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ArtSmart Theatre

2019-2020 Season

Havana Hop (12/8 & 12/9)

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites (2/7  & 2/8)

As You Like It (5/3 & 5/4)

The ArtSmart Educational Theatre Series provides educational shows specifically designed for school groups and are open to the general public. Children’s picture books and classic literature, United States and world history, relevant social issues and experiences are all transformed and presented live on the Smith Opera House stage. Our ArtSmart series is designed to encourage thinking, creativity and fun while complimenting school lessons. Each year, The Smith is proud to present an exciting series that students of all ages are sure to enjoy.



Tickets are $6.50 each for all ages, regardless of group size. Additional fees are applied to online orders.

Group Registration

We ask that all groups register in advance. To register your group, please fill out the following form.

Payment and registration details must be submitted two weeks prior to the performance. Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please order early, as many of our performances sell-out.

Accepted forms of payment:

    • BOCES Arts in Education funds
    • Credit Cards
    • Check
    • Cash

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How long is the performance?

    • Most ArtSmart shows are approximately one hour in length.

When should we arrive day of show?

    • We ask that large groups arrive 45 minutes prior to the performance to allow for bus drop-off and seating. Please allow at least 30-45 minutes at the end of the performance for bus pick-up.

    • Buses and vans will receive parking information upon arrival. Parking for private vehicles is available in the public parking located directly across the street of the theater.

In the event of bad weather/school cancellation, can a refund be issued?

    • Tickets are non-refundable unless the performance is cancelled by the performer or the Smith Center For The Arts. Money will not be refunded due to school closing or student illness.

Can we change the number of tickets we requested?

    • If funding was issued by Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Arts in Education: Once we receive a purchase order for your class to attend, we cannot change the number of registrations and we will not refund tickets if attendance is less than the number on your purchase order.

    • If payment is issued by check/cash/credit card: Once the payment has been processed, we cannot issue a refund, however tickets can always be added to your reservation.

Can students with additional needs be accommodated?

    • Wheelchair seating, assisted listening devices, and accommodations for sign language interpreters are available upon prior request. Please indicate all special needs when placing your order.

Are instructional materials available?

    • Study Guides are available for most performances upon request.

PLEASE NOTE: All shows, dates, prices, and times are subject to change.

For more a full list of our ArtSmart shows, click here
To register your school for an ArtSmart program, click here.