Children’s Theatre of Charlotte

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is one of the nation’s top theatres for families, serving nearly 300,000 people each year with imaginative productions and wide-ranging education offerings for all ages.

Tickets and registration for Children’s Theatre productions and education programs are available at the Customer Sales and Service Center at ImaginOn, Monday – Friday 10 am – 5 pm, 1 hour before weekend and evening performances and through the website at

Programs include:

  • Award-winning, professional adult productions in the 570-seat McColl Family Theatre and 250-seat Wells Fargo Playhouse. Children’s Theatre’s season includes classic productions, innovative theatre, challenging work and inspirational performances for all ages.
  • Education programs, including Creative Drama Classes, Theatre Workshops and Summer Camps, in ImaginOn’s studio classrooms and at satellite locations throughout the county.
  • A Resident Touring Company -- one of the most respected and sought after arts groups in the country -- that visits schools throughout North Carolina and the Southeast, programs in every grade of Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools and a Community Involvement Program that encourages participation among non-traditional audiences in the region.

The Children’s Theatre of Charlotte offers classes for all ages, from preschoolers through high school students. Classes are taught by professional theatre artists with extensive experience as instructors, performers, directors and playwrights – and always, the ability to inspire and motivate young people.


Visit the Children’s Theatre Website




Celebrate Shakespeare Saturday at ImaginOn on April 21st!

Celebrate the Bard's Birthday with activities for all ages this weekend!

Drop in anytime on Saturday, April 21, 2018, between 10:00am and 4:00pm to celebrate Shakepeare’s birthday with activities for all ages in honor of the Bard. Take part in a Shakespeare-themed storytime at 10:30am, sign a giant birthday card, attend a free “Shakespeare’s Heartbeat” workshop, take a stage combat lesson, learn about life for children in Elizabethan England, play a game of giant chess, make a fairy wand or Montague and Capulet shield, and much more! 



Are you considering alternatives to a four-year college degree or looking for employment? 

Join us in the Teen Loft, April 7th, 2018 from 2 pm to 4 pm as we host several employers and trade school organizations such as Empire Beauty School, NASCAR Technical Institute, Art Institute of Charlotte, JobCorps, Carolinas Electrical Training Institute, Aldo Shoes, Cantina1511, Carowinds, HMS Host, Paradies Lagardere, Road to Hire & Top Golf.

This fair is ONLY for ages 16-24.


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