Palo Alto Children's Theatre

What We Do

In an average year, Palo Alto Children’s Theatre, now in its 89th season, serves more than 57,000 community members each year with theatrical productions and programs for youth ages 3 through high school. Performing arts education opportunities include onsite classes, camps, and production experiences, as well as theatrical Outreach Productions (grades 3-5) and Dance in Schools classes (grades K-2) in all twelve PAUSD Elementary Schools.

The Playhouse Series - Virtual Fall 2020 Productions

With very simple sets and costumes, and lots of opportunities to get up and wiggle, this story-teller style theatre is perfect for young audience members, suggested ages two to six years old. Playhouse Series Performances are approximately 35 minutes in length, at 10:00am and 12:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays.  

Fall 2020 Classes

Sign up for Fall 2020 classes in two easy ways!  View the Fall brochure and once you've made your selections, click the class number in the brochure to go straight to the registration page for that class/camp, OR browse all City programs at Enjoy Online.

Play in Your House

Dance in Schools - Palo Alto Children’s Theatre Dance Classes in PAUSD K-2 classrooms are now available for streaming online!

The Palo Alto Children’s Theatre Presents A Virtual Production for Young Audiences
THE LAND OF LOST SOCKS
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY PROFESSIONAL BAY AREA THEATRE ARTIST GAMAL ABDEL CHASTEN
An original fairy tale, commissioned by the Friends of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre
Now Available On YouTube!  So you and your family can watch it anytime!  Running time: Approx. 15 minutes
Link: tinyurl.com/lost-socks

Contact Us

Children's Theatre Box Office
Phone: 650.463.4970
Hours: Wed-Sat, 2pm-6pm
(Plus one hour prior to performance)
Child Ticket: 0-18 | Adult Ticket: 18+
All tickets are subject to a $1 surcharge

Located at the Lucie Stern Community Center complex.
1305 Middlefield Rd, Palo Alto, CA 94301