Educator Resources

Emerald City Theatre provides Chicagoland educators tools to enhance their students’ theatre experiences through special student matinee programming, accompanying study guides to explore learning themes presented in each show, and creative drama programs brought to the classroom during the regular school day or even after the bell rings.

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Field Trips

ECT field trips offer a unique interactive experience for young learners.

Post and Pre-Show Classroom Workshops

Work with an ECT teaching artist before or after the show, in your  classroom.

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Study Guides

Support your students’ experiences before or after seeing a play with our study guide materials.

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After School Programs

ECT brings world-class teaching professionals to your classroom after school.

In-school Residencies

In-School Residencies

Bring the gift of creative drama and literacy to your school with our in-class Read, Write, & Act! program.

One Fund Winners Ceremony

Apply for a One Fund Grant

Learn how your school can apply for a grant through ECT’s One Fund.