For Schools

  • Stage Chemistry

    For School Matinee Series participating high schools

    Goodman Theatre’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) program, Stage Chemistry is based in Next Generation Science Standards-based curriculum that introduces teachers and students to the STEM principles in technical theater through interactive workshops. 

  • Disney Musicals in Schools

    For Chicagoland Elementary Schools

    The Goodman, in partnership with Disney Theatrical Group, aims to build a sustainable tradition of musical theater within local elementary schools. Through the 17-week program, teaching artists work with students and teachers to craft the school’s musical, and train teachers to become directors, music directors, choreographers and stage managers. The program culminates with a final performance on the Goodman’s stage, with each school performing for their classmates, families and community members.

  • School Matinee Series

    For Chicagoland High Schools

    Students experience Goodman Theatre productions free of charge through the School Matinee Series (SMS), the Goodman’s flagship Education program. Participating Chicago high schools receive standards-based teacher professional development, arts-integrated curriculum across subject areas, production-specific study guides, and tickets to Goodman Student Matinees.