Chicago Children's Theater Classes

There are numerous wonderful theater organizations in Chicago and the surrounding suburbs that offer theater classes for fun, as well as for serious budding actors. Find the right theater class for your child right here.

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Chicago Children's Theatre

Multiple Locations, Chicago
Chicago Children’s Theatre offers extraordinary training for young actors, from ages 3.5 to 13, through our Theatre Skills Training Studio. Students utilize creative thinking skills, improve literacy, and interpret and shape the world around them.

Emerald City Theatre

2933 N. Southport Ave, Chicago
Kids can step into an imaginative world when they take a class at Emerald City Theatre! Engage your voice, body, and mind to explore storytelling, create characters, and build confidence.

Stages Performing Arts

1144 W Madison St. , Chicago
Stages is a performing arts program that grows with your child. From fun, Broadway themed drop-off classes for Preschoolers to a training ground for the next generation of performers, Stages has it all.

The Second City Training Center

1616 N Wells St., Chicago
Second City welcomes students of all ages to experience classes in improv, acting, writing, clowning, musicals and more. Learn performance concepts and skills that can be adapted to every day life such as "active listening, team building, thinking quickly, brainstorming, social integration, empathy and more."

The Green Room

Two Locations, Chicago
A curriculum created by Chicago casting directors and taught by professional working actors combines modified theatre lessons and simulated on-camera auditions to free up young actors' creativity and comfortability while providing them with hands-on knowledge of the on-camera audition process. (5-17yrs)

Acting Studio Chicago
10 West Hubbard Street, Chicago
(312) 527-4566
Actors Training Center
1122 Central Avenue, Wilmette
(847) 251-8710
All About Music & Children's Theatre
19108 Wolf Road, Mokena
(708) 479-0440
Brain Surgeon Theater
1919 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago
(773) 757-6206
Character Kids
around Chicago
(773) 677-2560
Chicago Center for the Performing Arts
777 N. Green St., Chicago
(312) 327-2040
Child's Play Touring Theatre
2518 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago
(773) 235-8911
Citadel Theatre
300 S. Waukegan Road, Lake Forest
(847) 735-8554
Dream Big Performing Arts
Chicago
(773) 944-9146
Gorilla Tango Theatre
1919 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
(773) 598-45490
Infinity Arts Academy
3633 N. California Ave., Chicago
(773) 423-5058
Kingdom Performing Arts Academy
1102 E. 154th St, South Holland
(708) 331-3511
Lake Forest Children's Theater Co.
1306 Hilary Lane, Highland Park
(847) 831-0555
Light Opera Works
516 4th Street, Wilmette
(847) 920-5360
Lil Buds Theatre Company
5451 N. Broadway, Chicago
(773) 334-4543
Long Grove Performing Arts Academy
344 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove
(847) 780-SING
Lookingglass Theatre Company
875 N Michigan Ave, Suite 2200 , Chicago
(773) 477-9257 x 193
Menomonee Club for Boys and Girls
1535 N. Dayton St., Chicago
(312) 664-4631
Metropolis Performing Arts Center
111 W. Campbell St., Arlington Heights
(847) 577-5982
The Music Theatre Company
1850 Greenbay Road, Highland Park
(847) 579-4900
New World Repertory Theater
923 Curtiss St, Downers Grove
(630) 663-1489
Northlight Theatre
9501 Skokie Boulevard, Skokie
(847) 673-6300
Piven Theatre Workshop
927 Noyes Street, Evanston
(847) 866-6597
Play On Ltd
Around Chicago
(847) 337-9614
Provision Theater
1001 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago
(312) 455-0065
Raven Theatre
6157 N. Clark St., Chicago
(773) 338-2177
The Revival
1160 E. 55th St., Chicago
(773) 891-4415
School of Performing Arts
200 E 5th Ave # 132, Naperville
(630) 717-6622
Skyline Studios
Multiple Northshore Locations
(847) 769-8174
The Stage School of Park Ridge
100 S Western Ave, Park Ridge
(847) 224-6040
Studio BE
3110 N. Sheffield Avenue, Chicago
(773) 248-5900
WIP Theater Training Center
6670 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago
(312) 692-9327