Student Matinee Series

Presenting the 2024-25 Student Matinee Series!

Take your students to the Auditorium Theatre — a National Historic Landmark —for an enriching field trip that they will always remember! You’ll also receive a FREE Classroom Companion that connects to National Learning Standards and helps prepare your students for the performances. Grades K–12 welcome!

A non-refundable 25% deposit is required in order to place your order.
Everyone, including chaperones, must pay the admission fee. A one-time $10 service fee is applied to each group.

+ Add a workshop to your student matinee experience –  click here for available workshop packages!

Have questions? Contact us at [email protected] or 312.341.2300.


Step Afrika!
October 18, 2024 at 11AM | $10

Feel the rhythm of the first professional dance company
dedicated to the tradition of stepping that has been hailed as “ingenious and intuitive” (The New York Times) in a one-of a-kind, performance that will have students on their feet!





Complexions Contemporary Ballet
February 6, 2025 at 11AM | $10

Experience adrenaline-fueled “arabesques that sail to the sky”(Critical Dance) with two world-renowned choreographers in an awe-inspiring performance set to modern music that will surely have your students talking for days after.




Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater
March 7, 2025 at 11AM | $15

Give your students the memory of a lifetime with the illustrious 65-year strong modern dance company known for incredible contemporary favorites and beloved masterpieces that are both “timely and timeless” (Chicago Tribune).