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Field Trips

Theatre for Children & Young Audiences | Chicago, Illinois

Field Trips are currently on pause at Adventure Stage Chicago, while we await the re-opening of schools and clear guidance on large gatherings from the CDC, to ensure that we can make your students experiences as safe as possible. We care about you, your students, and your community, and we can’t wait to see you again.

We thank you for your patience as we work through this unprecedented development. As our offices will be closed during this time, please email info@adventurestage.org with any questions you may have.


 The Adventure of a Lifetime

At Adventure Stage Chicago, we create productions that represent the identity, intellect, and imagination of young people. We are dedicated to serving the youth of Chicago through the performing arts, giving young people the tools to take agency over and tell their own stories. ASC engages students to become active participants both at the theater and in the world around them. 

Learn more about the ASC Field Trip experience below and check out our Season of Shelter shows!


The ASC Field Trip Experience

Adventure Stage Chicago delivers a high-quality theater experience while integrating artistic practice and expression into the fabric of your classroom.


We prepare a free, online, Common Core-connected Learning Guide for each performance, which includes show context, theme questions, classroom activities, recommended resources and more.


We are happy to offer one of the most affordable field trip rates in the Chicago area:

CPS $7 per student Non-CPS $8 per student

Groups receive ONE FREE chaperone ticket for every TEN student tickets purchased.


We ask our young audiences a question at the top of each show to help them actively engage in what they’re watching and think critically about the story’s themes. After the show, we revisit the question to reflect on what we saw and make new connections.


Leave your stress behind at school, our team has got you covered! From flexible reservation timelines and responsive planning to day of ASC staff escorts into the theater, we aim to give you the smoothest field trip experience possible.


Our performers love fan mail! We invite all students to write us letters with additional questions. The performers take the time to personally answer every letter received.


Our theater seats 295, with an additional four spots for wheelchairs. Please contact Audience Services Manager Laura Kollar at Laura@adventurestage.org for specific accessibility requests and/or questions.

Season of Shelter

Fall 2019

La Ofrenda (The Offering)

By José Casas | Directed by Ana Velazquez

After the tragic loss of his parents on 9/11, fourth grader Alex – Alejandro to his Abuela – is forced to leave behind the home he loves and move across the country to live with his grandmother. Struggling to connect under the weight of his grief, Alex pushes his Abuela, Marta, away. As El Día de los Muertos approaches, bridging the gap between the living and spiritual worlds, Marta must bridge the gap of grief, age, and culture between her and Alex so they may find shelter in each other.

A personal reflection of a nation grappling with tragedy and a new way forward, La Ofrenda reminds us of the importance of memory and culture as a connection to those we have lost.

October 23, 24, 25, 29, 30
November 1, 6, 7, 12, 15, 21, 22, 25, 26
Spring 2020


By Idris Goodwin | Directed by Daryl Brooks

Adapted from the award-winning novel by Jason Reynolds

Middle schooler Castle Cranshaw, who prefers the nickname Ghost, knows what it means to run like your life depends on it. When he makes an elite middle school track team, Ghost finds something to run for instead of away from. The past isn’t the only thing that haunts Ghost; but staying on the team means staying out of trouble. With encouragement from Coach and the support of his teammates, can he find a way to get back on track?

An adaptation of the popular novel by Jason Reynolds, Ghost uses humor, wit, and friendship to face intense traumas of the past.

April 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30
May 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21

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Teachers are Talking about ASC!

See what Educators have to say about Field Trips at ASC

[Students] really liked that it was about their neighborhood and involved children like them … it involved real problems that they face.

I can’t thank you enough for the responses from the actors/actresses from Food Chain! … My students felt so special! They LOVED the cards and now many of them are totally interested in theater as they were taking about it again today! … thank you for allowing my students to experience what was many of their first play!

This was an AMAZING experience. It was so wonderful for students to be exposed to the theatre and take them out of their realities to open their minds and hearts.

Our students were engaged during the show and talked about it after … about how awesome it was!

A week later my class is still talking about the play. It was a wonderful experience. Thank you!

[Students] loved talking to the actos and being able to ask questions.

Join us! Book your field trip today

Email Laura@adventurestage.org to reserve your class!

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