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April 2019

DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Evergreen High School Workshop
Private Event for Evergreen dance students


Dance Theatre of Harlem company members will conduct a workshop with Evergreen High School dance students, covering the companies technique and repertoire from their performance at the Paramount Theatre. This class is offered in support of the Dance Theatre of Harlem 50th Anniversary Celebration performances at the Paramount Theatre April 27 & 28, 2019. Tickets & more information here.

 


DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center Workshop
5:30-7:00pm


Dance Theatre of Harlem company member, Daphne Lee will conduct a workshop for students with at least 4 years of ballet experience for ages 13 and older. For details visit https://tacomaupac.org/ .

 


DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: LECTURE / DEMONSTRATION

Friday, April 26, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
$8.00 / $5.00 - RSVP here!


Local school groups and youth are invited to a lecture demonstration with Dance Theatre of Harlem, featuring classical ballet and explanations of the basics of the dance technique. A Q&A with the audience is included.

 


DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Friday, April 26, 2019
Northwest Tap Connection Workshop
Private Event


Dance Theatre of Harlem company members will conduct a workshop with Northwest Tap Connection students, covering the company’s technique and repertoire from their performance at the Paramount Theatre.

 


STG at City of Music Career Day

Friday, April 26, 2019
Seattle Center - MoPOP and Vera Project
9:00am-3:00pm
Register Here


Join STG at the annual City of Music Career Day. City of Music Career Day is a free event providing young people, ages 13-24, the chance to spend the day with working musicians and industry professionals to learn what it takes to make it in a competitive, yet rewarding world of music. Attendees will be guided through an action-packed day of networking, experiential learning, engaging conversations and roundtable discussions that focus on the wide range of career possibilities within the music industry from those who know it best. STG will be at the breakout sessions and resource fair in particular.

For more info & to register visit: https://onereel.org/2019-city-of-music-career-day

 


DANCE THEATRE OF HARLEM: LECTURE / DEMONSTRATION

Saturday, April 27, 2019
Dance Fremont! Workshop
10-11:30am

Dance Theatre of Harlem company members will conduct an Int/Adv workshop for students teens to adults covering the company’s technique and repertoire from their performance at the Paramount Theatre.

 


May 2019

BROADWAY AT KENT: SCHOOL OF ROCK

Friday, May 3, 2019
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Kent Senior Center, 600 East Smith Street in Kent
$5.00 - register by contacting This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 253.856.5164


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 not taught by a company member but they will be taught by Nikki Long.

 


SILENT MOVIE MONDAYS: MATINEE

Monday, May 6, 2019
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 3 - 12
FREE - RSVP here!


Step back in time to the 1920s at the historic Paramount Theatre! Hear The Paramount’s Mighty Wurlitzer Organ, view a short silent film, and learn about the music, history and theatre of the silent film era. Our House Organist will lead this one-hour lecture/demonstration. Email us for more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


SCHOOL OF ROCK: BEYOND THE CURTAIN

Wednesday, May 15, 2019
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 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. Click here to learn more.

 


BROADWAY AT KENT: WICKED

Sunday, May 19, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kent Library, 212 2nd Avenue N in Kent
FREE
Registration: 253.859.3330


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 not taught by a company member but they will be taught by Nikki Long.

 


More Music @ The Moore Northwest Folklife Festival Showcase

Monday, May 27, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm
MoPOP Skychurch
Donations welcome to enter the Northwest Folklife Festival >

Artists from this year’s More Music @ The Moore will be featured during a special Northwest Folklife Festival performance. Come hear the songs you loved from the performance in addition to some additional collaborations and original songs.

For more info visit: https://www.nwfolklife.org/festival/

 


June 2019

WICKED: BEYOND THE CURTAIN

Wednesday, June 12, 2019
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 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. Click here to learn more.

 


WICKED: MATINEE

Thursday, June 13, 2019
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 2+
$41.25 - $118.00
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888.214.6856 for tickets!


From the first electrifying note to the final breathtaking moment, WICKED—the untold true story of the Witches of Oz—transfixes audiences with its wildly inventive story that USA Today cheers is “a complete triumph! An original musical that will make you laugh, cry, and think.”

 


STG's DANCE THIS INTENSIVE

June 24 - July 1, 2019 *New Dates
Pacific Northwest Ballet - Phelps Center in Seattle
Final share performance on June 29th at 4:00 pm at The Moore Theatre!
Program Cost: $375 *need-based scholarships available
*Due to changes in school calendars due to snow, our program schedule has been updated.
Register Now!


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. Students receive instruction from professional instructors in a variety of dance styles and genres.

 


July 2019

21ST ANNUAL DANCE THIS: MATINEES

Thursday, July 11, 2019
Friday, July 12, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
The Moore Theatre
All Ages
$7.00 - RSVP here!


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.

 


STG'S SONGWRITERS LAB

July 15 - 20, 2019
11 am to 6 pm daily
The Moore Theatre
Program Cost: $375
*need-based scholarships available


Applications for the 2019 STG’s Songwriters Lab are now open!
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).
Sign up by July 8, 2019!

 


BROADWAY AT KENT: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Sunday, July 21, 2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kent Library, 212 2nd Avenue N in Kent
FREE
Registration: 253.859.3330


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 not taught by a company member but they will be taught by Nikki Long.

 


August 2019

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY: MATINEES

Thursday, August 1, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Thursday, August 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 1+
$31.50 - $94.00
Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888.214.6856 for tickets!


Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Seattle’s golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper!

 


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.

 


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).