"One of the true theatrical treasures of Chicago: a prodigiously gifted, exquisitely directed youth theater ensemble that abounds in talent, confidence, emotional heat and technique. Truly astonishing." (Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times)
"At APTP, I developed the eyes of a visionary, curiosity of a researcher, voice of a leader, and roar of an activist." (JP Marquez, APTP '13)
"We traveled to Crete, IL to protest a new immigrant detention center. Our protests achieved victory: the town voted against the detention center." (Lilia Escobar, APTP '13)
Youth artists will learn fundamentals of immersive performance from acclaimed, New York-based Third Rail Projects.
“GOD’S WORK IS HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! Fearless performers grab your heart & imagination!” (Chicago Sun-Times)
“On stage, I feel like I can take on the world.” APTP alumna tours US with play about the women of Juarez.