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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, theater, hip hop dance, glee club, digital photgraphy, sculpture, TV & video production 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 2015-16 Season, so please review both the CCC FACT SHEET and the 2015-16 SHOW LISTING before applying!

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

“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 Les Miserables, Once and MATILDA. Visual art and creative writing projects created during this program are displayed in the Shubert lobby through the run of the show!

Girl Scout Patch Program

Earn an exclusive Shubert Theatre 2015-2016 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:

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Saturday, November 28, 2015 (2pm performance, 1pm program)
STOMP - Saturday, March 12, 2016 (2pm performance, 1pm program)
ANNIE - Thursday, March 31, 2016 (7pm performance, 6pm program)

NEW THIS YEAR - Shubert Children's Series for Daisy's:

THE BERENSTAIN BEARS LIVE! - Saturday, February 27, 2016 (3pm performance, 2pm program)
PETER RABBIT TALES - Saturday, April 23, 2016 (4:30pm performance, 3:30pm program)

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

Movin' Program

CAPA's longest standing education program is now in its 18th year. Through the use of creative movement, Movin’ helps boost self-esteem in students by teaching team work, trust, problem-solving, creativity, and leadership skills. Over an eight-week period, this residency reaches more than 850 young people in 15-20 schools in the New Haven area.