EDUCATION & COMMUNITY PROGRAMS > Young Ambassadors
STG Young Ambassadors is a group of artistic individuals ages 15-20 who represent STG in the Seattle arts community and get a behind-the-scenes experience in preparation for careers in the arts.
The mission of this program is to diversify the pool of applicants for arts industry jobs by providing equitable access to work experience.
Applications are now closed. Reopening in Summer 2020!
Who can apply:
15-20 year olds interested in the arts
*note: must be in 10th grade or higher
Current Program Dates:
October 23rd, 2019 - July 31st, 2020
As an STG Young Ambassador, you will:
- Connect with professionals and artists in the Seattle arts community
- Gain knowledge of STG Education and Community programs
- Participate in events that have strong themes of social justice and activism
- Represent STG at fairs, festivals, teen nights and shows
- Access STG Internships
- Assist at various STG events
- Gain a better understanding of how a large arts organization operates
- Connect with other young leaders in the arts
- Organize a Youth Board mixer event
- Gain leadership skills necessary to navigate the arts and professional world
STG will provide:
$500 Work Stipend
$50 Travel Stipend, free garage parking
Tickets to STG shows, upon availability
Food for meetings
Meet the 2019-2020 STG Young Ambassador Cohort:
Aimee is a 17 year old junior at Garfield High School. She plays guitar, keys, sings, and writes her own songs. Aimee is also really into acting and theater! She’s in her high school’s musical every year and is currently a part of a student led one act play at her school. Aimee was a part of STG’s More Music @ the Moore and is always looking for more gigs! Music and performing arts are something she’s always been interested in. She always feels at home on stage.
I'm really good at rolling or wrapping burritos!
I can do the clover thing with my tongue.
I was born on Star Wars Day! May the fourth be with you!
Alyssa is a 17 year old senior at the Overlake School. She loves theatre and has been involved in over 20 productions as a performer, hair/makeup, tech, choreographer and director! Alyssa loves singing, acting, dancing, working with kids, spending time with her puppy and family, and volunteering. Alyysa plans on pursuing a double major in communications and musical theatre in college!
My All-time favorite movie is the live-action Aladdin.
I love Horizon Organic Chocolate Milk
My sister won season 5 of Kids Baking Championship!
Dani is a 17 year old visual and performing artist who attend Kamiak High School in Everett. Falling in love with art at an early age, she now enjoys painting and dancing with Seattle’s own Bailadores de Bronce, a Mexican folklorico dance group. Dani has performed dozens of times throughout her 10 years of dancing including Paramount and Moore Theatres through STG’s Dance This and Global Party dance programs. In 2018, Dani had the opportunity to dance under instruction of Jamel Gaines, Director of Creative Outlet Theatre in Brooklyn performing in a piece titled “American Oxygen.” She plans to use art to inspire pride in Latino Youth everywhere.
I currently work as a Starbucks barista
I started dancing folklorico when I was eight years old
I love food but I hate cooking
Ethan (aka Bovey) has a passion for music that began at the age of six when he stumbled across Pearl Jam on his mom’s old iPod. He started playing drums in second grade and has added guitar, songwriting, the ukulele and the Cajon to his craft. Since then, Ethan founded his own rock band Splitting Silence less than two years ago, they have hit the all-ages music scene gigging all over Washington. Ethan also plays for the jazz program at Roosevelt High School and is a repeat participant in STG’s Songwriters Lab.
I have eaten 18 pieces of pizza in one sitting.
I am a grape soda aficionado.
On a trip to Brazil, I jammed with a complete stranger in a music store. We didn’t speak the same language but were able to communicate through music!
Grayson is a multi-instrumentalist best known as the lead guitarist from Seattle band, Rucker. When he’s not touring, he spends his time as a promoter and regular mixed Martial Arts practitioner.
I have been on tour around the U.S.A.
I am an alum of More Music @The Moore 2018
I am a promoter in my free time
Hilda is a junior at Garfield High School. She is involved with the theater program and loves it. When no at school, she’s working at a daycare center. In Hilda’s spare time, she enjoys watching Tik Tok videos, going on adventures and painting.
I love painting and working on my bullet journal
My favorite Halloween movie is Twitches
I can speak 3 languages (English, Spanish and French)
Jessica is a singer from Seattle, WA. She attends Cascadia Community College and she is studying Criminal Justice. She also enjoys dancing and musical theatre. She was the President of her Multi-Cultural Club in high school and was known as the motivational speaker for her basketball team.
I am a very goofy and outgoing person
I am a 90’s enthusiast
My favorite genre of music is R&B.
Jude is a 16 year old Garfield High School sophomore. He is very involved in theatre (especially musical theatre) and is always looking for theatrical opportunities! His Broadway idols are Hunter Foster, Lea Michele and Nathan Lane!
My top 3 dream roles are Seymour Krelborn, Billy Flynn and William Barfée
My favorite Halloween candy is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
I know too much about musicals and I’m happy about that
Mariana is a dancer from Bailadores de Bronce, a traditional Mexican folkloric group that has been in existence for 47 years. She has been dancing for 12 years, 6 of those with Bronce. She has had the opportunity to learn from some of the best teachers in Mexico. Mariana is 17 years old and a senior at Liberty High School. In the future, she hopes to attend Cornish College for the Arts.
I play violin
My whole family dances
One of my favorite TV shows in Downton Abbey
Megha is a sophomore at Gibson Ek High School who enjoys singing, dancing and painting. She has played music for 10 years and performs with her band locally. Megha’s love for art and community drove her to paint a mural in the middle of her school.
I have performed in STG’s Dance This twice
I have worked in restorative justice and organized conferences for high school educators
I work with Odia Seattle Youth to organize fundraisers and cultural events benefitting the Odia Population in the Greater Seattle Area
Neve is a 17 year old senior at Shorecrest High School. She dances with the Nationally ranked Shorecrest Hip Hop Dance Team and is interested in film.
I was a famous Taiwanese child actress
I like filming and editing video
I have been a part of STG’s Dance This!
Priyal is a sophomore at Interlake High School and is a singer, actor, dancer, and choreographer. She also helps with tech. She is in her school’s Jazz Choir and has won a couple of awards for that as well as a national dance competition. She’s hardworking, openminded, goofy and very passionate about the arts!
My favorite show is Friends!
Dear Evan Hansen was the first musical I listened to that truly made me feel the power of music
I want to perform on Broadway when I grow up!