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. Each session features a mini performance for friends and family on the final day of class! 

Red Kite Workshop: Musical Theatre | Fall 2024
Runs Sep 24 - Dec 10, 2024

For ages 10-15
No class Nov 5, Nov 26 

Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$280 | 10 sessions
Register by 7/1/24 for a 15% discount!

Designed for young people on the autism spectrum, this lively musical theatre workshop will encourage you to find the music within you! You’ll build confidence in your vocal abilities, learn basic dance steps and original choreography, and act your heart out to beloved musical theatre songs. In the final workshop, you’ll perform a mini musical theatre showcase right in your classroom!

CCT offers free after-school pick-up from Skinner West Elementary School and Intercultural Montessori.

 

 

 

Advanced Elementary Acting: The Actor's Toolbox | Fall 2024
Runs Sep 24 - Dec 10, 2024

For grades 3-5
No class Nov 5, Nov 26 

Tuesdays, 5:00-6:00pm
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$280 | 10 sessions
Register by 7/1/24 for a 15% discount!

Are you ready to take your acting game to the next level? In this advanced acting class, you’ll sharpen your essential theatre skills through vocal, movement, and imagination exercises, exploring methods that professional actors use to prepare for performance. The last day of class will culminate in a mini-showcase performed right in your classroom!

CCT offers free after-school pick-up from Skinner West Elementary School and Intercultural Montessori.

 

 

 

Triple Threat Sundays: Broadway Dreams | Fall 2024
Runs Oct 6 - Dec 15, 2024

For grades 3-5
No class Dec 1

Sundays, 10:00-11:30am
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$420 | 10 sessions
Register by 7/1/24 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 leveling up your acting and vocal technique. Explore character work through classic Broadway “I want” songs and embrace your own dreams of the stage! On the last day of class, you will perform some favorite songs and monologues for family and friends.

 

 

 

DIY Theatre: Ghost Stories | Fall 2024
Runs Oct 9 - Dec 18, 2024

For grades 3-5
No class Nov 27 

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
at Chicago Children's Theatre, 100 S Racine Ave
$280 | 10 sessions
Register by 7/1/24 for a 15% discount!

A cold wind is blowing, and spooky characters are hiding around every corner! In this uniquely hands-on theatre class, you get to do it all. As you learn the basics of theatre design, you’ll construct characters, design unique props and puppets, and imagine worlds to create an original ghost story. On the last day of class, your talented troupe of actor-designers will share and perform your story for family and friends!

CCT offers free after-school pick-up from Skinner West Elementary School and Intercultural Montessori.

 

 

 

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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. 

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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.