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Educational Matinees for the 2015-2016 school year.

Jefferson Center believes that world class art can educate and inspire a young generation of students to do great things. That is why all Jefferson Center Family Series shows include an additional performance day to include an educational matinee performance specifically for school groups.

We offer steeply discounted pricing for school groups.

- $3 for students qualifying for free or reduced priced meals at school.
- $5 for all other students.
- School Staff are FREE
- $5 for each additional adult chaperone

Call or email Susan Jones to reserve seats for your students at 540-685-2313 OR sjones[at]jeffcenter[dot]org.

Thanks to a generous grant from the Roanoke Arts Commission, 300 free tickets are available to Roanoke City Schools for students who qualify for discount pricing on a first come, first served basis. Please click here to download your order form.

Please email Dylan Locke for additional information.



The world-renowned Golden Dragon Acrobats return to Jefferson Center with an extravaganza certain to delight and educate your students. Part centuries-old tradition, part groundbreaking art, Chinese acrobatics combine astounding gymnastics, traditional dance, spectacular costumes, surprising props, and both ancient and contemporary music in a highly innovative and fast-paced show. The premier acrobatic company touring in the United States, the Golden Dragon Acrobats have 35 years of experience entertaining audiences with their spellbinding feats. The group of over 20 performers represent the very best of a time-honored Chinese tradition that began more than twenty-five centuries ago.