West Loop Classes-Grades 3 to 5

Chicago Children’s Theatre’s classes for students in Grades 3-5 push young artists to the next level of their craft. In classes exploring musical theatre, improv, and devising, young artists will hone their artistic chops, while acquiring life skills to confidently express themselves and collaborate with others.

Monday Night Live: Improv Lab | Spring 2023
Runs Apr 10 - May 22, 2023

For grades 3-5
Mondays, 5:00-6:00pm
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$185 | Register by 2/15 for a 15% discount!

Live from Chicago Children’s Theatre, it’s Monday Night! Through improv games and ensemble-building activities, you’ll become an expert at unscripted storytelling (and get some laughs while doing it!). After a semester of building confidence and community, the West Loop’s newest improv troupe will host a mini-show for friends and family.

 

Triple Threat Tuesdays: Dance and Devise | Spring 2023
Runs Apr 11 - May 23, 2023

For grades 3-5
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00pm
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$280| Register by 2/15 for a 15% discount!

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 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 your original songs and scenes with family and friends.

 

DIY Theatre: Imagination Factory | Spring 2023
Runs Apr 12 - May 24, 2023

For grades 2-5
Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$185 | Register by 2/15 for a 15% discount!

In this unique theatre class, you get to do it all. Create a character, then design their world! Step into the scene, and use the props you created! On the last day of class, your talented troupe of actor-designers will share and perform some creations from your imagination!

 

Triple Threat Sundays: Dance and Devise | Spring 2023
Runs Apr 16 - May 21, 2023

For grades 3-5
Sundays, 10:00-11:30am
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$240| Register by 2/15 for a 15% discount!

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 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 your original songs and scenes with family and friends.

 

Musical Theatre Ensemble | Winter 2023
Runs Jan 9 - Mar 4, 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.

COVID Policy

By registering for this class, you are agreeing to abide by CCT Education’s COVID policies. Please carefully review our latest policies on our Education Policies & FAQs page. 

Learn more about Financial Assistance opportunities, our Education Policies & FAQs, and our current roster of Teaching Artists.

If you have questions about CCT’s education programming please contact our Education & Community Programs Manager, Sivan Spector, at sivan@chicagochildrenstheatre.org, or by calling (312) 374-8828.

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