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SEPTEMBER 2019

STG DANCE FOR PD® 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, 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 Ins are welcome. For more information please visit https://www.stgpresents.org/education/parkinsons

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
Fall Session: September 7 - October 26, 2019 (*Note: October 12th class will be from 3-4:30pm)

Bellevue Classes: Fridays: 1-2:30PM

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Francia Russell Center: 1611 136th PL. NE., Bellevue, WA
Fall Session: October 4 - November 22, 2019

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

Des Moines Activity Center: 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA
Fall Session: September 9 - October 28, 2019

Kirkland Classes: Saturdays, 11-12:30 pm

Peter Kirk Community Center: 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA
Fall Session: September 7 - November 2, 2019 (*Note: No class 10/19/19)

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

Mercer Island Community and Event Center: 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island
Fall Session: September 4 - October 23, 2019

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

Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Cnt: 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace, WA
Fall Session: September 9 - October 28, 2019

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

Garfield Community Center: 2323 E. Cherry Street, Seattle
Fall Session: September 5 - October 24, 2019


EDUCATOR BRUNCH HOUR

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


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.

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!

January 2020

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 Ins are welcome. For more information please visit https://www.stgpresents.org/education/parkinsons

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
Winter Session: January 11 - February 29, 2020

Bellevue Classes: Fridays: 1-2:30PM

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Francia Russell Center: 1611 136th PL. NE., Bellevue, WA
Winter Session: January 17 - March 6, 2020

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

Des Moines Activity Center: 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA
Winter Session: January 6 - March 9, 2020 (*Note: No class 1/20/20 OR 2/17/20)

Kirkland Classes: Saturdays, 11-12:30 pm

Peter Kirk Community Center: 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA
Winter Session: January 11 - February 29, 2020

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

Mercer Island Community and Event Center: 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island
Winter Session: January 8 - March 4, 2020 (*Note: No class 2/12/20)

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

Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Cnt: 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace, WA
Winter Session: January 6 - March 9, 2020 (*Note: No class 1/20/20 OR 2/17/20)

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

Garfield Community Center: 2323 E. Cherry Street, Seattle
Winter Session: January 9 - February 27, 2020

 

March 2020

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 Ins are welcome. For more information please visit https://www.stgpresents.org/education/parkinsons

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
Spring Session: March 21 - May 9, 2020

Bellevue Classes: Fridays: 1-2:30PM

Pacific Northwest Ballet's Francia Russell Center: 1611 136th PL. NE., Bellevue, WA
Spring Session: March 27 - May 15, 2020

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

Des Moines Activity Center: 2045 S. 216th St, Des Moines, WA
Spring Session: March 23 - May 11, 2020

Kirkland Classes: Saturdays, 11-12:30 pm

Peter Kirk Community Center: 352 Kirkland Avenue, Kirkland, WA
Spring Session: March 21 - May 9, 2020

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

Mercer Island Community and Event Center: 8236 SE 24th St, Mercer Island
Spring Session: March 18 - May 6, 2020

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

Mountlake Terrace Community Senior Cnt: 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace, WA
Spring Session: March 23 - May 11, 2020

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

Garfield Community Center: 2323 E. Cherry Street, Seattle
Spring Session: March 19 - May 7, 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

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 Ins are welcome. For more information please visit https://www.stgpresents.org/education/parkinsons

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

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.

August 2020

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 Ins are welcome. For more information please visit https://www.stgpresents.org/education/parkinsons

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

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).