Keeping school performances accessible and affordable

Our staff is ready to connect you with all of the resources you need to make the most of your experience. We continue to be one of the most affordable field trip venues in the region, with virtual performance opportunities, in person tickets starting at $4, and bus reimbursement for all schools.

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Reserving school performance tickets

Ticket ordering instructions

To reserve school performance tickets, please call the Education Hotline at 651.282.3115 or email

Additional ticket information & policies

  • Individual tickets are not issued; a one-page group confirmation is distributed.

  • Tickets are purchased as general admission; groups are assigned seats by seating chart based on size of group, accessible seating requirements, and grade level.

Order changes and refund policies

  • Educators must contact Education Sales, 651.282.3115, at least six weeks prior to the performance regarding any order changes.

  • If Education Sales is not contacted, the school will be held responsible for the full payment of the order.

  • Refunds will be given up to six weeks prior to the performance, provided that the Ordway can resell your returned tickets.

Performance information

  • Please arrive 20-30 minutes prior to your scheduled performance time.

  • All performances are subject to change and cancellation. You will be notified of any performance changes

Bus reimbursement program

The Ordway is committed to access for all schools through our reduced price tickets and our bus reimbursement program.

School Performance Access Ticket Fund

The School Performance Access Ticket Fund is designed to support arts experiences for all students by making our school performances even more economically viable.

The Ordway is committed to making our facility and programs accessible and inclusive to all in our community. The Ordway has an accessible entrance, accessible and family restrooms, provides accessible seating, and service animals are welcome.

To request access services to school performances, please contact Ordway Education at 651.282.3115 or

Extend the impact of performances into the classroom! Ordway’s study guides are filled with information about the artists, the art form, culture, history, vocabulary words, and grade appropriate activities designed in accordance with the Minnesota State Arts Standards.


Contact the Ordway Education Team at 651.282.3115 or