Boost student achievement in your classroom using the performing arts! ArtsXChange is the Auditorium Theatre’s immersive year-long professional development mentorship opportunity for educators who want to integrate arts-based learning into your existing curriculum and practice using arts-learning strategies in your current classroom.
Apply now for the upcoming school year to gain:
*Alternative options are available when field trips are not possible.
All educators of grades 2-8 in Chicago are welcome to apply.
Your ArtsXChange peers include:
The best part? Thanks to our funders, your classroom participates at no direct cost* if your school is:
*Teachers in other schools may be able to participate at no cost, if funding allows, otherwise at a reasonable fee to guarantee enrollment.
Email us today for the ArtsXChange teacher application. Space is still available for the 2021-22 school year, and all field trips take place in winter/spring 2022. Thank you!
“I’m very new to this. But by the end, I was doing more of the work. My students even ask, ‘Can we do tableaux?’ when we are doing remote learning.”– CPA Teacher, Grade 5 ELA and Social Studies (Humboldt Park, West Side)
“Now I can readily incorporate elements of dance or poetry into my math lessons.”– CPS Teacher, Grade 4 Math (Woodlawn, South Side)
“I saw that my students were able to make sense of what they read by acting it out. It was really fun to see them be so creative.”– CPS Teacher of Diverse Learners (Pilsen, West Side)