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January 2017

MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE AUDITIONS

January 9-11, 2017
The Vera Project
Sign-Up Required


STG is seeking exceptional musicians ages 14-21 to audition for More Music @ The Moore, a young artist development program. The program culminates with two live performances at The Moore Theatre on March 24, 2017. All music genres and culture-inclusive, original works encouraged. Perform at the historic Moore Theatre! Work directly & perform with an internationally-renowned music director. Receive music industry inside training, gain connections with and guidance from located based mentors, and collaborate with peer musicians. Got questions? Click here for some FAQs.

CLICK HERE to sign up for an audition.

 

DANCE FOR PD® - REGISTER NOW FOR OUR WINTER SESSION!

Dance for PD® are dance classes for individuals with Parkinson's disease and their caregivers. The classes are for all abilities and mobilities and no dance experience is necessary to participate. Seattle Theatre Group Dance for PD® classes are held in Seattle, Issaquah, Kirkland, Lynnwood and Des Moines, WA. Click here for more information on the Dance for PD® program.

DES MOINES CLASS
Winter Session: January 9 - March 13, 2017 (no class 1/16 & 2/20)
Mondays, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
At Des Moines Senior Center: 2045 S. 216th St. Des Moines, WA 98198

LYNNWOOD CLASS
Winter Session: January 9 - March 13, 2017 (no class 1/16 & 2/20)
Mondays, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
At Center for Healthy Living, 4100 Alderwood Mall Blvd., Ste 1, Lynnwood, WA 98036-6734

ISSAQUAH CLASS
Winter Session: January 4 - February 22, 2017
Wednesdays, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
At Swedish Hospital Issaquah: 751 Blakely Drive, Issaquah, WA 98029: 1st Floor Flex Room

SEATTLE CLASS
Winter Session: January 5 - February 23, 2017
Thursdays, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
At Garfield Community Center: 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle, WA 98122

KIRKLAND CLASS
Winter Session: January 7 - February 25, 2017
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
At Peter Kirk Community Center: 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

 


March 2017

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM STUDENT MATINEE

Friday, March 10, 2017
Student Matinee at 11:00 AM
The Paramount Theatre
Grades K -12
$8 / $5
60 minute lecture / demonstration (approximately)


This lecture/demonstration focuses on the art of classical dancing, in a fun and accessible form to introduce ballet. Dancers will demonstrate and explain exercises such as jumping, turning, partnering, lifting, and dancing. An audience participation segment, when members of the audience are invited to the stage to try some of the movements, or test the similarities between social dance and ballet, is included. Throughout, excerpts from Dance Theatre of Harlem’s eclectic repertoire demonstrate how the elements that have been discussed come together to create the magic of dance. Click here to RSVP.

 

MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE STUDENT MATINEE

Friday, March 24, 2017
Student Matinee at 11:00 AM
The Moore Theatre
Grades 3 -12
$8 / $5
75 minute performance (approximately)


Young artist talent and collaboration
are celebrated in the 16th annual
More Music @ The Moore. The performance showcases the rich musical talent of youth in our community and provides musicians, regardless of what style they play, the opportunity to make music together. In addition to collaborating with their peers, young artists get the chance to work with an internationally renowned Music Director. Click here to RSVP.

 

DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS STUDENT SHARE CELEBRATION

Monday, March 27, 2017
12:00 PM
The Paramount Theatre
Grades K - 8
FREE
60 minute performance (approximately)


Disney Musicals in Schools, through STG, builds sustainable musical theatre programs in under-resourced public elementary schools. The culminating Student Share Celebration is a special day to celebrate each participating school. All four 2016-17 selected schools will come together at the Paramount Theatre to share one number from the musical they’ve been rehearsing at their school. Join us by supporting our community’s 3rd-5th grade students as they perform Disney! Click here to RSVP.

 


April 2017

SILENT FILM ERA MATINEE

Monday, April 24, 2017
11:00 AM
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 3 -12
FREE
60 minute lecture / demonstration (approximately)


Step back in time to the 1920s at the historic Paramount Theatre! Hear The Paramount’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ,
view a short silent film, and learn about the music, history and theatre of the silent film era. Our House Organist will lead this one-hour lecture/demonstration. Tours of the theatre available before for interested groups. Click here to RSVP.

 


June 2017

DANCE THIS INTENSIVE

June 21 - 30, 2017
Pacific Northwest Ballet Studios
(Phelps Center - 301 Mercer Ave)
Program Cost: $375 (if paid in full by May 26th; $400 after May 26th)
*Scholarships available
Open to aspiring young dancers ages 13-21; any level of experience welcome


The DANCE This Intensive provides an opportunity for young dancers at all levels to immerse themselves in dance over the course of one and half weeks. The program exposes students to comprehensive dance training in Ballet, Choreography, Contemporary, Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and other specialty classes. It culminates in a Student Share at the historic Moore Theatre, for friends and families. Click here to apply.

 


July 2017

19TH ANNUAL DANCE THIS MATINEE

Friday, July 7, 2017
1:00 PM
The Moore Theatre
All Ages
$7
75 minute performance (approximately)


DANCE This is STG’s most beloved dance program which brings together scores of teens and community performers from varying experiences and ages to share their culture through the art of dance. Celebrating 19 years of collaboration, performers get the unique opportunity to work with each other and with nationally recognized artists for an experience that makes lasting memories. Click here to RSVP.

 

STG'S SONGWRITERS LAB

July 17 - 22, 2017
The Moore Theatre
Program Cost: $375 (scholarships available)
Open to young musicians 14-20; all levels of songwriting experience welcome


Young musicians interested in pursuing their artistic vision as songwriters and lyricists work with professional musicians who facilitate cross-collaboration, creative approaches to song composition and lyric writing, and share strategies for navigating the music business. From guitars to cellos, to Reason/Ableton Live and more. ALL music styles are encouraged to sign up! Click here to apply.

 


August 2017

DANCE THIS CAMP AT CENTRUM

August 6 - 12, 2017
Fort Worden State Park
Port Townsend, WA
Program Cost: $850 (includes Tuition, Room and Board)
*Scholarships available
Open to students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2017; all levels of experience welcome


DANCE This Camp at Centrum is a residential camp for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. The program includes Ballet, Hip Hop, Cultural, Jazz, Modern, other dance styles and specialty classes. Set inside the beautiful Fort Worden State Park, students are given an opportunity to dive deeper into dance and conclude with a Student Share Performance. Seattle Theatre Group partners with Centrum to offer this residential experience. Click here to apply.

 

 

 

Ongoing Programs:

  • In-school Workshops and Residencies
    Interested in a hands-on arts experience for students at your school? STG offers residencies in cultural and contemporary dance and music with Northwest-based artists. Arts instruction is available to suit your school's interests and needs, varying from a one-time workshop to multiple-week residency. Activities are in line with the National Common Core Standards and are tailored to students' skill level and ages.
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  • Student Tours of the Historic Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres
    STG offers free tours of the historic Paramount and Moore Theatres for educators and students ages seven and up. Tour guides introduce students to theatre architecture, design, history and technical aspects. To schedule a student tour, click here.

  • Historic Tours of The Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres
    Seattle Theatre Group gives the public a chance to learn more about the historic Paramount and Moore Theatres while giving them a glimpse behind the scenes. Free; once a month-The first Saturday of every month at 10am at The Paramount & the second Saturday of every month at 10am at The Moore Theatre. For more information, click here.

  • Theatre Access Program (TAP)
    STG annually provides thousands of tickets to performances at The Paramount and Moore Theatres to school groups, youth organizations, community centers, social service organizations, young artists and seniors who would otherwise be unable to afford the opportunity. To apply, click here (pdf).

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