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Children's Theater of Madison

Since our first performance in 1965, Children's Theater of Madison (CTM) has been committed to producing high quality, professional productions that are enjoyed by all ages.  From the extraordinary talent of our adult and youth actors to the fabulous sets and costumes and the imaginative interpretations of great plays and musicals, we have been a mainstay in the Madison community, delighting and enriching lives through the magic of theater. In addition to a wide variety of productions CTM also offers training in acting and musical theater through our weekend studio classes and our acclaimed Summer Drama School.

This Season

To purchase tickets call the Overture Center Box Office, 608-258-4141. To inquire about individual or group discounts, season subscription rates and special matinees for school groups call the CTM Office, 608-255-2080.

Audition information:

Audition signups can be done on our website or by calling us at 608-255-2080.

Acting Classes

CTM offers a number of classes for children ages 5 and up, as well as adults. Evening and weekend classes are offered year-round, and our Summer Drama School for ages 10-19 offers three all-day three-week sessions culminating in public performances. A limited number of scholarships is available. For more information or to register, call 608-255-2080 or visit our website.

CTM Educational Matinees

Each of the plays in our season offers special matinee performances for public, private, parochial, and home school groups. Call 608-255-2080 or visit our website for more information.

Current Class Listings

Mean Girls the Musical: High School Edition - starts 1/1/21

Mean Girls the Musical: High School Edition
Students entering Grades 9 - graduated 12 / Tuition: $590
Rehearsals: July 15th- August 9th 5:30pm-9:00pm
Performances: 7pm on Thursday 8/8, Friday 8/9, Saturday 8/10 and at 2pm - Saturday 8/10

Advanced Summer Production
The Advanced Acting Company Summer Production is an elevated theater experience for high school students dedicated to honing their craft, building ensemble, and challenging themselves as performers. NOTE: this program is audition only!

For class posting and audition link:

AUDITION DEADLINES: Priority Deadline: March 30, Regular Deadline: May 1, Last Chance Deadline: June 14.

Past Productions