Rising Star Project Orientation: Students From Across the State Gather!

In early December, the 2016/17 Rising Star Project cohort came together for the first time. This orientation was a chance for the teens to meet and to begin learning what it takes to put up a musical at The 5th. This year’s cohort will include over 90 students who will be mentored by 5th Avenue staff and who will also mount an all-teen production of The Pajama Game on our stage in March 2017 (after the professional production closes).

This year’s Rising Star Project brings students together from as far away as Yakima and Marysville and as near as Rainier Valley and West Seattle.

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Orientation included a tour of the historic venue where the students will be working and learning in the coming months. Continue reading “Rising Star Project Orientation: Students From Across the State Gather!”

By the Numbers: Wrap Up of the 2015/16 Season for the Education Department

Thank you to the generous corporations, foundations, government agencies, board members, and countless individual donors who supported our education programs this season. With your help we reached over 83,000 students across the Pacific Northwest region, increased our service by 14% and kept our thriving programs accessible to all students.

Here’s a closer look….
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The 2016 5th Avenue Awards Recipients Are…

Congratulations to all! This year, our evaluators saw 116 productions, each and every one of which was worthy of our applause.

Here are the nominees and recipients for the 2016 5th Avenue Awards.

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The 2016 5th Avenue Awards Nominees Are…

Congratulations to all of our hard working high schoolers and educators on another fantastic year of musicals! Here are the nominees for this year’s 5th Avenue Award nominations. We hope to see you at the ceremony at McCaw Hall on June 6!

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