Know Who We Are

The Children’s Theatre Company has been in existence for 23 years. We provide musical theatre and dance classes for ages 2.5-18 years. Our goal is to excite and embolden our students to generate their own imaginative ideas through the performing arts. Most importantly, we our students  to feel empowered. Our programs are designed around creating staged musical theatre performances through the voices, visions, and ideas of our students. 


Margo has been an instructor, creator of dramatic programs and actress in the Chicago community for over 23 years. Her successful career on the stage and on-camera shifted gears after starting a family, and she found her true passion in educating and inspiring young talent. She is now a recognized specialist in Children’s Theatre as well as a member of the SAG-AFTRA. She started teaching at The Gorton Center in Lake Forest, Eileen Boevers Center for The Performing Arts/Apple Tree Theater in Highland Park, The Winnetka Community House and The Principal Scholars Program at the University of Illinois Chicago Campus. With years of experience teaching musical theatre and more than 100s of shows later the company has now expanded to locations in Highland Park, Chicago, Park Ridge, Oak Park/River Forest, Vernon Hills, District 214, and Norridge.


Margo choose a career in teaching musical theatre with the goal of sparking a transformation in each student where they can see their true potential.

Margo founded and produces the Chicago Youth Dance Exhibition, a unique event highlighting the Chicago youth dance companies and crews.C.Y.D.E. celebrates the talent, dedication and passion of youth and teen dancers in the Chicago dance industry, across the U.S. and around the World.  Each year C.Y.D.E is hosted by a celebrity in the dance industry, who also gives master classes as well.