children's theatre of elgin / fox valley theatre company


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

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

Please note that online payment 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 (if you have them). We provide the rest!

Audition Prep: Rapunzel!

Thinking about auditioning for our shows? This is the perfect opportunity for you to get ready! The “Audition Prep: Rapunzel!” class is a chance for beginning actors to pick up a few tips for better audtioning – and better performing.

Saturday, January 13, 2018 from 12:30-3 pm

Elgin Community College Arts Center, Room H123, Elgin, Illinois 60123

Grades 2-9
$55 | $44 additional siblings

(To take advantage of the sibling discount, fees must be paid by check or cash.)

This interactive class will involve lots of activities on the three main parts of musical theater: singing, dancing, and acting.

Click on the button below to register. Optional online payment available with $5 fee.

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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.