Education is integral to the Auditorium’s mission, and we take great pride in our responsibility to encourage and create dialogue and action through our programs. From curriculum for teachers and students to inspiring and thought-provoking events for life-long learners, the Auditorium Theatre strives to provide meaningful, just, and accessible experiences to patrons of all ages, incomes, and backgrounds.

Student Matinees

Discover 3 performances that explore the power of community. Receive a FREE Classroom Companion that will guide your students in preparing for the performances, revealing the opportunity, voice, and strength in their own communities. Learn More

Master Classes

Dancers from the companies performing on our stage teach master class workshops for students and adults, allowing students to learn the technique and style seen on the Auditorium stage by working with master dancers. Learn More

Teacher Programs

Find information about ArtsXChange, in-school residencies, and student matinee performances. Learn More

Kids and Family Programs

From summer camp for children with a deceased parent to interactive story-telling workshops, the Auditorium is dedicated to offering a variety of children engagements. Learn More

Community Programs

We always have plenty going on within our walls. Don’t miss these opportunities! Learn More

History in Motion

Dance in Chicago, Past and Present This season, in conjunction with our “Made In Chicago” Dance Series, the Auditorium Theatre’s Department of Creative Engagement welcomes the Chicago Dance History Project for a series of events exploring the past and present of Chicago dance. Learn More