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Spend a day off campus and explore the arts in the Cultural District!

Undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for ticket discounts of up to 50% off select Pittsburgh Cultural Trust performances. The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust is the premiere performing and visual arts organization in Pittsburgh's Cultural District. 

Broadway and Theater

  • The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust presents an impressive lineup of musical theater year-round, including PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh and other theatrical hits from the Dentons Cohen & Grisby Trust Presents and Trust Rentals lines.

Trust Cabaret

  • Enjoy the rare opportunity to experience the finest cabaret artists up close and personal at the Greer Cabaret Theater.

Liberty Magic

  • Experience the art of sleight of hand and prestidigitation at our intimate new venue, Liberty Magic.

Ballet and Dance

  • Each year, the Trust's Pittsburgh Dance Council selects a lineup of world-class dance companies to perform in the city.

Live Music

  • The Trust-presents an impressive selection of live music all year round. In addition to our weekly free BNY Mellon JazzLive events and free musical performances at the annual Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, we offer live concerts for fans of all genres.

Lectures and Talks

  • As proponents of education through the arts, the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust frequently invites notable influencers and literary figures to present their talks to the public, either as part of a Trust-run festival, or as individual talks.

Taking advantage of this opportunity is easy!

1. Click on your university’s logo and purchase your discounted tickets. If your university is not listed, please select OTHER UNIVERSITIES for a general university student option.

2. Pick up your ticket order at the venue's box office starting two hours prior to show time. Bring a form of valid student identification (ID card, transcript, report card, or other proof of enrollment)

3. Before entering the venue, review our bag policy, code of conduct and prohibited items policies in the Safety & Security Page.
Prohibited items include laptops, water bottles, oversized bags, and outside food.

4. Enjoy the show!

Faculty and staff of local universities with valid university ID are eligible for discounted tickets. Prices, shows, and seating are subject to tour requirements and availability. Some restrictions may apply.

Other Ways to Save

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust offers a number of free and low cost opportunities for students to engage in the city through the arts, including annual public art festivals, four Gallery Crawls per year, and a number of classes & workshops taught by leading arts educators in Pittsburgh.

Take a look at what upcoming events are available. Bring your friends and your energy!

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To order Groups 10+ tickets:

  • Call 412-471-6930 or email
  • Submit a Group Ticket Reservation Form to order tickets in advance of the public on sale
  • Buy online NOW by selecting the “Groups 10+ tickets on sale here” link that appears after you select your date when purchasing tickets. By clicking this link it automatically changes the price of the tickets and allows you to purchase more than 10 tickets. Choosing Select Your Own Seat offers the best flexibility when purchasing 10+ tickets online. Online option is only available after tickets have gone on sale to the public and may not be available for all shows.