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August 2019

SUMMER DANCE FOR PD®

Lynnwood Classes (Mondays, 2-3:30 pm)
Location: 5026 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036
June 10 - July 29, 2019

Des Moines Classes (Mondays, 2-3:30 pm)
Location: Des Moines Activity Center: 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA 98198
Summer Session: June 10 - July 29, 2019

Mercer Island Classes (Wednesdays, 11:30am-1:00 pm)
Location: 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island
Summer Session: June 12 - July 31, 2019

Seattle Classes (Thursdays, 11am-12:30 pm)
Location: Garfield Community Center, 2323 E Cherry St, Seattle, WA 98122
Summer Session: June 13 - August 1, 2019

Bellevue Classes (Fridays, 1-2:30 pm)
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballet's Francia Russell Center: 1611 136th PL. NE., Bellevue, WA 98005
Summer Session I: June 7 - 28, 2019
Summer Session II: August 2 - 23, 2019

Bainbridge Island Classes (Saturdays, 12:30-2:00 pm, unless otherwise stated)
Location: Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center; 370 Brien Dr SE, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Summer Session: June 15 – August 3, 2019

Kirkland Classes (Saturdays, 11-12:30 pm)
Location: Peter Kirk Community Center, 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA 98033
Summer Session: June 8 - July 27, 2019


STG Dance for PD® offers dance classes for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners in Seattle, Kirkland, Bellevue, Mercer Island, Lynnwood, Des Moines, and Bainbridge Island. 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.

STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: MADDY WYSE

Saturday, August 10, 2019
12-1 pm
Starbucks SODO Reserve Store (2401 Utah Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: AMY HALL

Monday, August 12, 2019
5-6 pm
Starbucks SODO Reserve Store (2401 Utah Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Amy is an 18 year old songwriter who makes indie and indie rock music. She is from Lynnwood and also a sophomore at Cornish College of the Arts.

Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

 


STG's DANCE THIS CAMP AT CENTRUM

August 11 - 18, 2019
Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend
Program Cost: $900 (includes tuition, room and board)*
*need-based scholarships available
Register Now!


The DANCE This Camp at Centrum is a residency program that provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. Each day includes technique classes and repertory sessions, with time for meals and exploring the Fort Worden campus. At the end of the week, students share their work at a Saturday showcase for friends and family. STG’s DANCE This Camp is a partnership with Centrum.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: LIMANJAYA

Tuesday, August 13, 2019
6-7 pm
Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room (1124 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

Limanjaya, aka Joshua Lim, is an electronic / hip-hop music producer and vocalist. 6 years ago he started exploring music production on his computer through experimentation and study of artists he admired. Though he has never received formal training for his electronic music, he is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University where he studied music theory and audio engineering. Limanjaya has performed around the Seattle area including shows at the Vera Project, Praxis Arts, the Crocodile, and various other venues around Seattle. Limanjaya was featured in More Music @ The Moore 2017.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: ALISON BANCHERO

Saturday, August 17, 2019
12-1 pm
Starbucks SODO Reserve Store (2401 Utah Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Alison Banchero has cultivated her own style of northwest music. When you combine her unique elements of voice and piano you get an authentic and stripped down sound that can only be described as soulful.

Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

 


DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS - TEACHING ARTISTS TRAINING

August 21-23 & September 10, 2019
Private

STG’s Disney Musicals In Schools Teaching Artists will receive training and professional development to run a successful residency for the 2019-2020 school year. To learn more about teaching artist opportunities, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: CODY KILPATRICK

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12-1 pm
Starbucks SODO Reserve Store (2401 Utah Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: NICK MARDON BLUES TRIO

Saturday, August 31, 2019
12-1 pm
Starbucks SODO Reserve Store (2401 Utah Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

Nick Mardon is a professional musician from Seattle, Washington. He performs throughout the northwest as a songwriter and bandleader as well as being a session musician, sideman, and private instructor. Nick performs, records, and teaches Guitar, Bass, Drums, and Vocals in nearly every genre of music, from Jazz to Hard Rock. Nick was in More Music @ The Moore 2017.

SEPTEMBER 2019

STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: LIMANJAYA

Monday, September 9, 2019
5-6 pm
Starbucks SODO Reserve Store (2401 Utah Ave. S Seattle, WA 98134)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

Limanjaya, aka Joshua Lim, is an electronic / hip-hop music producer and vocalist. 6 years ago he started exploring music production on his computer through experimentation and study of artists he admired. Though he has never received formal training for his electronic music, he is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University where he studied music theory and audio engineering. Limanjaya has performed around the Seattle area including shows at the Vera Project, Praxis Arts, the Crocodile, and various other venues around Seattle. Limanjaya was featured in More Music @ The Moore 2017.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT: AIMEE LEFKOWICZ & SOPHIA STRAUSS

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
6-7 pm
Starbucks Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room (1124 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101)
Music for free / Food & Beverages for purchase


Starbucks and STG are proud to be long time partners. And because every young performer needs a stage to hone their skills, Starbucks is pleased to welcome STG aspiring musicians into their SODO Reserve Store and Reserve Roastery & Tasting Room as part of the Up Next series. These up and coming artists have participated in STG’s Songwriters Lab and More Music @ The Moore programs. Performing in the Up Next series gives them a chance to showcase their original works to a new audience and the community gets to hear the latest from our areas rising stars in their neighborhood Starbucks locations.

 


DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS - ORIENTATION

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Private

Educators from participating schools will receive an orientation and learn specifics about the program. Classroom teachers will meet the STG co-Teaching Artist team that will be at their school for the 2019-20 school year. To learn more about creating sustainable theatre arts programs at your school, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


EDUCATOR BRUNCH HOUR

Saturday, September 28, 2019
10:30am-12:00pm
Premiere on Pine Rooftop

Save the date! This year’s annual Educator Hour will be served with sweeping city views at the top of Premiere on Pine. Take delight in savory and sweet morning hors d’oeuvres, mimosas and many enter-to-win opportunities. Catch a sneak peek of the 2019/2020 Broadway and Performing Arts Seasons, and learn more about enriching educational opportunities for students and youth groups.

Reservation link will be posted by mid- August!

October 2019

STG & OTB PRESENT: THE WORK OF ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE, A COMMUNITY DISCUSSION

Sunday, October 6, 2019
4 pm
On the Boards (100 W Roy St, Seattle, WA 98119)
FREE / RSVP Required


Join Sylvia Wolf (Henry Art Gallery, Exec. Director) and Michelle Dunn Marsh (Chief Strategist, Photographic Center Northwest) in discussion about the influential and controversial works of Robert Mapplethorpe. Mapplethorpe's photography explored themes of sexuality, race, identity, nature, classic portraiture and modern art exploration to name a few. In celebration of Bryce Dessner’s TRIPTYCH (EYES OF ONE ON ANOTHER) On the Work of Robert Mapplethorpe Featuring Roomful of Teeth at the Moore Oct 9th, we'll dive into the impact of this work on art and in our society. This discussion will be at On the Boards on October 6, 2019.

For questions about this community discussion please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


DISNEY MUSICALS IN SCHOOLS - PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (FOR CLASSROOM TEACHERS)

October 12 & 26, 2019
Private

Classroom teachers will gain various theatre skills through professional development conducted by community artists. The training will focus on behind the scenes work in lighting, sound, costuming, directing... and so much more! Classroom teachers can receive clock hours for their attendance. To learn more about this program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


SILENT CINEMA

Monday, October 21, 2019
11 am
The Paramount Theatre
Grades: 3-12
FREE
RSVP Required

60 Minute Performance (approximately)

Step back in time to the 1920s at the historic Paramount Theatre and hear the Paramount’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ while watching a short silent film.

November 2019

11TH ANNUAL GLOBAL PARTY

Friday, November 15, 2019
11 am
The Moore Theatre
Grades: 3-12
$8.00/$5.00
RSVP HERE

60 Minute Performance (approximately)

Global Party is a high-energy performance of cultural and contemporary dance and music. The show features young artists and community members from the Northwest region in celebration of rich cultural traditions from around the world. A not-to-be missed experience for all ages. Think Global, Celebrate Local!

March 2020

19th Annual More Music @ The Moore

Friday, March 13, 2020
11:00 am
The Moore Theatre
Grades: 3-College+
$8.00/$5.00
RSVP HERE
75 minute performance (approximately)

STG’s 19th annual MORE MUSIC @ THE MOORE features exceptional young musicians mixing up diverse music styles. The performance celebrates the rich musical talent of youth in our community and provides musicians, regardless of what style they play, the opportunity to make music together. More Music @ The Moore will feature a variety of music styles and genres. Past performances have included jazz, hip hop, folk, classical, rock, world, pop, R&B, electronic, and more!

April 2020

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Lecture/Demonstration

Friday, April 17, 2020
11:00 am
The Paramount Theatre
Grades: 3-College+
$8.00/$5.00
RSVP HERE
60 minute performance (approximately)

Join us for this lecture/demonstration by modern dance legends, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater grew from a now-fabled performance in March 1958 at the 92nd Street in New York City. Led by Alvin Ailey and a group of young African-American modern dancers, that performance changed forever the perception of American dance.

 


Disney Musicals in Schools (Final Share)

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
12:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades: K-5
FREE
RSVP HERE
70 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 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!

May 2020

Black Violin

Friday, May 8, 2020
12:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades: 3-College+
$10.00/$8.00
RSVP HERE

Each year Black Violin performs for around 100,000 students, combining their classical training and hip-hop influences to provide a high energy entertainment experience fit for all ages! Black Violin aims to inspire, uplift, and entertain their audiences through their music while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.

July 2020

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

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.

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).