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We believe that an arts-integrated curriculum serves every student.

The A.R.T. Education Experience engages students by connecting our productions with classroom curriculum and students’ lives. In addition to inspiring creativity, collaboration, and intellectual curiosity in our community, we’re all about supporting teachers with free arts-integrated teaching tools, classroom visits, and discounted tickets to world-class theater at the A.R.T. A listing of our major educational offerings follows, but feel free to contact us for consultation on how to link your visit to the A.R.T. with your curriculum.

Teacher Tuesdays

A.R.T. Teacher Tuesdays are fun-filled theater experiences just for educators! Join us for an evening of engaging professional development and theater-going, jam-packed with fun, refreshments, and raffle prizes.

The evenings will be led by A.R.T.’s Education and Engagement Director and our Learning Lead team, include a ticket to the show that night, and may include special guest appearances from the production’s creative team and Harvard faculty. Plus, if you attend three or more Teacher Tuesdays during the year, you will be offered a certificate of achievement from American Repertory Theater at Harvard University and an invitation to a special reception in Summer 2022.

If cost is a concern, please contact Education@amrep.org and we’d be happy to help.

EnrollAyodele Casel: Chasing Magic
October 5 at 5:30PM

EnrollMacbeth In Stride
Tuesday, October 26 at 5:30PM

EnrollWILD: A Musical Becoming
Tuesday, December 7 at 5:30PM

EnrollOcean Filibuster
Tuesday, February 22 at 5:30PM

Enroll1776
Tuesday, May 17 at 5:30PM

Enroll1776
Tuesday, May 24 at 5:30PM

Resources

Toolkits
Full-color educational magazines include arts-integrated lesson plans, reference guides, fun and informal features, and extension activities.

View Toolkits

 

Theater Tours
School groups may book morning or afternoon free backstage tour of the Loeb Drama Center during weekdays. Tours may be combined with staff interviews, workshops, and more to fit your curriculum.

Workshops
A.R.T. staff and teaching artists develop custom workshops, classes, and residencies in collaboration with classroom teachers at low to no cost.

Professional Development
Looking to supplement your teaching with theater-based activities or techniques? We work with schools to facilitate professional development training around arts-integrated teaching, curriculum consultations, and connections to A.R.T. productions.

Morning Matinees

Each season, we present special morning matinees meant to accommodate daytime field trips for school and community groups.

2021/22 Programming morning matinees are:
Ayodele Casel: Chasing Magic: Wednesday, October 6 at 12PM
Macbeth In Stride: Wednesday, November 3 at 11AM
WILD: A Musical Becoming: Wednesday, December 15 at 11AM
Jack and the Beanstalk: Friday, December 17 at 10AM
Ocean Filibuster: Wednesday, March 9 at 11AM
1776: Wednesday, June 1 at 11AM; Wednesday, June 8 at 11AM;  and Wednesday, June 15 at 11AM

Student pricing is also available for all performances Tuesday through Thursday as well as Saturday matinees, pending availability.

School Group Visits

All public K-12 schools qualify for $5 tickets. Student group tickets for independent schools and all colleges/universities are $15. All groups receive free access to curricular materials; a warm welcome at the theater; and attentive, skilled support from A.R.T. staff. Group pricing is valid for non-peak performances (all performances Tuesday through Thursday, plus Saturday matinees), and includes tickets for chaperones and comes without ticket processing fees.

Group Request Form

Student Tickets

Discounted tickets are available for any student with an ID. Tickets can be purchased at a deep discount either by purchasing a student membership in advance, or by visiting A.R.T. Ticket Services before the performance.

All Ticketing Policies

For more information, or to learn how your school can be involved in the A.R.T.’s education programs, please email the Education Department or call 617.496.2000 x8891.