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June 2018

DANCE FOR PD®

Dance for PD® are dance classes for individuals with Parkinson's disease and their care partners. Click here for more information on the Dance for PD® program. ALL CLASSES ARE FREE!

LYNNWOOD CLASS
Summer Session: June 4 - July 23, 2018
Mondays, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
At 5026 196th St SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036

DES MOINES CLASS
Summer Session: June 4 - July 23, 2018
Mondays, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
At Des Moines Senior Center: 2045 S. 216th St. Des Moines, WA 98198

MERCER ISLAND CLASS
Summer Session: May 30 - July 25, 2018 (Closed 7/4)
Wednesdays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
At 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island

SEATTLE CLASS
Summer Session: May 31 - July 19, 2018
Thursdays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
At Garfield Community Center: 2323 E. Cherry St., Seattle, WA 98122

KIRKLAND CLASS
Summer Session: June 2 - July 21, 2018
Saturdays, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
At Peter Kirk Community Center: 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

 


MAKE MUSIC DAY SEATTLE

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Westlake Park Stage:
2:30-3:15pm Nick Mardon Trio
3:30-4:00pm The Songbirds

Waterfront Park Stage (near the Ferris Wheel):
4:15pm Alec Shaw
6:00pm ZAHARA

FREE!


STG up and coming artists will be joining National Make Music Day on the Westlake Park and Waterfront Stages as part of the celebration!

 


DANCE THIS INTENSIVE

June 25 - 30, 2018
Pacific Northwest Ballet - Phelps Center in Seattle
Open to students ages 13 - 21; all levels welcome
$375 *need-based scholarships available
REGISTER TODAY - registration deadline is June 15th!


The DANCE This Intensive provides an opportunity for young dancers at all levels to immerse themselves in dance over the course of one week. Students are exposed to a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 


AILEYCAMP STAFF ORIENTATION

June 25 & 26, 2018
Private Event


Prepares the AileyCamp staff for the summer's program. For more information, please contact AileyCamp Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


STG AILEYCAMP

June 27 - August 3, 2018
Private Event


AileyCamp is a six-week personal development and dance camp for middle school youth to support them in learning life skills and putting their best self forward in life. For more information, please click here or contact the AileyCamp Director at 206-518-5232.

 


THE COLOR PURPLE: MASTER CLASS

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
1:50 pm - 3:50 pm
Private Event


The Color Purple performers will visit DANCE This intensive students. DANCE This is one of STG’s signature dance programs. During this session, The Color Purple cast members will teach choreography and share stories about being in a touring Broadway show.

 


STG YOUNG AMBASSADORS PRESENT: THE PEOPLE'S MIC

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Doors at 6:15 pm, event 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hillman City Collaboratory - 5623 Rainier Ave S in Seattle
$5 suggested donation in support of Legal Voice
RSVP Here!

Are You An Artist Interested In Performing? Sign Up Here!


The People’s Mic is an all-ages Open Mic event organized by STG’s Young Ambassadors. Their goals are to provide a creative space where People’s voices feel heard and supported as well as raise funds for Legal Voice, a Seattle-based organization that pursues justice for women in the Northwest, through ground-breaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education. Spread the word about this event, and we hope to see you there!

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT 2018 SUMMER SERIES

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Starbucks Roastery, 1124 Pike St in Seattle
FREE!
Food + beverage available for purchase


Starbucks and Seattle Theatre Group 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 evening stores as part of the Up Next series.

Thursday, June 28: Huey and the InFLOWentials

Thursday, July 26: Gia Acosta

Thursday, August 30: Theron Lutes

 


NORTHSHORE YMCA DANCE & THEATRE WORKSHOP

Thursday, June 28, 2018
Private Event


90 YMCA students will experience a dance/theatre workshop focusing on leadership and unity. To learn more about student workshops, please contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


THE COLOR PURPLE: MASTER CLASS

Friday, June 29, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre Lobby


15 students will participate in a Master Class lead by a company member from The Color Purple. Participants must prepare an audition piece to be shared in front of the group. Students must be prepared to receive notes and feedback. In addition, the group will learn a number from the show. To learn more about student workshops, please contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


DANCE THIS INTENSIVE: FINAL SHARE

Saturday, June 30, 2018
4:00 - 5:00 pm
The Moore Theatre
FREE!


The DANCE This Intensive concludes with a Final Share for friends and family at The Moore Theatre. This is a demonstration of works from the teaching faculty performed by students of the program. The DANCE This Intensive provides an opportunity for young dancers at all levels to immerse themselves in dance over the course of one week.

 


VISUAL ARTS WORKSHOP

April - June 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary


STG is providing a visual arts workshop for students in 1st through 5th grades. During this session students will learn basic art concepts with activities that support personal growth. For information on in school residencies please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


DANCE WITH LIFE AT SUMMIT ON FIRST HILL

Thursdays through September 28, 2018
Private Event


Dance and Music classes for residents of Summit on First Hill. For more information, please contact Dance with Life Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


DANCE WITH LIFE AT KLINE GALLAND HOME

Fridays through September 29, 2018
Private Event


Dance and Music classes for residents of Kline Galland Home. For more information, please contact Dance with Life Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


DANCE WITH LIFE AT AEGIS ON MADISON

One Sunday a month through September 23, 2018
Private Event


Dance and Music classes for residents of Aegis on Madison. For more information, please contact Dance with Life Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 



July 2018

AILEYCAMP FUNDERS' DAY

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tukwila Community Center


AileyCamp Funders’ Day is opportunity for current and interested AileyCamp funders to visit AileyCamp and see what a day in the life of AileyCamp is like. Funders will visit classes and get vital information about what makes AileyCamp so successful. For more information, please contact AileyCamp Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


AILEYCAMP OPEN HOUSE

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tukwila Community Center


AileyCamp Open House is an opportunity for current and interested AileyCamp friends and families to visit AileyCamp and see what a day in the life of AileyCamp is like. Family and friends will visit classes and get vital information about what makes AileyCamp so successful. For more information, please contact AileyCamp Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE: DARE TO CLAIM THE SKY

Thursday, July 12, 2018
8:00 pm
The Neptune Theatre
All Ages
FREE!

RSVP Here


STG Presents Dare to Claim the Sky by Sharon Nyree Williams at The Neptune on Thursday, July 12, 2018 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series! A journey through the honest and unfiltered body of work written and performed by Seattle based storyteller, Sharon Nyree Williams. In her Nights at the Neptune performance, Sharon invites you into her proverbial living room for an intimate and unapologetic conversation about family, faith, and the pain of being Black in this society.

Learn more about the full Nights at the Neptune series here.

 


DANCE THIS: MATINEE

Friday, July 13, 2018
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Paramount Theatre
All Ages
$7.00: RSVP here


DANCE This is STG’s most beloved dance program which brings together scores of teens and community performers from varying experiences and ages to share their culture through the art of dance. Celebrating 20 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. Learn more here!

 


DANCE THIS: EVENING PERFORMANCE

Friday, July 13, 2018
7:30 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Tickets are on sale now!


DANCE This is STG’s most beloved dance program which brings together scores of teens and community performers from varying experiences and ages to share their culture through the art of dance. Celebrating 20 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. Learn more here!

 


STG'S SONGWRITERS LAB

July 16 - 21, 2018
The Moore Theatre
Open to students ages 14 - 19; all levels of songwriting experience welcome
$375 *need-based scholarships available
REGISTER TODAY - registration deadline is June 29th!


STG’s Songwriters Lab is open to young musicians 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. The Lab encourages collaboration across music genres and instrumentation (from guitars to cellos to Reason + Ableton Live and more)! Musicians of all styles are encouraged to apply! For more information about this program, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


STG & INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE SUMMER PROGRAM

July 16 - 20, 2018 at St. Thomas Church
July 30 - August 3, 2018 at Sunnycrest Elementary


Seattle Theatre Group and the International Rescue Committee are partnering up to provide dance and theatre classes to refugee elementary students. At the end of each camp session, students will perform for friends and family. To learn more about student workshops, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE: #1hr2manup

Thursday, July 19, 2018
8:00 pm
The Neptune Theatre
All Ages
FREE!

RSVP Here


STG Presents #1hr2manup at The Neptune on Thursday, July 19, 2018 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series! Combining samples that address social injustice, live music, and improvised rhyme, Chris Anderson creates biographical performance pieces that reflect an inner-city youth grappling with his harsh environment. In his Nights at the Neptune performance he will build these pieces of music in real time, illuminating both his process and inspiration as an artist.

Learn more about the full Nights at the Neptune series here.

 


STG'S SONGWRITERS LAB: FINAL SHARE

Saturday, July 21, 2018
4:00 pm
The Moore Theatre
Free to friends & family of participating songwriters


Songwriters from the Lab will share some of their songs with friends and family, giving a window into what they created during the week intensive. STG's Songwriters Lab is for ages 14-19 and all experience levels and genres. Click here for more information.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT 2018 SUMMER SERIES

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Starbucks Roastery, 1124 Pike St in Seattle
FREE!
Food + beverage available for purchase


Starbucks and Seattle Theatre Group 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 evening stores as part of the Up Next series.

Thursday, July 26: Gia Acosta

Thursday, August 30: Theron Lutes

 


NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE: THE INVISIBLE VEGAN

Thursday, July 26, 2018
8:00 pm
The Neptune Theatre
All Ages
FREE!

RSVP Here


STG & Hip Hop Is Green Present The Invisible Vegan at The Neptune on Thursday, July 26, 2018 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series! This documentary offers both historical and contemporary perspectives on the dietary trends among African-Americans, showing how intertwined histories of slavery, twentieth-century socioeconomic inequalities, and the rise of Big Food have led to the increased consumption and dependence of meat, processed junk, and fast food. Starring Jasmine Leyva, Cedric the Entertainer, John Salley, Stic of Dead Prez and Tracye McQuirter.

Learn more about the full Nights at the Neptune series here.

 



August 2018

AILEYCAMP: FINAL PERFORMANCE

Thursday, August 2, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Moore Theatre
FREE!


The STG AileyCamp Final Performance is a celebration of the growth and accomplishment of the campers ages 11-14. Come enjoy dance, spoken word, and visual art from their six-weeks of hard work! For more information, please contact AileyCamp Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE: ARTIST WATCH 2018

Thursday, August 2, 2018
8:00 pm
The Neptune Theatre
All Ages
FREE!

RSVP Here


STG & Seattle Sound Music Awards Present Artist Watch 2018 at The Neptune on Thursday, August 2, 2018 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series! STG & The Seattle Sound Music Awards Present Artist Watch '18 featuring a collection of talented r&b and hip hop artists reigning from Western Washington. These creatives are making waves locally and creating a buzz nationwide. If you like to "bump local", these are the artists that are up next and who you should have in your deck! They are seasoned, full of soul, funk, high hats, and jagged edges. All harnessing the ingredients of professional stage rockers, only growing up hip hop in the Pacific Northwest can cook up.

Learn more about the full Nights at the Neptune series here.

 


AILEYCAMP AWARD CEREMONY

Friday, August 3, 2018
Private Event


The AileyCamp Award Ceremony is the last day of camp celebration and graduation of all campers who completed the six-week program. For more information, please contact AileyCamp Director Shawn Roberts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

Saturday, August 4, 2018
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Westlake Dance Center
14713 Bothell Way NE #101, Seattle, WA 98125
Recommended For Ages 14+
$13.00: Pre-register here


STG's Broadway at Westlake is a new workshop program presented by Seattle Theatre Group and Westlake Dance Center. Dancers are invited to take classes connected with Broadway shows being presented at the Paramount Theatre.

 


THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: BEYOND THE CURTAIN

Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Private Event


The purpose of this program is to further engage patrons in a way that will deepen their theatre experience and knowledge. Beyond the Curtain, one such audience engagement program, emphasizes that art is both thought-provoking and emotional. STG believes that discussing the themes prevalent in a show will make the impact of the production that much more powerful. Speaker for this event: Dr. Katrina Sandford, Psychotherapist. Click here to learn more.

 


THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA: MATINEE

Thursday, August 9, 2018
1:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 5 and up
$33.00 - $86.00


Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA comes to Seattle as part of a brand new North American Tour. This production, which retains the beloved story and thrilling score, boasts exciting new special effects, scenic and lighting designs, staging and choreography and has been hailed by critics as “bigger and better than ever before.” For group tickets, contact Broadway at The Paramount's Kathleen Maki in Group Sales at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 1.888.214.6856.

 


NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE: KHU.ÉEX: THE MAGIC OF NOISE

Thursday, August 9, 2018
8:00 pm
The Neptune Theatre
All Ages
FREE!

RSVP Here


STG & Heartstone Media Present Khu.éex: The Magic of Noise at The Neptune on Thursday, August 9, 2018 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series! Khu.éex is a unique musical experience that merges Native American cultural elements with funk and jazz. Renowned Seattle glass blowing artist Preston Singletary, who is also the bass player, has been the catalyst for coordinating this incredible group’s journey through experimentation, creation, loss and rebirth. It features luminaries who have now passed on such as the late Bernie Worrell and Clarissa Rizal along with talented collaborators currently shaping the path of music such as Skerik and Stanton Moore.

Learn more about the full Nights at the Neptune series here.

 


DANCE THIS CAMP AT CENTRUM

August 12 - 19, 2018
Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, WA
Open to students entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2018
$900 (includes tuition, room and board) *need-based scholarships available
REGISTER TODAY


The DANCE This Camp at Centrum provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. Students participate in Ballet, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Modern, Contemporary/Lyrical, Cultural and other specialty dance classes with professional dance instructors from the Seattle area and beyond. Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

 


NIGHTS AT THE NEPTUNE: MOONSHINE

Thursday, August 16, 2018
8:00 pm
The Neptune Theatre
All Ages
FREE!

RSVP Here


STG Presents moonshine by Imana Gunawan (of Au Collective) at The Neptune on Thursday, August 16, 2018 as part of STG's free Nights at the Neptune series! Moon cycles have the ability to transform worlds, creatures, and beings on earth since the beginning of time. But what does the moon wish for? Whom does it love? What if it can feel all the transformations it triggers? And what if it is moved to stop all its revolutions? These ideas are central to moonshine, a new cabaret project directed and produced by Imana Gunawan, as she explores realms of oral storytelling, visual installation, costume design, and environment-stimulated dance composition.

Learn more about the full Nights at the Neptune series here.

 


DANCE THIS CAMP AT CENTRUM: FINAL SHARE

August 19, 2018
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The McCurdy Pavilion, Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, WA
FREE!


The DANCE This Camp at Centrum concludes with a Final Share for Friends/Family at The McCurdy Pavilion. This is a demonstration of works from the teaching faculty performed by students of the program. The DANCE This Camp at Centrum provides an opportunity for high school students to study a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere.

 


STG + STARBUCKS UP NEXT 2018 SUMMER SERIES

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Starbucks Roastery, 1124 Pike St in Seattle
FREE!
Food + beverage available for purchase


Starbucks and Seattle Theatre Group 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 evening stores as part of the Up Next series.

Thursday, August 30: Theron Lutes

 


 

 

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).

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