Student Nights

Engaging Young People in the Performing Arts

Our Student Nights program, as part of our broader Performing Arts Education initiative, provides tickets to select Lensic Presents events free of charge to students in grades 9 through 12, college students, and current educators.


Below is a list of our upcoming Student Nights performances, as well as information about reserving tickets. If you meet the criteria for Student Nights and would like to sign up, please email Acacia Barnett at with "Student Nights registration" in the subject line of your email.

Upcoming Student Nights

All Met: Live in HD Encores. For a 2016-17 schedule, click here. 

The Met Live in HD: Eugene Onegin (Tchaikovsky)                                                                                           encore April 22, 2017 / 6:00 pm
Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted from Pushkin’s classic novel. Dmitri Hvorostovsky stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late. (est. run time: 4:00)

Lensic Presents: The Reduced Shakespeare Company
May 11, 2017 / 7:30 pm
The Reduced Shakespeare Company performs a witty original comedy that combine The Bard’s most famous characters and greatest lines.

NT Live in HD: Obsession                                                                                                                             
May 12, 2017 / 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                         Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr. Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession, broadcast live from the Barbican Theatre in London. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the BRidge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti's 1943 film.

NT Live in HD: Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf                                                                                            
June 3, 2017 / 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                      
Sonia Friedman Productions presents James Macdonald's critically acclaimed, five-star production of Edward Albee's landmark play, filmed live and broadcast to cinemas from the Harold Pinter Theatre, London. 

NT Live in HD: Peter Pan                                                                                                                            
June 11, 2017 / 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                      
      A delight for children and adults alike, this wondrously inventive production of JM Barrie's much-loved tale is directed by Sally Cookson (NT: Live Jane Eyre).    

NT Live in HD: Angels in America, Part One: Millenium Approaches                                                           
July 26, 2017 / 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                           NT Live in HD: Angels in America, Part Two: Perestroika                                                                             
July 27, 2017 / 7:00 pm  
                                                                                                                                  America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

NT Live in HD: Salomé                                                                                                                             
August 3, 2017 / 7:00 pm                                                                                                                                      This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution.

NT Live in HD: Yerma                                                                                                                                 
August 31, 2017 / 7:00 pm                                                                                
                                                     Set in contemporary London, Billie Piper's portrayel of a woman in her thirties desperate to conceive builds with elemental force to a staggering, shocking climax.       

More About Reserving Tickets through Student Nights

  • Once you are registered with the Student Nights program, you’ll receive a confirmation email with a promo code. You can enter it in the "promo code" box on to reserve your tickets for any of the performances listed on this page. Please note: the promo code box is on the upper-right side of your screen, and you must click "submit" after you enter. Click the "Purchase" button for the performance you'd like to attend, and our ticketing system will show you which seats are available. Once you reserve your tickets, they will be held at will call the night of the performance. Student Nights tickets are only available online.
  • Student Nights tickets must be reserved online in advance (no walk-ups) at least two hours before the performance begins. No exceptions.
  • If you have logged on to our website to get tickets and no seats are available, it means we are out of the allotment of free tickets. However, we still have tickets available for the student price of $5. You can purchase $5 tickets at the box office or by calling 505-988-1234.

If you have questions about the Student Nights program, please contact Acacia Barnett at 988-7050 ext.1217 or


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