Seattle Public Schools Visual and Performing Arts eNews
Vol. 1, Issue 7
May 2009
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In this issue:

Featured Partnership:
ArtsEd Washington and Seattle Public Schools

Opportunities for:
Teachers
Students
Parents/Guardians/Families
Schools
Funding
       

Spring brings new information about the arts in Seattle Public Schools. The recent Report of Key Findings and Recommendations of Arts Activities in SPS is now online. Learn more about the areas of challenge as well as hopefulness in efforts to increase arts education for all SPS students. See below for more information and a link to the survey report.

This month also brings Washington State's Arts Education Month. Below learn about Seattle Public School's work with state arts education advocacy organization ArtsEd Washington, who spearheads the month of showcasing arts education in Washington State. Find out how you can be involved in Arts Education Month.



About the SPS Arts eNews

If you are school staff or parent in the Seattle Public Schools, this eNews is your place to find educational arts opportunities in the greater Seattle community. If you would like to share the news of an arts event occurring at your school, such as a school concert, performance or student art exhibition, we ask that you contact the Seattle Public Schools' School Beat newsletter at goodnews@seattleschools.org.

If you are with a community arts organization and would like to submit a program listing for this Arts eNews, you can find the submission form at our website /modules/cms/pages.phtml?pageid=194026&sessionid

       Meet the Arts Team

Carri Campbell
cjcampbell@seattleschools.org,
Visual and Performing Arts Program Manager,
206-252-0188

Kathleen Allen
kpallen@seattleschools.org,
Community Arts Liaison,
206-252-0782

Pam Ivezić
paivezic@seattleschools.org
K-12 Instructional Services Music Coach,
206-252-0142



Finding the Right Program for You

Listings of programs, events and activities in the Arts eNews does not equate to an endorsement by the Seattle Public Schools. We encourage all potential program participants to assess how each listing meets their needs, especially when establishing long term partnerships. If you would like assistance in matching right program for your school's or studets's needs, please feel to contact Community Arts Liaison Kathleen Allen kpallen@seattleschools.org. Specific questions about the programs, however, should be addressed directly to the sponsoring arts organization that has provided SPS with program information.

This month we feature an arts education advocacy organization that supports the efforts of showcasing and advancing the arts in Seattle Public Schools as well as other school districts across the state.
 

 

Featured Partnership
ArtsEd Washington Leads Participation in "May is Arts Education Month"

The arts are a core component in our state's definition of basic education. Washington State has robust arts education law and policy, and Seattle Public Schools, in partnership with the City of Seattle and the rich community of arts and cultural organizations, is working to provide a quality arts education for Seattle students in a wide variety of creative ways.

While good laws and policies are an important foundation, they can't get us to the finish line alone. That's why ArtsEd Washington is catalyzing statewide participation in Arts Education Month this May. Throughout the month, schools and communities across Washington will celebrate their arts education programs, and call attention to the importance of arts learning in a complete education. Visit www.ArtsEdWashington.org to discover a host of resources available to make the most of the month in your school and community, including tips and templates to request a city proclamation and invite local leaders and press to your Arts Education Month event.

Don't forget to let ArtsEd Washington know your plans - send ArtsEd Washington an email at associate@artsedwashington.org. We'll send out a post-event report to Governor Gregoire, state and regional decision-makers, and statewide media to demonstrate the deep and wide impact of Arts Education Month.

Arts Education Month is sponsored by 4Culture, the Boeing Company, Russell Investments, Washington State Arts Commission, and the City of Seattle Mayor's Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in cooperation with the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

About ArtsEd Washington
ArtsEd Washington is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that works to address the inequities in arts education within Washington's schools. ArtsEd Washington wants to see that every child in Washington State has access to the best possible education, one in which the arts are fully integrated into the regular curriculum. The goals of the organization include to: raise public awareness of the importance of creativity and imagination in school and in life; facilitate a statewide arts education resource and information network; advocate for statewide policies to increase school-based arts education resources for all students; catalyze community-based leadership in support of an arts-inclusive curriculum; connect educators and schools with the resources they need to create and implement effective arts education plans. One of the ArtsEd Washington initiatives designed to achieve these goals is the Principal Arts Leadership Program (PAL) in which ArtsEd Washington works to inform, guide, inspire, and support school teams, led by principals, in the development and implementation of school-wide arts plans. Three Seattle Public Schools, Adams Elementary, Maple Elementary, and Broadview-Thompson K-8, currently participate in this program.


 
Arts Education Month 2009 - ArtsEdWashington.org

 
District-wide SPS Arts Offerings

Free Tickets to SPS Staff for Broadway Bound/Rainier Beach High School Production of CATS
May 15, 17 & 18
Rainier Beach High School

In association with Rainier Beach High School Drama Department and the Seattle Public School District, Broadway Bound Children's Theatre is proud to present a newly and uniquely conceived production of CATS! This will be a performance unlike any you may have seen, with an ingenious interpretation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's score and an unparalleled set orchestration to highlight T.S. Eliot's poetry. The show will include students from Rainier Beach, the Center School, Aki Kurose, Kennedy, Lynwood, Washington Middle School, Todd Beamer and Cleveland High Schools, who will perform under the direction of Kibibi Monie.

Performances will be held Friday May 15th at 7 pm, Sunday May 17th at 5 pm, and Monday May 18th at 7 pm at the Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center at Rainier Beach High School. SPS staff should bring employee ID to receive free tickets to the show. Rainier Beach students and community members can purchase tickets at the door on a simple "pay what you can" plan. For more information, visit www.broadwaybound.org.

Elementary Choral Festival
May 12, 6 p.m.
Mercer Middle School

Please join us to hear 250 melodic elementary voices come together for the second Elementary Choral Festival. Elementary choral students from throughout the district will gather to work with guest clinician and conductor Ms. Sara Boos, Artistic Director of the Northwest Girlchoir. This annual festival showcases the work of elementary music specialists and third- through fifth-grade choir students. The performance will showcase songs from around the world.

SPS Summer Instrumental Music Program

    The SPS Summer Instrumental Program is designed to provide students grades 4 to 8 with the opportunity to continue musical training and performing through the summer months. Class offerings are dependent on sufficient enrollment; placement in classes is dependent on experience and ability. The program occurs at two locations in Seattle:


    Hamilton Middle School
    4400 Interlake Avenue N.

    First Session: Tuesday, June 23, 2009 - Friday, July 10, 2009
    Second Session: Monday, July 13, 2009 - Friday, July 31, 2009

    West Seattle High School
    3000 California Avenue S.W.

    Single Session: Tuesday, June 23, 2008 - Friday, July 10, 2008

    Schedule: All sessions run 9 AM - 12 PM daily
    Tuition: $240 per student.
    Partial attendance: $18/day for a minimum of five consecutive days. Students may attend for a minimum of 4 consecutive days the first week of session one.
    Payment: Pre-registration is required. $150 deposit with registration. SPS can accept payment in the form of a check or money order. Full tuition must be received prior to the first day of the program.

    For more information contact Paris Heart at (206) 252-0051 or paheart@seattleschools.org


 
Other Arts Education Information

Report on Arts Activity in Seattle Public Schools Now Available Online

The first district-wide review of arts learning and teaching in our schools was conducted this fall. Data was gathered and analyzed in five areas: arts instruction and activities; resources for arts teaching and activities; barriers to the arts; policy and assessment; and attitudes regarding the arts. The survey report provides a high-level picture of arts instruction and access in SPS, with attention to issues of equity.

It is under the leadership of Dr. Goodloe-Johnson and with support from the City of Seattle, that Seattle Public Schools has undertaken this needs analysis survey as a part of an effort to revitalize arts education in the schools. The next step is to develop an expanded education committee of the Seattle Arts Commission who will advise on the development of a two-year strategic work plan for the Seattle Public Schools Visual and Performing Arts Department. As well, community arts organizations that work in schools are convening to discuss how to most effectively support a comprehensive and sequential arts education for all SPS students.

To learn more you can download the full report and executive summary at http://www.seattleschools.org/area/strategicplan/background_reviews.html

SPS Community Invited to hear National Education Leaders Speak at SAM Lecture Series, "Art Goes to School: Building a Community of Thinkers"

    Best Practices: What Do We Mean When We Say Quality Arts Education?
    Art Goes to School Public Gathering
    May 20, 2009
    7-8:30 pm
    Plestcheeff Auditorium, Seattle Art Museum

    What does quality look like in arts education? How do we know when we are doing our best work? Steve Seidel of the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Harvard Project Zero has just completed The Qualities of Quality: Excellence in Arts Education and How to Achieve It, a study that aims to synthesize what is currently understood about the critical elements of high-quality arts teaching and learning. Art Education Consultant Deb Brzoska has had decades of experience designing arts schools, curricula and professional development. Together they discuss the characteristics of quality arts education. For more information and to register visit: www.seattleartmuseum.org/calendar/eventDetail.asp?eventID=16388&month=4&day=20&year=2009&sxID=&WHEN=&sxTitle=

    To learn more about other events in this lecture series, contact Anna Buxton at annab@seattleartmuseum.org or (206) 654-3124.

American for the Arts Annual Convention Comes to Seattle
June 18-20
Washington State Convention Center, Seattle

This national convention of arts leaders, innovators, and educators will be held this year in Seattle. As host Mayor Greg Nickels writes, "The 2009 Americans for the Arts conference theme - Renewable Resources: Arts in Sustainable Communities - is well suited to Seattle. We enjoy a reputation nationally and internationally as a leader in climate change, urban design, environmental stewardship and as a pioneer of public art. The arts, culture and creativity are among our greatest resources." Several sessions feature national and local arts education leaders who share how they have influenced policy to make a positive difference in arts learning. For more information and to register, visit http://www.americansforthearts.org/events/2009/convention/default.asp


SPS Administrative Office Seeks Student Artwork for Display

Brighten up the John Stanford Center for Educational Excellence with student art work from your school. All forms of two-dimensional art work are welcome for display. Simply label the work with the student's name, teacher, grade level and school and bring it to the JSCEE. Work does not need to be specially mounted. Any school staff or parent volunteer can drop off and pick up the work. Displays will last two to three weeks and must be arranged in advance with Theresa Salmon, SPS Logistics Project Administrator at tsalmon@seattleschools.org.

School Public Art Projects Need District Review

Any projects in which art is installed within the inside or outside of school facilities and which is done by someone other than Seattle Public School staff, such as by an artist-in-residence or by parent volunteers, needs to be reviewed and approved by The Self Help Program of the SPS Facilities Departments. For questions regarding project guidelines, contact Gretchen DeDecker, Senior Facilities Planner at gdedecker@seattleschools.org and visit http://www.seattleschools.org/area/facilities/SelfHelp/selfhelp.htm.

If you are school staff or community member who wants to work with a community arts organization that leads student public art projects to improve school facilities, please contact Kathleen Allen, SPS Community Arts Liaison kpallen@seattleschools.org.
 

 
Arts Education Advocacy

In addition to spearheading Arts Education Month, ArtsEd Washington www.artsedwashington.org along with Washington Alliance for Arts www.wsartsalliance.com provide valuable resources for learning more about advocating for the arts to school administrators, school boards, legislators and the community. Sign up for these organizations' newsletters to receive advocacy tips and e-Alerts of important arts-related policy issues.


 
Arts Education Research and Readings

To find links to the most recent arts education research and resources in Washington State you can visit the following websites:


For national-level arts research and resources check out the following sites:


Resources for Parents Supporting the Arts in Schools

    Webinar: Building Parent Involvement in Schools through the Arts
    presented by Americans for The Arts, www.americansforthearts.org
    May 13, 2009
    4 p.m. EDT, 3 p.m. CDT, 2 p.m. MDT, 1 p.m. PDT
    $85 for Americans for the Arts Members, $125 for Non-members

    If schools are to succeed in reaching every child academically, they need the support of a parent or primary caregiver to achieve this goal. This session will discuss the body of research that demonstrates how the arts can engage families in schools and discuss key strategies that are currently working in both public and charter schools. Presenters include: Michael Sikes, Senior Associate for Research and Policy, the Arts Education Partnership , Washington D.C. and author of "Building Parent Involvement through the Arts" (2007); Sarah Ogeto , Program Coordinator, Illinois Parent Information Resource Center at Columbia College Chicago; Joanne Vena, Director of School Partnerships, Center for Community Arts Partnerships , Columbia College Chicago; Angela Fowler, PIRC Program Manager, Harris Center for Early Childhood Education, Columbia College Chicago. To register, visit http://eo2.commpartners.com/users/afta/session.php?id=1999

    New Research-Based Advocacy Guide for Parents Supporting the Arts
    Douglas Gould and Company developed Parents for the Arts Advisory: Outreach that Resonates and Motivates as an arts advocacy guide based on recent research that examined the persona of parents who advocate or are likely to advocate for arts in education. It offers messaging that you can use to motivate parents to act on behalf of stronger arts in schools and engage local communities to embrace arts education. http://www.keepartsinschools.org/Research/Materials/ParentsfortheArts_download.pdf

    Free Publication, My Child, The Arts and Learning: A Guide for Parents, Pre-K to Second Grade. This guide is published in 9 different languages by the Center for Arts Education in New York and is available for free download at www.cae-nyc.org/pages/publications-parent-guide/


     
Opportunities for Teachers
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ACT (A Contemporary Theatre): Theatre as a Springboard: A Cross Curricular Approach
Deadline: June 15, 2009
Date: June 29, 2009 - June 30, 2009
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop
Teaching resource

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: ACT
700 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Theatre as a Springboard: A Cross Curricular Approach

Teachers and professors explore how to use dramatic elements to enhance student engagement in current curricula. This class encourages participants to re-examine their current units of study to see where skills and outcomes specific to theatre can be integrated for greater efficacy.

Each participant will receive as part of the registration price: 15 clock hours; Materials to use in the class room including games, rubrics, activities, and lessons created during the class; References and resources or further study; and a boxed lunch for each session.

For more information visit www.acttheatre.org or contact ACT's education department at 206-292-7660


Cost: $200.00
Contact: Kristina Sutherland
Phone: (206) 292-7660 Ext:1338
E-Mail: kristina.sutherland@acttheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.acttheatre.org


ACT (A Contemporary Theatre): Using Acting Techniques to Enhance Classroom Management
Deadline: June 10, 2009
Date: June 24, 2009 - June 26, 2009
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop
Teaching resource

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: ACT
700 Union Street
Seattle, WA 98101

Using Acting Techniques to Enhance Classroom Management

Educators will join actor and veteran teaching artist Bill Morrison in a three-day workshop to explore acting and performance techniques that help capture and hold the attention of students, just as actors capture the hearts and minds of their audiences.

Registration includes: 20 Clock Hours; Materials to use in the classroom including games, rubrics, activities, and management strategies used during the class; References and resources for further study; Specific feedback on personal management techniques; and a boxed lunch for each session.


Cost: $300.00
Contact: Kristina Sutherland
Phone: (206) 292-7660 Ext:1338
E-Mail: kristina.sutherland@acttheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.acttheatre.org


Arts Corps: Teaching Artist Residencies
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Artist-in-residency

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: In your classroom

Bring Arts Corps residencies to your classroom. Teachers and school administrators, are you seeking to engage students more deeply through the arts? Arts Corps offers in-school residencies in every art form for students K-12. Whether you are looking to integrate art into your lessons or to bring new cultural experiences and disciplines to your students, collaborate with our skilled, master-level teaching artists to open up new dimensions for learning. Each residency includes a planning session with teacher/administrator, joint preparation of lesson plan outline, opportunity for teacher to develop and use creative practices during residency and opportunity for student exhibit or performance at end of session.


Cost: $900 for 8-hour program (includes supplies); reduced rates for qualifying schools (limited number)
Contact: Tina LaPadula
Phone: (206) 722-5440
E-Mail: tina.lapadula@artscorps.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.artscorps.org


Broadway Bound Children's Theatre: CATS
Date: May 15, 2009 - May 18, 2009
Time: Varies
Out-of-school performance

DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Paul Robeson Performing Arts Center
Rainier Beach High School
8815 Seward Park Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

In association with Rainier Beach HS and the Seattle Public School District, Broadway Bound Children's Theatre is proud to present a newly and uniquely conceived production of CATS! This will be a performance unlike any you may have seen, with an ingenious interpretation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's score and an unparalleled set orchestration to highlight T.S. Eliot's poetry. The show will include students from Rainier Beach, the Center School, Aki Kurose, Kennedy, Lynwood, Todd Beamer and Cleveland High Schools, who will perform under the direction of Kibibi Monie.


Cost: $10, Pay as you can for Rainier Beach community
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: office@broadwaybound.org

For more information, Go Here
broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound Children's Theatre: Broadway Bound Student Matinees
Deadline: ASAP
Date: May 26, 2009 - June 11, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Field Trip

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Performance Hall (on Capitol Hill)
1625 Broadway
Seattle, WA 98122

Broadway Bound has begun to reserve seating for it's Student Matinees! Our Student Matinees sell out fast, and our First show is "Once Upon a Mattress" with cast members 4th grade & up, and runs May 26th -May 28th at 10 a.m. Then "Peter Pan" grades 1st-4th begins on June 9th - June 11th at 10 a.m. Tickets are $5 per seat. These full scale Broadway Musicals are sure to be a very event for for all who attend.


Cost: $5 per student/seat
Contact: Amelya Hepner
Phone: (206) 526-5437 Ext:105
E-Mail: office@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: Double Take: From Monet to Lichtenstein Curriculum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Teaching resource

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Language Arts
Location: Online

How does art speak to us? What is the creative process? When is art traditional and when is it rebellious? These three downloadable visual arts units explore these and other questions.




Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org/education/index.asp?articleID=1318


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: Sweet Home Chicago: Big City Blues 1946-1996 Curriculum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Teaching resource

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Language Arts, Social Studies
Location: Online

What are the Blues? What can they teach us about African-American history? This curriculum, co-developed with PBS, is designed for middle school and high school and can be used in language arts, social studies and music classrooms.




Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music Distance Learning Course
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Online Professional Development Course

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusic
Social Studies
Location: Online Teacher Course

What do Woodstock, the mambo and the 1970s Los Angeles punk scene have in common? They are all found in the new distance learning course based on the exhibition "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music". This course, which incorporates music, video and interactive elements, will help teachers learn about the ways Latino musicians have adopted and adapted musical styles, both Latino and mainstream. Teachers can choose among seven modules to design the instruction that best suits their interests. The course also includes classroom ideas and resources, particularly for teachers of music, Spanish and social studies. Up to 27 clock hours are available to Washington state teachers.




Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: Talk About the Passion: Teaching with Oral Histories of Artists Curriculum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Teaching resource

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
English, Social Studies
Location: Online

Inspired by EMP|SFM's extensive collection of oral histories of musicians, filmmakers, visual artists and authors, these lessons designed for middle school and high school, teach the methods of oral history and give students a chance to reflect on the work of artists and the roles they play in our culture.


Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: Electric Guitars: The Pursuit of Volume Curriculum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Teaching resource

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Music
Language arts, science
Location: Online

How does an electric guitar work? How did this instrument come to exist? This multi-level lesson plan series for elementary, middle school and high school examine the technology and cultural history behind the electric guitar. New learning is applied to writing a compare-contrast paragraph (elementary), problem-solution essay (middle school) or persuasive essay (high school). These lesson plans incorporate language arts, science, and music.


Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For more information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org/education/index.asp?articleID=1330


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music Curriculum
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Teaching resource

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Social Studies, Spanish
Location: Online

This fully bilingual curriculum for elementary, middle school and high school focuses on how immigration and migration have shaped Latino and U.S. popular music, the ways Latinos have expressed their experiences as Americans and how Latino youth have driven popular music innovations that cross diverse ethnic boundaries. This social studies curriculum may also useful to teachers of music, Spanish and ESL-ELL.


Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org/education/index.asp?articleID=1317


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum: Teaching and the Oral History of Artists
Date: Ongoing
Time: Ongoing
Online Professional Development Course

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Language Arts, Social Studies
Location: Online Teacher Course

EMP|SFM'S first online professional development course is free and open to all educators who want to learn more about teaching with oral histories of artists. Inspired by EMP|SFM's extensive collection of oral history interviews with musicians, writers, visual artists, directors, and actors, this course will help you develop an oral history project for your students. This course will also guide you in how to use oral histories across the curriculum, in areas such as reading, writing, or the arts. Educators can earn ten (10) clock hours from Seattle University for this self-paced course.




Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer Hammond
Phone: (206) 262-3256
E-Mail: jenniferh@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.empsfm.org


Frye Art Museum: American Literature 1910-1940
Deadline: August 4, 2009
Date: August 4, 2009 - August 7, 2009
Time: 10:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Class or lesson

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Literature
Location: Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

This course taught by Dr. Cody Walker considers some of the major developments in American Literature between 1910 and 1940, noting parallel tendencies in the visual arts, the rise of literary modernism and the social foprces that impacted poets and prose writers of the time. Continuing education clock hours and credits available.


Cost: $75 Frye Member/$85 non
Contact: Mary Jane Knecht
Phone: (206) 432-8265
E-Mail: mknecht@fryemuseum.org

For More Information, Go Here
fryemuseum.org


Frye Art Museum: Summer Art Studio Classes and Art History Courses: Fundamentals in Figurative Felt
Date: June 16, 2009 - June 19, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop
Class or lesson

Visual Arts
Location: Frye Art Museum
704 Terry Ave.
Seattle , WA 98104

Looking for a creative outlet this summer? Need continuing-education credits or clock hours? The Frye's collections and exhibitions provide unique environments that inspire creativity. Art studio classes are taught by professional artists who give individual attention and lead lively explorations of works of art in the galleries. Studio art classes meet in the Frye Art Studio.

Fundamentals in Figurative Felt:

Explore the magic of felt making in this mixed-media class. In the class, students learn how to make flat felt, cords, beads, and both hollow and solid forms as a foundation for creating figurative forms. Students focus on forming wool into contemporary dolls and/or puppets using traditional techniques of wet and dry felt making.




Cost: $200 Frye members $240 nonmembers
Contact: Deborah Sepulveda
Phone: (206 ) 622-9250 Ext:261
E-Mail: dsepulveda@fryemuseum.org

For more information, Go Here
fryemuseum.org/program/studio_workshops/


King County as part of the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County : Hidden Hazards of the Arts Teacher Workshop
Date: May 20, 2009
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Workshop

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
TheatreVisual Arts
Theater/set design ? Photography ? Jewelry mak
Location: Multiple Locations

Do you know that highly hazardous chemicals are found in common art materials? Would you like to learn how to protect the health of your students and create a safe environment in your classroom? King County, as part of the Local Hazardous Waste Management Program in King County, is offering a Hidden Hazards of the Arts workshop from 3:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. in Auburn on May 20 at the James P. Fugate Administration Building. The workshop focuses on proper storage, handling, and disposal of arts chemicals, as well as safer alternatives for you and your students. Three free clock hours are offered and teachers who complete a follow-up survey describing how they improved their classroom as a result of the workshop receive a $35 stipend. If you would like to register, call Erin Hislop at 206-583-0655.

The same workshop is being offered in Bellevue on May 13 for those who cannot attend on May 20 in Auburn.


Cost: Free
Contact: Erin Hislop
Phone: (206) 583-0655 Ext:118
E-Mail: ehislop@triangleassociates.com


Lincoln Center Institute: Lincoln Center Institute National Educator Workshop
Deadline: June 5, 2009; register before April 17 and receive
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Workshop

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: Multiple Locations

Discover how to unlock imaginative learning through engaging with works of art. Find new excitement in your teaching practice. Share the insights of professional artists. Lay down paint, move to a beat, try on a stage character, invent your own music, improvise in a group or solo, and enjoy research. Immerse yourself in a sustained encounter with works of dance, music, theater, or visual art. This workshop, held in New York, Chicago, Arkansas and Michigan, will help you to discover how to elicit new ideas in your students, and how to stimulate creative, conceptual thinkers prepared for the world beyond the classroom. Graduate credit available through City University of NY. Visit www.lcinstitute.org for information on the locations and dates of the workshops held July through August 2009.


Cost: $525 per session, plus non-refundable $25 registration fee
Contact: Sarah Feeley
Phone: (212) 875 Ext:5552
E-Mail: sfeeley@lincolncenter.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.lcinstitute.org


Pacific Northwest Ballet: PNB Fieldtrips
Date: Most Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings
Time: 10:15-11:45 a.m.
Tours

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Dance
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballet
301 Mercer Street
Seattle, WA 98109

Pacific Northwest Ballet fieldtrips offer students to experience a day in the life of a dancer. During their visit, students participate in an introductory dance class, tour the building and costume shop, and observe PNB Company dancers in rehearsal.


Cost: $100 per class
Contact: Rochelle Rapaszky
Phone: (206) 441-9411 x4229
E-Mail: rrapaszky@pnb.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.pnb.org


Pacific Northwest Ballet: DANCE TO LEARN
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Artist-in-residency

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Dance
Location: In your classroom

In-school residencies and workshops get students moving and learning through dance. In-school classes are custom-built for each classroom and are designed to support classroom learning and Washington State Arts EALRs.


Cost: $100 per class, discounts available
Contact: Kayti Bouljon
Phone: (206) 441-2432
E-Mail: kayti@pnb.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.pnb.org


Seattle Art Museum: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness School Tours
Date: March 3-May 22, 2009
Time: Varies
Tours
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
American History, Social Studies
Location: Seattle Art Museum
1300 First Avenue
Seattle WA, 98101

Learn American history through the visual arts! Using textbook examples of American art, Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art 1660-1893 from the Yale University Art Gallery, offers an overview of American history and culture, from the beginning of European settlement through the end of the nineteenth century. Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness will enhance any classroom's study of American history.


Cost: Varies
Contact: Erica Applewhite
Phone: (206) 654-3123
E-Mail: tours@seattleartmuseum.org

For more information, Go Here
www.seattleartmuseum.org/Learn/schoolteacher/DTtours/Yale.asp


Seattle Children's Theatre: In School Residency
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Artist-in-residency
Scholarship or grant opportunities

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: In your classroom

SCT has long term residencies with many Seattle Schools this year including Lowell and John Hay. We work with you to enrich your already existing curriculum with theatre exercises, activating your students voices, bodies and imaginations!


Cost: $85 per hour; scholarship available, contact Andrea for more information
Contact: Andrea Ichikawa
Phone: (206) 443-0807
E-Mail: andreai@sct.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.sct.org


Seattle International Children's Festival is now...Giant Magnet: Giant Magnet
Date: May 12-16, 2009
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Language Arts, Social Studies, Math & Science
Location: Various venues at Seattle Center

Giant Magnet is a week-long international performance festival features professional performances of music, dance, theater, circus arts, and puppetry by artists from around the world. There are programs for Pre-K through 12th grade students in English, Japanese, German and French. Giant Magnet also has hands-on Discovery Centers on the grounds. Teachers receive a free curriculum guide.


Cost: $3.50-$9
Contact: Bruce Hall
Phone: (206) 684-7336
E-Mail: education@seattleinternational.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattleinternational.org


Seattle International Film Festival FutureWave: SIFF Filmmaker Visits to Schools
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Teaching resources
Artist-in-residency
In-school performance or assembly

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatreVisual Arts
English, History, World Languages
Location: In your classroom

SIFF FutureWave coordinates filmmaker visits with both local and world-reknowned cinematic artists (directors, costume designers, composers, etc.) to classrooms and community organizations around Puget Sound. These filmmakers bring real-world application into the classroom, expanding learning outside the traditional school experience and providing role models for students of all ages. We work to pair filmmakers with a variety of classroom disciplines that will be enhanced by their artistic area of expertise.


Cost: Free
Contact: Dustin Kaspar
Phone: (206) 315-0663
E-Mail: dustin.kaspar@siff.net

For More Information, Go Here
www.siff.net/presents


Seattle Musical Theatre: Free Teacher Tickets to Guys and Dolls
Date: May 7, 2009
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Out-of-school performance

DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Magnuson Park Community Center Theatre
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Free tickets are available to teachers for our preview performance of Guys and Dolls on Thursday, May 7, at 8 p.m. Please RSVP to jeremy@seattlemusicaltheatre.org.

More information and a study guide to the production are available at www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org.


Cost: Free
Contact: Jeremy Ehrlich
Phone: (206) 363-2809
E-Mail: jeremy@seattlemusicaltheatre.org

For more information, Go Here
www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org


Seattle Musical Theatre: Free Teacher Tickets to Guys and Dolls
Date: May 7, 2009
Time: 8:00 p.m. - 10:15 p.m.
Out-of-school performance

DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Magnuson Park Community Center Theater
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Free tickets are available to teachers for our preview performance of Guys and Dolls on Thursday, May 7, at 8 p.m. Please RSVP to jeremy @ seattlemusicaltheatre . org.

More information and a study guide to the production are available at www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org.




Cost: Free
Contact: Jeremy Ehrlich
Phone: (206) 363-2809
E-Mail: jeremy @ seattlemusicaltheatre . org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlemusicaltheatre.org


Seattle Pacific University: Opera Enriching the Classroom: Wagner's Ring: Love, Greed, and Destruction
Date: August 1, 2009 - August 7, 2009
Time: Varies
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Class or lesson

MusicTheatreVisual Arts
English, Education
Location: Multiple Locations

To learn about epic opera, specifically Richard Wagner's "Der Ring des Nibelungen" and the cultural background against which this masterpiece was writen. Students will also attend the final dress rehearsals of Wagner's "Ring." Class lectures/discussion at Seattle Pacific University. Dress Rehearsal attendance at McCaw Hall. 30 Clock Hours or three credits in Music, Education, or English.


Cost: $450
Contact: Bobbie Childers
Phone: (206) 821 Ext:2411
E-Mail: bobbiec@spu.edu

For More Information, Go Here
ww.spu.edu/spiral


Seattle Repertory Theatre: Bringing Theatre into the Classroom
Deadline: May 31, 2009
Date: July 6, 2009 - July 10, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop
Teaching resource

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: Seattle Repertory Theatre
P.O. Box 900923
155 Mercer
Seattle, WA 98109

Bringing Theatre into the Classroom

Seattle Repertory Theatre and our partner theatres Seattle Children's Theatre, Book It Theatre, and Seattle Shakespeare Company bring you "the best summer workshop you'll ever take."



BTiC is an engaging, fun, five-day intensive summer workshop that will teach you ways to integrate drama into your entire curriculum. First-hand involvement allows time to test ideas and build them into workable, practical lesson plans. In addition to the hands-on activities, you'll have the opportunity to "try out" curriculum in a supportive environment with professional Teaching Artists and our resident Teen Interns, then walk away with an extensive resource notebook. Clock hours and university credit are available. During the following school year, a member of the BTiC faculty will travel to your school and work as collaborator, coach, or co-teacher, as you integrate lessons learned during the summer workshop into practical lesson plans in your classroom



Apply online at http://www.seattlerep.org/Learn/Youth/TheatreInTheClassroomApply.aspx




Cost: $200
Contact: Scott Koh
Phone: (206) 443-2202 Ext:1043
E-Mail: scottk@seattlerep.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlerep.org


Seattle Theatre Group: Silent Film Era and Mighty Wurlitzer Organ
Date: June 8, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Film
Location: The Moore Theatre
1932 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98101

Bring your students to the Historic Paramount Theatre in downtown Seattle to step back in time to the 1920s. This one hour Lecture/Demonstration with organist Dennis James will include: demonstration of the organ and sound effects; discussion of the silent film era and composing/scoring for silent film; and a screening of a short silent film. Tours of the theatre available afterwards.


Cost: Free
Contact: Claire Connell
Phone: (206) 467-5510 Ext:1127
E-Mail: studentprograms@stgpresents.org

For more information, Go Here
www.themoore.com/education/calendar.asp


Seattle Theatre Group: More Music @ The Moore
Date: May 8, 2009
Time: 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: The Moore Theatre
1932 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA

A performance by exceptional local teen musicians fusing musical styles. More Music @ The Moore takes students on a musical journey, teaching them how to listen to and appreciate diverse genres of music. Daniel Bernard Roumaine (DBR) returns for a fourth year as Music Director.


Cost: $7 per ticket ($4 free/reduced price lunch) - reservations required
Contact: Claire Connell
Phone: (206) 467-5510, ext 1127
E-Mail: studentprograms@stgpresents.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.themoore.com/artists/?artist=796


Tacoma Art Museum: The Reluctant Artist
Deadline: Preregistration required
Date: May 16, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Workshop

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Visual Arts
Math, Science, Literacy, Social Studies, etc
Location: Tacoma Art Museum
1701 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98402

What do children need to know and be able to do in the visual arts, and how can you bring art instruction to a non-art-focused classroom? How do you teach art if you are not a practicing artist? Learn some of the basics, including how to align your lessons with the visual arts EALRs and how to do meaningful assessment of student learning in the arts, in this comprehensive one-day course taught by Beverly Harding Buehler, arts education consultant, mixed media artist, and former Manager of Youth and Family Programs at Seattle Art Museum. Clock hours available.


Cost: $65; members, $50
Contact: Register online at www.TacomaArtMuseum.org/Educators
Phone: (253) 272-4258 x3038
E-Mail: Teacher@TacomaArtMuseum.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.TacomaArtMuseum.org/Educators


Taproot Theatre Company: Student matinee of "Around the World in 80 Days" by Mark Brown, adapted from the novel by Jules Verne
Date: May 26, 2009
Time: 10 a.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: Taproot Theatre Company

Taproot Theatre presents the student matinee of "Around the World in 80 Days." Students will see Jules Verne's novel spring vividly to life in this wildly theatrical adaptation that takes them on a madcap adventure around the world.

Taproot Theatre Company's student matinee program enhances student education, providing theatre as a tool and springboard for learning, growth and communication.


Cost: $10 per student; 1 complimentary adult ticket issued for every 12 students
Contact: Taproot Theatre's Group Sales
Phone: (206) 781-9708
E-Mail: groups@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Taproot Theatre Company: Taproot Theatre's School Residency Program
Date: Ongoing
Artist-in-residency

Theatre
Location: At your school

From drama games to acting classes to putting on a production, Taproot Theatre's residencies can range from several weeks to months, or an entire school year. Whether during the school day or after school as an enrichment program, let Taproot's trained teaching artists introduce a whole new world to your students.


Cost: Cost: $100 per hour per teacher; minimum of eight total class hours.
Contact: Sara Willy
Phone: (206) 529-3668
E-Mail: studio@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Taproot Theatre Company: Taproot Theatre's School Workshops
Date: Ongoing
Workshop

Theatre
Location: In your classroom

Our theatre arts professional will visit your classroom for a workshop that will inspire and excite your students. They will develop basic acting skills and explore non-theatre curriculum using theater as a medium.


Cost: $100 for a 60 minute workshop with up to 35 participants.
Contact: Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio
Phone: (206) 529-3668
E-Mail: studio@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


The 5th Avenue Theatre: Educator Discounts
Date: January 1 - December 31, 2009
Time: Varies
Teaching resources

Theatre
Location: The 5th Avenue Theatre

By signing up for our Educator Mailing List, educators can receive notices about upcoming educator discounts for full-length productions at The 5th Avenue Theatre. We offer this discount to thank educators for their hard work as well as provide an affordable connection to the theatre community in Seattle.


Cost: Reduced Price Tickets
Contact: Amanda Morris
Phone: (206) 625-1418
E-Mail: amorris@5thavenue.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.5thavenue.org


The Talented Youth: NFFTY 365
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
In-school performance or assembly
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Volunteer opportunity

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Media Literacy; Media Arts
Location: In your classroom

NFFTY 365 provides in-school presentations of youth-made films with the opportunity to meet and learn from local young filmmakers how filmmaking has influenced their lives and how their films have affected others. Students involved in presentations scheduled March - April 2009 will have the opportunity to obtain free or discounted tickets to the 2009 National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) - April 24-26.


Cost: Free
Contact: Kathy Reichgerdt
Phone: (206) 905-8400 x4
E-Mail: kathy@nffty.org

For More Information, Go Here
nffty.org


University District Museum Without Walls: What Doors of Opportunity Will You Open?
Deadline: May 30, 2009
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Tour
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Class or lesson
Self Guided Materials

Grade level: 9-12
Visual Arts
History, Civics, Social Studies
Location: Multiple Locations

Open to Question: Activism in Seattle's University District is a temporary, outdoor exhibit that uses historical photographs and oral histories to tell the story of activism during a critical period in University District history. Free activities and tours can be self-guided or facilitated at your school or site by University District Museum Without Walls (UDMWW) staff or volunteer. Activities and tours are designed to stand alone or together as a series. Each lesson plan integrates WA State Standards. Materials packets will be available by May 4. This exhibit will be on display until May 30, with the possibility of extension into the summer and fall. If you are interested learning about current and future opportunities to tour the exhibit and offer guided activities, please contact the Exhibit and Programs Manager with your name and contact information.


Cost: Free
Contact: Layla Taylor
Phone: (206) 446-6672
E-Mail: laylastaylor@gmail.com

For more information, Go Here
opentoquestion.org


UW World Series: Free Student Matinees
Deadline: registration begins May 29, 2009
Date: Varies
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusic
Location: Meany Hall
University of Washington
Seattle, WA,

Registration for 2009-2010 Youth Matinees will begin at 10:00AM on Friday, May 29, 2009!

For 2009-2010, the UW World Series presents six matinee performances for students grades 3-12. These events are unique opportunities to give your students exposure to live performing arts, visit the University of Washington, and create meaningful connections to other core subjects. Visit our web site for further details:

http://www.uwworldseries.org/community.cfm?page=matinees


Cost: Free
Contact: Elizabeth Duffell
Phone: (206) 685-2369
E-Mail: eduffell@u.washington.edu

For More Information, Go Here
www.uwworldseries.org


Wing-It Productions: Free Spring Improv Theater Workshops
Deadline: May 15, 2009
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Workshop
Artist-in-residency

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: In your classroom

Due to foundation support, our Education and Outreach programs are expanding, and we are seeking new partnerships with local schools. We are interested in working with schools and drama departments to provide improvisational theater residencies and after-school programs. These programs help develop the creative and artistic talents of students, foster team-building and trust, and provide invaluable communication skills to participants.

We are currently scheduling free 1-hour improv workshops for public schools with one of our professional teaching artists to assess whether a program would be a good fit with your school.




Cost: Free
Contact: Lauren Domino
Phone: (206) 352-8291 Ext:2
E-Mail: education@jetcityimprov.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.jetcityimprov.com


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Arts in Motion: Arts Adventure Camp
Date: Varies

Grade level: K-2, 3-5
DanceMusicVisual Arts
Location: Arts in Motion - A community School of the Arts
3405 S Alaska
Seattle, WA 98118

Explore your creativity during summer break, dabbling in fun art, music, dance and drama activities. Each week is a different experience, where creativity and fun unite! The expressive elements of music, art, drama and movement combine to make each week come to life with new art adventures. There's also plenty of time for outdoor play. Students bring their own lunches each day, all supplies and a snack are provided. Before- and after-care are available from 8am to 5pm for an additional fee. Scholarships available for qualified students in financial need.


Cost: 135
Contact: Denise Mimura
Phone: (206) 723 Ext:3131
E-Mail: denise.m@aimschool.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.aimschool.org


ArtsWest: Summer Musical Theater Adventures Camp
Deadline: Sign ups begin January 15
Date: June 29 - August 9, 2009
Time: Varies
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: 3-5
Theatre
Location: ArtsWest - 4711 California Ave SW (performances/rehearsals)
and
West Seattle Christian Church (classes)

The Musical Theater Adventures Camp provides young people with enriching summer experiences that develop their social and physical skills, cultivate independence and self-confidence and challenge their imaginations. With classes chosen around the needs and skills levels of the students, the program is highly structured and requires that each camper has the motivation to fully participate.


Cost: 6 weeks for $750
Contact: Christopher Zinovitch
Phone: (206) 938-0963
E-Mail: christopherz@artswest.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.artswest.org


Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration Day Committee: Youth Art Contest
Deadline: 5:00 p.m. April 22, 2009
Date: May 3, 2009
Contest or competition
Community event

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Location: Center for Career Alternatives
901 Rainier Ave. S
Seattle, WA 98144

Celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage month in May by entering an art contest for youth (grades K-12) that showcases API heritage and culture. Winning works will be displayed at the Seattle Center's API Heritage Celebration Day on May 23, featured in the International Examiner, and displayed at the Wing Luke Asian Museum. Contact ftakamura08@gmail.com for entry forms and further info.


Cost: $0
Contact: Frieda Takamura
E-Mail: ftakamura08@gmail.org


Broadway Bound: Voice and Song: THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE!
Date: August 3, 2009 - August 7, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Join this camp where song and vocal technique combine! Voice instructor Lyndee White will help you strengthen your singing skills with songs from "The Pirates of Penzance." On Friday, you'll belt such numbers as "Poor Wand'ring One," and "I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General", that will have you dancing on your tongue! For ages 8 & up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Ensemble Encore
Date: August 10, 2009 - August 14, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Mini-musical revue. Join the team as we create an original script built around awesome, upbeat ensemble songs! In this exciting new class, we'll be learning music and original choreography to songs from musicals like "Annie", "High School Musical" and "Les Miserables". We'll spend some time focusing on group vocal and physical warm-ups, and utilize team-oriented acting games to help build leadership and communication in a fun, positive environment! Taught by Jennifer Iovanne, this class is for ages 8 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue featuring songs from GUYS AND DOLLS
Date: August 10, 2009 - August 14, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Prepare for our full-length fall production with this all-time favorite! Learn "Adelaide's Lament," "Luck Be A Lady," and the title "Guys and Dolls". It'll be sure to put you in front! Ages 6 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Choreographer for a Week
Date: August 10, 2009 - August 14, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Why chose to be a queen or king for a day when you can be a Broadway Bound Choreographer for a week? Using songs from Broadway shows, students will embark upon an exciting journey that follows the creative process from conceptualization through teaching/performing the final product. Through their own artistic sensibility, teacher Sonya Shaw will help students develop skills in critical thinking, listening, kinesthetic awareness, and communication. For ages 8 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Paper Puppet Improv
Date: August 10, 2009 - August 14, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
TheatreVisual Arts
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Join fantastic Puppeteer Rob D'Arc in this magical camp where you will be creating your very own wacky puppet characters out of recyclable household items, coming together in a vibrant improv performance at the end of the week! Rob D'Arc is the President of Puppeteers of Puget Sound, Founder of KIDSTUFF, and on the Board of Directors with the Fremont Arts Council. He's taught at the Woodland Park Zoo, Northwest Folklife Festival, and the Seattle Opera. This camp is for ages 6 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue Featuring Songs from MAMMA MIA!
Date: August 17, 2009 - August 21, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

"Dancing Queen," "Money, Money, Money" and the title song "Mamma Mia" are just a few of the numbers that will be highlighted in this dazzling camp. Share in the joy that has brought this jubilant musical to the top of the charts! Ages 8 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Funny Business
Date: August 17, 2009 - August 21, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Laugh yourself silly! The best of improvisation and stand-up comedy! You'll have a great time learning improvised theatre games, creating hilarious skits, and developing the art of joke-telling, led by comedian Richard Horvitz. Watch your friends and family roll on the ground with laughter during your Friday afternoon performance. Richard Horvitz has been charming audiences for 30 years. With an extensive background on stage and screen, he was last seen at the Golden Globes, on That's So Raven, and has done countless voices for today's cartoons! For ages 8 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Ballet Broadway
Date: August 17, 2009 - August 21, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Good ballet technique is essential to the aspiring performer, and Instructor Rachel Randall will make sure you have it! With games like "dance frog," "puppettinas," and "puzzle pieces," she'll help you discover the moves to bring ballet to Broadway! Rachel Randall has been catching flying children at the School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts in Georgetown, and has danced professionally in Yakima, Seattle, London, and West Africa. She currently performs with Dance Contemporary & the Phffft! Dance Theatre Company. For ages 6 & up!




Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Stage Combat
Date: August 17, 2009 - August 21, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Learn how to make a fake fight look real on stage! You'll learn professional tricks of the trade, using fight choreography to move around the stage. Come ready to learn and move... quickly and out of the way! Play with swords! Amaze (and scare) your friends! For ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Page to Stage! Chew the Scenery!
Date: July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
TheatreVisual Arts
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

This camp is FUN, FUN, FUN! Did you ever want to turn a favorite book into a show? Now you can, through the magical adventure of play building! You'll bring the characters to life with building the sets for your very own show! Let mask and set guru Michael Todd Costain help you create the world you imagine in your own head for Friday's performance! Ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Broadway Bound Triple Dance Threat Intensive
Date: July 27, 2009 - July 31, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

This camp will make you steps ahead of the rest and well on your way to becoming a true Triple Threat! Movin', groovin' and twirl-a-roonin' is what we'll be doing in this week long dance-a-thon. Teacher Sonya Shaw will help students develop their technique in Ballet, Tap and Jazz; learn combinations that consist of steps commonly used in a musical theatre dance number; as well as how to "sell" it. A great opportunity for both beginning dancers and experienced dancers to be better prepared for performing in a Broadway Bound show. For ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Voice and Song: SEUSSICAL!
Date: July 27, 2009 - July 31, 2009
Time: 9: a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Join this camp where song and vocal technique combine! Voice instructor Lyndee White will help you strengthen your singing skills through the silly lyrics of "Seussical". On Friday, you'll belt such numbers as "Oh the Things You Can Think," "Solla Sollew," and "How Lucky You Are". Lyndee White has performed in opera houses throughout the US and Italy. And has operated a private voice studio for the past eight years, teaching masterclasses for up-and-coming young singers. For ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Auditioning for Musical Theatre
Date: August 3, 2009 - August 7, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Broadway Bound's Fall Production of "Guys and Dolls" is just around the corner, and this camp is guaranteed to get you ready for it! In fact, this camp will have you facing any musical theatre audition in the country head on! For ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Summer Camp 2009
Date: June 22, 2009 - August 21, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Teaching resource
In-school performance or assembly
Class or lesson
Summer Camp

DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Broadway Bound offers A variety of week-long camps in theatre arts, music, dance, comedy, show tunes, and drama. These are opportunities for children to explore interests and gain new skills. Local and nationally-recognized artists and teachers engage students in fun activities such as stage combat, voice, acting, song interpretation, musical theatre, and dance. At the end of the week, students stage a short performance for parents and friends. The goal of each camp is for every child to finish the physically active course with new friends, a peaked interest in theatre arts, an improved ability to perform, and an increased self-confidence.






Cost: $250/class
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Tappin' Tunes
Date: June 22, 2009 - June 26, 2009
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Taught by Sonya Shaw, one of our Directors for WIZARD OF OZ and currently the choreographer for PETER PAN. Sonya has been working with children in theatre and dance for over seven years and is a Broadway Bound favorite among the kids. Students will have fun building their tap technique through rhythm exercises, games and combinations. The songs and choreography learned will be used to create a revue to some of musical theatre's finest tappin' tunes. By the end of the week, students will surely be saying I've Got Rhythm. For students with prior tap experience. Ages 8 and up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mask and Make-up
Date: June 22, 2009 - June 26, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
TheatreVisual Arts
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

An opportunity to work with Michael Todd Costain, one of America's leading hair and make-up artists, who has worked at theatre and opera companies across the country and on Broadway. Students will spend each day learning a new style of specialty make-up as they create animals and fantasy characters which we will photograph for them to have a very special memory. Think face painting taken to the extreme. Also through the week students will be provided with the materials and guidance from Michael in creating their very own and very special mask which will be theirs to keep. Ages 6 and up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue featuring songs from HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 1, 2, & 3
Date: June 29, 2009 - July 3, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Spend a week in the most popular high school- High School Musical! Students will have fun singing and dancing as they learn the hard rules of school cliches and discover that it doesn't matter if you're a Jock, Brainiac, or Thespian because We're All In This Together. Taught by Sonya Shaw, this class is for ages 6 & up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: You Can Be a Choreographer
Date: June 22, 2009 - June 26, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Taught by Christina McNeil, a graduate of Cornish College of the Arts, who has been teaching, choreographing and dancing in and around the Seattle area for 12 years at numerous dance studio, dance companies and colleges. Students will learn how to create a work of their own that will be performed at the end of the week. Christina will provide the guidance and technique to aid in the creation of an original dance movement for each student. Ages 10 and up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue Featuring Songs from HAIRSPRAY
Date: July 6, 2009 - July 10, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Back by popular demand! We'll be learning awesome choreography to pair with all the favorites from this popular musical, including "Good Morning Baltimore", "Without Love" and, of course, "You Can't Stop the Beat". With song and dance in place, Jennifer Iovanne will be teaching a super abbreviated version of this show complete with lines and costumes! Ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Rockin' Roll Musicals
Date: June 29, 2009 - July 3, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Jennifer Iovanne returns after teaching seven camps last summer! Since graduating from UW, Jennifer has worked with The Gallery School of Music and Dance and The Ballet Studio, Studio East and the 4/4 School of Music. Last year we had a blast singing, dancing and creating an original script built around rock musical songs. This year we're kicking things up a notch! Totally new songs and dances, totally new script, totally new and fun thematic musical theater games and activities! We'll be learning kid and teen-appropriate songs from shows like "The Wiz", "Grease" and "Rent". Bring your energy and talent and come rock out with us! Ages 10 and up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Broadway Song Interpretation
Date: June 29, 2009 - July 3, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

The Magic Behind the Words and the Music is You, so you want to sing a song! Well this is a class that will help you take center stage! Broadway performer and award winning recording artist Rebecca Spencer, most recently one of the stars of Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, will guide you to approach and interpret your favorite Broadway song or a favorite song as a soloist. Bring the sheet music for the song you think you already know and we'll sing on the very first day. But also, tuck under your arm a second song that you always wanted to learn or almost know. Feel free to hold the music on the very first day. You are all individuals and there is a way to approach learning a song that will make it your very own! You will discover how to tell your own story, by building a character closer to who you are. A vocal warm up and physical musical movement warm up will start each day. At the end of the week we'll present a showcase cabaret with everyone! For ages 8 and up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue featuring songs from CHICAGO
Date: July 6, 2009 - July 10, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Rouge your knees and let yourself be enraptured with the style of world renowned choreographer Bob Fosse. Learn from teacher Shannon Narasimhan the dances from numbers like Cell Block Tango, Razzle Dazzle, and Hot Honey Rag. Shannon is a graduate of University of Washington with a BA Dance cum laude where she was awarded the Mary Gates Venture scholarship. She has trained with Ballet Idaho, American Repertory Ballet, Long Beach Ballet, Mark Morris, and Alvin Ailey and was a member of Seattle's Chamber Dance Company for three seasons. Currently, she is pursuing her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Columbia University. With all this glitz and glam who wouldn't want to paint the town? Ages 12 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Jazz and Hip Hop
Date: July 6, 2009 - July 10, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Set to contemporary music, students will learn dance moves that are current and perform them to their favorite songs heard on the radio. Taught by Christy McNeil, this camp is for ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Music First!
Date: July 6, 2009 - July 10, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Come to this camp prepared to have fun as you explore the art of play by integrating music, drama, and movement into one creative force. Using a diverse repertoire of music and media, participants will be actively engaged with singing, rhythmic and poetic speech, the playing of a wide array of pitched and unpitched instruments, arranging, improvising, composing, dramatizing, moving, and dancing. The camp will end with a closing performance that unites these disciplines and showcases the artistic and creative achievements of participating children. Instructor Mark Andrew Francis teaches at Seattle's Bush School, and has staged countless production's for the musically-inclined; such as "Peter & the Wolf" and "The William Tell Overture." Never played an instrument? No worries. Mark will supply them and have you playing a tune, and starring in your own story by the end of the week. For ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue Featuring Songs from HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 1, 2, & 3
Date: July 13, 2009 - July 17, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Spend a week in the most popular high school- High School Musical! Students will have fun singing and dancing as they learn the hard rules of school cliches and discover that it doesn't matter if you're a Jock, Brainiac, or Thespian because We're All In This Together. Taught by Sonya Shaw, this class is for ages 6 & up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Globetrotters!
Date: July 13, 2009 - July 17, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Journey through this world of folklore! We will explore answers to questions like "How did the leopard get his spots?" and "Why do mosquitoes buzz in people's ears?" Through mask work and creative movement, teacher Jillian Kramer will bring every corner of the globe into the classroom and culminate the week with a multi-cultural presentation. Jillian Kramer has studied at the Atlantic Theatre Company in NYC, and at the University of Wales. She has toured with the Missoula Children's Theatre in their production of ROBIN HOOD. And, is a teaching artist for Studio East, Second Story Repertory, and the City of Kirkland; and is the Executive Director for Seattle's Ain't It Good Productions. This class is for ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Fabulously Fosse!
Date: July 13, 2009 - July 17, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Go back to where theatrical jazz dance was invented through the moves of Bob Fosse. With Shannon Narasimhan, learn numbers from classic shows like "Chicago," "Fosse," "Cabaret," and "Sweet Charity." Come with your dancin' shoes an All That Jazz! For ages 11 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Page to Stage
Date: July 13, 2009 - July 17, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

This camp is FUN, FUN, FUN! Did you ever want to turn a favorite book into a show? Now you can, through the magical adventure of play building! You'll bring the characters to life with your voice, body, costumes and make-up for Friday's show. This camp is taught by Mark Burton, originally from San Diego. He received his BA from Point Loma Nazarene University. And has taught at summer camps all over Seattle. This camp is for ages 8 & up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue featuring songs from BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Date: July 27, 2009 - July 31, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Become your favorite characters in the songs "Belle," "Be Our Guest," and "Beauty and the Beast". Let teacher Danielle Barnum bring you back to this magical musical fairytale. Ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Superheroes Unite!
Date: July 27, 2009 - July 31, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Let your inner superhero out! We will use improvisation to create a world where super powers run rampant. Jillian Kramer will help you focus on the importance of teamwork and build confidence through portraying bold characters. Bring a white pillowcase to the first day of camp to be transformed into a superhero cape! For ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue featuring songs from THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE
Date: July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Take a romp through the Roaring 20's with this Broadway Hit! Fall in love with such songs as "Forget About the Boy," "Gimme Gimme," and the title song "Thoroughly Modern Millie!" This class is taught by Danielle Barnum who just appeared in the title role of Seattle Musical Theatre's production of "Jane Eyre". She has choreographed such musicals as "Aida," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Guys and Dolls." For Ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Hip Hop & B-Boy
Date: July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusic
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Wow your friends with your new moves on the dance floor in this exciting camp! Learn Hip Hop and B-Boy (aka "Breaking") from dance master Remi Moya Street. Although a faculty member of Arts Corp, and teacher of dance in schools all over Washington, Remi is originally from Ecuador, and has performed and opened for such artists as Missy Elliot and DJ Clue! For ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Direct Your Own Mini-Musical
Date: July 20, 2009 - July 24, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Learn how to create and set moves to your favorite Broadway classics. Work with teacher Shannon Narasimhan and a small group to form two complete musical numbers using your newly found choreographic talents. Workshop includes introduction to choreographic tools, costume, and makeup. For ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical Revue featuring songs from MAMA MIA
Date: August 3, 2009 - August 7, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

"Dancing Queen," "Money, Money, Money" and the title song "Mamma Mia" are just a few of the numbers that will be highlighted in this dazzling camp. Share in the joy that has brought this jubilant musical to the top of the charts! Ages 8 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Broadway Bound: Ballet Broadway
Date: August 3, 2009 - August 7, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
2nd floor
Seattle, WA 98105

Good ballet technique is essential to the aspiring performer, and Instructor Rachel Randall will make sure you have it! With games like "dance frog," "puppettinas," and "puzzle pieces," she'll help you discover the moves to bring ballet to Broadway! Rachel Randall has been catching flying children at the School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts in Georgetown, and has danced professionally in Yakima, Seattle, London, and West Africa. She currently performs with Dance Contemporary & the Phffft! Dance Theatre Company. For ages 6 & up!


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Centrum: Whale Camp
Deadline: June 15, 2009
Date: August 16-21, 2009
Time: Sunday-Friday
Workshop
Summer Camp

Grade level: 6-8
Visual Arts
Science
Location: Fort Worden State Park, Port townsend, WA

At Whale Camp, Centrum and the Port Townsend Marine Science Center merge the worlds of art and science in the body of the whale. With education and conservation as the guiding forces, spend an exciting week on Puget Sound with marine scientists and artists, who will take you into the world of these grand creatures.


Cost: $865
Contact: Martha Worthley
Phone: (360) 385-3102 ext. 120
E-Mail: martha@centrum.org

For more information, Go Here
www.centrum.org/youth/whalecamp.html


Centrum: High School Summer Arts Camp
Deadline: April 30, 2009
Date: June 21-27, 2009
Time: Sunday-Saturday
Summer Camp

Grade level: 9-12
TheatreVisual Arts
Filmmaking, Creative Writing
Location: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA

Centrum's 2009 Summer High School Arts Camp presents filmmaking, mixed media sculpture, creative writing and theater under the guidance of an international and culturally diverse group of artists. Students select a single focus for a week that is designed to accelerate artistic development. Offered are: Film: Real Grrls; Theater: Erwin Thomas; Visual Art: Einar and Jamex de la Torre; Creative Writing: Stephanie Lenox.


Cost: $485
Contact: Martha Worthley
Phone: (360) 385-3102 X120
E-Mail: martha@centrum.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.centrum.org/youth/hs.html


Centrum: Dance This at Centrum
Deadline: July 15, 2009
Date: August 2-8, 2009
Time: Sunday-Saturday
Summer Camp

Grade level: 9-12
Dance
Location: Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA

The DANCE This camp is presented by Seattle Theatre Group at Centrum. Dance This provides an opportunity for high-school aged dancers at all levels to study a wide range of styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. You'll experience the whole range of workshop offerings, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Salsa, African & special workshops, while living and working with vital, contemporary faculty and a community of peers from across the state.


Cost: $695
Contact: Martha Worthley
Phone: (360) 385-3102
E-Mail: martha@centrum.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.centrum.org/youth/dance-this.html


Coyote Central: Summer Courses are Here!
Deadline: Ongoing
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Workshop
Scholarship or grant opportunity

Grade level: 6-8
MusicVisual Arts
Location: Multiple Locations

SUMMER AT COYOTE!

Weeklong intensives for ages 10-14

68 hands-on courses are open for enrollment! Creative and talented professionals will meet their kids in professional work settings throughout central Seattle. Participants will have fun and learn lots of sophisticated, creative, technical, and problem-solving skills in Glassblowing, Furniture Design, Singing/Songwriting, Acting & Improv, Fashion Design, Fiction, Welding, Cartoon Animation, Painting, Photography, Web Design, Soapbox Cars, and many, many more! Visit us at www.coyotecentral.org.

Enrollment is first come-first served. Our scholarship program and system of barters and trades makes Coyote available to ALL kids.


Cost: $185-$325
Contact: Jun Sellers
Phone: (206) 323-7276
E-Mail: info@coyotecentral.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.coyotecentral.org


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame: Teen Artist Workshops
Deadline: April 30th for early registration, June 1st for sc
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Workshop
In-school performance or assembly
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
MusicVisual Arts
Location: In your classroom

Amp up your interest in music and art with EMP|SFM's Summer Teen Artist Workshops! You will receive one-on-one training from industry professionals and a creative license to take your skills to the next level. Offering workshops in drums, guitar, bass, beat making, voice, songwriting, graphic novel, rock band, and blues guitar. For teens entering grades 8-12.


Cost: Varies
Contact: Carly Dykes
Phone: (206) 262.3258
E-Mail: carlyd@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
empsfm.org/education


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame: Rock 'N' Science Day Camp
Deadline: Early Registration April 30th
Date: Varies
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop
In-school performance or assembly
Class or lesson

Grade level: K-2
MusicVisual Arts
Location: EMP | SFM
325 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98109

We're mixing music and art, science and sound in this action-packed week! At EMP|SFM artists take you on a tour of American popular music, exploring rock 'n'roll, hip-hop, folk and more. Then you're off to Pacific Science Center to experiment with vibration, pitch and volume as you investigate your vocal cords and create your own instruments. Find out why your dog hears better than you, and how tubes, wind and string combine to make the sounds of science!


Cost: Varies
Contact: Carly Dykes
Phone: (206) 262.3258
E-Mail: carlyd@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
empsfm.org/education


Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Musuem and Hall of Fame: Compose and Create Summer Day Camps
Deadline: Early Registration by April 30th
Date: Varies
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Workshop
In-school performance or assembly
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5
MusicTheatre
Location: EMP | SFM
325 5th Avenue
Seattle , WA 98109

Express yourself through music, acting and storytelling. At SCT, you will use improvisation and story structure to develop original works that you will perform in class. At EMP|SFM, you will create and sing your own songs and explore ways to write songs with structure, melody and rhythm. Plus you'll record your songs in class and take them home on CD.


Cost: Varies
Contact: Carly Dykes
Phone: (206) 262.3258
E-Mail: carlyd@empsfm.org

For More Information, Go Here
empsfm.org/education


Gage Academy of Art: Saturday and Afterschool Classes for Kids & Teens
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Class or lesson

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Location: Gage Academy of Art
1501 10th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98102

Youth classes at Gage Academy of Art provide innovative visual-arts education to children and teens who want to be creative in their free time.



This quarter, Gage offers on-site Saturday classes for 9- to 18-year-old artists and After-School Programs for kids ages 6-11. Professional artists lead Gage Youth Programs classes and provide clear hands-on instruction in a wide range of mediums and techniques. Young artists enrolled in these classes can expect to have their artistic sensibilities valued and encouraged in exciting ways. We limit class size to ensure that all students receive ample attention.


Cost: Varies - please see web site
Contact: Gage Academy of Art
Phone: (206) 323 Ext:4243
E-Mail: info@gageacademy.org

For more information, Go Here
gageacademy.org/youth/?page=teen_classes


Gage Academy of Art: Teen Art Studios
Date: May 1, 2009 - May 29, 2009
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Workshop
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Class or lesson

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Location: Gage Academy of Art
1501 10th Ave. E
Seattle, WA 98102,

Every Friday night from 6:30pm-9:30pm, Gage offers Teen Art Studios (TAS), a free, drop-in art center that provides a diverse, challenging and productive environment for teen artists ages 13 to 18. Every month a different professional artist teaches a new art form, including cartooning, figure drawing, mixed media and more. You receive focused instruction and get the chance to explore a range of different mediums and skills. All art materials and refreshments provided, all levels are welcome.

May features The Painted Sketch with Ryan Finnerty.


Cost: Free
Contact: Gage Academy of Art
Phone: (206) 323.4243
E-Mail: info@gageacademy.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.gageacademy.org


Girls Rock! Seattle: Summer Camp
Deadline: May 15, 2008
Date: July 20, 2009 - July 25, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Volunteer opportunity
Class or lesson
Day Camp

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: The Fremont Abbey Arts Center
4272 Fremont Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103

Girls Rock! Seattle is a day camp for girls ages 9-16. Girls come for a weeklong crash course in playing an instrument, songwriting, zine making, self-defense and more! At the end of the week, campers get to perform their original song with their band at a local live music venue. Campers do not need to have any prior music experience, and instruments will be provided.


Cost: $350
Contact: Natalie Walker
Phone: (206) 909 Ext:5503
E-Mail: info@girlsrockseattle.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.girlsrockseattle.org


Icicle Creek Theatre : Theatre Conservatory for Young Actors
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Date: Aug. 2-8, 2009
Time: Week-long camp
Workshop
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Playwriting
Location: Leavenworth, Washington at the Icicle Creek Music Center and Sleeping Lady Resort

The intensive program, held in conjunction with the 2009 Theatre Festival, offers individualized attention with only 8 students in each class ages 13-19 (32 participants total). At the end of the week, students will perform readings of their own plays (written during the Conservatory) and will perform in a staged reading, rehearsed with the professional actors teaching the program. On Friday, students will attend Master Classes with actors from the Icicle Creek Theatre Festival's new play workshop which will perform in Leavenworth and at Seattle's ACT Theatre.


Cost: $925, scholarships available
Contact: Shana Pennington-Baird
Phone: 1(877) 576-6010
E-Mail: iciclecreektheatre@gmail.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.iciclecreekact.com


Music Center of the Northwest: Music Lessons
Date: Ongoing
Time: Afternoon and evening
Workshop
Scholarship or grant opportunities

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: Music Center of the Northwest
901 N. 96th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

Music Lessons are designed to supplement school music opportunities. Lessons are personalized, one-on-one instruction with professional, certified teachers, trained in creating a positive experience.


Cost: Sliding scale based on ability to pay
Contact: Michael Alstad
Phone: (206) 526-8443
E-Mail: malstad@mcnw.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.mcnw.org


Northwest Choirs: Northwest Boychoir Auditions
Date: May 16, 2009
music education/performance

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: University Heights Center
5031 University Way NE #NB2
Seattle, WA 98105

The Northwest Boychoir is holding auditions for NEW members on Saturday, May 16 for fall enrollment. Boys ages 6-9 are invited to sign-up for auditions. No previous music training is needed. The Northwest Boychoir offers the perfect blend of fun and music training. If your child is interested in singing and music, the Northwest Boychoir is the right choice. For 35 years, we've been training Seattle's children to sing and perform in public. Auditions are offered twice yearly, in February and May. We offer small group instruction, after school, in Seattle's University District with convenient freeway and public transportation access.


Cost: Tuition varies. Financial Aid Available
Contact: Northwest Choirs Office
Phone: (206) 524-3234
E-Mail: nwc@northwestchoirs.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.nwchoirs.org


Northwest Film Forum: Summer camps for kids and teens
Deadline: Open until filed
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Workshop
Class or lesson
Day Camp

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Film
Location: Northwest Film Forum
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122

Northwest Film Forum, Seattle's premiere non-profit film center, is pleased to offer several youth camps this summer, for ages 9-17. This is a great opportunity for kids to learn the creative and technical side of movie making, including animation, music videos and documentary production.


Cost: $150-350
Contact: Ryan Davis
Phone: (206) 326-2629
E-Mail: ryan@nwfilmforum.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.nwfilmforum.org


Northwest Girlchoir: Summer Sing Day Camp
Date: July 27-31, 2009
Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Class or lesson
Summer Camp

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Music
Location: Sand Point Education Center
6208 60th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115

A week of choral singing, voice classes, instrument exploration, arts and crafts, group games, movement activities, outdoor fun and a concert at the end of the week for family and friends! Open to girls ages 6-12. No choir experience required.


Cost: $225 by May 1, 2009; $250 after May 1
Contact: Mandi Shankle
Phone: (206) 985-3972
E-Mail: info@northwestgirlchoir.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.northwestgirlchoir.org


Photographic Center Northwest: Photography Classes & Workshops
Date: Ongoing
Time: Varies
Workshop
Teaching resources
Artist-in-residency
Tours
Scholarship or grant opportunities
Contests or competitions
Volunteer opportunity

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Location: 900 12th Avenue (12th & Marion)
Seattle, WA 98122

PCNW offers classes and workshops taught by skilled instructors on a quarterly basis - 10-week courses are taken for credit and involve weekly assignments and grades, while workshops are variable in terms of duration and structure.


Cost: Varies
Contact: Erin Sweeny
Phone: (206) 720-7222
E-Mail: esweeny@pcnw.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.pcnw.org


Power of Hope: The Art of Leadership: Creative Leadership Weekends for Teens
Deadline: Spaces limited. Rolling registration!
Date: May 2-3, 2009
Time: 12:30-7 P.M.
Workshop
Service Learning or internship opportunity
Youth Training

Grade level: 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
4408 Delridge Way SW, Suite #103
Seattle, WA

A two-part creative facilitation training for young people ages 14-18, who are interested in leading groups and organizing events using the arts. The first training develops basic skills to use art to facilitate groups and provides participants with "tool-box" of easy-to-lead art activities. The second training will focus on specific leadership techniques like active listing, presentation skills, and group facilitation and will explore how to use these skills to move a group towards its highest potential. The second training builds on the first training, and it is highly recommended that participants come to both!


Cost: Free
Contact: Eli Steffen
Phone: (206) 938-6090
E-Mail: eli@powerofhope.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.powerofhope.org


Pratt Fine Arts Center: Summer Art Week
Deadline: Register by April 1st and recieve a 10% discount
Date: June 22-26, 2009
Time: Classes available from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Class or lesson

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Visual Arts
Location: Pratt Fine Arts Center
1902 South Main
Seattle, WA 98144

Pratt's summer art week offers courses in Glass Flameworking, Glassblowing, Welding & Metal Sculpture, Woodworking, Painting & Drawing and Printmaking for ages 13 and up. Enjoy one or two classes in Pratt's professional studios with support and guidance from our outstanding youth instructors.


Cost: Varies. Tuition assistance available
Contact: Erik Halaas
Phone: (206) 328-2200 x 224
E-Mail: ehalaas@pratt.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.pratt.org


Richard Hugo House: Scribes Summer Creative Writing Camp
Deadline: April 15, 2009
Date: August 3-14, 2009
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Camp

Grade level: 9-12

Writing
Location: Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122

Scribes 9-12 is an intensive two-week writing program for high school students. Facilitated by professional writers, Scribes students acquire a tool kit of literary forms, pick-up exercises and techniques to develop their writer's voice, get serious and helpful feedback from their instructors and peers and tour the city to view new and familiar places with a writer's eye.


Cost: $0-650
Contact: Margot Case
Phone: (206) 322-7030
E-Mail: margotcase@hugohouse.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.hugohouse.org/classes/scribes


Richard Hugo House: Hugo Classes for Kids
Date: April 7-June 16, 2009
Time: 3:30 - 5 p.m.
Workshop

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8

Writing
Location: Richard Hugo House
1624 11th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122

Hugo Classes for Kids is a 10-week after-school creative writing workshop for kids in 3rd-8th grades. The theme for spring session is Writing to Save the World. Writers are always saving things, changing things. We write on behalf of things that can't speak -- animals facing extinction, trees being cut down. We record events so that they won't be forgotten -- a city destroyed by a hurricane, a grandparent's life story. In this class we'll practice our powers of persuasion, putting our passion on the page to save, to remember and to create our world.




Cost: $0-$50
Contact: Margot Case
Phone: (206) 322-7030
E-Mail: margotcase@hugohouse.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.hugohouse.org/classes/youth


Richard Hugo House: Scribes Summer Creative Writing Camp
Deadline: April 15, 2009
Date: July 20-31, 2009
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Summer Camp

Grade level: 6-8

Writing
Location: Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98112

Scribes is an intensive two-week writing program for students having just completed 7th and 8th grades. Facilitated by professional writers, Scribes students acquire a tool kit of literary forms, pick-up exercises and techniques to develop their writer's voice, get serious and helpful feedback from their instructors and peers and tour the city to view new and familiar places with a writer's eye.


Cost: $0-650
Contact: Margot Case
Phone: (206) 322-7030
E-Mail: margotcase@hugohouse.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.hugohouse.org/classes/scribes


Richard Hugo House: Hugo Classes for Teens
Date: April - June, 2009
Time: Saturdays
Workshop

Grade level: 9-12

Writing
Location: Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Ave.
Seattle, WA 98122

Hugo Classes for Teens are creative writing workshops for high school students. Working with a professional writer, each class will focus intensively in a specific genre. Students will hone their craft while stretching their writing muscles in a supportive environment. Spring session offerings: The 10 Minute Play, Flash Fiction, Breaking the Rules (Poetry) and Humor Writing.


Cost: $0-$50
Contact: Margot Case
Phone: (206) 322-7030
E-Mail: margotcase@hugohouse.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.hugohouse.org/classes/teens


Seattle Center: Teen Tix
Date: Ongoing
Time: Varies
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: At 26 participating arts venues in the greater Seattle area.

Teen Tix is a revolutionary arts access program for teenagers. Any teenager (13-18 years old) can sign up for a freeTeen Tix pass. With their passes, members can attend performances, exhibits and events at any of our 26 participating arts venues for just $5. Our partner venues include many of the Seattle area's preeminent arts-presenting organizations, including Seattle Repertory Theatre, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Experience Music Project, ACT Theatre, Seattle International Film Festival, and Seattle Opera. Through Teen Tix, teenagers are also able to access arts classes and special events, meet artists, write reviews, and more.


Cost: Free membership; $5 tickets
Contact: Pete Rush
Phone: (206) 233-2608
E-Mail: pete.rush@seattle.gov

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlecenter.com/teentix


Seattle Channel and EnJoy Productions: Big Night Out, the Seattle Variety Show
Date: First Wednesday of every month through October 09
Time: 8 p.m.
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Folk arts, plus any other performance type
Location: Films shown at the Columbia City Theater
4918 Rainier Ave. S
Seattle, WA

This televised variety show films every fist Wednesday of the month, and regularly features young performers! All genres of performance are acceptable, the act should be 3-6 min in length, and well-rehearsed. Beginners welcome! We're looking for people with passion, diversity and fun! It's a great experience and all performers receive a 4-camera promotional video and copy of the show on DVD


Cost: Free
Contact: Kevin Joyce
Phone: (206) 463-0002
E-Mail: kevin@en-joyproductions.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlechannel.org/bignightout and www.en-joyproductions.com


Seattle Children's Theatre: Summer Season 2009
Date: Summer 2009
Time: Varies
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Family workshop or event
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Seattle Children's Theatre
201 Thomas St
Seattle, WA 98109

Seattle Children's Theatre Education Programs presents 7 plays with student actors (grade 4+). Students auditions begin in March for: Alice in Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass, Sideways Stories from Wayside School, High School Hamlet II: A Midsummer Night's Macbeth, Once on This Island Jr., Romeo & Juliet, and legendary musical RENT: School Edition.

We offer audition workshops for students wanting to learn and practice audition technique.


Cost: $480-$520
Contact: Drama School
Phone: (206) 443-0807 x1186
E-Mail: dramaschool@sct.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.sct.org


Seattle Children's Theatre: SCT Summer Programs
Date: June 15 - August 28
Time: Varies
Workshop
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceTheatre
Location: Seattle Children's Theatre
Various Satellite Locations around King County

Seattle Children's Theatre offers 200+ classes and camps during summer 2009! Theatre education for students age 3 1/2 - 21 years. We offer creative drama, acting classes, performance programs, and partnerships with EMP|SFM, PSC, Woodland Park Zoo, Spectrum Dance Theater, and Jet City Improv.


Cost: Starting at $70
Contact: SCT Education Programs
Phone: (206) 443-0807 x 1186
E-Mail: dramaschool@sct.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.sct.org/classes


Seattle Music Partners: After-school music lessons
Date: Ongoing, Monday-Thursday
Time: 3:10 - 4:30 p.m.
Lessons

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8
Music
Location: Leschi Elementary School,
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School,
T.T. Minor Elementary School,
Washington Middle School

Seattle Music Partners provides after-school music lessons to elementary and middle school students in underserved communities. Our mission is to help children learn to play instruments and read music. To attain this goal, we recruit accomplished high school and college-aged musicians to volunteer to work with our students. Lessons are taught on a weekly basis in one-on-one pairings or in small groups, and instruments are loaned when needed. Students perform in several recitals each year, showcasing their new skills and gaining valuable performance experience. In addition, SMP works with area arts organizations to bring nationally known musicians into the schools and to arrange for field trips to music performances.


Cost: Free
Contact: Scott Gelband, Ex. Dir.
Phone: (206) 409-2535


Seattle Musical Theatre: SummerStage 2009: Guys and Dolls
Date: June 29-August 1, 2009
Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Class or lesson
Performance opportunity

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Magnuson Park, Seattle

Seattle Musical Theatre presents SummerStage 2009 for students 11-18. This intensive program (June 29-August 1) offers students a full immersion in musical theater. Mornings are devoted to classes in vocal work, movement, and acting, or optional technical theater classes. Afternoons are devoted to rehearsing a fully staged version of Guys and Dolls for performance on our Magnuson Park stage.


Cost: $625
Contact: Jeremy Ehrlich
Phone: (206) 363-4807
E-Mail: jeremy@seattlemusicaltheatre.org

For more information, Go Here
seattlemusicaltheatre.org/SummerStage/


Seattle Musical Theatre: SummerStage 2009: Guys and Dolls
Date: June 29, 2009 - August 1, 2009
Class or lesson
Performance opportunity

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Magnuson Park
7400 Sand Point Way NE
Seattle, WA 98115

Seattle Musical Theatre announces SummerStage 2009 for students 11-18.



This intensive program (June 29--August 1) offers students a full immersion in musical theater. Mornings are devoted to classes in vocal work, movement, and acting, or optional technical theater classes. Afternoons are devoted to rehearsing a fully staged version of Guys and Dolls for performance on our Magnuson Park stage.



More information is available at http://seattlemusicaltheatre.org/SummerStage/



*ask us about scholarship and internship opportunities!*




Cost: $625
Contact: Jeremy Ehrlich
Phone: (206) 363-2809
E-Mail: jeremy@seattlemusicaltheatre.org

For more information, Go Here
seattlemusicaltheatre.org/SummerStage/


Seattle Public Theater: Summer Youth Programs
Deadline: Varies
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Seattle Public Theater
7312 W Green Lake Drive N
Seattle, WA 98103

The SPT Summer Youth Program offers high-quality summer drama workshops taught by professional theater artists for youth grades K-12. Classes empower young people with a creative means of self-expression, and build ensemble through group process. Scholarships are available for all camps and classes, and are awarded based on demonstrated need and commitment to the program: no audition necessary. Interested students can call (206) 524-1300 for more information, or visit www.seattlepublictheater.org.


Cost: Varies, scholarships available
Contact: Shana Bestock
Phone: (206) 524-1300 Ext:1
E-Mail: shanab@Seattlepublictheater.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlepublictheater.org


Seattle Theatre Group: DANCE This Summer Training Intensive
Date: June 22 - July 3 (no class on Sundays)
Time: 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m. daily
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Summer Training

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Dance
Location: Pacific Northwest Ballet
The Phelps Center at Seattle Center
Seattle, WA

The DANCE This Summer Training Intensive is an opportunity for young dancers (ages 13-21) at all levels to immerse themselves in dance over the course of two weeks. Students will be exposed to a wide range of dance styles and techniques in a supportive, yet challenging atmosphere. Instruction includes ballet, modern, jazz, Afro-Latin, African, hip-hop and special workshops.


Cost: $275 if register before May 20th; $300 after May 20th
Contact: Annenelia Bach
Phone: (206) 467-5510, ext 1123
E-Mail: annieb@stgpresents.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.theparamount.com/education/dt.asp


Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra: Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra - Free tickets
Date: May 10, 2009
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: Benaroya Hall

Free tickets to the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestra's Benaroya Hall subscription series are available to instrumental music students and teachers.


Cost: Free
Contact: John Empey
Phone: (206) 362-2300
E-Mail: boxoffice@syso.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.syso.org


Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras: Marrowstone Summer Music Festival
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Date: July 26-August 9, 2009
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson
Summer Orchestral Program

Grade level: 9-12
Music
Location: Western Washington University
Bellingham, WA

Marrowstone is an intensive two-week residential summer orchestra and chamber music program for youth 13 - 23 years of age, presented by the Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras and held at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA. Marrowstone offers talented musicians the opportunity to study with internationally acclaimed guest artists and faculty from the Chicago Symphony, the Boston Symphony, the Seattle Symphony, the University of California, the Empire Brass and the National Symphony Orchestra.


Cost: $1,750 (financial aid available)
Contact: Britt Madsen
Phone: (206) 362-2300
E-Mail: marrowstone@syso.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.marrowstone.org


Spectrum Dance Theater: Spectrum Dance Theater Summer Dance Programs
Deadline: June 15, 2009
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Class or lesson
Dance Camps, Intensives and Classes

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Spectrum Dance Theater
800 Lake Washington Blvd.
Seattle, WA 98122

Spectrum's summer dance program at our beautiful lakefront studio, runs from June 29 to August 16, 2009. It includes dance and theater camps, dance intensives, and dance classes for pre-k through adult. Registration is happening now. For more information,check out our Web site at www.spectrumdance.org. To register, please call 206-325-4161 or email staff@spectrumdance.org.

Contact: Shawn Roberts Hensley
Phone: (206) 325-4161
E-Mail: staff@spectrumdance.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.spectrumdance.org


Taproot Theatre Company: Summer Daycamps with Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio
Date: June 22-August 27, 2009
Time: Varies
Summer Camp

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: Classes locations vary; see class listing online for details

Taproot Theatre
204 N 85th Street
Seattle, WA
and
Grace Fellowship Church
410 NW 62nd St
Seattle, WA

Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio is a year-round instructional program for theatre artists of all ages and experience levels. As we are devoted to the wholeness of the artist, our goal is to create a nurturing environment to help the actor develop his or her unique gifts.


Cost: Varies
Contact: Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio
Phone: (206) 529-3668
E-Mail: studio@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Taproot Theatre Company: Acting Classes through Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio
Date: Year-round
Time: Varies
Workshop
Scholarship or grant opportunities

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio classes are located at Taproot Theatre (204 North 85th Street, Seattle, 98103) or Grace Fellowship Church (410 NW 62nd Street, Seattle, 98107).

Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio is a year-round instructional program for theatre artists of all ages and experience levels. As we are devoted to the wholeness of the artist, our goal is to create a nurturing environment to help the actor develop his or her unique gifts.






Cost: Varies
Contact: Taproot Theatre's Acting Studio
Phone: (206) 781-9705
E-Mail: Studio@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Taproot Theatre Company: Student matinee of "Enchanted April" by Matthew Barber, from the novel by Elizabeth Von Arnim
Date: October 6, 2009
Time: 10 a.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Theatre
Location: Taproot Theatre
204 North 85th Street
Seattle, WA 98103

Taproot Theatre presents the student matinee of "Enchanted April," based on the 1920s novel about four British women who discover wisteria, sunshine and transformation in an enchanted Italian getaway.

Taproot Theatre Company?s student matinee program enhances student education, providing theatre as a tool and springboard for learning, growth and communication.


Cost: $10 per student; 1 complimentary adult ticket issued for every 12 students
Contact: Taproot Theatre's Group Sales
Phone: (206) 781.9708
E-Mail: groups@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Teatro ZinZanni: Camp ZinZanni
Deadline: June 1, 2009
Date: Camps run July through August
Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Workshop
Class or lesson
Summer Camp

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceTheatre
Circus Arts
Location: Teatro ZinZanni
222 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109

Camp ZinZanni is a six-day summer day camp presented by Teatro ZinZanni in its antique Belgian spiegeltent for children ages 9 to 16. Campers learn the basics of circus arts and character/scene development through workshops with some of the world's greatest cirque artists and stage technicians.


Cost: $350
Contact: Courtney Hebb
Phone: (206) 802-0011 ext 7244
E-Mail: campzinzanni@onereel.org

For more information, Go Here
zica.zinzanni.org/


The 5th Avenue Theatre: Summer Musical Theater Camp
Deadline: Early Bird Discount before June 30, 2009
Date: August 10, 2009 - August 22, 2009
Time: Varies
Camp

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Theatre Puget Sound
4th Floor of the Seattle Center House
305 Harrison
Seattle, WA 98109

During this two-week immersion experience students will train like professionals and develop the skills and techniques used by Broadway performers. All classes, studio workshops and master classes are taught by working theater artists with extensive professional credits on Broadway, at nationally recognized musical theatre companies, and at The 5th Avenue Theatre.






Cost: $325-$625
Contact: Anya Rudnick
Phone: (206) 625-1418 Ext:234
E-Mail: arudnick@5thavenue.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.5thavenue.org


The 5th Avenue Theatre: $10 Tickets to Sunday in the Park with George for High School Students
Deadline: May 10, 2009
Date: April 21, 2009 - May 10, 2009
Time: Varies
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: Online

Students may log on to www.5thavenue.org and enter the promotional code ELECTIVE immediately under their sign-in name, and they can get $10 tickets to any performance of Sunday in the Park with George (running April 21 - May 10)


Cost: $10.00
Contact: Erin Vargo
Phone: (206) 625.1418 Ext:214
E-Mail: evargo@5thavenue.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.5thavenue.org


Vancouver Piano Festival by Pianists with Disabilities: Unheard Notes
Deadline: May 31, 2009 Applications
Date: September 30, 2009 - October 4, 2009
Time: Varies
Contest or competition

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: Christ Church Cathedral and
The Chan Centre for Performing Arts
Vancouver B.C. Canada,

THE VANCOUVER B.C. INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL By PEOPLE With DISABILITIES 2009

ALL PIANISTS WITH DISABILITIES WELCOME!

Contact: Mrs. Hirano: 604-232-1157, kaorihealing@gmail.com

The first-ever worldwide piano festival for disabled pianists was held in Japan in 2005. At this event, 94 people from 14 countries participated, celebrating the value of disabled pianists. We are now seeking pianists for the 2009 festival. If you know a pianist of any ability who may be interested in performing in this festival, please contact Mrs. Hirano.

Prizes are offered in several categories, including originality, technical ability, effort, artistic ability, and high achievement. This piano festival values each performer's dedication and perseverance.

The International Piano Festival by People with Disabilities is a festival that celebrates the dreams and hopes of people around the world, creating new awareness and equal opportunities for people everywhere.


Cost: TBA
Contact: Dr. Daniel Levine
Phone: (360) 650-0671
E-Mail: daniel98226@yahoo.com

For more information, Go Here
www.cipfd.com/jpn/index.html


Wing-It Productions: Summer 2009: Acting and Advanced Improv Camp
Deadline: August 7,2009
Date: August 10, 2009 - August 14, 2009
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Class or lesson
Summer Camp

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: The Historic University Theater
5510 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

Jet City Improv and Seattle Children's Theatre partner to bring you this amazing Summer Intensive! Grades 7-12



Work together as a team to create an original long form improv show! Long form improv focuses on storytelling and genre. In this class you'll fuse fundamental acting techniques with your own creativity to develop an improvised play. You'll work with a professional actor from Seattle Children's Theater to develop your acting techniques, and you'll work with a professional Jet City Improv cast member and fellow teammates to showcase your ensemble's strengths in an original long form improv show.


Cost: $275
Contact: Lauren Domino
Phone: (206) 352-8291 Ext:2
E-Mail: education@jetcityimprov.com

For more information, Go Here
www.jetcityimprov.com/improvhighschool.php


Young Shakespeare Workshop: First Year Summer Shakespeare Program
Deadline: First Auditions April 25, May 14 last day to apply
Date: July 6, 2009 - August 23, 2009
Time: Varies
Workshop
Summer

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Poetry/Humanities
Location: Cornish College of the Arts
1000 Lenora Street
Seattle, WA

Seven weeks of rigorous instruction in: text, acting, voice, fencing. A crash course in some of the greatest poetry ever written. In daily three hour classes grapple first hand with the meanings and complexities of Shakespeare's words, expand the range and clarity of your voice, learn to fence with rapier and dagger. A passion for language is the only requirement.


Cost: Free
Contact: Darren Lay
Phone: (206) 284 Ext:7580
E-Mail: youngshakespeareworkshop@yahoo.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.youngshakespeare.org


Youth in Focus: Photography Classes
Deadline: On going
Date: Quarterly through year
Time: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Workshop
Scholarship or grant opportunities

Grade level: 9-12
Visual Arts
Location: Youth in Focus
2100 24th Ave S, Suite 310
Seattle, WA 98144

Sequential series of free photography classes in both black and white film and digital photography. Students work with teaching artists and mentors to develop serious photography skills with which to explore and comment upon their world.


Cost: Free
Contact: Brett Jelinek
Phone: (206) 407-2121
E-Mail: brettj@youthinfocus.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.youthinfocus.org


Opportunities for Schools
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ACT Theatre and Rainier Valley Youth Theatre: 2008 Young Playwrights Play Anthology
Library Resource

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: Seattle, WA

ACT Theatre and Rainier Valley Youth Theatre are excited to announce the release of their 2nd PLAY Anthology, published by Whit Press. Play: an Anthology of Student Plays 2007/2008 features some of the most engaging and powerful voices from our Young Playwrights Programs. ACT is offering these anthologies at a discounted rate in order to get them into as many schools as possible. For more information email Kristina Sutherland, Education Associate ACT Theatre at kristina.sutherland@acttheatre.org


Cost: $15 per anthology
Contact: Kristina Sutherland
Phone: (206) 292-7660 ext 1338
E-Mail: kristina.sutherland@acttheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.acttheatre.org


Brazil Arts & Education: Show Brazil!
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Workshop
Teaching resource
Artist-in-residency
In-school performance or assembly
Out-of-school performance
Tour

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusic
Location: At your school

Show Brazil!, led by noted recording artist Eduardo Mendonça, presents an exciting and lively introduction to Brazil through its music and dance. The program features Brazilian traditional and popular songs, and folkloric batuque drumming. Through the wide range of performance styles, students will appreciate Brazil as a complex multicultural society with a rich history.

Eduardo Mendonça, a former high school principal in Brazil, also offers workshops and residencies. Workshops are available for choirs, general music classes and social studies projects. Residencies for the entire school can include Brazilian food, costume making and creating your school's own Carnival!

ALSO AVAILABLE: Brazilian dance workshop supervised by Eduardo Mendonça and taught by Show Brazil!'s dancers. These workshops involve singing, rhythm, exercise and discipline of movement.


Cost: Depending on length and kind of program
Contact: Eduardo Mendonça
Phone: (425) 254-1616
E-Mail: eduardo@showbrazil.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.showbrazil.com/en/schools.html


Centrum: The Young Artists Project
Date: April 13-18, 2009; June 21-27, 2
Time: Weeklong, residential programs
Workshop

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: Centrum is located at Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA 98368.

Centrum's programs provide young artists the variety and depth of experience in the arts needed to meet today's learning objectives. Centrum provides a completely hands-on experience outside the traditional classroom.

The model for our elementary and middle school programs is to have artists and scientists, engaged in the most current cultural issues of our times, mentor young people in grades 5-8, as well as the teachers and adult chaperones who accompany them. Teachers who attend as chaperones receive 30 clock hours for a week-long program. Students in grades 9-12 come to Centrum without chaperones.

Centrum is a non-profit, artist-centered organization with a 35-year partnership with the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).


Cost: $440-$695
Contact: Martha Worthley
Phone: (360) 385-3102
E-Mail: martha@centrum.org

For more information, Go Here
www.centrum.org/youth/


Pacific Northwest Ballet: DISCOVER DANCE pilot residencies
Date: Flexible
Time: Flexible
Artist-in-residency
In-school performance or assembly
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Dance
Location: At your school

PNB is currently seeking schools that are interested in participating in DISCOVER DANCE, an intensive dance residency program. Qualified schools and classrooms will participate in 3-week residency pilots with an option to complete a 3-5 month program the following school year.


Cost: Free
Contact: Kayti Bouljon
Phone: (206) 441-2432
E-Mail: kayti@pnb.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.pnb.org


Pacific Northwest Ballet: DanceChance
Deadline: May 1, 2009
Date: Setember 2009-June 2010
Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5
Dance
Location: PNB's Phelps Center
301 Mercer St.
Seattle, WA 98109

Pacific Northwest Ballet's DanceChance program strives to partner with elementary schools to discover talented students. Third graders who display the physical ability to become professional dancers are provided with free classical ballet training, allowing them the opportunity they might otherwise not have to pursue a professional career. Selected students receive full tuition scholarships, transportation, dance attire and tickets to PNB performances. DanceChance strives to enhance children's confidence, discipline and sense of achievement through classical ballet training.



Partner schools are selected based on their percentage of students on subsidized lunches, ethnic diversity, and commitment level of the school. Applications for schools interested in partnering for the 2009-2010 program are due on May 1, 2009




Cost: Free
Contact: Jennifer McLain
Phone: (206) 441-2435 ext. 3516
E-Mail: dancechance@pnb.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.pnb.org/pnbschool/dancechance.html


Seattle Arts & Lectures: Writers in the Schools
Deadline: June 16, 2009
Date: 2009-10 School Year
Time: Flexible
Teaching resources
Artist-in-residency

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12

Creative Writing
Location: At your school

Writers in the Schools (WITS), a program of Seattle Arts & Lectures inspires young people to discover and develop their authentic writing and performance voices. Through working with professional, published creative writers, students are empowered to tell their own stories. Writers-in-residence provide a meaningful real-life mentor for every student from the motivated learner to the reluctant writer and for each teacher. The residencies are woven into the school day, thus reaching students who might never elect to attend an after-school program in creative writing. Through WITS, students become authors of their own lives.






Cost: $6,000
Contact: Rebecca Hoogs
Phone: (206) 621-2230, ext. 18
E-Mail: rhoogs@lectures.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.lectures.org


Seattle Children's Theatre: In-School Residency
Date: Varies
Time: Varies
Workshop
Teaching resource
Artist-in-residency
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: In your classroom

Bring a Seattle Children's Theatre teaching artist to your school for a day, a week, a month, or more. Whether it is during school or after school, you can enhance any program with interactive drama curriculum taught by a professional SCT teaching artist. Recent linking curriculum include: Gooney Bird Greene by Lois Lowry, Rain Forest,Civil War, biographies, and much more. Let us tailor a residency for your class!


Cost: $85 per hour; scholarship available, contact Andrea for more information
Contact: Andrea Ichikawa
Phone: (206) 443-0807 x1123
E-Mail: andreai@sct.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.sct.org


Seattle City Light: Shrinking Bigfoot: Climate Change Education for Elementary Students and Teachers
Date: Now booking for the Fall 2009
Workshop
In-school performance or assembly
Class or lesson
Classroom Workshop, Teacher Training

Grade level: 3-5
Theatre
Location: Shrinking Bigfoot Assembly: Open to all elementary schools with 75 students or more in 3-5th grades within Seattle City Light service area
Student classroom workshops: Available for 4th -5th grade classrooms
Teacher training: Available throughout the school year for 4th-5th grade teachers, last training for the 08-09 school year is on March 11th at Highland Terrace Elementary in Shoreline, 4:30-7:30pm.

There are three components to Shrinking Bigfoot:

1) A fun-filled, interactive theater assembly which provides information on energy, global warming and climate change and empowers students to shrink their own carbon footprints with everyday actions such as turning off the lights; 2) Student workshops with fun, hands-on activities illustrating the basic science behind global warming and climate change. Students will understand that they have a role in protecting the climate and that their energy use and transportation choices make a difference; 3)Professional teacher training with an expert speaker on climate change and hands-on classroom activities for translating climate change concepts to a 4th and 5th grade level. Teachers are given vocabulary definitions for their classroom word banks, a CD with all materials and resources discussed at the training, a list of suggested tie-ins to current district curriculum, and a $50 stipend for attending. Dinner is provided and clock hours are available.




Cost: Free
Contact: Emily States
Phone: (206) 583-0655
E-Mail: scl@triangleassociates.com

For More Information, Go Here
www2.seattle.gov/exploreenergy/


Taproot Theatre Company: "Alexander and the Dragon" by Bethany Wallace
Date: January-June 2009
Time: Flexible
In-school performance or assembly

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Theatre
Location: At your school

In this play for school assemblies about bullying prevention, students will follow along with Alexander, a 5th grader who imagines he's a medieval knight who has to rescue a princess from a dragon. While he's battling make-believe foes, he and the students learn some important lessons about bullying prevention and social skills along the way. This play was guided by Committee for Children's curriculum on bullying prevention.


Cost: $550 for first performance; $250 for second performance (Same play, same day, same location). Classroom visits and workshops are $100 per hour. A travel fee is added for all destinations.
Contact: Josiah Wallace
Phone: (206) 529-3669
E-Mail: touring@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Taproot Theatre Company: "Camp Super Friend" by Bethany Wallace
Date: January-June 2009
Time: Flexible
In-school performance or assembly

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Theatre
Location: At your school

Taproot Theatre's Road Company teaches children at schools through the Pacific Northwest important social skills in "Camp Super Friend," a play about forming friendships and appreciating differences. Students will learn about starting a conversation, joining a group, showing respect for others, bullying prevention, teamwork and more.




Cost: $550 for first performance; $250 for second performance (Same play, same day, same location). Classroom visits and workshops are $100 per hour. A travel fee is added for all destinations.
Contact: Josiah Wallace
Phone: (206) 529-3669
E-Mail: touring@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


Taproot Theatre Company: "New Girl" by Josh Hornbeck
Date: January-June 2009
In-school performance or assembly

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Theatre
Location: At your school

Taproot Theatre's Road Company teaches students about the dangers of cyber bullying in "New Girl," a play that looks at the consequences of our actions and the need to treat everyone with kindness and respect. Guided by Committee for Children's violence prevention curriculum, this play examines the various forms of bullying and harassment, both subtle and overt; explores the dangers of cliques; and teaches students to understand understand personal and social responsibility.


Cost: $550 for first performance; $250 for second performance (Same play, same day, same location). Classroom visits and workshops are $100 per hour. A travel fee is added for all destinations.
Contact: Josiah Wallace
Phone: (206) 529-3669
E-Mail: touring@taproottheatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.taproottheatre.org


The 5th Avenue Theatre: Adventure Musical Theatre Touring Company: "The Mercer Girls"
Deadline: ASAP
Date: February 4-May 29, 2009
Time: Flexible
In-school performance or assembly

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: At your school

A new musical exploring the story of the Mercer Girls who were recruited by University of Washington President Asa Shinn Mercer and sailed to the Puget Sound area from the East Coast to work as teachers and to increase the population of women in the Washington Territory. The women were full of hope and aspiration, but life in the new city was often difficult. This original musical follows the journey of the Mercer Girls and their experiences in the fast growing town of Seattle.


Cost: $600 for one performance, $800 for two performances
Contact: Amanda Morris
Phone: (206) 625-1418 x744
E-Mail: amorris@5thavenue.org

For more information, Go Here
www.5thavenue.org


The Young Americans, Inc.: The Young Americans international Music Outreach Tour
Deadline: April 15, 2009
Date: September 2009
Time: 3 days
Workshop
Teaching resource
In-school performance or assembly
Tour
Family workshop or event
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Volunteer opportunity
Class or lesson
Service Learning or internship opportunity

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: At your school

This program consists of a 3 day music workshop, for students grades 4 through 12, who learn over 50 songs in dances taking classes in voice, dance, improvisation, choral, stage presence, performance, ending in a big show. The workshops are life changing and build self-confidence in each student, and help keep music in the schools.

Teachers are encouraged to observe workshops and ask questions.


Cost: $47 per student
Contact: Susan Anderson
Phone: (951) 493-6753
E-Mail: sanderson@youngamericans.org

For More Information, Go Here
youngamericans.org


Youth Theatre Northwest: Theatre artist-in-residencies and after-school programs
Date: Flexible, year round
Time: Flexible, year round
Workshop
Artist-in-residency
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets
Family workshop or event
Volunteer opportunity

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceTheatre
Location: At your school

Youth Theatre Northwest is both a theatre and school, providing a wide range of classes and programs designed to further theatrical learning, initiate creative play and stimulate intrapersonal development for children and young adults ages 3-18. We offer school show performances of all of our 7 plays during the school year. We also offer: Residences, in which the theatre educator explores your curriculum using theatre; After school programs; and Show to Go, which helps your school produce their own school play


Cost: Price depends on nubmer of students and type of program
Contact: Amanda Lee Williams
Phone: (206) 232-4145 ext 106
E-Mail: outreach@youththeatre.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.youththeatre.org


Opportunities for Parents, Guardians and Families
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826 Seattle: Publishing Party at Hamiltion International Middle School
Deadline: None
Date: May 21, 2009
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
In-school performance or assembly
Family workshop or event

Grade level: 9-12

Literary/Language
Location: Hamilton International Middle School
4400 Interlake Ave N
Seattle, WA 98103

826 Seattle is finishing publication of it's third, and final, book with the students of Hamilton International Middle School. In celebration of "What It Takes," we are throwing two parties, one of which will take place Thursday May 21st at Hamilton International Middle School and the other which will be at 826 Seattle on Saturday May 23rd. Join us as we celebrate the amazing writing and dedication of these newly published authors.


Cost: Free
Contact: 826 Seattle
Phone: (206) 725 Ext:2625
E-Mail: info@826seattle.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.826seattle.org


Broadway Bound: Mini Musical review featuring songs from WICKED
Date: June 22, 2009 - June 26, 2009
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatre
Location: Broadway Bound
5031 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105

The current record-breaking smash hit on Broadway that reveals the untold story of the witches of Oz. Songs include "Popular," "Defying Gravity," "What is This Feeling," and "I'm Not That Girl". All of the magic and mystery of the characters and the land of OZ will come to life in Friday's presentation. Broadway Bound's popular Music Director Tom Prince will lead a fun-filled week of song. Follow the Yellow Brick Road! Ages 8 and up.


Cost: $250
Contact: Lamar Lewis
Phone: (206) 526-5437
E-Mail: lamar@broadwaybound.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.broadwaybound.org


Moonpaper Tent Theater: The Little Mermaid
Date: April 30, 2009 - May 16, 2009
Time: Performances at 11 a.m and 1 p.m.
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: K-2
Theatre
Location: Moonpaper Tent Theater
918 NE 64th St. Seattle, WA 98115
Seattle, WA 98115,

Kids of all ages will enjoy this enchanting production of The Little Mermaid. Come see the beauty of life under the sea but look out for the evil sea witch! Watch what happens when the Little Mermaid falls in love with Prince Johan and makes the ultimate sacrifice to be near him.


Cost: $6 per ticket
Contact: Sylvan Bourgette
Phone: (206) 422-6616
E-Mail: sylvanfairy@hotmail.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.moonpapertent.com


Music of Remembrance: Mirror of Memory - Holocaust Remembrance Day Concert
Date: May 11, 2009
Time: 7:30 pm
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: Benaroya Hall
200 University St.
Seattle, WA

Music of Remembrance presents the world premiere of a new commission from Betty Olivero, "Kolo't" (Voices) a work that gives musical witness through poems and texts by Primo Levi and Paul Celan. Spectrum Dance Theater's Donald Byrd has choreographed a new dance for "The Wind," a captivating work by Franz Schreker, one of the composers banned by the Nazis. We also celebrate Cosmic Spring, written in the Kovno Ghetto by little-known German composer Edwin Geist, who was shot to death by the Gestapo in 1942.


Cost: $36
Contact: Mina Miller, Artistic Director & President
Phone: (206) 365-7770
E-Mail: info@musicofremembrance.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.musicofremembrance.org


Northwest Girlchoir: Spring Audition
Date: May - June 13, 2009
Time: By appointment
Out-of-school performance
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Class or lesson

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: Sand Point Education Center
6208 60th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98115

For over 35 years, Northwest Girlchoir has been dedicated to the development of girls' musical knowledge, vocal/performance skills, cultural awareness and personal responsibility in a hard-working, fun, and caring community. During a fifteen-minute audition, Northwest Girlchoir's Artistic Director will check your daughter's voice quality, range, and listening skills by having her sing some simple patterns. She will be looking at your daughter's ability to focus and take direction, her interest in learning new things, and her kind/positive character.


Cost: $10 audition fee
Contact: Mandi Shankle
Phone: (206) 985-3972
E-Mail: info@northwestgirlchoir.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.northwestgirlchoir.org


Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra: 10th Anniversary Celebration Season - Spring Concert
Date: May 16, 2009
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Music
Location: Town Hall
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

The Puget Sound Symphony Orchestra concludes its 10th Anniversary Celebration Season with its Spring Concert, featuring a women?s choir, assembled by Hartwig Eichberg, along with an original composition by PSSO veteran Kevin Tao (viola). The program opens with the Tao Overture, a piece set in the classical period with some Beethoven-esque elements added for fun. Also on the program is Debussy's Nocturnes, an impressionist work whose last movement "Sirens" is highlighted by our special women's choir. The concert will close with Holst's well-known Planets Suite.


Cost: $4 students / $7 adults (door price $5/$10)
Contact: Cyndi Ozaki
Phone: (206) 963-3849
E-Mail: cyndi@inspire-marketing.com

For More Information, Go Here
www.psso.org


Rainier Beach High School: 2009 Multicultural Dinner & Concert
Deadline: May 14, 2009
Date: May 14, 2009
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: Rainier Beach High School
8815 Seward Park Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

Community celebration of the cultural diversities of Southeast Seattle youth and their families.


Cost: Adults $10.00 - Children (10 & under) $5.00
Contact: Pam Berry
Phone: (206) 412-5102
E-Mail: nona4@naspa.net


Seattle Architecture Foundation: Family Tour
Deadline: Open for registration until sold out
Date: May 30, June 20, August 29, October 31
Time: 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Family workshop or event

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8
Visual Arts
Architecture
Location: Rainier Square Atrium, 1333 Fifth Ave, Ste 300, Seattle WA 98101

This Downtown Seattle walking tour is designed for family groups, with children ages 5 and up. The Family Tour is one of several youth programs available with the Seattle Architecture Foundation, and it is our only tour geared towards children. The tour is activity driven and interactive. Tour guides ask questions to promote critical thinking. As families learn about design, they begin to see the city in a new way.






Cost: $5 children and $10 for adults
Contact: Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest
Phone: (206) 667-9184
E-Mail: tracy@seattlearchitecture.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlearchitecture.org


Seattle Architecture Foundation: Family Model Making Workshop
Date: April 11, 2009 - November 14, 2009
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Workshop
Family workshop or event
Scholarship or grant opportunity

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8

Architecture
Location: Seattle Architecture Foundation
Rainier Square Atrium
1333 Fifth Avenue, Level 3
Seattle, WA 98101

Young architects work with their family to build a model and create a community together. Through discussion and hands-on activities, workshop participants learn about community design and architecture models. Visit our website to register.


Cost: $15.00 per person
Contact: Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest
Phone: (206) 667-9184
E-Mail: tracy@seattlearchitecture.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlearchitecture.org


Seattle Art Museum: Family Fun!
Date: Second Saturday of select months
Time: 10 a.m.- noon
Workshop
Teaching resources
Tours
Family workshop or event
Parent or guardian education
Free art activity

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5
DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: SAM Downtown
1300 1st Avenue
Seattle, WA. 98101

Family Fun at SAM Downtown

Second Saturday of select months, 10 a.m.- noon

Family Fun lives up to its name. Make art, enjoy special performances and take kid-inspired tours of SAM galleries! Designed for kids 12 and under and their parents/guardians. Free with museum admission. Check themes, activities and Register online at seattleartmuseum.org.




Cost: Free
Contact: Nate Herth
Phone: (206) 626-0434
E-Mail: nateh@seattleartmuseum.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattleartmuseum.org


Seattle Center: Safeco Insurance Festál: Spirit of West Africa
Date: May 9, 2009
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Family workshop or event

DanceMusicTheatreVisual Arts
Location: Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Center House
Seattle, WA 98109

The traditions of West African countries come to life through live music, dance performances and workshops, exhibits, film and storytelling at Safeco Insurance Festál: Spirit of West Africa, May 9, 12:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at Center House.

For more information go to: http://seattlecenter.com/events/festivals/festal/detail.asp?EV_EventNum=62




Cost: Free

For More Information, Go Here
www.seattlecenter.com


Seattle Theatre Group: DANCE This Youth Matinee
Date: July 10, 2009
Time: 1 p.m.
Out-of-school performance
Free or reduced-priced student tickets

Grade level: PreK, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Dance
Location: Paramount Theatre
911 Pine St
Seattle, WA

The DANCE This Youth Matinee brings together teen performers from diverse communities for collaboration and to share their culture through the art of dance. The performance features young local dancers in collaboration with professional artists performing cross cultural dances, both traditionally rooted and contemporary in form.


Cost: $5 per seat
Contact: Claire Connell
Phone: (206) 467-5510, ext 1127
E-Mail: studentprograms@stgpresents.org

For More Information, Go Here
www.theparamount.com/education/dt.asp


Stone Soup Theatre: Summerstage 2009
Date: June 22, 2009 - August 21, 2009
Teaching resource
Out-of-school performance
Family workshop or event
Scholarship or grant opportunity
Service Learning or internship opportunity
summer camp

Grade level: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
MusicTheatre
Location: Multiple Locations

Summerstage provides weekly outdoor drama camps with 30 minute adaptations of literature, musicals,and Shakespeare all culminating in performance in two locations. North in Wallingford, and South in Seward Park for ages 5-20. Extended care is available in Wallingford.


Cost: $155.00-$235.00 per week
Contact: Maureen Miko
Phone: (206-) 633-1883
E-Mail: maureen@stonesouptheatre.com

For More Information, Go Here
stonesouptheatre.com


UW World Series: Night of Strings
Date: May 21, 2009
Time: 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Out-of-school performance

Grade level: 3-5, 6-8
Music
Location: Nordstrom Recital Hall
Benaroya Hall
200 University Street
Seattle, WA 98101,

The UW World Series will host a much anticipated Night of Strings from 6:30-8:30 pm at Benaroya's Nordstrom Hall on May 21, 2009. On this night, we will celebrate the culmination of a two-week in-school residency by the Marian Anderson String Quartet, with a collaborative performance featuring student violinists from TT Minor Elementary School, the orchestras from Meany and Washington Middle Schools and Marian Anderson String Quartet themselves. Formed in 1989, this African American ensemble makes creating new and diverse audiences for chamber music an integral part of their mission. This performance is a final celebration of a long-standing collaboration among many community organizations and individuals who have worked to ensure the music programs at these schools thrive. Special thanks to our community partners for their vital support: Seattle Public Schools, Ladies Musical Club, Seattle Music Partners, and Seattle Symphony. This event is free and open to the public.


Cost: Free
Contact: Elizabeth Duffell
Phone: (206) 6852369
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The following are some of the resources available to schools, individual teachers and PTSAs seeking funding to support arts education in the schools. We will continue to highlight new sources each month as well as link you to comprehensive lists or databases of grant opportunities. Please note that all competitive grants and/or new grants must receive prior approval from the SPS Chief Academic Officer and designated staff, this also includes any requests for District participation in grants developed by outside partnerships or groups. Grants and grant proposals are reviewed each Monday. Requests for review must be received at least one week prior to the Monday meeting. Please contact Kevin Corrigan, Office of Fiscal Compliance & Grants at kgcorrigan@seattleschools.org .


Awards and Fellowships in Arts Education


Accelerate, A Juried Exhibition of Young Emerging Artists with Disabilities www.vsarts.org/PreBuilt/showcase/gallery/exhibits/vw/current/
VSA arts showcases the accomplishments of artists with disabilities and promotes increased access to the arts for people with disabilities. For this juried exhibition prizes will be awarded: Grand Prize: $20,000; First Award: $10,000; Second Award: $6,000; 12 Awards of Excellence: $2,000. Each year millions of people participate in VSA arts programs through a nationwide network of affiliates and in 55 countries around the world. VSA arts is an affiliate of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Deadline: June 19, 2009


youngARTS Program http://www.youngarts.org/Programs/youngARTS%20Program/
The National Foundation for Advancement in the Art's (NFAA) youngARTS program provides recognition and awards to young artists across the country. NFAA encourages and recognizes artistic excellence in the literary, visual and performing arts, including dance, cinematic arts, jazz, music, photography, theater, visual arts, voice, and writing. Each year, approximately 6,000-8,000 students register for the youngARTS program and approximately 10 percent receive cash awards. Hundreds of youngARTS participants share over $500,000 in cash awards. youngARTS Finalists share a total benefit package valued at $1 million including an all-expense-paid trip to Miami, Florida, in January for youngARTS Week and individual cash awards ranging from $1000 to $10,000. Young artists are encouraged to register for the youngARTS program. Simply by registering, their names are shared with many colleges and universities that offer scholarships to students involved in the arts. All youngARTS participants are eligible for approximately $3 million in college scholarships. Registration Deadline: October 1, 2009


Funding and Resources for Classroom Arts Projects:


The Adobe Youth Voices Educator Network www.fsrequests.com/adobe-ayv
Adobe Youth Voices (AYV) engages talented educators of middle and high school age youth in a yearlong youth media professional development and support program. AYV educators, in both in-school and out-of school programs, gain skills to enable youth to use digital tools to create media with a personally meaningful purpose. Adobe Youth Voices provides eligible educators with funding, software, mentorship, exhibition opportunities, and access to a regional and global network of like-minded teachers and youth media experts. The AYV Summer Institute and Media Mentorship prepares educators to facilitate youth created media projects, including videos, documentaries, digital photography, photo journalism, animations, websites, and multimedia. Application Opens: May 29, 2009 at 5 p.m. PT


Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program For Public Schools and Public Libraries http://www.ezra-jack-keats.org/programs/minigrant.html
The Minigrant program funds public schools and libraries anywhere in the United States and its protectorates up to $500 for creative classroom projects such as ongoing pen-pal projects bringing disparate communities together; multi-cultural portrait projects; art projects culminating in art shows, murals, or quilts; bookmaking; creation and performance of puppet shows; and inter-generational journals. Deadline: September 15, 2009


iLoveSchools.com www.iloveschools.com
This site provides a free donor-matching service for education. School teachers build WishLists of equipment, material and supplies; anything they need for their classroom. Donors locate teachers through our WishList search and offer their donations of new or used items or the cost of the teacher's WishList. 100% of donations go directly to a school teacher in need. Deadline: Ongoing


The Airborne Teacher Trust Fund www.airbornetrust.com/programoverview.aspx
This fund has recently expanded to cover Washington and invites elementary and middle school teachers to submit proposals for art and music programs that their schools are unable to fund. Deadline: Ongoing


Donorschoose.org www.donorschoose.org
Teachers submit project proposals for materials or experiences their students need to learn. These ideas become classroom reality when concerned individuals choose projects to fund. Deadline: Ongoing


Adopt-a-classroom.org www.adoptaclassroom.org
A donor selects a classroom and makes a contribution for the teacher to use and purchase much needed resources for the classroom. Donors may search for classrooms by geography, school name, teacher name or other search criteria. If a donor has no preference, Adopt-A-Classroom partners the donor with an underserved classroom in the community. Deadline: Ongoing


Funding for School-wide Arts Needs:


Best Buy Community Grants www.bestbuyinc.com/community_relations/local_donations_rfp.htm
Best Buy Children's Foundation supports local communities with the Community Grants Program that is led by employee committees in each of the company's eight territories across the United States. Employees select non-profit organizations that support programs and services that provide opportunities for young teens related to education, life skills, leadership skills or relationship development. This year, Best Buy Children's Foundation will give $1 million through the Community Grants Program. Grant amounts will average $5000-$7000, not to exceed $10,000. Nonprofit organizations must be located within 50 miles of a Best Buy store or Distribution Center. Applications Open: May 15, 2009


MetLife Foundation Partners in Arts Education Grants http://www.nationalguild.org/programs/documents/2009-2010GuidelinesandApplication_001.doc
The National Guild of Community Arts Schools in conjunction with the MetLife Foundation offers grants enhance arts learning in K-12 Public Schools by supporting partnerships with community arts organizations that meet the following criteria: serve large numbers of public school students during the school day or extended day; exemplify best practices in creating and sustaining effective partnerships; provide pedagogically sound arts education experiences; prioritize student learning and achievement in the arts and address national, state, and/or local arts education standards. Deadline: May 26, 2009


Save Our History Grants http://www.history.com/content/saveourhistory/grant-program/overview
Inspire the youth in your community to become the preservationists of tomorrow. Museums, historic sites, historical societies, preservation organizations, libraries, and archives are invited to partner with a local school or youth group and apply for funding to help preserve the history of their communities. Each year, HISTORY awards $250,000 in grants to organizations that partner with schools or youth groups on community preservation projects that engage students in learning about, documenting and preserving the history of their communities. Deadline: June 5, 2009


Guitar Center Music Foundation Offers Support for Music Instruction www.guitarcentermusicfoundation.org/
The Guitar Center Music Foundation's mission is to aid nonprofit music programs across America that offer music instruction so that more people can experience the joys of making music. The Guitar Center Music Foundation accepts grant applications throughout the year from 501(c)(3) organizations. Qualifying applicants are established, ongoing, and sustainable music programs across the United States that provide music instruction to people of any age who would not otherwise have the opportunity to make music. The grant committee reviews all applications three times yearly, and grant awards range from $500 to $5,000 each. Deadline: Ongoing


National Art Education Foundation www.arteducators.org/olc/pub/NAEA/grants/grants_page_2.html
NAEF funding supports a wide variety of professional activities, including promotion of art education as an integral part of the curriculum; establishment and/or improvement of art instruction in public and private K-16 schools; promotion of the teaching of visual art through activities related to the instructional process, curriculum, student learning, student assessment, classroom behavior, management, or discipline; purchase of art equipment and/or instructional resources; and research in art education. Additionally, the NAEF provides professional development scholarships. The following grant opportunities are offered. All Grant Deadlines: October 1, 2009

    Ruth Halvorsen Professional Development Grants: $1000 scholarships to arts educators engaging in professional development that promotes NAEA's efforts to initiate and encourage the understanding and implementation of the goals for student learning promulgated through the National Visual Arts Standards.

    Mary McMullan Grants: $1000 grant for projects that promote art education as an integral part of the curriculum in elementary and secondary schools, as well as higher education. Projects can include curriculum models, pilot projects, and policy models

    NAEA Research Grants: Up to $5000 will be rewarded to support research that advances knowledge in the field of art education and that promulgates the goals outlined in Creating a Visual Arts Research Agenda Toward the 21st Century.

    SHIP Grants: Up to $500 of funds given to art educators whose proposals seek art equipment and/or instructional curriculum resources used to focus on student learning specifically related to the National Visual Arts Standards.

    Teacher Incentive Grants: $1000 award is given to projects that promote the teaching of art. Teaching of art includes, but is not limited to: the instructional process; curriculum; student learning; student assessment; classroom behavior, management, or discipline; or other practices relating to instructional interaction and the achievement of student learning.



Classics for Kids Foundation http://classicsforkids.org/index.html
Classics for Kids Foundation helps bring new, exceptionally fine stringed instruments and mentoring with world-renowned musicians to children while strengthening local community support for music education. Matching grants are open to new and established music programs nationally that serve children grades 3 through 12. Matching instrument grants typically range from $5,000-$40,000. Complete guidelines and applications can be found at http://classicsforkids.org/pdfs/instrumentapplication.pdf. Deadline: Ongoing


Seattle Council PTSA Grants www.seattlecouncilptsa.org/cat_index_35.shtml
  • Family Engagement Grants: Grants of up to $300 per year for a school are available to promote family engagement, which can be done through arts events, cultural celebrations and working with community arts organizations. PTA units associated with the Seattle Council PTSA are eligible. Two grant review cycles have already been completed this year; a third may be added this year based on interest.
  • New Leadership Grants: Grant requests must briefly describe how the funds will be used to develop PTA leadership, for example to cover fees associated with attendance PTA trainings and conferences, such as trainings in arts learning or arts education advocacy. Grant applications considered as they are submitted. Deadline: Ongoing

Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation www.mhopus.org/about-us.asp
The Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation (MHOF) was inspired by the acclaimed motion picture Mr. Holland's Opus, the story of the profound effect a dedicated music teacher had on generations of students. MHOF donates instruments to music programs where students have access to a music curriculum but lack the resources and support base to adequately keep up with equipment loss due to attrition, depreciation and wear over time. An infusion of instruments and repairs enables more students to participate and experience a quality music education. Three types of grants are available for K-12 school instrumental music programs with financial need that take place during the school day; after-school music programs; and outstanding student musicians enrolled in grades 8-12 who cannot afford an appropriate instrument. Pre-Qualification Application Deadline: Ongoing


The Patron Foundation Field Trip Grants patronfoundation.org/programs/eligibility.htm
The Patron Foundation is dedicated to ensuring that children have greater access to cultural and educational opportunities. To receive information about how Culture for Kids can subsidize field trips, please register at the website to receive program updates. Deadline: Ongoing


Grant resources, lists and databases


Free Grants Workshop Courtesy of Congressman Adam Smith
May 20, 2009
8 a.m.
UW Tacoma Campus James A. Milgard Family Assembly Room in William W. Philip Hall

Congressman Adam Smith will hold a free full day grants workshop for individuals who work for organizations interested in applying for federal grant funds in the next year. Keynote Speaker: Michael Collins, REI Vice President of Public Affairs: "Building Grassroots Community". Featured Speaker: Ms. Kristin Johnsen of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): "The Art and Science of Grant Writing" an in-depth half day presentation. Other scheduled presenters are agency representatives from U.S. Health and Human Services, Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration, Department of Education, USDA Rural Development and other federal agency representatives. Lunch will be provided. Space is limited. To register for this free grants workshop, please send an email with contact info to: rsvpsmith@mail.house.gov with the words "May 20 Grant Workshop UW-Tacoma" on the subject line. For additional information about the conference, please email tina.johnson@mail.house.gov


ArtsEd Washington Funding Resources www.artsedwashington.org/
Frame_Resources.html ArtsEd Washington provides an extensive list of state and national-level funding sources including foundation and corporate grants, scholarships, contest, as well as resources for writing grants.


The School Funding Center www.schoolfundingcenter.info/(ovijvmu3qiidwij0dw0ubq55)/index.aspx
The School Funding Center monitors more than 4000 websites, newsletters, and other grant sources to give you The School Funding Center grant database-----the one central location where educators can find every federal, state, & foundation grant available to their schools. Subscribe to a free newsletter, and every grant available to every school in our database.


SchoolGrants k12grants.org/
SchoolGrants shares grant information with PK-12 educators. SchoolGrants provides online tips to those who need them. Finding suitable grant opportunities requires a great deal of time and research SchoolGrants reduces the effort by listing a variety of opportunities available to public and private nonprofit elementary and secondary schools and districts across the United States.


Seattle Public Library Foundation Center www.spl.org/default.asp?pageID=collection_db_list&dbPage=3#Fundraising%20&%20Nonprofits
The Library provides a searchable database for individuals and organizations seeking grant opportunities through private or corporate foundations. The database is available for in-house use at library locations http://www.spl.org/default.asp?pageID=branch


GrantsAlert.com www.grantsalert.com/
A searchable database of grants that link to the websites of the grantees.


Foundation Center http://foundationcenter.org/findfunders/fundingsources/gtio.html
For a monthly fee, the Foundation Center provides access to online grant information about funding for educational scholarships, fellowships, loans, and internships, arts and cultural support, awards, prizes, and grants by nomination.