Chicago Children's Theatre Will Offer Day Camps During Chicago Teachers Strike

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Chicago Children's Theatre sincerely hopes that the Chicago Teachers Union and the City of Chicago reach an agreement as soon as possible.

However, with a strike imminent, Chicago Children's Theatre is ready to provide a safe and creative place for a limited number of CPS students.

If a strike takes place, Chicago Children's Theatre will offer a day-by-day Drama Day Camp for Grades K-5 until CPS resumes classes.

During camp, students will take a variety of classes exploring acting, singing, puppet making and performance, choreography, design and collaborative storytelling. Each day will be different to keep children engaged.

Camp hours are Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Before care is available starting at 8 a.m. Aftercare is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuition is $75 per day, including before and aftercare. Financial aid is also available.

To register, contact CCT Guest Services at (312) 374-8835 between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. or email Dexter Ellis, Director of Education and Community Programs, dexter@chicagochildrenstheatre.org.

Chicago Children's Theatre, The Station, is located at 100 S. Racine Avenue, at Monroe, in Chicago's West Loop neighborhood. The theater is minutes from I-90 and I-290, as well as downtown and Ashland Avenue.




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