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4029 Stone Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 633-1883

Upcoming Events

A Child’s Christmas in Wales & The Long Christmas Dinner

Dec 5 – Dec 24

Celebrate the joy of magic, family, and memories with two short plays for the Christmas holidays!

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The God of Hell by Sam Shepard

Feb 20 – Mar 15

Frank and Emma are Wisconsin dairy farmers who live a quiet respectable life until they agree to put up Frank’s old friend, a scientist on the run from a secret government project involving plutonium.

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Classes and Workshops

Nurturing imaginations, developing acting skills and providing actor-centered education since 1996.

New to Stone Soup: Stone Soup Theatre is joining the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics movement and adding Art to make STEM into STEAM! Theatre skills can make these essential core subjects accessible to visual, kinesthetic, spatial, musical and intra-personal learners. Check out “The Lorax”!

Later classes: Spring Quarter 2015 | Spring Break 2015 | Spring Quarter 2015

Winter Quarter 2015

ClassRehearsalAgesTuition
Youth Theatre Conservatory: Pippi Longstocking (Musical)Fri 4-6:30pm, Sat 10am-1:30pm8–20$475
Musical Theatre: FrozenMons 4-6pm7–11$255
Creative DramaTues 4-5pm5–7$165
Macbeth, The MusicalWeds 4-6pm12–16$255
STEAM: The LoraxThurs 4-6pm8–13$255

Youth Theatre Conservatory: Pippi Longstocking (Musical)

Performance Workshop — By audition only. Click here to learn about the audition process.

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Ages 8–20
Tuition: $475
Fri 4-6:30pm, Sat 10am-1:30pm
Jan 30-Mar 19

With an absent father at sea, and a mother passed away Pippi somehow has what she needs to get by, and if she doesn't, she'll make something up! Pippi's adventure introduces a host of wonderful characters and the lessons she learns along the way prove that she is capable of just about anything.

Performances: March 20-29, Fri at 7:30pm and Sat/Sun at 2:00pm
Auditions: Jan 25th and 29th by appointment (please sign up for an audition time when you register, a $100 deposit is required in advance and tuition is due in full when casting is complete). Actors should prepare a short monologue (approx 1 min) and short 8-16 bar accapella song.

Please contact the Education Director at 206-388-9212 with all class or conservatory related questions.


Musical Theatre: Frozen

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Ages 7–11
Tuition: $255
Mons 4-6pm
Feb 2-Mar 23

Explore the world of Frozen on stage, bringing characters to life though song and dance. Students will have fun exploring the characters, learning the songs and creating choreography for their favorite songs from Frozen and other popular musicals. Have fun and use your imagination as you develop performance skills through singing and dance. If you have never danced before, don't worry, our Stone Soup teachers can make any choreography look as easy as 1-2-3. This class will end with a performance.


Creative Drama

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Ages 5–7
Tuition: $165
Tues 4-5pm
Feb 3-Mar 24

Use your body, voice, costumes and dramatic structure to tell your own stories effectively. Let your imagination run wild and create your own short plays to perform them in front of an audience in the last day of class!


Macbeth, The Musical

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Ages 12–16
Tuition: $255
Weds 4-6pm
Feb 4-Mar 25

Help Drama kids Caitlin and Rob find inspiration for their new tragical musical comedy farce. Do you think the bard's plot will do the trick? Come and find out!


STEAM: The Lorax

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Ages 8–13
Tuition: $255
Thurs 4-6pm
Feb 5-Mar 26

In this performance based class students will have the opportunity to develop their acting skills while also getting the opportunity to explore the scientific concepts found in The Lorax. Through their rehearsal process students will enter the world of the Lorax and join him on his journey to help save the trees. This class will end in a final performance. (STEAM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)


Spring Quarter 2015

ClassRehearsalAgesTuition
Disney's Mulan, Jr. (MusicalFris 4-6:30pm, Sats 10am-1:30pm8–20$520

Disney's Mulan, Jr. (Musical

Performance Workshop — By audition only. Click here to learn about the audition process.

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Ages 8–20
Tuition: $520
Fris 4-6:30pm, Sats 10am-1:30pm
Apr 10-June 11

Performances: June 12-21

Music and Lyrics by Matthew Wilder, David Zippel, Stephen Schwartz, Jeanine Tesori and Alexa Junge
Book adapted and additional lyrics by Patricia Cotter

Help Mulan defy the village match maker and join the army to spare her father and save the Emperor. Come and sing favorites like "Reflection," and "I'll Make a Man Out of You," as well as new songs that will get your audience up on its feet!


Spring Break 2015

ClassRehearsalAgesTuition
The Wonderful World of Eric CarleMon-Fri 9am-3pm5–7$260
The HobbitMon-Fri 9am-3pm8–13$260

The Wonderful World of Eric Carle

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Ages 5–7
Tuition: $260
Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
Apr 13-17

Everyday we'll go on a different adventure inspired by a new Eric Carle book. We'll meet dragons, caterpillars, grouchy ladybugs, very busy spiders, very quite crickets and very clumsy beetles in this high-energy class!


The Hobbit

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Ages 8–13
Tuition: $260
Mon-Fri 9am-3pm
Apr 13-17

This ensemble based play tells the exciting and surprising quest of Bilbo Baggins as he meets strange and mysterious characters on his journey. Elves, Trolls, Wargs, and a fiery tempered dragon are a part of this grand story telling drama.


Spring Quarter 2015

ClassRehearsalAgesTuition
Where Are The Wild Things?Mons 4-5pm5–7$255
Lion, Witch, WardrobeTues 4-6pm7–11$255
Treasure IslandWeds 4-6pm12–16$255
STEAM: The Very Hungry CatterpillarThurs 4-5pm5–7$165

Where Are The Wild Things?

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Ages 5–7
Tuition: $255
Mons 4-5pm
Apr 20-June 8

If you are a Wild Thing at heart, join us as Maurice Sendack's mischievous Max goes on a journey he will never forget. Campers will improvise their way around the world with "the Wild Thing" (Max). Sound effects, special props and much imagination will help us re-tell this simple, lovely tale.


Lion, Witch, Wardrobe

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Ages 7–11
Tuition: $255
Tues 4-6pm
Apr 21-June 9

Let's watch the wardrobe take on a life of its own as the evil White Witch is replaced by the king. Sword fights, songs and lots of magic in this action-packed play. This class will end in a performance!


Treasure Island

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Ages 12–16
Tuition: $255
Weds 4-6pm
Apr 22-June 10

Set Sail aboard the Hispaniola with Long John Silver and the bloodthirstiest buccaneers that ever lived. Sing with the Sea Shanties and battle the high seas to where X marks the spot, "yet tread lightly and be careful who you trust."


STEAM: The Very Hungry Catterpillar

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Ages 5–7
Tuition: $165
Thurs 4-5pm
Apr 23-June 11

Study insects, design and build your very own butterfly-shaped kite! This class will be full of exploration, adventures and hand-on activities that will put all your talents to work. We will end with a presentation including acting and an exhibition of our class projects.