children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company


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Costume Shop Tragedy

Costume Shop Tragedy

Our costume shop was recently struck by mold costing our organization more than $15,000 to remedy. Please consider donating to help us offset this devastating blow.

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Children’s Theatre of Elgin/Fox Valley Theatre Company is a place where all individuals have an equitable opportunity to learn, grow, and enrich their lives through theatre.

A not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization based in Elgin, Illinois, CTE/FVTC together form one of the oldest, largest, and most exciting children’s theater companies in the state. We develop fun and exciting programs that offer children, youth, and young adults an affordable opportunity to experience the performing arts, either as participants or audience members.


“CTE has been the most amazing experience for my daughter! Everyone from the adults, to the older kids when a show is combined with FVTC, to the fellow young actors, have been positive, supportive and loving. She has made some amazing friends and has absolutely found a new passion in acting!”

– Cast Parent

“My students loved it. For many, it was the first play/musical they have ever seen on stage. Since they had no frame of reference, they kept thinking we were going to see a movie. They loved the play and could not stop talking about it! ”

– Teacher

“CTE does an incredible job! They set the bar high and the kids rise to it. I love that so many kids are included in the productions and each child feels like a star.”

– Audience Member


Our organization would not be able to operate without our generous donors and volunteers. Won’t you help sustain the quality and affordability of CTE programs by donating today?