Student Matinees at a Glance


What you need to know when you come to a CTC Show!

IMPORTANT TIME DETAILS

All shows begin at 10:30 a.m.

  • Reserve your buses to arrive between 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Our Student Matinees are General Admission
Seating begins about a half hour before the performance

  • Groups are seating in the order the Check-in Usher receives their Group Check-in Pass. (Please note that even though you will have received your Ticket Stickers in the mail before your performance, you still need to first check-in your school at the School Group check-in window)

Plan on a 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Run Time
Our show are on average no longer than 2 hours

  • Groups with confirmed orders will receive an email with the official run time and important show details after opening night.

CHECK-IN AT A GLANCE

Check in at the School Group check-in window between 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

  • Present your School Name and Final Head Count to receive your Group Check-in Pass.

Please see Day of Performance Details page for further instructions

AFTER THE SHOW OPPORTUNITIES

There will be a 10-15 minute “Post-Show Artist Talk Back” session following the Student Matinee performances, with one actor and one crew person. You are welcome to stay, but it is not required.

Lunch Space is available in the Target Lobby for Confirmed Groups

  • There is a $25 non-refundable fee to use the lunch space. Groups must have requested Lunch Space in the Ticket Request form and received a Lunch Space Reservation Confirmation (space is limited).

Please see our Lunch Space Reservations tab for more information

 

 

Ticket Prices and Payment Procedure

Student Matinee Tickets
$8.00 (Regular)
$10.00 (Holiday and Spring Show)
For every 15 Student tickets purchased, one half priced Chaperone ticket will be allotted  (All Chaperone tickets will be determined by CTC)

Subsidized Tickets
Please see our Ticket and Transportation Subsidy tab for Pricing and Application Process.

Early Bird Discount Tickets
$7.00 (Regular)
$9.00 (Holiday and Spring Show)
Reserve your tickets each year for the next season by May 1st and receive $1 off each ticket (offer does not apply to subsidized tickets)

Lap Pass Tickets
$5.00
UnitedHealth Group Stage: Children 3 years and younger
Cargill Stage: Children 18 months and younger

*PAYMENT

Final Numbers will be due 6 weeks prior to your scheduled performances.  
(If a reservation is made less than 6 weeks prior final numbers and payment are due upon reservation. A credit card will be held on file (and charged at the payment due date) if another form of payment must be sent.)
 
 *Final payment must be received and processed by CTC 4 weeks prior to your scheduled performance

(Once payment is processed you will receive a payment receipt via email and your Ticket Package will be sent via postal mail)

To pay by Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover, please call 612.872.5166 and refer to your Order Number.

*If paying by check please enclose a copy of your invoice and include your Account Number and Order Number in the memo.  If paying by check, please make sure to allow for additional time for your business office to cut the check and for CTC to receive by the payment deadline.  Checks must be received by CTC before the payment deadline.

 
 On the Day of the Performance Lap Passes can be purchased by the Group Lead when they check in. (Please note one form of payment will be due)

Day of Performance

BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

Directions and Parking
CTC is located at 2400 3rd Ave South, Minneapolis, MN 55404.
Detailed directions can be found on the Plan Your Visit page. Click HERE.
Buses may unload in the turnaround driveway on 3rd Avenue. Convenient bus parking is around the park to the north of the complex on the street or in the 24th street lot.

  • Check out the Audience Guide (see Teacher Resources for more details)
  • Confirm your Ticket Package (If you do not receive this within one week before your scheduled performance please email [email protected])
  • Confirm the official run time of the show by checking your email the week the show opens or by calling 612.872.5166.

AT THE THEATRE

Check in Procedure

  • Be sure everyone in your group is wearing their ticket sticker.
  • Check in at the School Group check-in window between 9:30 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. (If your group is running late please call 612.872.5166 to let us know of your group's status.
  • Present your School Name and Final Head Count to the School Group Check-in window.
  • (If purchasing a Lap Pass ticket you may do so at this time- please note one form of payment will be due for all Lap Passes)
  • Receive your Group Check-in Pass to give to the check-in usher at the entrance to the theatre.
  • Proceed upstairs (UnitedHealth Group Stage) or to your left (Cargill stage) in a single file line. (If you have a confirmed lunch space you will take your lunches upstairs with you at this time. Please see below for more details) Take the seat given to you. Use the restroom. Enjoy the Show!

Lunch Space Details

 If you have a confirmed lunch reservation here are five key facts you’ll need to know the day of the show:

  1. Please bring your lunches directly to the Target Lobby (UnitedHealth Group Stage) or Cargill Lobby (Cargill Stage). Please see our Weekday Student Matinee main page to identify which stage your show will be performed on. http://www.childrenstheatre.org/tickets/weekday-student-matinee
  2. You can use the lunch space immediately following your performance for 45 consecutive minutes.
  3. When you are finished with your lunches please use the Student Matinee trash receptacles provided by the theatre located in the center of the lobby.
  4. If you are taking a tour of the MIA following a CTC performance you must clean up and properly dispose of all trash before proceeding to your tour.
  5. Please be sure to bring a lunch that is peanut free!

NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES ARE ALLOWED IN THE THEATRE
 

AFTER THE SHOW

 Submit the online Reimbursement Request Form and proof of payment within 30 days of your performance.

Confirmed Transportation Reimbursement Applications

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