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2019-20 Student Matinee Series

Take your students to the Auditorium Theatre – a National Historic Landmark – for an enriching field trip that your students 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!

START YOUR ORDER TODAY! Call 312.341.2300 or click here. Please call to check availability before ordering.

A non-refundable 25% deposit is required in order to place your order and receive an invoice. You can make your deposit with a credit card over the phone, or click here to download an order form that you can include when you mail your deposit.


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater

FRI, MAR 6, 2020 @ 11AM :: $15/ PERSON

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, “one of the best known companies in the world” (The Associated Press) that “never fails to inspire and delight” (Chicago Tonight), returns to its Chicago home of more than 50 years. The “extraordinary Ailey dancers” (Chicago Tribune) are known for their incredible artistry and mastery of modern, ballet, hip-hop, and everything in between.  The Student Matinee ends with Alvin Ailey’s Revelations, one of the most widely-seen modern dance works in the world.

Curriculum Connection: African American Studies, Dance, and Social Studies.


What Young People & Educators Say:

“Whoa! Would you look at this place!”
— 3rd grade student upon entering the Auditorium for our Alvin Ailey Student Matinee in 2017.

“When my students saw Too Hot to Handelthe look on their faces was priceless!
— 3rd Grade Teacher

“After my students took a field trip to the Auditorium Theatre, one of my students wrote a two-page essay on his own time describing everything that he saw, from the moment they left school on the bus to head downtown, to walking into the theatre, to the performance itself, describing the experience with all of his senses. He truly enjoyed the entire experience!
— 4th Grade Teacher


Thank you to our 2019-20 Season Student Matinee Sponsors: