CARPE DIEM THEATER empowers children through accessible programs that provide opportunities for performance and high-quality education in theatre, arts leadership, and collaboration. The 2024 summer will mark our 13th season and we look forward to welcoming Carpe families, new and old, back to our summer home at the historic Round Lake Auditorium.
A printable calendar of our 2024 Season is available below, with shows, times, and details of each event to be confirmed in spring 2024.
MARCH: Shows announced
MAY: Auditions and Read-throughs, dates TBA
JULY: Ten4Ten+ will be July 1-5, followed by Camp from July 8-August 3, inclusive of our ROOTS series on July 15-17
New to Carpe? Welcome! With programs for all ages, no-questions-asked tuition assistance, and a robust team of staff and volunteers, there are accessible opportunities for everyone. Here are the best places to start:
MY CHILD IS IN GRADES 2-10
Explore our Camp program
I AM/MY CHILD IS AN ADVANCED PERFORMER
Thank you for all your support for our 2023 Season!
We welcomed over 1,800 audience members to the Round Lake Auditorium for our double-feature of Frozen Kids and High School Musical 2 Jr. This enthusiasm cements the work CDT has been doing in our community and we could not be more grateful. See you next summer!