Registration Instructions

Thank you for your interest in registering your school groups for the Kennedy Center 2023-2024 season offerings!

Fill out the registration form completely to submit the application.

This form also includes the application for the “Get on the Bus” Scholarship. Title I schools. The scholarship has reached full capacity and the scholarship application has closed as of September 14, 2023.

Question Title

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You will need:
  • Contact information
  • Number of adults and students attending
  • Number of students with IEPs and number of EL students (if applicable)
  • Accessibility requirements
  • Payment information
  • Percentage of students receiving free/reduced lunch. (ONLY if you are applying for the “Get on the Bus” Scholarship for Title I Schools.)
School Group Policies
  • We do not issue tickets; your entire group must be present to be seated.
  • Only school groups of ten (10) or more persons are eligible to register.
  • No more than 1 adult per every 4 students.
  • Groups are limited to no more than 10 performances per season.
  • Do not bring extra students or chaperones on the day of the event. Please request any additional seats in advance.
  • Food is not permitted inside the theater. All lunches should be left on the bus or in your vehicle and can be retrieved after the performance.
  • All cancellations and changes must be made no later than four weeks prior to the performance date in order to receive a refund.
  • In the event of inclement weather, we will contact you that morning if we have to cancel your performance. If the performance has not been canceled, please contact us if your school is closed or delayed. We will issue a full refund or attempt to reschedule your group.
Anyone unable to meet the above requirements is encouraged to attend the other Performances for Young Audiences offered on Friday evenings and weekends.

All requests are processed in the order in which they are received and we will try to accommodate as many requests as possible based on availability. Once processed you will receive a confirmation letter. For questions about registration, email or call (202) 416-8835.