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“The Global Dance Party matinee was FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!! Wonderful response from students. The vibe is both cool and serious. The quality is outstanding. A high level production, with beautiful sound and lights and dancers who are so well rehearsed, so professional, and so full of spirit. This show is a slam dunk for us. It perfectly complements our students' learning as well as interest.” - Teacher, The Northwest School

 

STG conducts a range of programs each year for students in schools and youth organizations:

School Residency Programs
STG works with local and touring artists to offer performing arts residency programs for in-school and after-school programs. Tailored to suit each individual school or community program, residency activities range in length, integrate with curriculum and include ancillary activities such as attendance of a performance. For more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Student/Community Matinees
STG presents and produces several daytime matinees each season for school and community groups at the historic Paramount, Moore and Neptune Theatres. These specially priced programs make the performing arts accessible to student groups and include workshops and study materials to expand student learning. For more information, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

UPCOMING STUDENT MATINEES

 

Disney's THE LION KING
Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 at 1:00 pm
Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 1:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 1-12
$34.00 - $109.00

More than 90 million people around the world have experienced the phenomenon of Disney’s THE LION KING, and now you can, too, when Seattle’s best-loved musical returns to The Paramount. Winner of six Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, this landmark musical event brings together one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award®-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. Disney's THE LION KING also features some of Broadway’s most recognizable music, crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice. There is simply nothing else like THE LION KING. For tickets, please contact Broadway at The Paramount Group Sales: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888.214.6856.

 


Disney's THE LION KING Sensory-Friendly Performance
Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
$15.00 - $50.00

STG, Disney Theatrical Group, TDF and our community partners are proud to offer a sensory-friendly performance of Disney’s The Lion King. This show will be performed in a supportive and judgement-free environment for families and friends with children or adults affected by autism to enjoy the shared experience of live theatre.

Slight adjustments to lighting and sound will be made for the performance. In the downstairs theatre lobby, and on each floor, there will be a break area staffed by specialists in the field for anyone needing to leave their seat during the show. A downloadable Social Narrative with pictures of the theatre and the production will be available on this page, designed to personalize the experience for individuals wishing to prepare for the show. Additional resources for this performance such as a Character Guide and Guide to Attending the Show are also available.

Sensory-Friendly Performance tickets are $50.00, $30.00 and $15.00. Click here to purchase!

ASL tickets are also available. Purchase ASL tickets for this performance here!

 


DEAR EVAN HANSEN
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Title I Middle / High Schools
2 hour performance (approximately)

Winner of 6 Tony Awards® including Best Musical, DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it. Local high school students at Title I public schools will receive the opportunity to see a matinee performance for $10 per ticket, subsidized by STG. Each school will need to complete the Digital Education curriculum focusing on connection, identity, social media and living in the digital age.

To learn how to apply for this matinee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 


Silent Movie Mondays Matinee
Monday, February 11, 2019 at 11:00 am
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 3-12
FREE
60 minute lecture / demonstration(approximately)

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.

RSVP here!

 


Disney Musicals in Schools (Final Share)
Monday, March 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades K-5
FREE
70 minute performance (approximately)

Disney Musicals in Schools through STG builds sustainable musical theatre programs in under-resourced public elementary schools. The culminating Final Share celebrates each participating school. All selected schools will come together at The Paramount Theatre to share one number from the musical they’ve been rehearsing. Join us by supporting our community’s 3rd-5th grade students as they perform Disney!

RSVP here!

 


18th Annual More Music @ The Moore
Friday, March 22, 2019 at 11:00 am
The Moore Theatre
Grades 3-College+
$8.00 / $5.00
75 minute performance (approximately)

STG’s 18th 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!

RSVP here!

 


Dance Theatre of Harlem Lecture / Demonstration
Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 am
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 3 - 12
$8.00 / $5.00
60 minute performance (approximately)

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

RSVP here!

 


WICKED
Thursday, June 13, 2019 at 1:00 pm
The Paramount Theatre
Grades 2+
$42.15 - $118.00

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.” For tickets, please contact Broadway at The Paramount Group Sales: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888.214.6856.

 


21st Annual DANCE This
Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm
The Moore Theatre
All Ages
$7.00
75 minute performance (approximately)

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.

RSVP here!

 


CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
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

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! For tickets, please contact Broadway at The Paramount Group Sales: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 888.214.6856.

 


Dates / Times listed are Student Matinees only. Click here for a full list of upcoming performances.


 

2018-2019 Student Matinee Programs Brochure (pdf)

 

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