2021-2022 Student Matinees

See details about this year’s Student Matinees below. Download the complete brochure for additional information.

Tickets go on sale TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16.

To purchase virtual access tickets or to reserve tentative in-person tickets, call
Education Associate Caitlin Milizia at 585-420-2052 or cmilizia@gevatheatre.org.

For the holidays!

By Charles Dickens and adapted by Mark Cuddy

Virtual recorded performance viewing: December 10-24*
Recorded from the Wilson Stage

This famous tale of the redemption of Ebenezer Scrooge, the most despised man in London, will awaken the heart and rekindle the spirit in Geva’s critically acclaimed adaptation.

Recommended for all students ages 5+

 

Airness Show Poster

By Chelsea Marcantel

Tentative in-person student matinee performance:
February 3 at 10:30am

Virtual recorded performance viewing:
January 31-February 4* (Pending Streaming Rights)

Wilson Stage

Life lessons and face-melting solos from the joyful world of air guitar.

Recommended for 7th grade students and older

How to Catch Creation Show Poster

By Christina Anderson

Tentative in-person student matinee performances: March 3 and 10 at 10:30am

Virtual recorded performance viewing: March 7-18*

Wilson Stage

Echoes from the past shape this uplifting story about legacy, life and love.

Recommended for high school students

Somewhere Over the Border

By Brian Quijada
World Premiere Co-Production with Syracuse Stage

Tentative in-person student matinee performances:
April 7 and 28 at 10:30am

Virtual recorded performance viewing:
April 11-29*

Wilson Stage

A modern musical tale of one woman’s pursuit of the American Dream.

Recommended for middle school students and older

The Chinese Lady Show Poster

By Lloyd Suh
A Kitchen Theatre Production

Tentative in-person student matinee performances:
April 26 and May 6 at 10:30am

Virtual recorded performance viewing:
May 2-6* (Pending Streaming Rights)

Fielding Stage

A life lived on display – the true story of America’s first female Chinese immigrant.

Recommended for middle school students and older

 

Virtual Performance Policies

  • Tickets are $8 per person for professionally recorded virtual performance access.

  • All educators will receive an e-Discovery Guide.

  • There is no capacity limit for virtual participation.

  • *Virtual performance viewing date ranges are approximate. A few weeks prior to the daterange, you will receive official confirmation of the exact dates for the virtual viewing period.

In-Person Performance Policies

  • Tickets are $20 per person for in-person performances. One free chaperone ticket is included for every 15 student tickets purchased.

  • All educators will receive an e-Discovery Guide.

  • In-person performances include a talkback immediately following the performance.

  • Educators will be contacted at least three weeks prior to any scheduled in-person student matinee performance to confirm performance status, COVID protocols, and available options for any live performances that, for any reason, cannot proceed as originally scheduled.

For complete details, including show themes, additional information about COVID safety, and more, download our e-brochure.

Special thanks to these generous supporters of Geva’s Education Program:

Max Adler Charitable Trust

Ames-Amzalak Memorial Trust

Cornell Weinstein Family Foundation

Donald F. & Maxine B. Davison Foundation

ESL Charitable Foundation

Joan & Harold Feinbloom Supporting Foundation
at Rochester Area Community Foundation

Richard & Joan Fenton

Dr. Tomás C. Hernandez & Dr. Keith S. Reas

Daisy Marquis Jones Foundation

William & Sheila Konar Foundation

Kathleen & Alfred Laitenberger

Guido & Ellen Palma Foundation

Eric & Elizabeth Rennert

Rubens Family Foundation

Joseph & Irene Skalny Charitable Trust

Fred & Floy Wilmott Foundation