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Creative Root

Dream Grow Thrive

At Creative Root, we do a lot of growing. You can think of us as a mighty forest. Filled with magic, wonder, and a whole lot of characters. But a forest isn’t a forest without its trees.

Every single one, no matter how big or small, rambunctious or quiet, plays an important part in the forest’s special power.

Which is why we believe that to grow strong as a community, we have to take care of everyone, so every tree, every seed, and every flower, can become their best, silliest, most creative self.

We’re gonna move our bodies. We’re gonna use our imaginations. And we’re gonna get growing! 

At Creative Root, we believe in the power of non-linear and collective growth. Together, we’ve built responsive spaces that work to inspire young people, educators, and intergenerational learners with the tools necessary to believe in the power of their mighty and creative voice! 

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Register Today for 2022 Summer Theater Camp!

Discover your extraordinary self! At Creative Root, there’s something for everyone. Whether you love writing epic adventures, singing, and dancing, or you enjoy bringing to life characters that will fill the room with laughter, our classes and camps will set your imagination free while challenging your growth and creativity. 

In our classes and camps, it’s not just about being on stage. We focus on educating young people on the entire theatre-making process through different learning styles. Theatre is about investigating the varied, creative stories that make up the world around us. It offers many different ways to learn and explore, and it can help support you in other areas of your life. 

Register Today For Summer Camp! (Registration is now closed for Spring Classes)

Classes Overview

Spring 2022

Covid-19 Guidelines

All participants in camps and classes must be fully vaccinated (two weeks after a second dose of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks after one dose of a single-dose vaccine).  Presently, everyone is required to wear a face mask that fully covers their nose and mouth while on DePaul's campus. To stay updated on our
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For questions about Creative Root programming, including  classes, camps, school residencies and community engagement, please contact Mechelle Moe, Director of Creative Root at