Student Matinées

The award-winning and critically-acclaimed Fine Arts Center Theatre Company produces an annual season of musicals, comedies, and dramas. Bring classes and groups to our student matinées for an enriching experience to last a lifetime. The variety of theatre experiences will leave your students wanting more and wishing to come back!

To schedule, contact or call (719) 634-5583.


Upcoming Performances

Ben and the Magic Paintbrush

Ben and the Magic Paintbrush

March 14 and 19
(Other dates may be requested depending on availability)

  • Grades 1-5
  • Play, Comedy
  • An enchanting story from olden times comes to life in this modern-day fairy tale.


Tickets are only $8 per student! One free adult chaperone is required for every 10 students. Additional adults are $15.


Mainstage productions start at 10 a.m. on the dates listed below. These shows run approximately 2 – 2.5 hours, including a 15-minute intermission. Minimum group size is 15 students (not including chaperones).

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical

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Family Series productions are available by request on select dates. These shows run approximately 60 – 90 minutes with no intermission. Minimum group size to request a Family Series production is 50 students (may be combined with other groups).

Go, Dog. Go!

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Ben and the Magic Paintbrush

  • Thursday, Mar. 14
  • Tuesday, Mar. 19

Reservation and Payment

To make a reservation, you may contact or (719) 634-5583. Please be prepared to give your group size (students and adults), preferred dates, any special needs, and contact information. Availability can vary based on group size.

A 50% nonrefundable deposit is due upon scheduling your reservation. The remaining balance is due two weeks prior to the performance. All payments are final.

Ask about our pre and post-show workshops and talk-backs with the cast!


What if I have students with special needs?

We do our best to accommodate all students. If you have students with special needs, please let us know when you make your reservation so that we can make any necessary arrangements.

Can I choose my own seats?

For Mainstage shows, a block of seats will be assigned to each group based on group size and reservation date. For Family Series shows, seating is general admission.

Can I make changes to my reservation?

Depending on availability, you may change your group size up until the final payment has been made. After that date, you may purchase additional tickets based on availability, but no refunds can be given if you reduce your group size. Exchanges are evaluated on a case-by-case basis.


What if my school has a snow day?

If you are unable to attend a performance due to a weather cancellation or delay, please let us know as soon as possible! We will do our best to reschedule your performance. If this is not possible, you will be given a full refund.

What other activities do you offer for school groups?

The FAC offers museum tours for school groups throughout the year. More information

Some other frequently asked questions are addressed in the Student Matinée Guidelines. If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us.

To schedule, contact or call (719) 634-5583 with the following information:
School · Grade level · Number of students · Date · Show

student matinée guidelines


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