Our Mission

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Creative Directions is committed to integrate the arts and drama instruction into school culture in order to advance learning, creative thinking, collaborative problem solving, and leadership; we achieve this through forming sustainable partnerships with schools, arts organizations, artists, and communities.


All the arts for everyone.

“I appreciate Mrs. Erickson’s visits very much […] I think that her ideas about theater, when they are applied to everyday life, are a very good base for living a healthy lifestyle.”

– Jason, 4th grade, of Medgar Evans School in Chicago, IL
A smiling student during a classroom residency at Medgar Evans school in Chicago, IL.