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A.C.T. brings the benefits of theater-based arts education to more than 21,000 individuals each year through our ACTsmart programs, while providing our diverse community with entertaining access to the creative process. To learn more, explore the links below or email education@act-sf.org.

School & Community Program Events

Performing Arts Night

Larkin Street Youth Services

Celebrate Performing Arts Night with community partner, Larkin Street Youth Services in The Rueff at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater.

Wed, Aug 31 and Thurs, Sept 1, 2022 at 7 p.m.

Teacher Preview

Passengers

Teachers enjoy a preview of a performance prior to their students seeing the show at a student matinee. Event with performance to follow.

Thurs, Sept 15, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Teacher Professional Development

JRAP

Teachers in our JRAP arts-integration school partnership program come to A.C.T. for professional development in theatre.

Sat, Sept 17, 2022 at 10 a.m.

Student Matinee

Passengers

Students get to see a performance of this show on A.C.T.'s mainstage at the Geary Theater!

Fri, Sept 23, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Playtime

Passengers

Immerse yourself in a creative workshop with a guest artist relating to this A.C.T. mainstage show prior to your performance.

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 at 12 p.m.

Showcase

Downtown High School

Students at Downtown High School perform their own written work at A.C.T.'s Strand Theater.

Thurs, Dec 8 and Fri, Dec 9, 2022

Student Matinee

A Christmas Carol

Students get to see a performance of this show on A.C.T.'s mainstage at the Geary Theater!

Thurs, Dec 1, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Teacher Professional Development

JRAP

Teachers in our JRAP arts-integration school partnership program come to A.C.T. for professional development in theatre.

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 at 9 a.m.

Student Matinee

A Christmas Carol

Students get to see a performance of this show on A.C.T.'s mainstage at the Geary Theater!

Fri, Dec 9, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Playtime

A Christmas Carol

Immerse yourself in a creative workshop with a guest artist relating to this A.C.T. mainstage show prior to your performance.

Sat, Dec 10, 2022 at 12 p.m.

Student Matinee

A Christmas Carol

Students get to see a performance of this show on A.C.T.'s mainstage at the Geary Theater!

Wed, Dec 14, 2022 at 11 a.m.

Teacher Preview

The Headlands

Teachers enjoy a preview of a performance prior to their students seeing the show at a student matinee. Event with performance to follow.

Thurs, Feb 9, 2023 at 6 p.m.

Teacher Professional Development

JRAP

Teachers in our JRAP arts-integration school partnership program come to A.C.T. for professional development in theatre.

Sat, Feb 25, 2023 at 9 a.m.

Playtime

The Headlands

Immerse yourself in a creative workshop with a guest artist relating to this A.C.T. mainstage show prior to your performance.

Sat, Mar 4, 2023 at 12 p.m.

Student Matinee

Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone 2

Students get to see a performance of this show on A.C.T.'s mainstage at the Strand Theater!

Fri, Apr 28, 2023 at 11 a.m.

Playtime

The Wizard of Oz

Immerse yourself in a creative workshop with a guest artist relating to this A.C.T. mainstage show prior to your performance.

Sat, June 24 at 12 p.m.

Teacher Preview

Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone 2

Teachers enjoy a preview of a performance prior to their students seeing the show at a student matinee. Event with performance to follow.

Thurs, Apr 6, 2023 at 6 p.m.

Playtime

Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone 2

Immerse yourself in a creative workshop with a guest artist relating to this A.C.T. mainstage show prior to your performance.

Sat, May 6, 2023 at 1 p.m.