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Student Matinees


Free Student Matinees

Grades K - 12

Our Student Matinees offer students and teachers unique opportunities to attend professional and student performances on the Kimmel Cultural Campus. Join us for an exciting day bringing students from across the city together for free matinees. 

Schools in need may be eligible for free bus transportation. 



PHILADANCO performances are offered free for school groups on PHILADANCO Days. The Winter matinee is appropriate for grades 2nd-6th. The Spring matinee is reserved for 7th-12th grade students.

2021/22 Winter Performance


2021/22 Spring Performance
April 21, 10:30 am or 12:00 pm
Doors open at 10:00 am and 11:30 pm



Philadelphia Ballet

Students from public, private and parochial Schools in Philadelphia, Camden, NJ, and surrounding areas are invited to attend school-day matinees of select Philadelphia Ballet performances at the Academy of Music. Join us for Nutcracker, 11am Thursday December 16th, 2021, or for Swan Lake 11am, March 11th, 2022.

Contact: [email protected]


Opera Philadelphia

Student Dress Rehearsals at the Academy of Music:



The Philadelphia Orchestra

School Concerts in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center:


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