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BROADWAY INCLUSION PROGRAM
DIGITAL EDUCATION PROGRAM: LAS HISTORIAS VERDADERAS
SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE - Disney's FROZEN
We are presenting a sensory-friendly performance of Disney’s FROZEN! Sensory-friendly performances are designed in a supportive and judgement free environment for families. Learn more about sensory-friendly performances here.
STG/MCP IN HOSPITALS
Seattle Theatre Group (STG) and Melodic Caring Project (MCP) joined forces to provide a program that serves families and patients from the comfort of their hospital room or home. This program helps provide access to families in need.
STG/MCP in Hospitals provides the following:
- A livestream backstage tour hosted by a Broadway cast member. Patients get to see: set, props, costumes and other magical bits from a Broadway show.
- Patients are visited by cast members from a Broadway touring show to their hospital and in some cases, to their hospital room (arranged by STG/MCP and hospital)
- Patients and family members who are able to engage are invited to a sing-a-long at their hospital with the cast from a Broadway show.
- Families and patients able to attend are invited to a Broadway performance at no cost.
- Families and patients are provided with swag from a Broadway show.
2017-18 STG/MCP in Hospitals with Disney’s Aladdin
2018-19 STG/MCP in Hospitals with Disney’s The Lion King
2019-2020 STG/MCP in Hospitals with Disney’s Frozen – Program Confirmed
POWER OF HORSES
Through a grant received by the Broadway League in 2013, Power of Horses programing was created. Watch all three episodes below!
STG presented Hamilton and provided two student matinee performances for Title I high school students on March 8 & 14, 2018. Students who attended paid $10 and worked on educational materials. Read more about EDUHAM in The Seattle Times and in Seattle Magazine!
DEAR EVAN HANSEN
(Digital Education Program: Power to Inspire)
STG launched a new initiative in partnership with the show Dear Evan Hansen called “The Digital Education Program (DEP): Power to Inspire.” Schools from Washington attended a student matinee performance on January 24, 2019. Students paid $10. Each student had to complete an educational art project. To see projects, click here (PDF). Read more about Dear Evan Hansen in a story from KOMO news.
BROADWAY DANCE PROGRAMS
Broadway at Kent
STG's Broadway at Kent is a workshop program in partnership with the Kent Senior Center, Kent Library and Seattle Theatre Group. Dancers of all skill levels and ages are invited to take classes inspired by Broadway shows being presented at The Paramount Theatre. These classes are taught by local STG artists and not by a company member from the show.
Join us for our 2019-20 Broadway at Kent workshops! Broadway @ Kent Workshop Leaders (PDF)
MISS SAIGON at Kent Senior Center
- Friday, October 11th, 2019 from 1:30pm-3:00pm
- Taught by Adriana Wright
SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL at Kent Senior Center
- Friday, December 13th, 2019 from 1:30pm-3:00pm
- Taught by Gaynell Walker and QuiQui Dominguez
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Kent Senior Center
- Friday, December 20th, 2019 from 1:30pm-3:00pm
- Taught by Adriana Wright
Disney’s Frozen at Kent Library
- Sunday, January 26th, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
- Taught by Faith Howes and Aishé Keita
THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG at Kent Library
- Sunday, March 22nd, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
- Taught by Anuhea Brown
THE BOOK OF MORMON at Kent Library
- Sunday, April 19th, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
- Taught by Brad Walker
ANASTASIA at Kent Library
- Saturday, May 16th, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
- Taught by Samantha Canela and Rachel McKinney
MEAN GIRLS at Kent Library
- Sunday, July 26th, 2020 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
- Taught by Faith Howes and Ayanna Omar
BEYOND THE PIT
Photo with Adam McDonald, Music Director from WICKED
BEHIND THE SCENES TOURS / MEET THE CAST
BEYOND THE CURTAIN
Christoph Giebel - MISS SAIGON
Christoph Giebel, A hospital ship medic in Indonesian waters in the Vietnamese refugee crisis around 1980, Christoph Giebel was among the first Western students to study in post-war Viet Nam (1986-87). Holding a 1996 Cornell PhD, he has taught Southeast Asian history and Vietnamese Studies at the University of Washington since 1998. He regularly leads UW student groups to Viet Nam, with an academic focus on war legacies near the former DMZ.
Kitty Daniels - THE HARD NUT
Kathryn "Kitty" Daniels is internationally recognized as a master dance educator who specializes in integrating and applying dance science and somatics principles to dance technique education. As Chair of the Dance Department at Seattle’s Cornish College of the Arts from 1986 to 2015, she developed an innovative and progressive educational program that balanced rigorous professional preparation with student wellness. She began her professional career as a performer with ballet and modern dance companies in Europe and the United States including the Bill Evans Dance Company, Concert Dance Company of Boston and Beth Soll and Dancers. She has taught at colleges and intensive workshops nationally and internationally including the Bill Evans Summer Institutes of Dance and Teachers Intensives, London Contemporary Dance School, California State University Summer Arts Programs, University of Washington, and Boston University. She has presented her research and taught master classes at conferences of the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science, the National Dance Association, the National Dance Education Organization, DanceUSA, National Association of Schools of Dance, Not Just Any Body and Soul and American College Dance Festival Association. Her articles have been published in the Journal of Dance Education, the Journal of Dance Medicine and Science, Dance Teacher, Kinesiology and Medicine for Dance, and Kinesiology for Dance. She currently teaches at the University of Washington and in the Seattle Dance for Parkinsons Program.
Pamela Brown Lavitt - FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Pamela Brown Lavitt is the Director of Arts + Ideas and Festivals at the Stroum Jewish Community Center, presenting over 100 international guest artists annually in the Greater Seattle Region and during the Seattle Jewish Film and SeaJAM: Seattle Jewish Arts + Music Festivals to inspire, connect, and celebrate community and Jewish life and culture in the region. Trained as a theatre scholar, Pamela completed her doctoral coursework at NYU Tisch School of the Arts Department of Performance Studies Department and learned Yiddish at the Columbia University YIVO Institute Yiddish Studies Program. She has taught at NYU and at UW, and as an oral historian, folklorist, and arts programmer, has shaped numerous public projects including museum exhibits in NY and in Seattle. She has published scholarly papers and popular articles on Jews in theatre, film, and popular culture. In 2018, she was awarded the Pamela Waechter z”l Jewish Communal Leadership Award.
Want to customize a theatre workshop or residency at your school for one of the Broadway shows? Looking for an assembly? STG can provide one or multiple visits.
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