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: Character Comedy | Fall 2022
Runs Sep 26 - Dec 12, 2022

Grades 3-5
Mondays, 4:30-5:30 PM CST at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)

No class 10/10 for Indigenous People's Day & 11/21 for Thanksgiving

$212.50 thru 7/31, then $250 | 10 sessions

Live, from Chicago Children’s theatre, it’s Monday night! Create and perform your very own sketch show filled with big stock characters, while learning the physical art of slapstick & Commedia. In the last class, you’ll show off your hilarious sketches and favorite characters to friends and family.

Triple Threat: Modern Musicals | Fall 2022
Runs Oct 4 - Dec 13, 2022

Grades 3-5
Tuesdays, 4:30-6:00 PM CST at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)

No class 11/22 for Thanksgiving break.

$318 thru 7/31, then $375 | 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. Through character work, movement study, and vocal exploration, you will develop essential skills for taking to the stage confidently and charismatically. This class ends in a sharing of selected songs and scenes for family and friends.

Red Kite: Acting & Movement Workshop | Fall 2022
Runs Oct 12 - Oct 26, 2022

Ages 8-15
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)

$63.75 thru 7.31, then $75 | 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.

Red Kite: Beatboxing Workshop | Fall 2022
Runs Nov 2 - Nov 16, 2022

Ages 8-15
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:00 PM CST at Chicago Children's Theatre (100 S Racine)

 $75 | 3 sessions

Designed for young people on the autism spectrum, this music workshop will get you beatboxing and making music with your whole body in no time! 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.

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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