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School group seats available online 24 hours a day!

  • Midweek matinées from $19 to $37 (excludes performances between July 6 and August 31)
  • Special student group pricing on all other shows
  • Free chaperone ticket for every 20 student tickets purchased
  • Easy payment options
  • Complimentary bus parking: Find out more about bus parking on the  Maps & Guides page in the Visit section 
  • Early Start Student Days: 12:30 pm matinées on select Thursdays in the spring and fall

To access our 2020 Schools Guide, click here.

Contact Us:
1.800.567.1600
groups@stratfordfestival.ca

Please see all Terms and Conditions

Student Midweek Matinées

MORE INFO FOR YOUR TRIP

Elementary and secondary school groups visiting this season for Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, Richard III, All's Well That Ends Well and Wendy & Peter Pan can apply for assistance to help with the costs of bus transportation.

If your school would like to apply for subsidy of your bus expenses, please complete the Subsidy Request Form and send it to us with a copy of your bus transportation quote via email or by post to:

Heather Martin, Group Sales Manager
Stratford Festival, P.O. Box 520
Stratford, Ontario N5A 6V2
Fax: 519.271.1126

Please note that subsidies must be applied for before the date of your trip. All requests will be considered, and we will promptly notify you of the available subsidies.

We look forward to welcoming you and your students to the theatre this season!

Picnics To Go -- Includes bottled water, cookie and fruit. $15 each. Choose from:

  • Crisp House Salad
  • Succulent Turkey Sandwich
  • Farm-fresh Egg Salad Sandwich
  • Country Ham Sandwich

Call our group specialists in the box office to book.

1.800.567.1600

 

11 a.m. to noon. Before selected Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 2 pm matinées of HamletMuch Ado About Nothing, Chicago, Wendy & Peter Pan, Richard III, The Rez Sisters.

Led by Festival teaching artists appearing in the matinee, these active workshops bring students from different schools together to explore the show's key themes, questions and characters. $4 per student.

2019 Prologue Dates

To book, please contact our Box Office.

Tools for Teachers sponsored by

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These dynamic one-hour practical sessions help extend the learning and experience of students at the Festival.

Available workshops include:

Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing

Dramatic Deaths and Stage Combat
in Chicago and Frankenstein Revived

Yes, Let's - Through Improvisation

Physical Movement and Dance

Explore Richard III Through the Archives


 

$11 per student. Minimum 15 students; maximum 30. Workshops booked on a day a Prologue is offered are $12 per student. For an additional travel fee, workshops can also take place at your school.

 

Availability is limited. Reservations need to be made at least two weeks in advance.

To book or inquire, send us an email or call the Education Department: 1.800.561.1233, ex 2354.

Book a half-hour discussion with cast members immediately following your performance. $2.50 per student (minimum 20 students). Availability is limited. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

To book or inquire, send us an email or call the Education Department: 1.800.561.1233, ext 2354.

Let your students experience the magic behind the scenes.

  • Costume and Props Warehouse
  • Archives
  • Festival Theatre
  • Set Changeover

$6 per student and tickets can be booked online when ordering your student tickets or through our Box Office at 1.800.567.1600.

Beginning in July - Tom Patterson Theatre Tours!
Watch for details in spring 2020.

Additional enrichment events available during your visit to see a show include:

Student Group Post-Show Chats
Book a half-hour discussion with cast members immediately following your matinée performance. $2.50 per student (minimum 20 students).

To book or inquire, send us an email or call the Education Department: 1.800.561.1233, ext 2354.

Workshops

These dynamic one-hour practical sessions help extend the learning and experience of students at the Festival.

Available workshops include:

Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing

Dramatic Deaths and Stage Combat
in Chicago and Frankenstein Revived

Yes, Let's - Through Improvisation

Physical Movement and Dance

Explore Richard III Through the Archives


 

$11 per student. Minimum 15 students; maximum 30. Workshops booked on a day a Prologue is offered are $12 per student. For an additional travel fee, workshops can also take place at your school.

 

Availability is limited. Reservations need to be made at least two weeks in advance.

To book or inquire, send us an email or call the Education Department 1.800.561.1233, ext 2354.

Fall For The Bard - $10

Fall student matinée performances of Much Ado About Nothing. $10 tickets are available for your class.

 

Here's how it works:

 

1. Choose your fall date ahead of time.
2. Pay a 30% deposit on your fall order by June 26.
3. Submit your final student numbers in September.

Book Now
groups@stratfordfestival.ca
1.800.567.1600

*Offer valid on A, B, C and Bravo seating zones only. Ticket prices are subject to taxes. Offer is subject to availability and valid only for groups of 10 or more. Not valid on previously booked or purchased tickets or in conjunction with any other offer including bus subsidies. Not valid on tickets for fall performances purchased after June 30. Not valid on spring student performances.

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