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Arts Education Outreach Program

School Matinees, Workshops & Master Classes

The Performing Arts Series at the University of Central Missouri fulfills its vision of “Enhancing Education Through The Arts” by providing performances, workshops and master classes through our Arts Education Outreach Program. These opportunities are open to K-12 and UCM students. National studies have consistently shown that exposing our youth to the performing arts has:

  • Increased academic performance
  • Reduced absenteeism
  • Boosted skill levels

So take a look at what the PAS has to offer – you’ll be amazed at what you can discover as we continue to “Enhance Education Through The Arts!

Please use the links in the menu to the left to explore our various school matinees, workshops, film screening and master classes for the 2012-2013 Season!

Missouri Show-Me Standards

The PAS Education Outreach Program supports the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Show-Me Standards; guidelines that are designed to improve learning and skill levels for grades K-12.  Information can be found at www.dese.mo.gov/standards.


Educational Group Discounts

In addition to our daytime opportunities, we encourage educational groups to attend evening Performing Arts Series performances. Our student rates (UCM and 0-18) are always 50% off the normal ticket price, and all UCM students can purchase tickets during Student Rush -- thirty minutes prior to the start of the performance -- for just $5 at the door (subject to availability).

When requested, we can provide teachers with program information in advance to encourage excitement for the upcoming performances among the theatre enthusiasts in their classes. Email us at pas@ucmo.edu or by calling 660-543-4263 for more information.