Organizations for Parents Working in Theatre

Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) (USA)

Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) (UK)

Find Other Theatre Parents!!

Parents in Chicago Theatre Facebook Group

Actors Babysitting Exchange Facebook Group (Chicago)

New Parents in Theatre (New York/National) 

Babysitting Resources



Theatre parents in Chicago are compiling their own babysitting resource list – coming soon!

Drop-In Childcare*


Kaleidokids (Wicker Park)

The Nook (Bucktown)

Take a Break Playcare (Lakeview)

Northern Suburbs

Tick Tock (Northfield)

Bright Horizons (Northbrook)

*A listing here doesn’t mean we endorse these particular facilities – if you know of more and have firsthand experience, please let us know!