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A lineup of four ten-minute plays for young audiences

On tour at Miami-Dade County Middle Schools and Community Groups

from October 2023 – August 2024*

*Excluding Teacher Planning days, Legal Holidays, and Recess Days


Made for Middle School audiences, the popular SHORT CUTS Tour features a cast of professional actors performing four new 10-minute plays. These age and theme-appropriate short plays are written by local playwrights who reflect our community. This fast-paced and entertaining program empowers young audiences, ages 10-14, to deal with relatable issues impacting them today. The SHORT CUTS live, in-school show is often the first time students experience live theater!

The SHORT CUTS Tour is presented for FREE at Miami-Dade County Public Schools! Low-cost options are available for private schools and community groups. To book a show at your private school or community group, please email

The run time is approximately 40 minutes plus a 10-15-minute post show conversation between City Theatre artists and students. These conversations explore themes and topics presented in the works.

To schedule SHORT CUTS, please fill out this form:

For more information, please contact Ariana Castillo, Community Programs Coordinator, at


Thank you to our generous SHORT CUTS partners for the 2023-2024 Season!


The Short Cuts program is made possible with the generous support of The School Board of Miami-Dade County , the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners. Sponsored in part by the State of Florida through the Division of Arts and Culture and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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