children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company


Children’s Theatre of Elgin offers interactive workshops that teach theater skills, explore imagination, and help increase confidence on stage and off, not to mention the fun with other kids who love theater!

Classes take place at the Elgin Community College Arts Center, Building H, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL

Online payment option includes a handling fee. Make checks out to “Children’s Theatre of Elgin” and send to 1700 Spartan Drive H104, Elgin, IL 60123. To drop off, call the operations director at 847-214-7152.

Audition prep workshop: The Lion King Jr.

Wear comfortable, appropriate clothing and bring jazz or gym shoes for dancing. Feel free to bring a bottle of water for hydrating! 


Musical Theatre Camp 2019!

Looking for some great summer fun that includes singing, dancing, acting, fun, and friends? Wishing for some tips on how to improve your performance? Then don’t miss CTE’s exciting Musical Theatre Camp 2019!

Please note that this camp is geared toward beginners and will be very similar to previous camps, but is enjoyable for all students who love musical theater. Here’s the deal:

Monday through Thursday, July 8 – 11, 2019

12:30 – 3:30 pm

Grades 2 – 9
$150 | $115 additional siblings

Elgin Community College, Building J Room J204, Elgin, Illinois 60123
The Arts Center is under renovation this summer, so classes are moved to Building J. More detailed directions later.

Note: Registration will close on Wednesday, July 3rd to give instructors time to prepare for the class. Payment is also due in full by that date.

To sign up for the classes, click on the “Register now” button. Questions? Call Susan at 847-214-7152.


Workshop cancellation and refund policy:

If CTE cancels a workshop, parents will be notified by email along with a rescheduled date and time. If student is unable to attend, CTE will provide a full refund of fees, minus credit card fees.

If parents cancel a student’s workshop registration due to illness or other emergency, parent must contact the CTE office at 847-214-7152 or within five (5) days of the class to receive a 75% refund, minus credit card fees if any.