Student Discovery Matinees
Bring your students to the Bruns! Cal Shakes holds special student matinees for select shows in the Fall and Spring—complete with activities before and after the show, as well as resources and study guides for you to prepare them for the performance.
We also offer fun and educational classroom visits by Teaching Artists to help contextualize the play and prepare students to engage more deeply, at a reasonable additional charge.
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"I struggled for years as a teacher in Oakland before I realized that if you’re really honest with students and bring what you love right up to them and put it in their hands, they’ll love it right along with you."
The Comedy of Errors
FOR TEACHERS: Prepare for your students’ field trip! Check out our past study guides and explore teaching resources like workshops and in-school residencies before or after the show. Please note that we require 1 chaperone per 10 students.
Student Discovery Matinee Ticketing Policies: All sales are final. California Shakespeare Theater does not offer refunds or exchanges for Student Discovery Matinee tickets. A 25% non-refundable deposit and/or a signed purchase order is required to guarantee your ticket reservation.
California Shakespeare Theater does not issue physical tickets for Student Matinee performances, nor can we accommodate requests for specific seating assignments with the exception of preferred accessible seating being made available for persons with disabilities and/or mobility issues. Please call the Artistic Learning Department at (510) 548-3422 ext. 113 or our Box Office at (510) 548-9666 for more information.