Education and Community Engagement

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Book Your Group Today
Discounted tickets for schools, teachers and youth groups offer the opportunity for young people to engage with the arts.


For performance-related
questions, please contact:

(512) 232-5340

Ready to Book Tickets for Your Group?

Educators interested in booking tickets for their class or school group should complete the following form in order to request tickets. A member of our team will follow up to assist you with your booking.

Group Ticket Request Form

Texas Theatre and Dance is pleased to offer opportunities for youth and area schools to engage with our programming and experience the magic of the stage. 

  • Matinee performances for subscription series productions
  • Discounts for students, educators and education groups
  • Discounted teachers for teachers 

Matinee Performances

During the course of our season, Texas Theatre and Dance offers daytime matinee performances for most titles, specifically aimed at creating memorable and meaningful experience with youth and local schools. The department offers teacher educational resources in addition to building tours (by request) as well as opportunities to engage with current students and faculty and explore new and exciting ways to engage with the performing arts. 

Discounts for Students, Educators and Groups

Individual and group discounts are available for all students, student matinees and teachers accompanying a class. Contact the ticketing office ( for more information. Teachers attend for free with their class. 

Group Tickets 

Discounts are available for student groups attending matinee performances as well as all public performances. Options are available for a variety of group types. Contact our box office directly or submit the group ticket request form for more information. 


Teacher Tickets 

We welcome teachers to join us for all performances and are pleased to offer free tickets for educators for each show as part of our Texas Theatre and Dance Subscription Series. For each show, a winner will be selected to receive two free tickets to the performance date of their choice. Winners will be notified via email. To enter, submit the form below: 


Please note that educators only need to submit their information once per season. Select all productions you are interested in attending. Selected winners will be notified prior to each production. 

Getting to Campus

As part of welcoming students and educators to our performances, we can assist in making arrangements for bus parking on campus. Please let us know your needs so we can best assist you. Our staff can be reached at

More information about location, directions and parking available here

Accessibility (ADA) Requests

To request accessible viewing options for you or a member of your group, please notify us no later than one week prior to the event date. Services are not guaranteed for all events, but we will make every effort to accommodate all requests. Please specify your preferred language when submitting your request so we can make arrangements accordingly.

Accessibility (ADA) Requests

Learn more about our discounted ticket options and packages

Texas Theatre and Dance Subscription Packages and Flex Pass

Become a Texas Theatre and Dance subscriber today and you’ll save over 25% on adult ticket prices (additional discounts available for UT Faculty/Staff and Students) when you join us for our subscription series performances. Flex Pass subscriptions are also available to allow guests the ultimate flexibility when booking.


Texas Performing Arts Education and Engagement 

Our partners at Texas Performing Arts also offer educational programming with discounts available for youth, teachers and school groups. Learn more about how to get involved below.