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Children's Theatre of Charlotte

Children's Theatre of Charlotte

At Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, we create exceptional theatre experiences, inspiring generations to explore the wonder of their world.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is a national leader among theatres for young audiences, placing equal emphasis on professional productions and innovative

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Children’s Theatre of Charlotte In-School Programs


Program Description

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) have enjoyed a strong programmatic partnership for more than 30 years. CMS considers our programming to be among the most rewarding and impactful for their students. Our in-school residencies and workshops are designed to bring curriculum to life through creative movement, drama activities, improvisation and storytelling.



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Program Detail

Program type: Out-of-School-Time, Residency, Workshop
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Storytelling, Theater
Subject: English, History, Language Arts, Literacy, Math, Science, Social Studies / History, Technology, Theatre Arts
Population Served Grade 1, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Kindergarten
Bilingual: No
Available dates:

Flexible; specific timing tailored to individual needs

Length of :Program Learning Through Drama residencies and After School Enrichment Programs take place over a minimum of 3 days at 50 minutes per class. There is a minimum of 2 classes and a maximum of 4 classes per day for Residencies. Classes must be sequential. However, if school schedules do not fit this model, custom residencies can be created.

In-school residencies and after-school enrichment programs take place at the school campus requesting the service.

Fees / Ticketing:

• Three-day residency for two classes: $600 • three-day residency for three classes: $900 • three-day residency for four classes: $1200

The cost includes all teaching materials and travel. There is an additional travel fee of $20 per visit for schools outside Charlotte and $40 per visit outside of Mecklenburg County.


NC Standard Course of Study:

RL.1.2: Retell stories, including key details, and demonstrate understanding of their central message or lesson.   RI.2.1: Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.   W.3.3: Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.

NC Essential Standards:

From the arts education, theatre arts standards:   C.1 (K-8): Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.   C.2 (K-8): Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.   A.1 (K-8): Analyze literary texts and performances.


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Performs criminal background checks on staff with youth contact: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes


Sharone Harris, Ed. D.
Selwyn Elementary, a CMS School

Kelly Cornell
STEM Lab Teacher
Allenbrook Elementary School

Cancellation Policy

You must cancel at least two weeks prior to the residency. Cancellations made less than two weeks before the start date of residency will not be accepted and the booking party will be charged. Cancellations must be made in writing or by email: