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! 


Audition Workshop!

Thinking of auditioning for our November production of The Legend of Hercules? Join us for a one-day workshop that will help you prep for a fantastic audition! Our staff will help you work on your audition technique, monologue delivery, and singing. Plus, get a sneak peek at this CTE-original script and meet the director!  This workshop is great for anyone looking to hone their audition skills – whether you’ve been in shows before or are just starting out, this class has something valuable for everyone. 

Anyone in Grades 2 – 9
Aug 24 from 12:30-4:00 pm

Elgin Community College Building H, Room H123
1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, Illinois

Registration: $50 (plus $1.50 credit card fee)


To sign up for the classes, click on the “Register now” button. Questions? Call 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.