First Act Children’s Theatre

Children are stars… We Help Them Shine!

First Act Children’s Theatre

Our Mission

First Act Children’s Theatre, LLC is dedicated to encouraging the discovery and development of creativity, imagination, self-esteem, and leadership through the process of theatre.

First Act Children’s Theatre, LLC has offered outstanding children’s theatre to youth, grades 1-12, in the Madison area since 2000.  Our camps and classes emphasize the process of theatre, with performance as the outcome!  Our focus is on the positive development of imagination and self-esteem for each student.

  • Positive Learning Environment

  • Fully Staged & Costumed Productions

  • Trained Theatre Artist Staff

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Classes and camps for

1st-12th grade


Classes and Camps

offered per year


Years of Offering Children’s

Theatre in Madison


Scholarships awarded

since 2000

First Act Children’s Theatre


First Act offers programs year round, focused on the process of learning the art of theatre. We provide instruction in a variety of skills including acting technique, choreography, stage combat, vocal skills, puppetry, improvisation and creative movement.

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What People Are Saying

I just can’t think you enough for the life-changing experience my daughter had through your camp!! She is a very shy girl and to see her come out of her shell and be confident is so wonderful!! Your camps are truly amazing for the kids!

Jackie Miller Files

I am amazed at the time and effort you and your assistants put into this. Thank you so much for all of your efforts. It was a real confidence builder and we are so pleased that it was such a positive experience for our girls.

Glen and Beth Weyenberg

My daughter has come home four days a week saying it’s the best thing she’s ever done. So thank you!! Wish there was more of it!

Katie Klitzke
First Act Children’s Theatre

Why Choose Us

Fully Staged Performances

Our classes and camps offer fully staged and costumed performances–a positive and exciting culmination for students!

Develop Social Skills

Our theatre environment encourages the development of positive social skills in a pressure-free setting.

Increase Imagination

First Act encourages youth to stretch their imaginations through theatre games and exercises!

Gain Confidence!

Experience in theatre has been proven to increase self-confidence and self-esteem in children.