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Student Matinées

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed Fine Arts Center Theatre Company produces an annual season of musicals, comedies, and dramas. Bring classes and groups to our student matinées for an enriching experience to last a lifetime. The variety of theatre experiences will leave your students wanting more and wishing to come back!

To schedule, contact or call (719) 634-5583.

Tickets are only $8 per student! One free adult chaperone is required for every 10 students. Additional adults are $15.



Busytown: The Musical

Sept. 24, 26, Oct. 1, & 3, 2019 | 10 a.m.
Recommended for pre-k-3rd grade

A delightful musical featuring Richard Scarry’s Busytown characters, including Huckle Cat and Lowly Worm. More

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Oct.  15, 2019 | 10 a.m.
Recommended for 9th grade and up

Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play! A thrilling, heartwarming, and uplifting adventure story for every one of us. More

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music 

Dec. 17, 19,  Jan. 7, & 9 | 10 a.m.
Recommended for 2nd grade and up

The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein has endured as one of the world’s most beloved musicals. More

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

The Miraculous Journey Of Edward Tulane

March 10, 12, 17, & 19, 2020 | 10 a.m.
Recommended for 1st-5th grade

A toy rabbit made of china learns what it is to love, what it is to lose that love, and how to find the courage to love again. More

Silent Sky

Silent Sky

April 7 & 14, 2020 | 10 a.m.
Recommended for 6th grade and up

A celestial and true story of discovery about Henrietta Leavitt and the real women “computers” working at the dawn of modern astronomy. More


Mainstage productions start at 10 a.m. on the dates listed above. These shows run approximately 2-2.5 hours, including a 15-minute intermission. Minimum group size is 15 students (not including chaperones).

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
  • The Sound of Music
  • Silent Sky

Family Series productions start at 10 a.m. on the dates listed above. These shows run approximately 60-90 minutes with no intermission. Minimum group size to request a Family Series production is 50 students (may be combined with other groups).

  • Busytown: The Musical
  • The Miraculous Journey Of Edward Tulane

To see if additional dates and times might be available for your group, please contact

Reservation and Payment

To make a reservation, you may contact or (719) 634-5583. Please be prepared to give your group size (students and adults), preferred dates, any special needs, and contact information. Availability can vary based on group size.

A 50% nonrefundable deposit is due upon scheduling your reservation. The remaining balance is due two weeks prior to the performance. All payments are final.

Ask about our pre and post-show workshops and talk-backs with the cast!

To schedule, contact or call (719) 634-5583 with the following information:
School · Grade level · Number of students · Date · Show
Student matinée guidelines


What if I have students with special needs?
We do our best to accommodate all students. If you have students with special needs, please let us know when you make your reservation so that we can make any necessary arrangements.

Can I choose my own seats?
For Mainstage shows, a block of seats will be assigned to each group based on group size and reservation date. For Family Series shows, seating is general admission.

Can I make changes to my reservation?
Depending on availability, you may change your group size up until the final payment has been made. After that date, you may purchase additional tickets based on availability, but no refunds can be given if you reduce your group size. Exchanges are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.


What if my school has a snow day?
If you are unable to attend a performance due to a weather cancellation or delay, please let us know as soon as possible! We will do our best to reschedule your performance. If this is not possible, you will be given a full refund.

What other activities do you offer for school groups?
The FAC offers museum tours for school groups throughout the year. More

Some other frequently asked questions are addressed in the Student Matinée Guidelines. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us.


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