Through play and storytelling, CTC partners with early childcare teachers off-site. Early Bridges uses developmentally appropriate practices to accomplish two goals: promote young children’s social/emotional and language development and build the professional skills of early childhood educators.

“Thank you for the wonderful experience! I believe I have become a better educator because of Early Bridges. You have made a lasting impression on the students in our classroom.” --Melissa Burns, Mona Moede High Five, Minneapolis

Hear what Preschool Teachers have to say about Early Bridges
Theatre Arts Training sessions are held at CTC for ages 2-3; 3-4; and 4-5 foster creativity, multisensory play, and imagination. Explore the arts through music, movement, visual arts, and dramatic play.

TAT Satellite Programs in the Community: Participating families and Saint Paul ECFE Family Literacy staff explore the value of intentional, attuned parent-child interactions through theatre-arts based play experiences, inspired from developmentally-appropriate children's literature.

"I can't tell you how wonderful it was to see the joy on the parents and children's faces as they interacted with the (CTC) staff that visited the family literacy sites, and getting everyone to the production was the absolute best." -Donald Sysyn, Saint Paul ECFE Coordinator – ESL/Family Literacy program
Animal Dance
Commissioned by CTC and created by Ann Carlson. Directed by Peter C. Brosius. On the Cargill Stage, March 22 – May 1, 2016. WORLD PREMIERE

Commissioned by CTC and created by Barry Kornhauser. Directed by Peter C. Brosius. WORLD PREMIERE.

The Biggest Little House in the Forest
Commissioned by CTC and adapted by Rosanna Staffa (U.S.) from the book by Djemma Bider. Directed by Peter C. Brosius. Featuring Autumn Ness with set and puppet design by Eric Van Wyk. WORLD PREMIERE.

Circoluna (Circus Moon)
Created by Nicola Lusuardi and Fabrizio Montecchi of Teatro Gioco Vita (Italy) and Dockteatern Tittut (Sweden). AMERICAN PREMIERE.

A Special Trade
Commissioned by CTC and adapted by Christer Dahl, Artistic Director of Dockteatern Tittut (Sweden), based on the book by Sally Wittman. Directed by Christer Dahl. WORLD PREMIERE.

The Green Sheep
Based on Mem Fox and Judy Horacek’s book Where is the Green Sheep? Performed by Windmill Performing Arts (Australia).

The Cat’s Journey
Adapted from Sweden's beloved children's book Kattresan by Ivar Arosenius. Performed by Dockteatern Tittut (Sweden) and designed by Fabrizio Montecchi of Teatro Gioco Vita (Italy). AMERICAN PREMIERE

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