CCT Academy

Students of all ages can join in on our fun and inviting classes!

New for the 2019-2020 Academy Classes

CLASS LEVELS: You asked for it and we listened! We are excited to now offer leveled classes!

Discovery: Our youngest students will be exposed to different elements of theatre through dramatic play.

Beginner: Older students gain new skills through dramatic play and theatrical exercises.

Intermediate: Take a deeper dive into specific subject areas through focused instruction.

Advanced: Designed for students with demonstrated ability to help prepare them for pre-professional level theatre,

IMMERSIVE CLASSES: Have you ever wanted to step into the pages of your favorite book, or interact with characters from plays and movies? We now offer a selection of fully-immersive classes designed for young students and beginners to step right into the story from the moment they enter the classroom!

REDUCED-TUITION: CCT is excited to offer a limited number of reduced-tuition spaces in each Academy class, available first-come-first-serve with proof of participation in WIC, Ohio Directions, or Ohio Medicaid. See Academy Policies for more information.

What to Expect in CCT’s 2019-2020 Academy

  • After School and Weekend Classes
  • Curriculum that meets Ohio’s Learning Standards in the arts, connected academic areas, and social/ emotional development
  • Each class will culminate in an informal “share day” in the class space; students will showcase skills learned/projects completed during the class
  • Inclusive environment that supports students of all abilities.
  • Play-In-A Day and Weekend Workshops offered throughout the year for unique learning and performance opportunities
  • Professional, highly-qualified teaching artist faculty and staff


About the CCT Academy

CCT offers an excellent selection of fun and enriching Academy classes. Students in Pre-K through 12th grade can enjoy CCT’s renowned high-quality theatre education at any one of our many locations in central Ohio. Taught by experienced theatre professionals, and designed to provide individual attention and feedback, our classes and camps educate and inspire budding young performers.


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Private Lessons

CCT is proud to offer private lessons in downtown Columbus in a variety of subjects for students ages 7 through adult: Acting, Voice, Dance, Flute and Piano.


Advanced Performance Academy

CCT’s Advanced Performance Academy offers intensive training for serious students.


Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is available for families who demonstrate need. Through generous donors in the community, CCT is able to grant young students this assistance.