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March 2020

BROADWAY AT KENT: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG - *MARCH EVENTS CANCELLED* 

STG has made the decision to put our Broadway at Kent classes on hold for March due to the COVID-19 virus.


BROADWAY INCLUSION PROGRAM - *MARCH EVENTS CANCELLED*

STG has made the decision to put our Broadway Inclusion Program classes on hold from March 4, 2020 - April 4, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus. The next session will take place on April 8, 2020. This is a preventative measure taken to support the health and well-being of our students, teaching team and partners as per the guidelines set by the CDC. Thank you in advance for your understanding.


STG DANCE FOR PD® 2020 - *MARCH EVENTS CANCELLED*

STG has made the decision to put our Dance for PD® classes on hold from March 4, 2020 - April 4, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus. This is a preventative measure taken to support the health and well-being of our students, teaching team and partners as per the guidelines set by the CDC. Thank you in advance for your understanding. More information here.


DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS RESIDENCY - *ON HOLD*

STG has made the decision to put our Disney Musicals in Schools program and classes on hold through March and April, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus.

October 2019 - April 2020
SCHOOLS: Lister (Tacoma*), Wilkeson (White River*), Olympic Hills (Seattle), Cascade View (Tukwila), White Center Heights (Highline)



April 2020

BROADWAY INCLUSION PROGRAM - *APRIL 1ST EVENT CANCELLED*

Wednesdays, April 8, 15, 22 + 29, 2020

STG works with the Northshore Inclusion Program at the Northshore Senior Center to provide theatre arts programming to participants with cognitive and physical disabilities. Adult participants explore musical theatre in a creative and safe environment. To learn more about this program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

STG has made the decision to put our Broadway Inclusion Program classes on hold from March 4, 2020 - April 4, 2020 due to the COVID-19 virus. The next session will take place on April 8, 2020. This is a preventative measure taken to support the health and well-being of our students, teaching team and partners as per the guidelines set by the CDC. Thank you in advance for your understanding.


ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER: LECTURE / DEMONSTRATION - *CANCELLED*

STG has made the decision to cancel this event. Thank you for your understanding!

 


BROADWAY AT KENT: THE BOOK OF MORMON

Sunday, April 19, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
KENT LIBRARY (212 2nd Avenue N; 253.859.3330)
Free, open to all ages


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. This program takes place at the Kent Library. Learn more here!

 


BEYOND THE CURTAIN: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG

Wednesday, April 22, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Beyond the Curtain is an educational program inspired by the power that the arts have to conjure our imaginations. These pre-show discussions explore topics and themes related to select Broadway and STG performing arts season performances. Knowledgeable guest speakers conduct thought-provoking conversation that expands and deepens your experience of the performance. Invitations are reserved for select Donors, Subscribers, and Paramount Club members.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about this program.

 


BEYOND THE CURTAIN: CHICAGO

Thursday, April 23, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Beyond the Curtain is an educational program inspired by the power that the arts have to conjure our imaginations. These pre-show discussions explore topics and themes related to select Broadway and STG performing arts season performances. Knowledgeable guest speakers conduct thought-provoking conversation that expands and deepens your experience of the performance. Invitations are reserved for select Donors, Subscribers, and Paramount Club members.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about this program.

 


DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS: FINAL SHARE - *CANCELLED*

STG has made the decision to cancel this event. Thank you for your understanding!

May 2020

BROADWAY INCLUSION PROGRAM

Wednesdays, May 6, 13, 20 + 27, 2020

STG works with the Northshore Inclusion Program at the Northshore Senior Center to provide theatre arts programming to participants with cognitive and physical disabilities. Adult participants explore musical theatre in a creative and safe environment. To learn more about this program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


STG DANCE FOR PD® 2020

STG Dance for PD® offers dance classes for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners in Seattle, Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Lynnwood, and Des Moines. Each eight-week series of classes, uses dance, live music, and community in a safe and creative environment to support students in developing artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation, and gait. Classes are free and are open to all levels of mobility. Drop-in participants are welcome. More information here.

Bainbridge Island Classes: Saturdays, 12:30-2:00 pm (except where noted)

Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center: 370 Brien Dr SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Summer Session: May 30 - July 18, 2020

Bellevue Classes: Fridays: 1-2:30PM

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Francia Russell Center: 1611 136th PL. NE., Bellevue, WA
Summer Session I: June 5 - June 26, 2020

Des Moines Classes: Mondays: 2-3:30PM

Des Moines Activity Center: 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA
Summer Session: June 1 - July 20, 2020

Kirkland Classes: Saturdays, 11-12:30 pm

Peter Kirk Community Center: 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA
Summer Session: May 30 - July 18, 2020

Mercer Island Classes: Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:00 pm

Mercer Island Community and Event Center: 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island
Summer Session: June 3 - July 22, 2020

Mountlake Terrace Classes (Formerly Lynnwood Classes): Mondays, 2-3:30PM

Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Cnt: 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace, WA
Summer Session: June 1 - July 20, 2020

Seattle Classes: Thursdays, 11am-12:30 pm

Garfield Community Center: 2323 E. Cherry Street, Seattle
Summer Session: May 28 - July 16, 2020

 


BLACK VIOLIN: STUDENT MATINEE - *CANCELLED*

STG has made the decision to cancel this event. Thank you for your understanding!


BROADWAY AT KENT: ANASTASIA

Saturday, May 16, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
KENT LIBRARY (212 2nd Avenue N; 253.859.3330)
Free, open to all ages


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. This program takes place at the Kent Library. Learn more here!

 


BEYOND THE CURTAIN: THE BOOK OF MORMON

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Beyond the Curtain is an educational program inspired by the power that the arts have to conjure our imaginations. These pre-show discussions explore topics and themes related to select Broadway and STG performing arts season performances. Knowledgeable guest speakers conduct thought-provoking conversation that expands and deepens your experience of the performance. Invitations are reserved for select Donors, Subscribers, and Paramount Club members.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about this program.

June 2020

BEYOND THE CURTAIN: ANASTASIA

Wednesday, June 17, 2020
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Beyond the Curtain is an educational program inspired by the power that the arts have to conjure our imaginations. These pre-show discussions explore topics and themes related to select Broadway and STG performing arts season performances. Knowledgeable guest speakers conduct thought-provoking conversation that expands and deepens your experience of the performance. Invitations are reserved for select Donors, Subscribers, and Paramount Club members.

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to learn more about this program.

July 2020

STG AILEYCAMP 2020

July 1 - August 7, 2020
Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines, WA

STG offers AileyCamp, a free six-week camp for youth ages 11 - 14, using the power of dance and personal development to support middle school youth in developing a heightened awareness of their full potential, self-confidence, critical thinking skills and decision-making skills to navigate difficult challenges. Created by Alvin Ailey and brought to the Seattle Area by Seattle Theatre Group, AileyCamp combines disciplined dance training, personal development, creative writing, visual art instruction, and percussion classes to support youth in developing respect for themselves and others that meaningfully impact their lives. More information here.

 


SENSORY-FRIENDLY PERFORMANCE: 22ND ANNUAL DANCE THIS

Thursday, July 9, 2020
1:00 pm
The Moore Theatre
All Ages
$8.00
RSVP HERE

Sensory-friendly performances are designed in a supportive and judgment-free environment for people affected by sensory issues in order to enjoy the shared experience of live theatre.

THEATRE MODIFICATIONS

  • Lower sound level
  • Lights remain on at a low level in the theatre during the performance
  • A reduction of strobe lighting or lighting focused on the audience
  • Patrons are free to talk and leave their seats during the performance
  • Guidance and sensory supports (fidgets, earplugs, noise cancelling ear-muffs) available in the lobby before the show
  • STG staff trained to be inviting and accommodating to families' needs
  • Specialized therapists will be assigned to every floor to support families in need

DANCE This is STG's signature program which brings together youth and adult performers from diverse communities for collaboration and to share their culture through the art of dance. Celebrating 21 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.

 


22ND ANNUAL DANCE THIS: MATINEE

Friday, July 10, 2020
1:00 pm
The Moore Theatre
All Ages
$8.00
RSVP HERE

Please note: this is different from the sensory-friendly performance.

DANCE This is STG's signature program which brings together youth and adult performers from diverse communities for collaboration and to share their culture through the art of dance. Celebrating 22 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.

 


STG's SONGWRITERS LAB

July 13-18, 2020
The Moore Theatre
Apply Today!
$375 tuition (need-based scholarships available)

STG's Songwriters Lab is for young musicians (ages 14 - 19) interested in pursuing their artistic vision as songwriters and lyricists. Under the mentorship of professional musicians, students learn creative approaches to song composition and lyric writing, along with strategies for navigating the music business. STG's Songwriters Lab encourages collaboration across music genres and instrumentation (from guitars to cellos to Reason/Ableton Live and more). All styles of music are welcome! For more info visit https://www.stgpresents.org/education/songwriters

 


BROADWAY AT KENT: MEAN GIRLS

Sunday, July 26, 2020
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
KENT LIBRARY (212 2nd Avenue N; 253.859.3330)
Free, open to all ages


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. This program takes place at the Kent Library. Learn more here!

August 2020

STG AILEYCAMP 2020

July 1 - August 7, 2020
Beach Park Event Center in Des Moines, WA

STG offers AileyCamp, a free six-week camp for youth ages 11 - 14, using the power of dance and personal development to support middle school youth in developing a heightened awareness of their full potential, self-confidence, critical thinking skills and decision-making skills to navigate difficult challenges. Created by Alvin Ailey and brought to the Seattle Area by Seattle Theatre Group, AileyCamp combines disciplined dance training, personal development, creative writing, visual art instruction, and percussion classes to support youth in developing respect for themselves and others that meaningfully impact their lives. More information here.

 


STG DANCE FOR PD® 2020

STG Dance for PD® offers dance classes for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners in Seattle, Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Lynnwood, and Des Moines. Each eight-week series of classes, uses dance, live music, and community in a safe and creative environment to support students in developing artistry and grace while addressing such PD-specific concerns as balance, flexibility, coordination, isolation, and gait. Classes are free and are open to all levels of mobility. Drop-in participants are welcome. More information here.

Bellevue Classes: Fridays: 1-2:30PM

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Francia Russell Center: 1611 136th PL. NE., Bellevue, WA
Summer Session II: August 7 - August 28, 2020

 


STG AILEYCAMP FINAL PERFORMANCE & 5TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!

Thursday, August 6, 2020
7:00 PM
The Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Avenue in Seattle, WA
FREE


The STG AileyCamp Final Performance is a celebration of the growth and accomplishment of the campers ages 11-14 who completed this phenomenal six-week personal development and dance camp. Come enjoy dance, spoken word, and visual art from their six-weeks of hard work!

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. Contact us to learn more: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • 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).