Kids’ Programs

The Michigan Theater believes strongly in arts enrichment and appreciation for all ages. From our Not Just For Kids live theater series to our Young Filmmakers Camp every summer, we are invested in helping cultivate artists and art audiences for the future.

The Michigan Theater is grateful for the support we receive for our family-friendly programming from the following sponsors and organizations:

The Benard L. Maas Foundation

Toyota USA

The National Endowment for the Arts

The Knight Foundation

Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs

The Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just for Kids Live Professional Theater Series Presented by Toyota

The Michigan Theater proudly presents amazing live family-friendly shows! The theater also partners with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra for wholesome live shows perfect for the entire family. Season packages are also available.

Young Filmmakers Camp

The Michigan Theater’s Young Filmmakers Camp gives middle and high school students the chance to bring their imaginations out from behind the lens and onto the big screen. Campers will receive hands-on experience in making their own short films in a collaborative setting, plus an introduction to the rich and storied history of film.

The Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series Presented by the Benard L. Maas Foundation 

Classic family-friendly films that are FREE for kids 12 and under!

Cinetopia Presents Cinema Circus

Summer Saturdays through August! Free outdoor films at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center, featuring the Detroit Circus. Presented in Community Partnership with the Ann Arbor Summer Festival.