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
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.
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.
Classic family-friendly films that are FREE for kids 12 and under!
Ghibli for Kids: The Best Films from Hayao Miyazaki
Part of the Toyota Family-Friendly Film Series presented by the Benard L. Maas Foundation. Saturdays in March at 1:30 PM. Kids 12 and under get in FREE! STUDIO GHIBLI films are the things dreams are made of. A selection of films perfect for families and kids of all sizes, exploring the idea of growth and change–both internal and external–through the eyes of pint-sized heroes.