Field Trips, Drama Days, and Dance Company
The UNH Department of Theatre & Dance offers quality educational programs for K-12 schools throughout the region. We invite you to join us for a matinee or attend one of our popular Drama Days. See firsthand how our programs provide not only an exceptional performance experience, but also classroom resources like multi-disciplinary themes, curriculum ties and standards based educator’s guides. Please share these educational opportunities in the performing arts with your fellow teachers and students. If you need further information or would like to request a brochure, call our office at 603-862-0093.
David Kaye, Chair and Associate Professor
Department of Theatre and Dance
The above RESERVATION CONTRACT is used For ALL on campus field trips to the Department of Theatre & Dance.
Drama Days and weekday matinees are for school groups only and offer discounts. School group reservations will be accepted starting on August 30, 2012 and must be made in advance; no tickets at the door.
Performing Arts Day (Grades 9-12)
November 5, 2012, 10AM-3PM
Paul Creative Arts Center and New Hampshire Hall
FREE (No charge for this event but lunch in the UNH dining hall is $9 per person.
Spend a day like a college student in our first annual Performing Arts Day! Come explore the many aspects of the performing arts with the faculty and students of UNH’s Department of Theatre & Dance. Sit in on college level classes, participate in hands-on workshops in acting, musical theatre, design, technology, dance and even enjoy lunch in the award-winning UNH dining halls. Learn about the many career opportunities in the performing arts, and what courses you should take now to prepare you for college.
Dance Company Concert (All Grades)
March 29, 2013, 10AM-12PM
Paul Creative Arts Center
All grades are invited to the annual UNH Dance Company concert Double Bill. "Echoes From the Highland" is an original ballet that takes a journey through Scottish custom and history. Using contemporary interpretations and traditional Scottish dance and music, the ballet features Clan MacDonald and uses non-narrative movement to reawaken Scotland’s past.
Yo-ho-ho, it’s Pirates! Cast off on an adventure with the fiercest lady buccaneers on the high seas! These swashbucklin’ lasses fear no man as they fly, swing, tap and soar in search of their pirate booty. Arr, will some clever mermaids and jugglin’ landlubbers call their bluff? Ye best be joinin’ the UNH jazz/tap/aerial company to find out, else it’s Davy Jones’ Locker for ye!
No printed tickets will be given to school groups who reserve seats. Reservation Contracts and Reservation Confirmations will be used. Seating is reserved first come-first served and is guaranteed, as seats allow, with payment, purchase order, or reservation contract. Because of fire codes and for safety of patrons, anyone attending (including teachers, bus drivers, chaperones, etc.) will need to reserve a seat. Disability parking, access, and wheelchair seating are available. When ordering seats, please let us know your needs so that our ushers can be on hand to assist with entry into accessible doorways, hallways, and elevator. Schools will be seated, as groups, toward the front of the theatre in the order of their arrival. The Theatre Lobby Box Office will be open the morning of the event from 9:00-10:30am to assist those with fully executed Reservation Contracts who still need to pay or submit Purchase Orders. Since all school matinee seats are reserved in advance, no tickets will be sold at the door the morning of the event.
Ordering Reserved Seats
Phone: You may order reserved seats over the phone at 603-862-7222 (M-F, 10am-5pm) and pay via Credit Card or Purchase Order. You will receive a Reservation Confirmation.
Mail: You may mail a check with your order. If mailing a check, please mail it no later than 10 working days prior to the event for the exact amount to: PCAC Ticket Office, 30 Academic Way, Durham, NH 03824. Follow-up your order with a phone call to the box office at 603-862-7222 (M-F, 10am-5pm). You will receive a Reservation Confirmation.
In Person: You may visit the PCAC Ticket Office, in person, during operating hours to order reserved seats (M-F, 10am-5pm) and pay via Cash, Check, Credit Card, or Purchase Order. The PCAC Ticket Office is in the Johnson Theatre lobby in the Paul Creative Arts Center. You will receive a Reservation Confirmation.
Holding Seats: Those who wish to hold seats without payment will need to sign a Reservation Contract stating your intention and commitment to pay for the exact amount of seats reserved. No seats will be held until UNH receives the signed contract. Seats can only be guaranteed, if seating is available. After UNH receives your signed contract, we will sign it and the fully executed contract will be returned to you as your confirmation. If seating is full, you will be contacted. The Box Office will accept reservations without payment until 5 working days prior to the event. Reservation Contracts will hold seats up to the day of the event. Reservation Contracts may be obtained: via fax by calling 603-862-2150 (M-F, 9am-5:00pm); via email by inquiring to email@example.com or via website: http://www.unh.edu/theatre-dance/media/pdfs/reservation-contract.pdf. Signed contracts are due no later than 4pm, 5 working days prior to the event, via fax to 603-862-0298. The total money stated on the contract will be due before entering the theatre via cash, credit card, check, or Purchase Order.
Purchase Orders: If you are unable to pay via cash, check, or credit card prior to the event, then we will accept your school’s official Purchase Order with your Reservation Contract for the exact amount of seats. Contracts are due no later than 5 working days prior to the event. Purchase Orders are due prior to the event, before entering the theatre. You may fax your Purchase Order to 603-862-0298. Follow-up your order with a phone call to 603-862-2150 (M-F, 9am-5pm). Your Purchase order must contain: exact number of seats reserved, exact cost, event date, event title, and your schools Accounts Payable contact and billing information. UNH will send an invoice referencing the purchase order number to your school’s accounts payable office. Invoice terms are: payment due in full within 30 days of invoice receipt.
Cancellations: Cancellations received 15 working days prior to the event will void the Reservation Contract; if a reservation is cancelled fewer than 15 working days before the event, schools are responsible for paying the full contracted sum. Cancellations, as a result of unexpected school and/or UNH closings (such as for weather, fire, natural disasters), will also void the contract. These legitimate cancellations will result in refunds for money transactions, or an exchange for seats at an upcoming event, if seats allow.