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Let's create.....anywhere!

Welcome to CT Unstaged- a new way for us to create art together while learning and expanding our active imaginations. While we certainly miss being together and creating theatre magic, we're SO excited about this new opportunity. Our workshops cover all things theatre and creative- including singing, drama games, acting, music, technical theatre, improv games, and MUCH MUCH MORE! A wonderful way to increase confidence, team building, creativity, and have some FUN!

Questions: email us at

WHO: Any students PreK-high school. Advanced or beginning level students are welcome!

WHERE: Our classes meet virtually via secure Zoom rooms. We welcome students from all over the USA!

WHEN: We offer over 50+ live classes per month (various suggested age groups). Classes meet every day (M-F) for approx 1 hour at 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm (CST) with a few additional workshops during the weekend. Pop up workshops vary and will be announced throughout the month.

Subscription Details: 

  • Your subscription covers all the students in your household
  • Attend as MANY workshops as you'd like per month
  • A HUGE variety of topics related to the theatre and related fields
  • Workshops taught by a wide variety of professional theatrical teaching artists who have an impressive educational/performance background and passion for  inspiring the next generation
  • 12+ LIVE workshops per week (various suggested grades)
  • Additional large selection of achieved video workshops accessible anytime
  • Downloadable scripts and hand-out materials available for many workshops
  • Adult moderators provide additional online safety monitoring and technical support during each class
  • Various learning methods (based on age group) including movement, repetition, break- out rooms, Q&A's, coaching, performance, demonstration
  • Additional teacher tips and content via our social media platforms
  • Daytime classes for younger students starting in June
  • Perfect gift! Just email us to let us know the contact info of the recipient.

CTWS Unstaged is only $70 per month for your entire household! Register now! CT We are still taking registrations for May, and registration is now OPEN for June! Class codes and login information will be emailed to subscribers. 



NOTE: All times are CST. Convert to your timezone here.

JUNE Schedule

Some workshops include:
  • All About Musicals
  • Game On
  • Page to Stage: Matilda
  • Reading Music
  • Annie-B'ways Favorite Orphan
  • Shakespeare
  • Juggling & Clowning
  • What a Character!
  • Theatre Games
  • What a Character
  • Disney Fun
  • Script Breakdown



CT Experience: LIVE! (and in PERSON!)

Hello friends!

Welcome to a brave new world! With Illinois moving into Phase 4, we are able to once again reimagine our programs and offer a brand new summer program- CT Experience: LIVE! We've been studying the CDC and Illinois Economic state guidelines and we are confident that we can offer a fun, safe, IN PERSON experience for kids.

Space is extremely limited, so register today!

  • Classes of 10 students max, with exclusive spaces and 1 teacher per class
  • Variety of topics and times- all kinds of theatre and related skills
  • Classes for rising Kdg-5th graders are $125/week and classes for rising 5th graders-completed seniors are $175/week.
  • Week-long sessions with shorter timeframes
  • Got questions about social distancing? Get em answered here.

Rising Kdg-Rising 2nd Graders

  • Week 5: Christmas in July: Elf, Rudolph & More! July 20- July 24, 9:00 am-10:30 am
  • Week 5:  101 Dalmatians July 20- July 24, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm
  • Week 6: Peter Pan and Other Classic Disney Characters July 27- July 31, 9:00 am-10:30 am
  • Week 6:  Frozen Forever July 27- July 31, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Rising 2nd Graders-Rising 5th Graders

  • Week 5: High School Musical July 20- July 24, 9:30 am-11:00 am
  • Week 5: Theatre Games and Improv July 20- July 24, 10:00 am-11:30 am
  • Week 6: The World of Pixar July 27- July 31, 9:30 am-11:00 am
  • Week 6: The Muppets LIVE! July 27- July 31, 12:30 pm-2:00 pm

Rising 5th-Rising Freshmen

  • Week 5: Shrek Saga July 20- July 24, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm
  • Week 5: Magic and Muggles: The World of Harry Potter July 20- July 24, 2:30 pm-4:30 pm
  • Week 6: Explore Improv: Games July 27- July 31, 1:00 pm-3:00 pm - SOLD OUT!

Rising Freshmen-Completed Seniors

  • Week 5: Improv Form and Function July 20- July 24, 4:00 pm-6:00 pm
  • Week 6: Dystopia Theatre: 1984, War of the Worlds, and More July 27- July 31, 1:30 pm-3:30 pm
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Children’s Theatre COVID-19 Latest Updates

3-15-20 Hi friends, Thank you again for everyone being gracious and patient. The kindness and respect is nothing less than I'd expect from our incredible CTWS community. We're starting to get a lot of detail questions as to "what does this mean?" , "What about this process?" and also questions about refunds/credits etc. We are…
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CTWS COVID-19 Update March 13th

Dear Parents & CTWS/ HSR students, First, we want to thank you for your flexibility and patience during this unprecedented time as we navigate uncharted waters. We want to communicate how much we appreciate each and every student and family. However, following other similar organizations and out of concern for the safety of our students,…
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