Artist Kiki Smith

2022-23 Season

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Information and Reservations

Please note: Our Horizons Matinee Series performances are also open to the public to purchase tickets and attend. An online reservation request must be completed to reserve tickets, or call 262-472-4444 on weekdays from 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM.

For Schools:
Horizons Matinee Series performances are for tax exempt school groups and home school groups that are registered with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Home school groups must provide a copy of their DPI registration form at the time of payment. Horizons performances are not recommended for children younger than four-years-old.

How to make Reservations

STEP 1:
Call: 262-472-4444
9:00 am - 3:00 pm, weekdays OR complete the online registration request form.

Please be ready to provide us with:

  • Title of performance/date/time
  • School name/address/phone number/contact person/e-mail address
  • Total number of seats to reserve (including teachers and chaperones)

Group ticket prices are indicated by each event. Reservations for fewer than ten seats per performance do not qualify for the group rate and cost an additional $2 per seat to offset additional administrative expenses. Tickets are not issued for Horizons performances. Groups will be escorted to their assigned seating blocks.

STEP 2: CONFIRM RESERVATION
Your reservation request is confirmed upon your receipt of an invoice and contract. Check your invoice to be sure that your contact information, the performance date and time, and the number of seats requested are correct. Keep a copy of the invoice for your records. Have a school administrator sign the contract and mail it back to us within 5 business days of receipt. Failing to return a contract does not cancel your reservation.

STEP 3: ADJUSTMENTS SPECIAL REQUESTS
You can make a one-time adjustment of up to 20% to your order until 8 weeks prior to the performance. All reservation adjustments must be made by phone.  

Your request for accommodations for special needs must be made at least 4 weeks in advance of the performance date. American Sign Language interpretation will be provided (if possible) for only one performance of each show.  Please contact Keriann Kirkeng for special accommodation requests at 262-472-1432.

STEP 4: PAYMENT & SEATING
Please send both invoice and you payment to the UW-W Cashier’s Office address listed on the bottom of the invoice.  All payments are processed by the UW-Whitewater cashier’s office. At this time, the cashier’s office does not accept credit card payment. Payment must be made in the form of a check, made out to UW-Whitewater.  Do not make reservation changes on the invoice. (Handwritten changes made on an invoice by the purchaser will not be considered valid.) Call (262) 472-1432 to make changes prior to payment. 

A minimum of 8 weeks is required for all reservation cancellations. If a cancellation is requested after this deadline, the school will remain responsible for payment of the original reservation amount. Seating assignments are based on the date your payment is received by the UW-Whitewater Cashier's Office. We regret that we are unable to refund payment once it has been received by the UW-Whitewater Cashier's Office. We also do not refund payment for seats not used on the day of the show.

STEP 5: STUDY GUIDES & PREPARATION
Study guides for all performances will be available online only at least 4 weeks prior to the show at our study guides page

All informational materials, including: bus driver memo, map, "For Your Information" sheet, and "Courtesy Counts" sheet are available on our Web site.  Please distribute this information to all teachers/ chaperones and take some time to review the "Courtesy Counts" sheet with your students before arrival at our theatre.

STEP 6: ARRIVAL AT THE PERFORMANCE
Please plan to arrive 30 minutes before the scheduled performance time.

COME SEE A PLAY AND MAKE IT A DAY!

After attending a Horizons performance, consider participating in many of the additional opportunities for you and your students to experience educational, cultural, and leisure activities on campus, including:

  • Campus Tours
  • Crossman Gallery
  • Fiskum Gallery
  • UC Recreation Center
  • UC Restaurants
  • University Bookstore

Activities must be arranged in advance. Please visit http://www.uww.edu for more information.   For assistance with obtaining information for specific activities please contact Keriann Kirkeng at kirkengk@uww.edu or call 262-472-1432.

GROUPS - DEADLINES

June 2021- Partner School applications due.  Please contact Keriann Kirkeng if interested in learning more about this program.

September, 2021 - Arts4All funding support applications due. This program is for school groups only.

October 9, 2021 - Deadline to make unlimited reservation adjustments.

8 weeks prior to each performance:

  • Deadline to make a one-time reservation adjustment of up to 20% of your order
  • Payment deadline for school groups of 200 or more
  • Cancellation deadline

4 weeks prior to each performance:

  • Payment deadline for small school groups (10-199) and home schools
  • Deadline to request special needs accommodations (including ASL)


PERFORMANCE DAY DETAILS

  • All performances are held in the Young Auditorium.
  • Reserved parking is available for school buses. Home school groups may park in lot 1 or lot 2 adjacent to the auditorium.
  • Performances are approximately one hour long unless otherwise noted.
  • The performance company suggests the recommended grade levels in this brochure. Please use your own discretion when selecting a show for your group. With the exception of shows listed as PreK, we do not recommend Horizons shows for children younger than four-years-old. No babies in arms will be admitted to Horizons School Matinee Series performances! Regardless of age, all attendees must have a reserved seat.
  • Inclement weather policy - If we are forced to cancel a show due to a weather emergency, we will inform your school as early as possible on the morning of the show and you will have the option of attending the show on another date, if rescheduled, or accepting a credit for another Horizons performance. If your school is officially cancelled or bus service is cancelled due to a weather emergency, you will be offered a credit for another Horizons performance. In the event that the show is not cancelled and your school/bus service is not cancelled, you will forfeit your payment if you do not attend. Refunds will not be issued for paid reservations.

All events, dates, and times are subject to change. Due to Covid 19 Restrictions we are unable to take requests for lunch reservations at this time.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Keriann Kirkeng/Ext. 1432
E-mail: kirkengk@uww.edu 
Phone: 262-472-4444
UW-Whitewater
930 West Main Street
Whitewater, WI 53190

Website: www.uww.edu/youngauditorium

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