Ticket discounts at CU Presents

Discounts

We want you in the best seat at the best price. Learn more about discount and special ticket programs available through CU Presents.

Restrictions

  • There are no discounts for Holiday Festival.
  • Some CU Presents special events may have their own discount policies. Please see the appropriate event page for details.
  • CU Presents will only honor one price reduction per ticket; double-discounts are not allowed. We are happy to help you determine which discount will help you save the most money on each ticket.
  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival previews have a flat 30% discount on all sections. No other discounts apply to these performances. Additionally, discounts are not offered in the Gold Circle section, in Orchestra 4 of the Mary Rippon Outdoor Theatre, or in Orchestra 2 of the University Theatre for CSF events.
Seniors (65 and older)

Senior discounts are available online, in-person and by phone.

$2 off single tickets for

  • Artist Series
  • Eklund Opera Program
  • CU Theatre & Dance
  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival
CU Boulder faculty/staff

CU Boulder faculty/staff discounts are available online, in-person and by phone.

If tickets are purchased online or over the phone, faculty and staff must bring a valid ID to pick-up tickets at will call. 

This discount can be used in advance or the night of a performance. It does not combine with other offers.

25% off up to 4 tickets per performance with a valid Buff One Card for

  • Artist Series
  • Takács Quartet
  • Eklund Opera Program
  • CU Theatre & Dance
  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival
K-12 youth

Youth discounts and tickets are available online, in-person and by phone.

$5 off single tickets for

  • Artist Series

$5 single tickets for

  • CU Theatre & Dance
  • Eklund Opera Program

Colorado Shakespeare Festival

  • Youth grade K-5: $10 tickets in select sections
  • Youth grade 6-12: $20 tickets in select sections
Active military

Active military discounts are available in-person and by phone only.

$5 off single tickets for

  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival
College students

CU Boulder Students

The Arts Card

The Arts Card can be purchased with a student ID in advance in person or purchased through student registration and added to a tuition bill. Tickets can be redeemed in-person or by phone.

CU Students with a valid Buff One Card may purchase an Arts Card for $40. The card is worth $100 in tickets for CU Presents Events (60% savings). There is a limit of 4 total cards per student per semester.

Arts Card tickets cannot be purchased at the door on the night of the performance. It does not combine with other discounts.

Single tickets discount

The CU Boulder student discount is available online, in-person and by phone. 

If tickets are purchased online or over the phone, students must bring a valid ID to pick-up tickets at will call.

This discount can be used in advance or the night of a performance. It does not combine with other offers, including the Arts Card.

25% off up to 4 tickets per performance with a valid Buff One Card for

  • Artist Series
  • Takács Quartet
  • Eklund Opera Program
  • CU Theatre & Dance
  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival

University Theatre free ticket lottery

Find out more about our free student lottery.

All college students

Non-CU Boulder college student discounts are available online, in-person and by phone.

$5 off single tickets for

  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Season tickets

Save up to 40% and get great benefits with season tickets!

Learn more - Season tickets

Group sales

Save 10% for 10 or more patrons and 25% for 25 or more patrons to most shows!

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Learn More - Group sales