Rachel Brosnahan

House of Cards



Melanie Neilan

Steppenwolf: Russian Transport



Katie Chang

 The Bling Ring



Alina Taber

Chicago PD



Emily Chang

Chicago Shakespeare:  Seussical The Musical


See them all on our "Wall of Fame"...




ADAM (Acting, Voice) has directed several shows this year at theatres like Next Theatre, Side Project and Redtwist.  He's also dialect/vocal coached over a DOZEN shows this year, including the upcoming IRONBOUND at Steppenwolf!   
MARY HOLLIS (On Camera) is performing in HAIR with American Theatre Company!
APRIL-DAWN's (2nd-3rd Grade) musical adaptation of THE EMPEROR AND THE NIGHTENGALE now playing in Dutchess County, New York!
KATHERINE(Acting) can be seen in CARRIE THE MUSICAL with Bailiwick Chicago.
LAUREN (Acting) can soon been seen in DORIAN with House Theatre!
KENNY (Improv) performs regularly with THE pH COMEDY THEATER and has a play which will soon be produced there as well!
STEPHANIE (Storytelling, 2nd-3rd grade) is part of the three-person cast of Charles Ives take me home at Strawdog Theatre!
TIM (Improv) is currently in post-production for a pilot of the Tim & Micah Project, his hilarious, turtlenecked, sketch comedy duo!
RYAN (On-Camera, Acting) has several projects currently--check him out in the upcoming features, Hunter, Dig Two Graves and the short film A Short Break.

Winter Classes

Winter Classes »


K-12th Grades (9 weeks)

January 17 - March 19

Adults  (6 weeks)

February 9 - March 19 


Spring Workshop Session

Workshops »
Full list coming soon!
Click HERE to be taken to the Workshop Page!

"ATC kids come in with a special brand of confidence and ease. When I reach out to ATC for recommendations they send us talented, unique and prepared kids." – AJ LINKS, PR CASTING

"Carole Dibo is a Chicago treasure and the students at ATC are fortunate that she has this school in their community." - MITCHELL GOSSETT, SENIOR PRESIDENT, CESD TALENT

“ATC is the place I go when I'm looking for talent. Their track record is unbeatable." –ADAM BELCUORE, CASTING DIRECTOR, THE GOODMAN THEATRE

"As always when I am seeking a special young performer, I contacted The Actors Training Center. And, as always, they did not disappoint. Janet Louer's suggestion that we see Emily Chang was spot-on, and we could not be more thrilled she will be playing Jojo in Chicago Shakespeare's summer production of SEUSSICAL." -- BOB MASON, CASTING DIRECTOR (CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE THEATRE)

"ATC corners the market on teaching and training young people."-- ERICA DANIELS, ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR (STEPPENWOLF)

"ATC offers the best actor training for teens and young adults in the Midwest. Carole sets the bar high, which will always make ATC the first stop when looking for young talent in Chicago."-- GEOFFREY SOFFER, NEW YORK CASTING DIRECTOR (UGLY BETTY)

"ATC is better than most of what we have out here in Los Angeles."-- DEBORAH DION, L.A. CASTING DIRECTOR