For Educators

Tix for Teachers

Student Matinees

For Educators

Tix for Teachers
ACT offers K-12 educators free tickets to Sunday evening preview performances.

Join Artistic Associate, Education Shana Bestock before the show for a casual reception and information about ACT’s Learning programs.
Come build community with other educators, spark arts enrichment ideas for your students, and see fantastic, award-winning, professional theatre!

Preview dates:
A Christmas Carol – November 27 at 5 pm
History of Theatre – January 29 at 7 pm
Every Brilliant Thing – March 19 at 7 pm
Wolf Play – May 7 at 7 pm

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Bringing Students to ACT
Share the live theatre experience with your students! Together, we can help the next generation be a creative generation.

All student matinees begin at 11 am. Please note each show’s age and content considerations on its individual play page.

Ongoing COVID Safety: Please visit our COVID safety page for the most current information on vaccination and mask requirements.

Student Matinee Performances:
A Christmas Carol
November 29
November 30

ACT does not offer traditional student matinees in 2023. Instead, we invite you and your students to the following public performances at reduced rates.

History of Theatre
Educator Preview: January 29 at 7 pm
Opening Night: February 2 at 7:30 pm
TeenACT: February 4 at 2 pm
Post-Play Discussion: February 7 at 7:30 pm

Every Brilliant Thing
Educator Preview: March 19 at 7 pm
Opening Night: March 23 at 7:30 pm
TeenACT: April 1 at 2 pm
Post-Play Discussion: March 28 at 7:30 pm

Wolf Play
Educator Preview: May 7 at 7 pm
Opening Night: May 11 at 7:30 pm
TeenACT: May 13 at 2 pm
Post-Play Discussion: May 16 at 7:30 pm

Preview performances are typically the easiest for coordinating large group of students. Note, these are also our Tix for Teachers performances

Opening Nights feature a fun pre-show party, dressing up optional, with lots of VIPs and music and a very festive atmosphere

TeenACT is centered on a teen experience, with pizza and conversation after the show facilitated by Shana Bestock, Artistic Associate

Post-play discussions feature the artists (playwrights, directors, and/or actors) and/or community leaders or specialists, and usually involve audience Q&A.

Tickets are $12 per student, with one (1) free chaperone for every 10 students.

ACT offers subsidized tickets for schools and communities in need of financial assistance. Contact us for more information.

Field Trips
ACT offers limited tours of our stages and production spaces to school groups. Contact us for more information and availability.