Bring your students to a show at the historic Orpheum Theatre or the gorgeous Halloran Centre for Performing Arts and Education and treat them to a field trip they will never forget!
Since 2002, the Orpheum Theatre Group’s Student Matinee Series has inspired thousands of students to explore the boundless possibilities of imagination and provided access to high-quality theatre, music, dance and more to young audiences all over the Mid-South!
Shows serve students from Pre-K through high school and supplemental materials are available to help educators connect the stage with classroom curriculum.
Tickets are $8 per student or $6 per student at qualifying Title I Schools.
Student Matinee Series Program Policies and Procedures can be found here.
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Location: Halloran Centre – 225 South Main Street (next to the historic Orpheum Theatre)
Twelve-year old Vita Flores thinks her family has gone loco planning a celebration for deceased loved ones. Why throw a party for the dead? But when a spirited candy skeleton suddenly springs to life, Vita finds herself on a magical, musical journey to unravel the true meaning of Día de los Muertos. Meet Sugar Skull, a charismatic skeleton with a secret or two. With her skeletal new friend, Vita dances with ancient ancestors, sings with a sorrowful sorceress, escapes the trickster Chaneques, and even meets the famous Catrina Calavera. But can this clever youth gather the missing pieces needed for her family ofrenda before it’s too late? Sugar Skull! is a joyous, heartfelt adventure that delves into the rich, tuneful traditions of Día de los Muertos. Featuring a company of gifted musicians and dancers, this colorful stage production is the perfect Fall entertainment for youth and family audiences alike.
Location: Orpheum Theatre - 203 South Main Street (on the corner of Main and Beale)
The magic of Ballet Memphis’ Nutcracker returns to the Orpheum Theatre! With live music by the Memphis Symphony Orchestra to enhance the experience, all of your favorite characters will make the holiday season joyful and bright as you enjoy their beautiful interpretation of this Christmas classic.