Ticket discounts at CU Presents

Discounts

Learn more about discount and special ticket programs available through CU Presents.

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

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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 four (4) tickets per performance with a valid Buff One Card for

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

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K-12 youth

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

$5 off single tickets for

  • Artist Series

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50% off single tickets for

  • CU Theatre & Dance
  • Eklund Opera Program

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Colorado Shakespeare Festival

  • Youth grade K-5: $10 tickets in all sections
  • Youth grade 6-12: $20 tickets in all sections

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Active military

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

$5 off single tickets for

  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival

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College students

CU Boulder Students

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.

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

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

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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

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Discount Restrictions

  • There are no discounts for the Holiday Festival.
  • 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, Call 303-492-8008 or email us at cupresents@colorado.edu
  • Colorado Shakespeare Festival previews have a flat 30% discount on all sections. No other discounts apply to these performances.

Season tickets

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

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Group sales (for groups of 10+)

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

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