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The Beatrix Potter Holiday Tea Party

Four adorable Beatrix Potter favorites come to life in this mesmerizing, interactive trunk and puppet show, complete with original music. Levers are pulled and cranks are turned to reveal images that surprise and delight. Our charming storytellers interweave the classic narration and guide gentle interactive moments, recruiting young watchers to join the adventure. After the show, come up on stage to gently play with the puppets and take pictures. Then, head to the lobby for a festive spread of holiday treats!

Our stories this year are The Tale of Tom Kitten, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tailor of Gloucester, and The Tale of Peter Rabbit.

*This production is suitable for all ages - toddlers, children, and teens, but best suited for ages 2-6. However, you know your kids best! We trust your discretion while attending Chicago Children's Theatre shows.

Bubble Jams Session II | Fall 2022

12-36 months old with a grown-up
Mondays, 11:00-11:45AM CST at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine.

No class on 11/21 for Thanksgiving Break.

$106.25 thru 7/31, then $125 | 5 sessions

Get dancing and grooving with your little one at Bubble Jams! This fun-filled class for tiny musicians-in-the-making and their grown-ups features singing, dancing, and a variety of instruments to try out. So come jam out to your favorite classic and new songs, show off your best dance moves, and play in a dazzling stream of bubbles!

Registering for multiple Bubble Jams and/or Story Sprouts classes? Save 15% on each class by following this link!

Musical Theatre Adventures: Haunting Musicals at MCLP | Fall 2022

Ages 8-11
Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 PM CST at Menomonee Club (1535 N Dayton St)

$250 | 10 sessions

Let’s strike a spooky chord in this haunted musical class! We will create a theatrical piece with music, movement, and acting. You will learn how to create your own story, while gaining confidence building skills.

No Class-11/24 Thanksgiving

Storytime Adventures: Autumn Tales at MCLP | Fall 2022

Ages 5-7
Thursdays, 4:30-5:30 PM CST at Menomonee Club (1535 N Dayton St)

$250 | 10-sessions

Let’s explore the changes autumn brings! We will tell stories of harvesting, color changes, falling leaves and more. You will learn so much about the season while engaging in dramatic play. 

No Class-11/24 Thanksgiving

Winter Break Camp: Visitor From Outer Space | Winter 2023

Grades 1-5
Tuesday-Friday, 9:30AM-4:00PM CST
Free Before-Care from 8:30-9:30AM and free After-Care from 4:00-5:30PM.
at CCT, 100 S Racine Ave

An extraterrestrial visitor comes to Chicago Children’s Theatre! Using the frameworks of classic sci-fi tales, legends, and more, your child will learn the basics of acting, collaborative story and song writing, movement and choreography , and scene and prop construction. Students will create an original out-of-this-world story to perform in CCT’s Pritzker Family Studio Theatre.

Triple Threat: Musical Theatre at MCLP | Winter 2023

Ages 8-11
Thursdays, 5-6 PM CST at Menomonee Club Drucker Center (1535 N Dayton St)

$212.50 thru 11/25, then $250|10 sessions

Are you the next Broadway star? Or is singing in the shower more your speed? Either way, Triple Threat will have you learning the music and dances from some of your favorite contemporary musicals and making them your own. Through character work, movement study, and vocal exploration, you will develop essential skills for taking to the stage confidently and charismatically. On the last day of class, you will share songs and scenes remixed from your favorite musicals with your family and friends.

Bubble Jams Session I | Winter 2023

12-36 months old with a caregiver
Mondays, 9:30-10:15 AM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine.
$119 thru 11/25, then $140 | 5 sessions

No class on 1/16 due to Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Get dancing and grooving with your little one at Bubble Jams! This fun-filled class for tiny musicians-in-the-making and their grown-ups features singing, dancing, and a variety of instruments to try out. So come jam out to your favorite classic and new songs, show off your best dance moves, and play in a dazzling stream of bubbles!

Registering for multiple Bubble Jams and/or Story Sprouts classes? Save 15% on each class by following this link!

Acting Adventures: Fairy Tale Tornado | Winter 2023

Grades K-2
Mondays, 4:30-5:30 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

No class 1/16 & 2/20

Dragons, fairies, and witches, oh my! But what if the evil witch is just misunderstood? Or the princess doesn’t want to be rescued? Through theatrical explorations of classic fairy tales, you will move, act, play, and make these fairy tales your own.The last day of class will culminate in the opening (and closing) of an original fairy tale mashup presented right in your classroom!

   

Monday Night Live: Sketch and Satire | Winter 2023

Grades 3-5
Mondays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

No class 1/16 & 2/20

Live, from Chicago Children’s theatre, it’s Monday night! Create and perform your very own sketch show that pokes fun at the problems of well-known stories and everyday life. After a semester of building confidence and community, you’ll show off your hilarious sketches to friends and family.

   

Musical Theatre Ensemble | Winter 2023

Grades 4-8
Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30pm

Shows on March 3rd & 4th
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$525

Musical Ensemble is an audition only program with limited openings. Students will work with a director & music director to devise a completely original musical that will be performed in CCT's Pritzker Family Theatre. To schedule an audition for a potential student, please fill out the form below and we will reach out soon with more information in early December.

Rehearsals are held on Mondays & Wednesdays from 5:00-6:30pm with additional rehearsals closer to show. Exact dates are given when scheduling auditions.

School's Out Day Camp | January 16th, 2023

Grades 1-5
Monday, January 16th, 2023
9:30AM-4:00PM CST
Free Before-Care from 8:30-9:30AM and free After-Care from 4:00-5:30PM.
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine

During Chicago Public School non-attendance days for students, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers high-energy day camps for children in Grades 1-5. Throughout the day, students will rotate through acting, music, movement, and design classes to experience a day in the life of a theatre artist. Past classes have included: songwriting, scene devising, clowning, puppet design, improv, yoga, and much more.

 

Acting and Movement: Winter Wonderland | Winter 2023

Ages 4-5
Tuesdays, 4:00-4:45 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

The weather outside is frightful, but the drama’s delightful in this lively theatre class for young performers! Through movement-based drama activities, snowy creative play, music, and dance, you will build confidence in expressing your creative side, while expanding social and motor skills. On the last day of class we will share some of our favorite parts of class with families!

   

Triple Threat Tuesdays: Musical Theatre Mashup | Winter 2023

Grades 3-5
Tuesdays, 4:30PM - 6:00pm CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$331 thru 11/25, then $390 | 10 sessions

Are you the next Broadway star? Or is singing in the shower more your speed? Either way, Triple Threat will have you learning the music and dances from some of your favorite contemporary musicals and making them your own. Through character work, movement study, and vocal exploration, you will develop essential skills for taking to the stage confidently and charismatically. On the last day of class, you will share songs and scenes remixed from your favorite musicals with your family and friends.

Improv Adventures: The Power of Parody | Winter 2023

Grades K-2
Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

Get ready to shake out the nerves and take the stage as a confident and collaborative performer! You’ll see the silly side of popular stories as we explore the comedic concept of parody through improv games, drama activities, and unscripted storytelling. On the last day of class, the West Loop's newest improv troupe will host a mini-improv show right in your classroom!

   

DIY Theatre: Characters, Costumes, and Crafts | Winter 2023

Grades 2-5
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

In this unique theatre class, you get to do it all. Create a character, then design your costume! Step into the scene, then behold the scenery you’ve painted! On the last day of class, this talented troupe of actor-designers will perform some favorite characters and stories from class, filled with your very own creations!

   

Sunday Story Jams: Forest Friends | Winter 2023

Ages 2-5 with a caregiver
Sundays, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$119 thru 11/25, then $140 | 5 sessions

Cabin fever? Grab your little one and join us at Sunday Story Jam where we'll bring our favorite stories to life through creative drama, music, and movement! Through multi-sensory drama activities, you and your family will explore woodland creatures, fairies, and elves, while supporting the development of your child’s fine and gross motor skills, communication skills, early childhood literacy, and blossoming creative spirit.

Triple Threat Sundays: Musical Theatre Mashup | Winter 2023

Grades 3-5
Sundays, 10:30AM - 12:00pm CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$331 thru 11/25, then $390 | 10 sessions

Are you the next Broadway star? Or is singing in the shower more your speed? Either way, Triple Threat will have you learning the music and dances from some of your favorite contemporary musicals and making them your own. Through character work, movement study, and vocal exploration, you will develop essential skills for taking to the stage confidently and charismatically. On the last day of class, you will share songs and scenes remixed from your favorite musicals with your family and friends.

Story Sprouts: Winter Wiggles | Winter 2023

12-36 months old with a caregiver
Thursdays, 9:30-10:15AM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine.
$140 | 5 sessions

Get your wiggles out this winter by bringing your favorite snowy stories to life at Story Sprouts! Through engaging multi-sensory drama and movement activities, this five-week class will support the development of your child’s fine and gross motor skills, their communication skills, early childhood literacy, and their blossoming creative spirit.

Registering for multiple Bubble Jams and/or Story Sprouts classes? Save 15% on each class by following this link!

Acting and Movement: Deep Blue Sea | Winter 2023

Ages 4-5
Thursdays, 4:00-4:45 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

Dive deep into the sea in this lively theatre class for young performers! Through movement based drama activities, swim like a mermaid, splash with dolphins, and make the deep blue sea your own, all while building confidence in expressing your creative side and expanding social and motor skills. On the last day of class we will share some of our favorite parts of class with families!

   

Teen Acting Lab: From Stage to Screen | Winter 2023

Grades 6-8
Thursdays, 4:30PM - 6:00pm CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$331 thru 11/25, then $390 | 10 sessions

Blur the line between stage and screen by using multimedia to remix a play! In this class, you will sharpen your storytelling and acting skills while collaboratively exploring green screen technology. The last day of class will culminate in the opening (and closing) or our original multimedia show!

Acting Adventures: Fantasy Epics | Winter 2023

Grades K-2
Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$225 thru 11/25, then $265 | 10 sessions

Calling all wizards, elves, and fantastic beasts! Through theatrical explorations of classic fantasy characters, you will move, act, play, and create fantasy worlds of your own. The last day of class will culminate in the opening (and closing) of an original tale created right in your classroom!

   

Red Kite Workshop: Acting & Movement | Winter 2023

Ages 8-15
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$76.50 thru 11/23, then $90 | 3 sessions

Designed for young people on the autism spectrum, this lively theatre workshop will engage you in acting, movement, and dance. Through ensemble building activities and movement-based theatre games, you will build confidence in expressing your creative side, while practicing social-emotional skills (and having a ton of fun)! In the final workshop, we will share some of our favorite parts of class with families.

School's Out Day Camp | February 3rd, 2023

Grades 1-5
Friday, February 3rd, 2023
9:30AM-4:00PM CST
Free Before-Care from 8:30-9:30AM and free After-Care from 4:00-5:30PM.
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine

During Chicago Public School non-attendance days for students, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers high-energy day camps for children in Grades 1-5. Throughout the day, students will rotate through acting, music, movement, and design classes to experience a day in the life of a theatre artist. Past classes have included: songwriting, scene devising, clowning, puppet design, improv, yoga, and much more.

 

School's Out Day Camp | February 20th, 2023

Grades 1-5
Monday, February 20th, 2023
9:30AM-4:00PM CST
Free Before-Care from 8:30-9:30AM and free After-Care from 4:00-5:30PM.
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine

During Chicago Public School non-attendance days for students, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers high-energy day camps for children in Grades 1-5. Throughout the day, students will rotate through acting, music, movement, and design classes to experience a day in the life of a theatre artist. Past classes have included: songwriting, scene devising, clowning, puppet design, improv, yoga, and much more.

 

Sunday Story Jams: Transportation Station | Winter 2023

Ages 2-5 with a caregiver
Sundays, 9:30 AM - 10:15 AM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$119 thru 11/25, then $140 | 5 sessions

Beep beep! Take the car, train, bike, or boat to Sunday Story Jams, where we'll bring our favorite transportation-themed stories to life through creative drama, music, and movement! Through multi-sensory drama activities, you and your family will explore all the ways to get from here to there, while supporting the development of your child’s fine and gross motor skills, communication skills, early childhood literacy, and blossoming creative spirit.

Bubble Jams Session II | Winter 2023

12-36 months old with a caregiver
Mondays, 9:30-10:15AM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine.
$119 thru 11/25, then $140 | 5 sessions

Get dancing and grooving with your little one at Bubble Jams! This fun-filled class for tiny musicians-in-the-making and their grown-ups features singing, dancing, and a variety of instruments to try out. So come jam out to your favorite classic and new songs, show off your best dance moves, and play in a dazzling stream of bubbles!

Registering for multiple Bubble Jams and/or Story Sprouts classes? Save 15% on each class by following this link!

Red Kite Workshop: Improv Games | Winter 2023

Ages 8-15
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)
$76.50 thru 11/23, then $90 | 3 sessions

Designed for young people on the autism spectrum, this lively theatre workshop will encourage you to take the stage as a confident and collaborative performer! Improvisation teaches students how to become un-scripted storytellers, develop listening skills, and communicate as an ensemble, all while stretching the imagination and having a ton of fun. In the final workshop, you will host your own mini-improv show right in your classroom!

Story Sprouts: Tales with Tails | Winter 2023

12-36 months old with a caregiver
Thursdays, 9:30-10:15AM CST
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine.
$140 | 5 sessions

Grab your little one and join us at Story Sprouts, where we'll bring our favorite stories to life through creative drama, music, and movement! Pretend to be jungle cats, farm animals, and all sorts of animals with wagging tails in multi-sensory drama activities that will support the development of your child’s fine and gross motor skills, communication skills, early childhood literacy, and their blossoming creative spirit.

Registering for multiple Bubble Jams and/or Story Sprouts classes? Save 15% on each class by following this link!

School's Out Day Camp | March 17th, 2023

Grades 1-5
Friday, March 17th, 2023
9:30AM-4:00PM CST
Free Before-Care from 8:30-9:30AM and free After-Care from 4:00-5:30PM.
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine

During Chicago Public School non-attendance days for students, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers high-energy day camps for children in Grades 1-5. Throughout the day, students will rotate through acting, music, movement, and design classes to experience a day in the life of a theatre artist. Past classes have included: songwriting, scene devising, clowning, puppet design, improv, yoga, and much more.

 

School's Out Day Camp | March 29th, 2023

Grades 1-5
Wednesday, March 29th, 2023
9:30AM-4:00PM CST
Free Before-Care from 8:30-9:30AM and free After-Care from 4:00-5:30PM.
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine

During Chicago Public School non-attendance days for students, Chicago Children’s Theatre offers high-energy day camps for children in Grades 1-5. Throughout the day, students will rotate through acting, music, movement, and design classes to experience a day in the life of a theatre artist. Past classes have included: songwriting, scene devising, clowning, puppet design, improv, yoga, and much more.

 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has been dazzling audiences around the globe for over five years, faithfully bringing to the stage Eric Carle’s timeless classics. Created by Jonathan Rockefeller, each production of the critically acclaimed show features a menagerie of over 75 magical puppets, including the star of the show –The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Alongside “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”, the show features three other Eric Carle stories, including “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”, “10 Little Rubber Ducks”, and “The Very Busy Spider”.

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