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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 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.

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Board of Directors

Artistic Director: Peter C. Brosius
Managing Director: Kimberly Motes


Chair: Todd Noteboom | STINSON LLP
Secretary: Morgan Burns | Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Treasurer: Doug Parish | Community Leader
Vice Chair: Joe Keeley | College Nannies & Tutors
Vice Chair: Meredith Tutterow |  CURiO Brands
Vice Chair: Silvia Perez | 3M


Lynn Abbott | Ameriprise Financial 
Stef Adams | Peregrine
Ismat Aziz | US Bank
Kelly Baker | Pentair 
Ellen Bendel-Stenzel, MD | Mayo Clinic
Rob Birdsong | Accenture
Michael Blum | Community Leader
Amanda Brinkman | Deluxe Corporation
Linnea Burman | Medtronic
Robert Cain | McKinsey & Company
Jodi Chu | Chu Vision Institute
Lucy Clark Dougherty | Polaris Industries
Jeff Davidman | Delta Airlines
Amol Dixit | Hot Indian Foods
Ryan Engle | Triple Tree Capital Partners
Bob Frenzel | Xcel Energy
Kathy Ganley | Community Leader
John W. Geelan | Piper Jaffray
Michelle Gibson | PwC
Maria Hemsley |Community Leader
Sam Hsu |Ecolab
Kate Kelly |PNC Bank
Lee Knudson | Cargill 
Anne M. Lockner | Robins Kaplan LLP
Amanda Norman | Community Leader
Angela Pennington | Community Leader
Allison Peterson | Best Buy
Ivan Pollard | General Mills
Tom Ressemann | Business Leader
Chris Schermer | SCHERMER
Dan Schumacher | UnitedHealth Group
Noreen Sedgeman | Winthrop & Weinstine
Wendy Skjerven | Travelers 
Dr. Anne Stavney | The Blake School
Steve Thompson | Community Leader
David Van Benschoten | The Advocate Group
William White | Target
Adebisi Wilson | Innocent Technologies, LLC
Erik Wordelman | Spencer Stuart
Kashi Yoshikawa | Wells Fargo

Lifetime Board Members:

Mary Lou Dasburg
Topsy Simonson

Privacy Policy

Thank you for reviewing the privacy policy and disclaimer.

Children’s Theatre Company (“CTC”) is committed to providing a safe online experience. We collect no personally identifying information, unless you choose to provide us with that information. This statement of Privacy applies to the CTC website and governs data collection and usage. By using the CTC website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

If you visit our site to browse, read, watch videos or download, we automatically collect and store only the following information about you:
  • The IP address from which you access our Web site (an IP address serves two principal functions: host or network interface identification and location addressing.)
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The pages you visit
  • and The Internet address of the Web site from which you accessed our site

This information is used to improve the functionality of the website—to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. We may compile and report aggregate statistics about our users — numbers, traffic patterns, and related site information — but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. CTC is not responsible for privacy statements or other content on websites outside of CTC, including those linked from CTC’s website.


If you identify yourself by submitting mailing list, donor or ticket request forms contained in the site, we use that information only to respond to your message and to help us provide you with the material you have requested or to send you a written acknowledgment of your donation as required by law, or to verify and/or mail purchases and/or to process your ticket order.

You have the option to contact us by phone or by email ([email protected]) to request that we remove your name from our mailing and/or calling and/or trade list. If you opt to be taken off our mailing list, you will receive no mail from us, including publications or special notices. If you opt to be removed from our calling list, you will receive no calls from us except when a performance is canceled. We will not sell, trade or share a donor’s personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations. If you are not a donor and you opt to be removed from our trade list, we will not provide your name to other arts organizations that might be making special offers or anyone else.


CTC’s website uses "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. We and our advertising partners, including advertising networks, use information gathered through cookies and other similar technologies, as well as other information we or they may have, to help tailor the ads you see on our sites and to help make decisions about the ads you see on other sites. To opt-out of targeted adversity from many ad networks visit:

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. Please be aware that some web pages may not work correctly if cookies are disabled. More information is available here:


All credit card transactions including ticket purchases and donations is processed on a secure server. Credit card information is protected by encryption technology, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. This helps to assure information is protected from unauthorized access.


CTC may occasionally update our Statement of Privacy to reflect customer feedback or changing technologies. CTC encourages you to review this statement periodically.


CTC welcomes comments and questions about or Statement of Privacy. If you believe CTC has not adheared to this statement, please contact us at [email protected].


Under no circumstances shall CTC, its employees or contractors be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that may result in any way from your use or inability to use the information provided on this or any other web site supported or maintained by CTC or from your reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or through the web site or that result from mistakes, errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, deletion of files, delays in operation or transmission or any failure of performance. If you are dissatisfied with the information provided on this web site, or with any of the practices of the CTC in the operation of this web site, your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the web site.