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Theatre is about connections, experiences, storytelling, self-discovery, laughter, joy, tears, empathy, and togetherness. We promote the expressions of ideas, foster creativity and embrace the acceptance of others. We believe inclusivity is vital for a vibrant arts community. You can experience theatre as an audience member, participant, donor, volunteer, or student. This fall marks the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild’s 40th Anniversary serving the community! And our Grand Theatre celebrates 15 years as a place to entertain, educate and experience quality theatre. 

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I Have an Accent?

As heard on Spectrum West, please join professional acting coach, Susie Draeger, as she gives a FREE class on our Wisconsin accent at 10:30am on Saturday, April 17. She’ll share film/tv examples and give tips on how to change up our Midwest accent when on stage, don’t ya know. To sign up, please email us at cvtgact@aol.com and we’ll send you the Zoom link. It’ll be fun, dontcha know!

Vagabond Part Two

Part One of The Two Griffins Theatre Company’s film, Vagabond, is streaming for free on CVTG’s Facebook page in anticipation of Friday’s release of Part Two of the movie. Tickets for Friday’s release is just $12 and we will send you the link.   Pay Here!




RCU Rock the Riverfront

Registration is open for the RCU Foundation Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic. The event will celebrate 27 years of running and walking to support organizations that make a difference in the communities that Royal Credit Union (Royal) serves.  Proceeds from the event will benefit three partner charities: Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild in Eau Claire, The Heyde Center for the Arts in Chippewa Falls and Northern Star Theatre Company in Rice Lake.  Arts organizations were the first to close their doors at the start of the global pandemic and will likely be the last to reopen.  This partnership will help these groups operate during this time of great need.  Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic is raising the curtain, supporting the arts, and letting you set the stage for your own adventure!  

Registration for this virtual event will be open through June 26 with special early bird pricing ending on April 4.  Participants can run or walk the 10K or 2 mile routes and youth can take part in a 1/2 mile course anytime between June 5 and June 28.  Registration details are available at www.rcu.org/race.

 The first 100 people to register will receive an exclusive Rock the Riverfront 23-ounce stainless steel water bottle valued at $25.  The Classic Race Box includes an event t-shirt, a finisher medal, a race bib, a charity vote, and results posting; Royal Race Box includes everything from the Classic Box plus exclusive Rock the Riverfront sunglasses and extra goodies.  Every registration includes a free charity vote and additional votes can be purchased at $2 each. The charity with the most votes will receive $15,000, second place will receive $7,500, and third will receive $5,000. 

Course maps will be available at www.rcu.org/race for those interested in running the traditional 2 mile or 10K or ½ mile routes. We have partnered with RunSignUp and the RaceJoy app for an enhanced registration and race experience.  Racers will be given the option to record their time online to qualify for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards in their age group.  Rock the Riverfront featuring the Charity Classic offers beautiful running routes and the opportunity to benefit three organizations that are making a positive impact in our communities.  Even non-runners can participate in activities like the Rock Hunt, Chalk your Walk, and a Coloring Contest as a way to support the RCU Foundation and the charities it has committed to help in 2021.  Find all the details for these activities at www.rcu.org/race.  

Game Night with Nuns

Our next fun Game Night with Nuns will be Thursday, March 18th at 6:30pm with Mother Superior (Becky Mattson). The cost is just $5. We will send you the Zoom link.   Pay Here!


It’s the Holidays! We have some great gifts available this season! Go to https://shopcvtg.myshopify.com/collections/all.  For more information, call 715-832-7529 or email cvtgact@aol.com.

Make a Donation to our 40th Anniversary

We are excited to celebrate our encore 40th Anniversary of the Theatre Guild as we look forward to resuming live performances in 2021. But we need your help! Please consider a donation of $40 or $400 or whatever you can afford to give. Thank you.  Donate Here!


Season 40


For tickets to any CVTG show, call 715-832-7529
To purchase tickets online, search for the show on the Pablo Center at the Confluence website, or click for direct links.

The Musical

Legally Blonde The Musical


Make a Donation

Sponsor a Show

Advertise in Show Programs

Buy a Brick


Coming soon!


The Theatre Guild offers volunteer opportunities for:

Performers, Musicians, Directors, Costumers, Carpenters, Painters, Designers, Lighting Techs, 
Sound Techs, Backstage Crews & More

Make new friends; learn new skills. Call 715-832-7529  or contact us to get involved. Watch our Facebook page for volunteer needs!


We offer free summer arts classes for kids ages 4 to 18 through a partnership with the Eau Claire Area School District and look forward to in-person classes in the summer of 2021!


Grand Theatre

The Grand Theatre is part of CVTG’s office and rehearsal space. Free parking is available on nearby streets and lots.

Pablo Arts Center

Pablo Arts Center is across the footbridge from the Grand Theatre. It contains two performance spaces, the RCU Theatre and the JAMF Theatre. Free parking is available in some lots and on the streets (look carefully for parking signs). There is paid parking available in one of the nearby Eau Claire ramps, or you may choose valet parking right in front of the center.

Board & Staff

Board of Directors

John Murphy, President
Talk-Show Host/Promotions – Mid-West Family

David Hirsch, Vice President
Physician – Marshfield Clinic

Kim Shult, Treasurer
CPA, Partner – Baker Tilly

Becky Mattson, Secretary
Retired Teacher – ECASD

Russell Slack, Past President
Event Support – Mayo Clinic Health Systems

Andie Auna
Training Manager – Xcel Energy

Bob Carr, CVTG Founder
Retired Educator

Jeremy Corder
Mortgage Servicing Specialist – RCU

Chris Finn
Purchasing Technician – City of Eau Claire

John Stoneberg
Retired Librarian – LE Phillips Memorial Library

Jen Zwicky
Youth Development Director – YMCA


Ann Sessions, Executive Director

Tim Menebroeker, Tech Director


Angie Alexander, Volunteer Coordinator


The Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild develops, encourages, and promotes opportunities for community members in the Chippewa Valley community to experience quality theatre, whether on the stage, in the audience, behind the scenes, or in a classroom.

The mission of the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild is to produce a broad spectrum of high-quality theatrical presentations, to delight and challenge our audiences, to provide hands-on learning experiences in all aspects of the theatre for children and adults, and to nurture and celebrate the achievements of our volunteers.

Theatre for Kids’ Mission

The Theatre Guild’s children’s programming develops, encourages, and promotes quality theatre experiences that delight and challenge our participants and audiences.

The mission of Theatre for Kids is to nurture an appreciation for theatre in children, to celebrate theatrical achievements of participants, and to provide affordable, accessible, and educational hands-on experiences to the youth in our community in all aspects of theatre.

Code of Conduct

At the Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild, our job is to create a safe and secure environment for everyone involved with our theatre.



We believe that honesty, respect, and fairness are essential to everything we do.


We promote the expression of ideas, foster individual creativity and effort, and embrace the acceptance of others.


We believe collaboration, inclusiveness, and teamwork are vital for a quality organization and a vibrant arts community.


We are committed to the acknowledgment and open appreciation of all our volunteers.


Our success is dependent on an atmosphere which is fun, friendly, comfortable, and positive for everyone.

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Our History

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Season Sponsors


Visit Eau Claire


Wisconsin Arts Board

Xcel Energy Foundation

Wisconsin Public Radio

Eau Claire Community Foundation

Pablo Center at the Confluence


Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild
102 W Grand Ave
Eau Claire, WI 54703



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