About the Children's Theatre


Palo Alto Children’s Theatre exists to nurture the intellectual, artistic, and personal development of children and youth through multi-arts education, performing opportunities, and extraordinary theatre experiences. We believe process and product are of equal importance and aim to create excellent theatre for young audiences. Through multi-arts education, Children’s Theatre develops lifelong skills such as critical and creative thinking, cooperation, and aesthetic sensitivity.

A theatre and a school, Children’s Theatre provides classes and programming designed to further learning experiences for children and youth. This invaluable teaching tool develops skills and provides an excellent opportunity to develop our participants’ theatrical knowledge.

The Palo Alto Children's Theatre is ADA Compliant.  Persons with Disabilities who require auxiliary aids or services in using City Facilities, services or programs, or who would like information on the City's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 may contact: The Disability Act Director, City of Palo Alto, 250 Hamilton Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94301 (650) 329-2550 (voice) or (650) 328-1199 (TDD).

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Children's Theatre
1305 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94301

Administrative Office
Phone: 650.463.4930
Fax: 650.324.0291
Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 9:30am - 6:30pm
Directions: Part of the Lucie Stern Community Center at the corner of Middlefield and Melville

Box Office
Phone: 650.463.4970
Hours: Wednesday - Saturday, 2pm - 6pm
(Plus one hour prior to performance)
Child Ticket: infant to age 18
Adult Ticket: 18 and up
Note: All tickets are subject to a $1 surcharge.

Last Updated: Sep 16, 2014