Crossing Bridges Festival

Neighborhood Bridges, CTC’s critical literacy program working in schools across the world, is finishing up the school year with a number of projects including the Crossing Bridges Festival.

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CTC’s Community Access Week of subsidized performances

CTC was thrilled to offer a week of fully-subsidized performances to The Biggest Little House in the Forest, a play developed specifically for ages 2-5, March 17 through the 22.

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CTC and the Autism Society of Minnesota offer arts workshops

CTC and the Autism Society of Minnesota (AuSM) are offering a series of four two-hour interactive family workshops modeling art-based strategies to engage the whole family.

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Bush Foundation Selects Community Creativity Cohort

The Bush Foundation selected 16 organizations that work in the arts for its Community Creativity Cohort. The Cohort is a one-time program designed to both recognize and learn from exemplary organizations that meaningfully engage people in the arts and integrate the arts into public life.

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Talking with Children About Race

CTC presents a free workshop for parents led by Alicia Sojourner of the YWCA Racial Justice program. Research shows children can develop racial biases at three years old, despite the attitudes of the adults in their lives.

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Business and Arts
Inspiring Leadership and Building Community

Children’s Theatre Company invites you to a formal lunch and conversation with Richard Davis, CEO of US Bancorp, about business in the arts and how art inspires leadership

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Why Huck Finn, Why Now?

Huck Finn premiered at CTC in the 2006-2007 season and is part of the theatre’s ongoing commitment to reimagining classics for the stage. Director Greg Banks and actor Ansa Akyea share their thoughts on this classic story and its relevance today.

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20 years on the set of Grinch

Peter Baker’s first experience at CTC is one that is shared with many children in the community. Peter’s eyes were opened to the magic of live theatre when his grandmother brought him to the first production of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas in 1994.

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Early Childhood Initiative grows…

Children’s Theatre Company is dedicated to providing high-quality arts programming that respects and encourages the playful nature of our youngest audience members ages 2-5 with our Early Childhood Initiative.

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Neighborhood Bridges Peace Plays

This month, Neighborhood Bridges students will share messages of peace throughout the metro as they perform “Peace Plays” for their school communities and families. This festival of student-created work includes 24 public school classrooms...

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Make-A-Wish Foundation Partnership

Children’s Theatre Company is honored to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help one little girl’s dream of participating in the theatre come true. Nine-year-old Kendall has a congenital heart defect and chronic lung disorder.

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NBC’s Tiger Lily (Alanna Saunders) to play Wendy

CTC is thrilled to announce that Alanna Saunders, who plays Tiger Lily in NBC’s Peter Pan Live, will play Wendy in this spring’s Peter Pan the Musical. Joining her will be 2014 Ivey Award-winner for Emerging Artist Tyler Michaels in the title role.

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When I Grow Up - Unlocking Tomorrow’s Dreams

Every day, CTC is working to unlock the imagination, curiosity and empathy in our growing young fans – inspiring them to dream big.

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Changes to Peter Pan the Musical

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie is a story that continues to inspire and engage audiences one hundred years after its publication. For this reason, its limited and outdated representations of Native Americans may seem forgivable, even benign.
It is not. It is racist.

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TAT workshops in the Community

Theatre Arts Training (TAT) at CTC provides classes and...

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CTC Partners with YouthFarm

CTC recently partnered with YouthFarm, a youth development...

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CTC and the Seuss Connection

Children’s Theatre Company has the distinct honor of being the first theatre in the world to put Dr. Seuss’ (Theodor Geisel) work on stage.

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Sonja Parks named Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellow

Theatre Communications Group Announces Ninth Round of Recipients of Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowships

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What roles do the people in YOUR community play?

Everyone has an important role to play in the life of a bustling town. Meet these real life community helpers at these shows.

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The New Victory Theater

A house known for its presentation of works for children and families, also runs an artists’ residency program, New Victory LabWorks, now in its second year

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