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 and friendships with other kids who love theater!

Classes are typically for Grades 2-9 at the Elgin Community College Arts Center, Building H, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL. Participation may improve the chances of being cast, but is not an audition requirement.

Online payment option includes a handling fee and sibling discounts by check or cash only. Make checks out to “Children’s Theatre of Elgin” and send to 1700 Spartan Drive H104, Elgin, IL 60123. To drop off, call Susan at 847-214-7152.

Participants should wear comfortable clothing that’s easy to move around in and gym shoes or jazz shoes. We provide the rest!

This interactive class is geared toward beginners and will involve lots of activities in singing, dancing, and acting, along with theatre games.


Musical Theatre Camp 2018!

Looking for some summer fun? Wishing for some tips on how to improve your performance? Then sign up for CTE’s Musical Theatre Camp 2018!

Monday – Thursday, July 16-19, 2018  from 12:30-3:30 pm (previously posted as 3 pm)

Elgin Community College Arts Center, 1700 Spartan Drive Building H, Elgin, Illinois 60123

Grades 2-9
$150 | $115 additional siblings

(Optional online payment available for $6 fee.To take advantage of the sibling discount, fees must be paid by check or cash. Payment is due by Thu., July 12.)

NOTE: The class is now full. Contact Susan at or 847-214-7152 to be placed on the waiting list in the event of a cancellation. 

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 Susan at 847-214-7152 or within five (5) days of the class to receive a 75% refund, minus credit card fees if any.