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Book a Field Trip

For questions, call Cici Gruber at (402) 502-4625

Book a Field Trip

Book a Field Trip: All 2023-24 Shows Photo

Give your students a meaningful and entertaining experience with a field trip at The Rose.

Seeing a show on the mainstage is a magical experience unlike any other.
Enhance the experience with a pre- or post-show workshop.

To sign up for a field trip, please submit your request online using the form below,
or call Cici Gruber at (402) 502-4625.

2023-24 Field Trip Brochure

2023-24 Field Trip Dates

Click the arrow beside each show title to view available field trip dates.
Click here for the form to reserve your field trip.

  • Arthur & Friends Make a Musical

  • Life Doesn't Frighten Me: I am Fearless Royalty

  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

  • Night at the Farm: A Bedtime Party

  • Bob Marley's Three Little Birds

  • Red Riding Hood

  • Charlotte's Web

Book a Field Trip

Book a Field Trip: All 2023-24 Shows Photo

Field Trip Pricing

Teachers are FREE!
$5 students
$3 students on free/reduced lunch program
$5 adult chaperones

Note: Tax will be added to groups that do not have a tax exemption code on file.

Home schools are welcome. Groups of 10 or more — one teacher per family.


Once your reservation has been placed, you will receive a contract from The Rose approximately one month in advance of the show. Changes to your reservation will be accepted up to 10 days prior to the show date, pending availability. Please read your entire contract carefully!


Payment must be received five days prior to the show date. To comply with state tax laws, please pay by official school or PTA check only.  We do not accept cash or personal checks, and there are no refunds. Prices do not include tax.

Tax Exemptions

The Rose must have a Tax Exempt Form on file if your school is tax exempt. Iowa schools must pay tax.

Additional Information

Memberships are not valid for school field trip shows. Rain checks for future school shows can be issued for absent students.


Arrival — Please arrive 15 minutes before curtain. Latecomers will be seated at the House Manager’s discretion.

Bus rules are as follows:

  • If you are arriving by bus, please do not unload your students until a Rose staff member has approached your bus and collected your information.
  • Bus loading and unloading is allowed ONLY on the east side of The Rose Theater.
  • Three locations are available for bus parking:
    • 1. bagged meters on the north side of Farnam between 20th and 24th Streets,
    • 2. 20th Street north of Farnam (do not block the Wells Fargo drive through exit)
    • 3. 20th Street east of The Rose

Seating — All school groups are assigned reserved seating. An usher will escort your students from the bus, into the theater and to the correct seating area. Please have your students ready. No food or drink is allowed inside the theater’s seating area.

Departure — For pick up, busses are asked to form a line behind the parked vehicles on 20th Street south of Farnam. Please do not double park, cut around other busses in line, or pull up to the building before the busses in front of you have properly departed. Once your bus is loaded, please depart promptly in order to allow other busses to proceed with their pick up.


Post-show acting workshops are a great way to enhance your students’ field trip experience. By studying the characters, plot and themes from the show, students will gain a deeper appreciation for the theatrical process. In addition to acting exercises, students will receive a tour of the sets and view the costume and make-up designs from the show.

Post-show workshops are offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and are best for children in kindergarten through 8th grade. The cost is $5.50 per child. The 11:30 a.m. start time allows students a 30-minute lunch break following the close of a 10 a.m. show. Students should bring a sack lunch and beverage. To book a post-show workshop, contact Lindy Glenn at