produced by UPS for DownS and run by EDGE Theatre NFP’s Constellation Project.

Anticipated Rehearsal Schedule: 

  • Tuesdays from 6:30 - 8:30 beginning September 4th
  • Saturday/Tuesday rehearsals begin in October: Tuesdays 6:30 - 8:30 and Saturdays 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Performance location: Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts

Tech Week: February 4, 5, 6 from 5-9:00 p.m.

Performance Dates:
Thursday, February 7 @ 7:00 p.m.
Friday, February 8 @ 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, February 9 @ 6 p.m.
Sunday, February 10 @ 2 p.m.