Student Matinees

Bring your class to the theatre!

Bay Area Children's Theatre proudly offers field-trip performances during the school day on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, specifically designed for classes Pre-K through 6th grade!

$10 per ticket - Some Scholarships Available

Other Resources for Schools

Free Admission for Teachers!

Click the Show Titles or Logos below to purchase tickets!

Please note: Student Matinee shows are reserved exclusively for school groups. For general audience performances, please click on the Tickets tab, above.

Schedule a Classroom Visit Before or After You See the Show!

Get up-close and interactive with our Student Matinees! Student Matinees are weekday field-trip performances of our Mainstage season. When you book your Student Matinee trip, you can also request a pre- or post-show workshop exploring and activating the themes of the show in your classroom! Each workshop addresses VAPA standards.
Cost: $100 per classroom visit

For questions and comments, contact us at or (510) 296-4433 x7011.

Student Matinee Shows for 2018-2019

Gold: The Midas Musical
Grades 3rd to 6th
BERKELEY | February 26 - May 10

Motherless Princess Lydia yearns for her father's love, but King Midas grows meaner, more distant, and greedier by the day. A modern musical re-telling of the Greek legend of King Midas who learns a valuable lesson about family when the gods grant him the power to turn everything into gold.

Press Here
Grades Pre-K to 5th
BERKELEY | April 8 - May 10
SUNNYVALE | May 23 - May 24

Colorful dots cavort and juggle onstage, while audience members take an ever-changing, magical journey with the actors in this original production of Press Here the Musical, inspired by Hervé Tullet's award-winning picture book, Press Here, about the power of imagination and interactivity.

Student Matinee Shows for 2019-2020

Coming soon...

Is the show you want to see all sold out? Join the Student Matinee Wait List and receive any updates that affect your group!

Questions? Contact us at or (510) 296-4433 x7011

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