Online Classes

Join us for a series of creative and engaging online classes for children, teens, and adults!

Whether you're a playwright, actorimproviser, enthusiast, or just starting to explore theatre, we have something for you.

These classes have a limited capacity and are open to digital audiences across the globe, so register today to reserve your spot!

Grades PreK–2

Adventure awaits for these young students! Embark on a new creative journey on Saturday and Sunday mornings!


Grades 3-5

Students who are entering Grades 3-5 are invited to join the drama in this suspenseful mystery theatre experience! This class will culminate in a final virtual sharing for family and friends.


Grades 6-8

Calling all creative students! Whether you like to be in the middle of the action or creating it, these two virtual after-school classes will guide you as you devise original stories and characters that are uniquely your own.  



These virtual classes have been specially designed for theatergoers ready to explore dramatic texts, create original scripts, tap into their inner performer, or use the power of theatre to craft their life's next act. 



We've put together a list of frequently asked questions for McCarter Online Classes.

If you have specific questions about payments or registration, email

If you have specific questions about class content and structure, email



McCarter Theatre Center is dedicated to serving those students who are interested and excited about experiencing our unique programming. We encourage families who are considering not participating in our programs because of monetary issues to apply for financial aid, which is provided by several individual sponsors, corporate and foundation funding, and the State of New Jersey. If you're interested, please download this form.