2019-2020 on sale April 24

Student Matinees

Yum! Family Series


Each school year, over 15,000 elementary, middle and high school students visit Actors Theatre for our wildly popular Yum! Family Series Student Matinees.

Requests are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. We encourage you to submit your online reservation request form as soon as possible.


2018-2019 Season

$12 per student, teacher & chaperone

Chaperone Policy (20:1 ratio)

For every twenty seats purchased Actors Theatre provides one complimentary seat solely for the use of a teacher or chaperone, subject to availability. 

Deposit & Payments

Required Deposit

A deposit is due with every reservation request:

$25: 10 or fewer seats
$50: 11+ seats 
$100: "Buy Out" Bingham Theatre (318 seats)
$200: "Buy Out" Pamela Brown Auditorium (633 seats)

Deposit Payment Terms

In order to hold a reservation request, a deposit must be received within ten days of the reservation request. If deposit payment is received after ten days, the reservation date will be concurrent with the date in which payment is received.

Payment Type

Via, MasterCard, Discover, American  Express, or check payable to Actors Theatre of Louisville. Purchase orders are not accepted.

Deposit Cancellations

Deposits will be refunded when cancellations are made no less than thirty days prior to the performance date, but are forfeited after that date. All cancellations must be made in writing.


Final Payment Date

Due thirty days prior to your performance date. Unpaid groups after that date may be released and made available to those on the waitlist.

Mail Checks:

Actors Theatre of Louisville
Attn: Group Sales Department
316 West Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202


Organizations exempt from Kentucky state sales tax must present their exemption certificate at the time of the sale.


Refunds will only be given if the request for cancellation is received in writing and confirmed more than thirty days prior to a performance date.

No refunds will be given for cancellations received less than thirty days prior to a performance date.

Inclement Weather

Schools missing performances due to school closure for inclement weather on the day of the performance will be given an Actors Theatre system credit to be used for future student matinee performances in the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 seasons.

Waitlist Policy

A waitlist is created once all of the performances for a specific production have been fully booked. To be placed on a waitlist, please submit an Online Reservation Request Form. Typically, space will become available a month or less prior to a performance date.

A deposit is not required to be placed on the waitlist; however, if space becomes available, either a deposit or full payment will be due before the performance.

Before the Show

Student Matinee Resources

Download play guides, view pre-visit videos, and schedule in-classroom workshops to help prepare for your student matinee