Author and historian for the Seattle Theatre Group, M. Lynn Thrasher recently released a book entitled, “Seattle's Paramount Theatre – From Birth to Rebirth and Beyond.” The book is available for purchase in person at our Historic Theatres Library, inside the Paramount Theatre Tower, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10am to 3pm. Proceeds support the library!
STG & UW partnered for “Make Music Together” with a spirited performance by the Husky Marching Band and an “instrument petting zoo” with members of the UW Kappa Kappa Psi Honorary Music Fraternity. Children had the opportunity to learn how to play a variety of music instruments in this free participatory program at The Neptune Theatre on October 22, 2011. For more information on free and low cost education and community programs, click here.
The iconic 1930's Paramount blue and gold vertical sign was replaced in 2009 with an exact replica, using money raised in part by generous STG supporters. Identical in appearance, the replica was engineered with environmentally responsible materials and energy efficient lighting systems, to honor Seattle's history and future. Learn more about the replacement and how you can help keep Seattle's historic icon vibrant here.
The DANCE This Summer Training Intensive is an opportunity for young dancers (ages 13-21) at all levels to immerse themselves in diverse dance styles over the course of two weeks. It's just one way STG provides access, training and performance opportunities for over 15,000 youth and lifelong learners, primarily from underserved communities in the Seattle area. Find out more about the intensive, along with the DANCE This performance and DANCE This Camp here.
There are only three Mighty Wurlitzer organs in the country and one of them resides at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. Evening Magazine profiles organist Jim Riggs and his lifelong organ passion - click here to watch the segment, and learn more about our treasured Wurlizter organ here.
STG is proud to expand our Dance for Parkinson's class to three locations this fall - Peter Kirk Community Center (Kirkland), Central District Community Center (Seattle) and Des Moines Senior Center (Des Moines)! Working with professional dancers specifically trained in the Dance for PD® method, participants learn how to use thought, imagination, eyes, ears and touch to control movement in a welcoming environment with live music.
For more information and to sign up for classes, click here.
Your contributions are absolutely critical to fulfilling Seattle Theatre Group's mission to enrich, inspire, challenge and expand our world through the arts. Every season, STG presents over 50 education & outreach programs and a diverse programming slate of dance, jazz, Silent Film, Off-Broadway, Broadway, comedy, concerts and family arts. Ticket sales, private and corporate contributions and other earned income cover only a portion of these costs.
Your generous donation:
- Maintains three historic venues – The Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres.
- Provides access, training and performance opportunities for over 20,000 youth and lifelong learners.
- Supports workshops, lectures/demonstrations, dance and music residencies, master classes, competitions and performances for young musicians and dancers.
- Makes it possible for STG to present more than 350 performances a year that exhilarate and enrich the lives of Seattle audiences.