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.
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Children's Theatre of Charlotte Touring Company
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s Resident Touring Company, (formerly known as the Tarradiddle Players) has performed throughout the Southeast for 40 years. The company tours from September through May, annually reaching 85,000 students and teachers as it delivers more than 250 performances in nearly 45 counties, 80 percent of which are considered rural. Children’s Theatre of Charlotte designs...
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s productions tour from September – May. In 2022-23, touring productions will include A Sick Day for Amos McGee and Confessions of a Former Bully. The Preschool Tour production, The Lion and the Little Red Bird, is available from January 23 – March 3, 2023. Visit ctcharlotte.org for more information.
As its schedule allows, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte can accommodate show times that best suit schools and booking venues. Typically, the company performs two performances a day: one in the morning and another in the afternoon, but two back to back performances can also be scheduled if needed. Evening and weekend performance times are also available.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s Resident Touring Company actors travel with all costumes, set pieces and sound equipment and are proficient at using gyms, multi-purpose rooms and other “non-stage” spaces. Space must be at least 20x20x12.
Children’s Theatre of Charlotte travels throughout the region, most frequently in North and South Carolina, but it also tours parts of Georgia and Virginia. With Charlotte as Children’s Theatre of Charlotte’s home base, the company spends a significant amount of time in Mecklenburg County.
The Resident Touring Company fee begins at $995. Preschool tour fees begin at $495. Contact Margot Parrott at email@example.com or 704-973-2808 for more information.
SL2: Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
RL2: Recount stories, including fables, folktales and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
RL7: Analyze the extent to which a live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors
From the arts education, theatre arts standards: 4.A.1.2: Critique choices made about characters, settings and events as seen or portrayed in formal and information productions.
3.CU.2.1: Illustrate theatre etiquette appropriate to the performance situation.
2.AE.1.2: Understand how the use of costumes, props and masks enhance dramatic play.
In the event the presenter cancels a performance, the presenter will forfeit its $150 deposit. If the cancellation occurs within two weeks of the performance, the presenter remains responsible for 50% of the total contracted fee, less the $150 deposit. Cancellations must be made by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.