Creative Arts Theatre Company

Creative Arts Theatre

Touring Productions

Creative Arts Theatre is the City of Tampa's resident, professional theatre company for young audiences. A staff of 5 professional artists create and perform innovative theatre experiences, inspired by classic and contemporary children’s literature. Their mission is to encourage literacy throughout Hillsborough County through the magic of live performance.

They present over 200 performances annually at community centers, libraries, and schools, reaching an audience of approximately 15,000 people. Over the past 50 years, they have performed for more than one million children and their families. Creative Arts Theatre Company is a proud member of Theatre for Young Audiences/USA.


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The Magic Fish
Original Play by Creative Arts Theatre
inspired by the classic fairy tale

January 28 to March 6, 2020

The Magic Fish Production Poster When two siblings discover a fish who grants wishes will they both remember what is truly important? Or will one of them be swept away by their own greed? The Magic Fish is a new, modern adaptation of the classic Grimm fairy tale, The Fisherman and His Wife, that explores a theme as old as time and yet is still relevant to today’s world. Complete with a talking fish, music, and movement, this story is perfect for audiences both young and young at heart! Best for ages 4 and up.

The Magic Fish Schedule



2020 Season Touring Schedule

Summer Camps

Two girls smiling and facing each other in Namaste pose Creative Arts Theatre Company offers camps during the summer for youth 6-13 years of age. Topics include acting, improvisation, musical theatre, character creation, and comedy. Theatre Camp registration will open in April 2020.

For information, please email Creative Arts Theatre Company or call at (813) 931-2166.