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2024-2025 SEASON

Milo Imagines the WorldOpens Oct. 12, 2024 | Ages 6 & Up
The Beatrix Potter Holiday PartyOpens Nov. 23, 2024 | Up to Age 8
Manual Cinema’s The Magic CityOpens Jan.25, 2025 | Ages 7 & Up
Go Dog Go! Ve Perro ¡Ve!Opens Mar. 15, 2025 | All Ages
Join us for Chicago Children’s Theatre 2024-2025 Season, featuring 2 World Premiere musicals and 2 family favorites!


Note: One (1) Season Package provides ticket access for One (1) Patron


Runs Jun 10 - Aug 23, 2024
Join us for our 2024 summer camp season where your student will create and perform their own story at Chicago Children’s Theatre! In our camps for ages 4-14, we prioritize young people’s creativity, ingenuity, and self-expression. Financial Aid is available and free before-and-after care is offered for all students.
Walkie Talkies

Walkie Talkies are fun, totally original audio experiences families can listen to together while exploring different Chicago neighborhoods. Each episode was commissioned by Chicago Children’s Theatre and created by a different local theater artist, resulting in a fun and educational new audio series that children and families can enjoy together while learning more about the …

Education Programs

Summer Camps

Each Winter, Spring, and Summer, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers a variety of one and two week-long camp experiences for children ages 5–13.

Fall Classes

Chicago Children’s Theatre offers a wide selection of unique weekly classes for children of all ages and experience levels.

School’s Out Day Camps

During CPS non-attendance days for students, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers affordable, high energy day camps for children grades K-5.

Show Time Ensemble

Show Time Ensemble is a selective program for students in Grades 6-8 looking to take their performance skills to the next level. Ensemble members will learn advanced acting techniques before…

Our Community

Since our formation in 2004, Chicago Children’s Theatre has served more than half-a-million students and families with innovative productions, classes, and camps, including groundbreaking programming for children on the autism…

Education Programs Overview

Our Education Vision The Education Department of Chicago Children’s Theatre aims to empower the next generation of performers, innovators, and collaborators. Through theatre education, we not only foster students’ artistic…

The Red Kite Project

The Red Kite Project at Chicago Children’s Theatre is a series of unique and innovative programs for youth on the autism spectrum and their families, as well as initiatives and…