Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's comprehensive education program features learning opportunities for people of all ages. We offer in-school workshops for middle and high school students, student matinees, internships and other opportunities for college students, and pre- and post-performance programs for all patrons.

MCT's flagship education program, the Young Playwrights Festival, features an annual playwriting residency and one-act play competition for high school students. Winning plays from two years running appear in a biennial showcase professionally produced by MCT.

School Programs & Workshops

Let MCT help your students bring great stories to life!

Contact us to find out how educational programming can enhance your existing curriculum and provide meaningful interpersonal skills for your students.

Teachers and students rave about the education programs at MCT:

"I wanted to thank you once again for the fantastic opportunity. It has been amazing to be able to watch professionals work and see where I could be one day if I keep working." -Two-time winner, Top Ten Distinguished Play distinction


Young Playwrights Festival Playwriting High School Residency

YPF Residencies are designed to meet both residency objectives and curricular needs of individual classrooms, as determined in partnership between MCT Education and classroom teacher.

Young Playwrights Festival Showcase

The YPF Showcase is a biennial event which features fully produced performances of three winning one-act plays in the Broadway Theatre Center's Studio Theatre and staged readings of three additional Honorable Mention winners. University-level or emerging professional designers and directors are engaged to bring the scripts to life on stage with age-appropriate local actors.

Special Thanks

Education made possible by these community leaders



UPAF Bright Minds,

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