children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company


The Lion King Jr. audition-performance dates

Auditions for The Lion King Jr. will be on Monday and Tuesday, February 6 and 7, 2017 at Epworth United Methodist Church in Elgin. We’re looking for LOTS of young people in 2nd through 9th grade for this show. More info soon!

Weekday Matinees

Important notice: If you see “CALL FOR AVAILABILITY” on the reservation form, it means there may be a small number of seats left or that it’s sold out. Contact our office to find out which it is and/or to get your group on our waiting list in the event of cancellations. 847-214-7550 or

Teachers love bringing their students to see our talented 2nd-9th grade cast members! All performances are at The Hemmens Cultural Center, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin, Illinois.

A free enrichment guide based on Common Core Standards and Illinois Learning Standards  helps tie these educational field trips to curriculum.

Catch the Theater Bug at CTE!

Disney’s The Little Mermaid
June 17-26, 2016
Elgin Community College Arts Center

Little Shop of Horrors
September 9-18, 2016
Elgin Community College Arts Center

Willy Wonka Jr.
November 17-20, 2016
The Hemmens Cultural Center
Auditions September 21-22, 2016

The Lion King Jr.
April 20-23, 2017
The Hemmens Cultural Center