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.

Each year, Creative Arts Theatre presents over 200 performances at community centers, libraries, and schools, reaching an audience of approximately 15,000 people annually. 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.


Touring Schedule

Red Riding Hood
by Mike Kenny - Music and Lyrics by Julian Butler

October 18 - December 14, 2018

red,riding,hood,fall,cat,production,2018 When siblings, Bridget and Stephen, can’t sleep they decide to act out their favorite story with all the different things they can find in the attic of their grandmother’s house. As the night goes on, the line between what is real and what is imagined begins to blur until Bridget and Stephen find themselves face to face with the big bad wolf in the dark woods! Join the intrepid twosome on a night to remember in Olivier Award-winning writer Mike Kenny's brand new musical adaptation of the classic children's tale. The show is appropriate for ages 4 and up.

Red Riding Hood Schedule


Coming 2019

Stone Soup Production

Wake Up Brother Bear Production

Cinderella Secret Agent Production

The Little Mermaid Production

Classes & Summer Camps

Creative Arts Kids Creative Arts Theatre Company offers camps and workshops for children throughout the year at the City’s community centers. Topics include acting, improvisation, musical theatre, puppet making, and storytelling.

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