Children’s Theatre Company (CTC) is the nation’s largest and most acclaimed theatre for young people and serves a multigenerational audience. It creates theatre experiences that educate, challenge, and inspire for more than 295,000 people annually. CTC is the only theatre focused on young audiences to win the coveted Tony Award® for Outstanding Regional Theatre and is the only theatre in Minnesota to receive three Tony® nominations (for its production of A Year with Frog and Toad). CTC is committed to creating world class productions at the highest level and to developing new works, more than 200 to date, dramatically changing the canon of work for young audiences.
CTC’s engagement and learning programs annually serve more than 93,000 young people and their communities through Theatre Arts Training, student matinees, Neighborhood Bridges, and early childhood arts education programs. ACT One is CTC’s comprehensive platform for access, diversity, and inclusion in our audiences, programs, staff, and board that strives to ensure the theatre is a home for all people, all families, reflective of our community.
2021 Summer Camps
Children’s Theatre Company is thrilled to offer Summer 2021 in-person and virtual camps! Our education programs unleash the power of curiosity, empathy, and imagination in supportive environments that fosters collaboration while building community. Guided by our masterful teaching artists, young people develop lifelong skills through artistic exploration and personal growth. In-person summer camps offer full-day programming filled with creative opportunities and artistic engagement for students entering Grades K – 12. CTC's Virtual Academy online programs are available with internet wherever you are and enable collaboration among young people around the country. CTC's expert faculty are excited to explore creative drama, storytelling, performance, writing, dance, music, and more this summer! Whether you join us at the theatre, in the community, or on your screen, we can't wait to connect, create, and celebrate all summer long!
In-Person Summer Camps: June 7 – August 13, 2021
Summer Adventures camps for Grades K – 3 offer full-day care and engagement filled with an inspiring and developmentally appropriate balance of activities. Each day is a new adventure with lots of opportunities for independent and collaborative exploration of the week’s theme! Camp activities may include acting games and exercises, movement and dance opportunities, arts and crafts, ensemble storytelling, imagination adventures, and mindfulness exercises.
Summer Studio camps for Grades 4 – 12 offer full days of artistic exploration and community engagement. Driven by the week’s theme, participants will work on independent projects as well as collaborate on multiple group activities and a culminating ensemble project.
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