May 13, 2024

Gorton Partners with Art Impact Project!

As part of Gorton Center’s commitment to foster community well-being, we are proud to unveil our partnership with the Art Impact Project, commencing on June 11th […]
April 26, 2024

Summer Camps Empowering Middle School Girls!

Empowering Summer Camps for Middle School Girls! Gorton Center is thrilled to announce its lineup of summer camps tailored to inspire and empower middle school girls. […]
March 4, 2024

Are You a Fly Fisher? Join us April 7th!

The Fly Fishing Film Tour returns to Gorton for a seventh year to Gorton on April 7th! Always an amazing round-up of fishing related films, it […]
January 12, 2024

Gorton Drama Studio News

Joy Khalil, a talent nurtured at Gorton Drama Studio, celebrated landing and shooting her second film, “Shondra on the Hike,” in December. Directed by Diana Densmore, […]
January 3, 2024

Gorton Center Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in 2024!

From the epic Mountainfilm on Tour Festival and the inspiring Giordano Dance Chicago, to concerts and comedians, there is something to entertain, educate and inspire one […]
January 3, 2024

Gorton Drama Studio announces new faculty member

Matt Mueller added as musical director for the upcoming class and production of “Peter Pan: The Original Adaptation” that begins Wednesday, January 10 at Gorton Center […]
November 21, 2023


“Gorton Drama Students and Teachers Shine: Successes in Theater, Film, TV, and More!” Welcome to the latest edition of Gorton Drama Student News, where we celebrate […]
November 7, 2023

Go Get Weird: 7 leadership lessons from a kids sketch show

Dave O’Connor, aka Coach Dave, attended Gorton Drama Studio’s recent sketch comedy show and wrote the following blog post about his observations, which we are pleased […]
October 30, 2023

Do you know FAN? Get to know Family Action Network!

Do you know FAN? FAN stands for Family Action Network, and Gorton is a partner with this amazing organization. Family Action Network (FAN) is a 501(c)(3) […]
September 7, 2023

Fall 2023 Program Guide

View a digital version of our Fall 2023 Program Guide.
July 10, 2023

Singing is Good for You!

Singing with Others Might be Even Better! The Washington Post recently posted an article about a study about the benefits of singing. The benefits seem to […]