Teachers can give students a real theater experience with shows specifically planned with K-12 students in mind by national & world touring artists. Please email RHoth@CacheARTS.org or call 435-554-7065 if you would like assistance or to request an accommodation (wheelchair spot(s), sign language interpreter, etc.).
Student Matinees for 2022-2023
Tau Dance Theater
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Tau Dance Theater is the only professional dance company founded by a native Hawaiian based in Honolulu. Tau's original signature dance style, Pōhuli, fuses hula, modern dance, and ballet.
Curriculum: Dance (PE), US History/Indigenous Cultures, Traditions, Community
Afrique en Cirque by Cirque Kalabante
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Afrique en Cirque is a highly colorful creation featuring a handful of amazing acrobats, and musicians, performing their authentic choreography to the frantic rhythms of djembes and other native instruments of Guinea. To the melodious sound of the Kora, artistic director and company founder Yamoussa Bangoura takes us into an elsewhere that radiates the diversity of traditional African arts combined with the virtuosity of the North American modern circus performance.
Curriculum: PE, Dance, Music, World Culture, Resilience
Repertory Dance Theatre
JOURNEY...through the history of American Dance
Thursday, January 19, 2023
This narrated concert is suggested for grades 4-12
JOURNEY spans the history of the development of American modern dance including Duncan and Denishawn, the Founders, the Avant Garde through the post-modern and contemporary choreographers of the 21st century.
Samples of RDT prestigious historic repertory linked with narration and multi-media to give audiences greater understanding and appreciation of the history of modern dance and provide information which links the social and cultural history influencing the creation of masterful work by America's leading choreographers.
Curriculum: Dance (PE), History
January 18-20, 2023
Utah-based modern dance company preserves the best in modern dance, nurtures young choreographers, and leads in teaching dance to children.
Jazz at Lincoln Center - Let Freedom Swing
Friday, February 10, 2023
Let Freedom Swing brings outstanding jazz artists and performances to community audiences. It will introduce the key concepts of Jazz (Swing, Blues, and Improvisation), some of the early creators of the music (Louis Armstrong, Ma Rainey, and Duke Ellington), and talks about how we work together in a band in a democratic fashion.
Curriculum: Music, U.S. History
Tuesday, March 14, 2023
Utilizing authentic instruments hand-crafted in Japan, the performers weave traditional and modern forms of taiko together and share elements of their Japanese and Japanese-American culture.
Curriculum: Music, World Culture
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Frequently Asked Questions
Who can attend student matinees?
Public, Charter, Private, and Home schools, grades K-12 are welcome to attend with chaperones. Although there is no specific dress code, students are encouraged to dress extra nice on show days. The theater is not a good place to bring babies and preschoolers. Make other arrangements for them during showtime.
What is the process for reserving seats for student matinees?
Click the “Reserve Your Seat" under the show you want to attend. One to two months before the show, we will confirm quantity of seats and send an invoice. Seats will be assigned once paid. Students in wheelchairs may be seated separately from your group with a companion. Refunds will not be given for unused seats. If you need to cancel your reservation – you will be issued a refund only if we are able to fill your seats and with a $25 fee.
Home Schools will be sent instructions on how to pay by phone. Payment is required prior to entry.
Is there a cost to attend?
Yes. CacheArts student matinees are $1 per seat.
Student matinees of nationally touring performing artists cost between $14 and $27 per attending student. Each student’s dollar is matched many times over by funds from generous public and private sponsors.