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Dr. Suess's The Lorax Photo by Dan Norman
'Dr. Seuss's The Cat in the Hat' - CTC 2014

During this time in which our homes have become our worlds, CTC is providing tools and content to help families to play, create, and engage together! Looking for family-friendly entertainment and activities you can do at home? Check out the fun activities and videos below to boost creativity and imagination!

Weekly Series


Mindfulness Mondays

Mindfulness Mondays will include both stress-reducing exercises for emotional intelligence, self-regulation, and empathy developed through the Creative Play program and thought prompts and exercises that reflect awareness, equity, and social justice.

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Write On! Wednesdays

Write On! Wednesdays asks parents to send their children’s original plays and stories to the Theatre. The following Wednesday, one script will be chosen and performed by members of the CTC’s resident Acting Company and Performing Apprentices and released via video on Facebook!

How does this work? Send us a private message to our Facebook page with your child’s script/story by Saturday night. Then, we will choose one to debut the following Wednesday!

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Create & Do


Three Indoor Imaginative Activities!

Theatre Arts Training shares three fun activities to build creativity and imagination!

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Create some music!

We chatted with ‘The Hobbit’ Composer Thomas Johnson who shared some activities for creating your own compositions!

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Four Activities Around Last Stop on Market Street Themes

These activities can be done with you and your young people, even if you didn’t see the show!

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Three Activities Around I Come From Arizona Themes and Immigration Timeline

Including a unique way to think about where you come from.

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Fun at Home with These Dr. Seuss’s How The Grinch Stole Christmas Activities

Save and print these activities created by Children’s Theatre Company’s Education Department to continue the learning and fun at home!

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Puppet Activities from Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Information about the penguin puppet design and an activity for making your own puppets.

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Resources for Parents


8 Ways to Rock Storytelling Time at Home

Take these tips from our Early Bridges program and enthrall your children!

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Siblings Already Annoying Each Other?

Check out this article by Michael Winn, our Director of Community Partnerships and Inclusion on Conflict Resolution solutions!

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Try Out Neighborhood Bridges’ American Muslim Curriculum

Curious about this powerful curriculum? Try it out with your own classroom or family.

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Behind the Scenes


Building the Who Shoes for Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Learn more about Costume Crafts Artisan Randy Rowoldt’s process!

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What Does a Technical Director Do?

CTC Sits Down with Technical Director Adriane Heflin

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Audience Resource Guides


 

At CTC, our mission is to Educate, Challenge, and Inspire our multigenerational audience. These Audience Resource Guide from past shows are just one of the ways through which we aim to enhance your experience and further your engagement, beyond just seeing the shows on our stage. Use these articles, conversation starters, and activities both before and after you see your show!

'Diary of a Wimpy Kid the Musical' - photo by Dan Norman

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