San Carlos Children's Theater

San Carlos Children's Theater

Where Character Grows … celebrating outstanding service to local youth since 1990.

SCCT offers drama courses, workshops and camps, custom programs and full stage productions for creative enrichment, while teaching the fundamentals of the performing arts including acting, singing, dancing, stage and technical production. Come experience the action!

Rumpelstiltskin Private Eye

Shows November 11-20

Full of snappy one-liners and funny characters, this fairy tale/private eye parody is pure gold!  Fairytale Land has been hit by a crazy crime wave and only hard-boiled detective Rumpelstiltskin and his wise-cracking partner Ugly Duckling can solve the hilarious case.

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Fairy Tale Courtroom - North Star Academy

Performances November 4-6

This comedy shows the other side of several familiar fairy tales when two of their biggest villains, the Big Bad Wolf and the Wicked Witch, are brought to trial.

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Shrek the Musical JR.

Shows January 18-22, 2017

The ogre Shrek suddenly finds his swamp invaded by fairytale misfits who have been cast off by the ambitious Lord Farquaad. When Shrek sets off with a wisecracking donkey to confront Farquaad, he’s handed a challenge: rescue feisty Princess Fiona and his swamp will be righted. Shrek tries to win Fiona’s love and vanquish Farquaad, but crazy surprises arise.

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Willy Wonka KIDS - Adelante School

Performances December 2 & 3.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka KIDS follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars.

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Magic Tree House: Knight at Dawn - Sandpiper School

Performances November 18 & 19

Jack and Annie return to their magic tree house.  As they read a book about the middle ages, Annie is intrigued by the Black Knight and the mysterious quest that must be completed before becoming a knight.  When she wishes to visit the castle, the siblings are whisked away to medieval times.

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Alice in Wonderland JR. - Clifford School

Auditions October 3 & 4
Performances February 10-12

The ever-curious Alice’s journey begins innocently enough as she chases the White Rabbit.  Her adventures become increasingly more strange as she races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!

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Recent News

  • Seeking Choreographer

    Wanted: Choreographer for our Broadway ShowStoppers II class January through May. Choreographer will work with a vocal director to teach this performance-based class for students ages 10-14. Students will appear in apx. 6 public performances during the session.  See the complete job description on our “Get Involved / Employment” page.Read More »
  • Best Theater Class Award

    Readers of Bay Area Parent magazine have awarded San Carlos Children’s Theater gold medals for Best Theater Class and Best Special Interest Camp on the Peninsula in the 2016 Best of the Best Awards. Each year thousands of Bay Area parents select their family favorites in this annual competition. This is the 10th consecutive year SCCT […]Read More »
  • SCCT 2016-17 Season

    You’re going to love SCCT’s 2016-17 season of shows: “Rumpelstiltskin Private Eye”  November 2016; “Shrek Jr.”  SCSD Tri -School Production; “The Fearsome Pirate Frank” March 2017:  “Seussical Jr.” & ” Putnam County Spelling Bee”  July 2017.  See you at the theater!Read More »

Thanks to everyone who participated in our October 23rd Great SCCT Scavenger Hunt!  If you couldn’t make it, we hope you’ll join us next year. It was a morning of fun and chaos as over 130 kids and adults sprinted through San Carlos searching for clues and performing crazy tasks.  Check out our Events Page and Facebook later this week to see some of the players in action.

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