An Entertainment Deal You Just Can’t Beat

Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in downtown BurlingtonThe Champlain College Student Government Association (SGA) and the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts offer $10 tickets to full-time undergraduate students for any Flynn Center-presented performance in the 2013-14 Season. The balance of the ticket cost is funded by the SGA, a Champlain College Cultural Access partnership that began last year. Just show your Champlain ID when purchasing tickets in person at the FlynnTix Regional Box Office to take advantage of this special offer.

"As the SGA evolved we were looking to support more meaningful student programming at Champlain," said former president of the SGA Adam Rowe ‘14, who initiated the Champlain College Cultural Access partnership last year. "President Finney approached us with the idea of supporting a Flynn Center program and it seemed in line with what we were looking for."

After some success with the program in its first term, benefiting both student programming and the Flynn Center, Rowe decided that the SGA would fund the partnership again for this academic year. "We can't wait to see more Champlain students at our shows this season - we've got some pretty awesome performances coming up," said Olivia Pratt, a senior at Champlain and programming intern at the Flynn Center, who hopes to drive more ticket sales to students this year.

The current SGA is still promoting the Cultural Access Partnership to support student programming. "Although still in its infancy, the program is a great way to expose Champlain students to the vibrant arts scene that the Flynn Center is providing for the greater Burlington area," continued Rowe.

The Flynn Center, located at 153 Main Street between Church and St. Paul Streets in the heart of downtown Burlington's entertainment district, is a nationally renowned performing arts venue offering the best in jazz, world music, dance, comedy, American roots music, Broadway tours, and more.

Upcoming Flynn Center-presented shows that are eligible for the $10 ticket price include:

  • Oct. 23 The Graduate - a fully staged play and radio theatre production of the cult novel and landmark Hollywood film, 7:30 p.m. Flynn MainStage
  • Oct. 25 Dr. John - Grammy winner and Rock ‘N Roll Hall of Famer, considered the embodiment of New Orleans' rich musical heritage, 8:00 p.m. Flynn MainStage
  • Oct. 28 The Addams Family - Just in time for Halloween, the smash-hit musical comedy that brings the Addams family to spooky and spectacular life, 7:30 p.m. Flynn MainStage

You can find the entire list of Flynn Center-presented shows at http://www.flynncenter.org/performances-events/flynn-center-presents.html

This $10 ticket offer is available for single ticket purchases by full-time students only, and modified for class group ticket purchases. Champlain College professors can bring their students to a Flynn Center performance at no cost, if tickets are available at the FlynnTix Box Office.

Tickets cannot be ordered online for this special $10 price; shows offer other student discounts online but not the Champlain College $10 deal. Tickets can only be ordered at the Box Office or by calling them at 802-863-5966 with your Champlain ID number; for telephone purchases, a Champlain student ID must be presented to pick up your ticket at a later date. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. On days of MainStage shows, the lobby window is open continuously from opening to curtain time and on days of FlynnSpace shows will reopen ½ hour prior to show time for will call.

Students utilizing the $10 deal may purchase additional tickets for friends or family at the regular ticket price at the time of your ticket order to ensure that you are seated together at the performance.

More information on the Champlain College Cultural Access $10 deal can be found at http://www.flynncenter.org/box-office-tickets/university-partnerships/champlain-colleges-cultural-access.html

Feel free to contact Oliva Pratt at opratt@flynncenter.org with any questions or concerns about the Champlain College-Flynn Center partnership or any upcoming performances.

For a Flynn Center season interactive brochure, complete with audio and video samples of each performer, visit http://content.yudu.com/A29mht/1314Brochure/resources/index.htm?referrerUrl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.flynncenter.org%2Fperformances-events%2Fflynn-center-presents.html. To request a brochure by mail, email marketing@flynncenter.org


Since 1878, Champlain College has provided career-focused education to students from its hilltop campus in Burlington, Vt. Champlain's distinctive educational approach embodies the notion that true learning only occurs when information and experience come together to create knowledge. Champlain offers traditional undergraduate and online undergraduate courses, along with online certificate and degree programs and 11 master's degree programs. Champlain offers study abroad programs at its campuses in Montreal, Quebec and Dublin, Ireland. Champlain College is included in the Princeton Review's The Best 378 Colleges: 2014 Edition. Champlain was named a "Top-Up-and-Coming School" by U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges and is ranked in the top tier of 2014 Regional Colleges in the North. For more information, visit www.champlain.edu


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