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Education & Outreach at the Shubert

When art happens lives change! Our Education and Community Outreach programs change the lives of over 5,000 school children every year. We are committed to integrating the arts into our diverse community whether through a stellar performance or an interactive lesson in the classroom!

Shubert Summer Theater & Arts Camp

The Shubert Summer Theater & Arts Camp is a month-long camp for Connecticut 5th-8th grade students held at New Haven's state of the art Cooperative Arts & Humanities High School (next door to the Shubert Theatre). This innovative program gives students the opportunity to pursue the arts during the summer through a range of courses while giving them a head start on what they'd like to pursue in high school. Students may select courses based on their interest and strengths. Courses include: musical performance, acting, dance, technical theater, digital photography, short film and more!
Click HERE to visit the Shubert Camp website for more information & to apply online!

CAPA Community Connections

This program is designed to provide New Haven based non-profit organizations with cultural and entertainment opportunities for those in the community who might not have the opportunity to experience the performing arts. Each season, free tickets are distributed to over 100 groups in the community through CCC. Performances generally include Broadway, dance, and family events.

Some of our policies have changed for the 2016-17 Season, so please review both the CCC FACT SHEET and the 2016-17 SHOW LISTING before applying!

Or, you may DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION and mail/fax it in.

Application Deadline for 2016-17 Season is SEPTEMBER 6, 2016!

“I believe children should be exposed to other cultures early in life; it makes for better understanding of different people. Thank you very much!” —C.W., Village Grandparent

Art In Action

Art in Action is an on-going program at the Shubert Theatre that teaches students about a Broadway show by studying the themes of the show and creating a response in another artistic medium. Past shows have included Kinky Boots, Les Miserables, Once and Matilda.

Girl Scout Patch Program

Girl Scout Patch

Earn an exclusive Shubert Theatre 2016-2017 Season Participation Patch! This year, there are 3 ways to earn a patch:

1) Attend a pre-show patch program (cost, including patch, is $10 per scout)
2) Take a Backstage Tour of the Shubert (cost, including patch, is $10 per scout)
3) Attend any Shubert show and buy the patch and activity packet ($5 per patch/packet)

Preshow programs will be offered this year for the following shows:
CINDERELLA - November 11-13, 2016
Program: Sunday, November 13 at 5pm (show at 6pm)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - November 18-20, 2016
Program: Saturday, November 19 at 6:30pm (show at 7:30pm)

ELF - December 20-24, 2016
Program: Wednesday, December 21 at 6pm (show at 7pm)

RIVERDANCE - March 3-5, 2017
Program: Sunday, March 5 at 5:30pm (show at 6:30pm)

Click HERE to learn more about the Girl Scout Patch Program!

Free Family Fun Days

Free Family Fun Day Free Halloween Open House at the Shubert
Sunday, October 23, 2016

The Shubert will open its doors for a FREE Halloween-Themed Open House with family-friendly activities including arts & crafts projects, temporary tattoos, balloons, and Halloween film shorts. Children 12 and under are invited to wear their Halloween costumes for Trick or Treating. (Please, no masks or prop weapons). Teal Pumpkin Non-Food Treats will be available.