Statement from Our Director

An update from Director Paul R. Tetreault on the events at the Capitol on January 6, 2021.

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Bring your students to a free matinee performance. We are proud to provide free group tickets and transportation to D.C. public schools and other qualifying schools. Limit of 40 tickets per teacher.

To qualify, your school must be a:

  • D.C. Public School, D.C. Chartered Public School; or

  • D.C., Maryland and Virginia Title 1 school or school with 40% or more student eligible for FARMs

To receive free bus transportation, schools must:

  • Be eligible for free group tickets (see above); and

  • Be located within the Capital Beltway

If your school meets the above qualifications, please complete the application below. Prioritize which show you want to bring students to most. Ford’s Theatre Education will make every effort to accommodate your choice. We will contact you within 7 business days.

Schools that do not qualify for the Free Student Matinee program may book tickets through Group Sales.

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