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2014-15 School Matinee Schedule:

Please review our payment policies; changes effective for the 14/15 school year.

  • Checks and purchase orders are the preferred payment method.
  • Credit/debit cards cannot be accepted for payments less than $50.00.
  • All credit/debit card payments will be assessed an additional 3% processing fee.
  • If you wish to make your payment in person at Kingsbury Hall, please take it to the box office during regular business hours M-F 10 am – 5 pm. All payments must be in an envelope addressed to Robin Wilks-Dunn/Matinee.
  • Within a week of when your group is accepted into a matinee an invoice will be sent to the email address provided.
  • All invoices will have a clearly marked due date. If you do not complete your payment by the due date your reservation will be canceled and the seats will be offered to the next group on the waiting list.
  • One courtesy reminder will be sent out via email prior to your due date.
  • You will be billed for the amount of seats you reserve.
  • There are no refunds for unused reserved seats.
  • If you need to alter the number of seats in your reservation, then you must do so prior to the payment deadline.

For detailed registration instructions, click here.
Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Downloadable study guides are available 1-2 weeks prior to the performances. Links will be added by each show title as available. To view an archive of past season study guides, click here.

May 19 • 10:00 AM
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Celebrating U at Kingsbury Hall

This annual tradition to celebrate the end of the school year provides a performance by local cultural dance group, Island Traditions.  Students watch the performance inside Kingsbury Hall and then go to Presidents Circle (weather permitting) to have lunch they have brought from school.  This event is free and generally lasts two hours total.

Target age/grades: 3rd – 6th
Cost: Free
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Information is subject to change. Please contact Robin with any questions.




Friday, October 3 • 10AM

Registration for this matinee is closed. If interested in attending contact Robin at 801-585-5212.


Get ready for an explosive musical dance performance that uses movement, stomps, claps, and chants to create a percussive experience like no other! Step Afrika is a powerfully visual and aural experience that moves, educates, and unifies audiences. In addition to their high-energy performances, the company is committed to enhancing the lives of youth with programs that engage and inspire them to make positive choices. Visit Step Afrika’s website.

Target age/grades: Grades 3 and up through all grades, permitted on a space available basis
Cost: $2.50 per person facility fee
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THE BIG BAD MUSICAL – U of U Youth Theatre
Thursday, November 6 & Friday, November 7 • 10AM
Registration for this matinee is closed. Please contact Robin at 801-585-5212 with any questions.

The Lights Up, Sound Down performance is now the public performance on Saturday, November 8 at 11AM. Click here for info and tickets.


University of Utah Youth Theatre brings you a hilarious courtroom comedy, casting the audience as jury to decide the fate of the Big Bad Wolf. He’s been slapped with a class-action lawsuit by storybooks of quirky characters who want to get even, including Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs. After hearing the evidence, it’s up to the audience – was the Big Bad Wolf born a criminal or made one?

UUYT casts students in all their productions and there is a free professional development workshop taught for this on Monday, November 3.

Target age/grades: K through 6th
Cost: $2.50 per person facility fee
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Thursday, February 12 • 10AM
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Scholarly and humorous, this multimedia performance of Langston Hughes’ epic poem Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz is described as “a poignant, eloquent and exceptionally soulful work,” by JazzTimes. Starring Malcolm Jamal-Warner, of The Cosby Show fame, and featuring music by the Ron McCurdy Quartet, this powerful music and spoken word performance evokes a pivotal moment in our cultural history. Visit the Langston Hughes Project website.

Some assistance for bussing costs will be available for schools outside of Salt Lake County. Information will be available prior to registration. Check back for application details.

Target age/grades: Grades 9 and up
Cost: $2.50 per person facility fee
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Thursday, March 19 • 10AM
Friday, March 20 • 10AM
Registration is closed for both matinees. For more information, please contact Robin at 801-585-5212.


An original musical created by the University of Utah’s  Youth Theatre, Great American Tall Tales brings the familiar legends of the 19th century to life. Featuring Paul Bunyan and Johnny Appleseed, as well as a fictional version of Davy Crocket’s wife Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, a composite of various real-life women, the show features rip-roaring action, broad humor and colorful (yet kid-friendly!) language to retell your favorite tall tales.

UUYT casts students in all their productions and there is a free professional development workshop taught for this on Monday, March 16.

Target age/grades: K through 6th
Cost: $2.50 per person facility fee
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The Nancy Peery Marriott Auditorium at Kingsbury Hall
  • 1395 E. Presidents Circle · SLC, UT 84112
  • Tickets: 801-581-7100