Nurturing imaginations, developing acting skills and providing actor-centered education since 1996.
The DownStage Theatre:
4029 Stone Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103
Dec 5 – Dec 24
Celebrate the joy of magic, family, and memories with two short plays for the Christmas holidays!Buy Now
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.Buy Now
Quality Entertainment in One Act
Nurturing imaginations, developing acting skills and providing actor-centered education since 1996.
|Greek Myths With Perseus||June 23-27||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Princesses and Dragons||June 23-27||9am-12pm||4-5||$150|
|Winnie the Pooh||June 30-July 3||9am-3pm||5-7||$300|
|Clowning Around||June 30-July 3||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|The Dark Portal||July 7-11||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Lion, Witch, Wardrobe (with Music)||July 7-11||9am-3pm||5-7||$300|
|Snow White (Musical)||July 14-18||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|12 Dancing Princesses||July 14-18||9am-3pm||6-9||$300|
|Topsy-Turvy: Circus Adventures||July 14-18||9am-12pm||4-5||$150|
|Return to Narnia||July 21-25||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|The Gingerbread Girl||July 21-25||9am-3pm||6-9||$300|
|Superheroes||July 28-Aug 1||9am-12pm||4-5||$150|
|Pippi Longstocking (with Music)||July 28-Aug 1||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|The Dark Portal||July 28-Aug 1||9am-3pm||6-9||$300|
|No Damsels in Distress||Aug 4-8||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Greek Myths With Perseus||Aug 11-15||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|12 Dancing Princesses||Aug 11-15||9am-3pm||5-7||$300|
|Pippi Longstocking (with Music)||Aug 18-22||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Who's in Rabbit's House?||Aug 18-22||9am-3pm||5-7||$300|
|Pippi Longstocking (with Music)||Aug 25-29||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Lion, Witch, Wardrobe (with Music)||Aug 25-29||9am-3pm||6-9||$300|
|Mt. Baker Community Club|
|Greek Myths||July 7-11||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Who's in Rabbit's House?||July 14-18||9am-3pm||5-7||$300|
|Return to Narnia||July 14-18||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Topsy-Turvy: Circus Adventures||July 21-25||9am-12pm||4-5||$150|
|Lion, Witch, Wardrobe (with Music)||July 21-25||9am-3pm||6-9||$300|
|The Dark Portal||Aug 4-8||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Lion, Witch, Wardrobe (with Music)||Aug 11-15||9am-3pm||5-7||$300|
|Pippi Longstocking (with Music)||Aug 11-15||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Snow White (Musical)||Aug 18-22||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|The Dark Portal||Aug 25-29||9am-3pm||6-9||$300|
|The Hobbit||Aug 25-29||9am-3pm||8-13||$300|
|Greek Myths with Perseus||July 14-18||9am-2pm||8-13||$300|
|The Dark Portal||July 21-25||9am-2pm||6-9||$300|
|Lion, Witch, Wardrobe (with Music)||July 28-Aug 1||9am-2pm||5-7||$300|
|No Damsels in Distress||July 28-Aug 1||9am-2pm||8-13||$300|
|Lion, Witch, Wardrobe (with Music)||Aug 4-8||9am-2pm||6-9||$300|
|Snow White (Musical)||Aug 4-8||9am-2pm||8-13||$300|
|The Cyborg Saga: Hostile Planet||Aug 11-15||9am-2pm||8-13||$300|
|The Gingerbread Girl||Aug 25-29||9am-2pm||6-9||$300|
|Return to Narnia||Aug 25-29||9am-2pm||8-13||$300|
|Language Arts: Cyborg Saga||July 7-11||9am-12pm||6-9||$150|
|STEM: basic math/times tables||July 7-11||12pm-3pm||6-9||$150|
|A Midsummer Nights Dream||July 14-18||11am-5pm||11-18||$300|
|Language Arts: James & Giant Peach||July 21-25||9am-12pm||8-13||$150|
|STEM: basic math/times tables||July 21-25||12pm-3pm||8-13||$150|
|Twighlight Saga||Aug 11-15||11am-5pm||11-18||$300|
Kids love to play superheroes! Each day we will learn about both real and fictional superheroes, and then become them! -with our very own(non-violent) adventure stories. Little ones will learn physical and vocal control as well as problem solving skills all in the name of play!
Journey to a land of princesses, knights, dragons, and fairies, as we reenact both old and new fairytales. Young performers will create characters, sing songs, play games and tell stories in this fun high energy creative drama camp!
The circus has come to town! Balance on a tight rope, tame wild animals and ride on elephants as we bring circus books to life. We will explore different worlds, characters and stories through drama, art, music and movement. We will choose our favorite creative drama adventure to share with parents on the last day.
Campers will improvise their way to the land of Narnia and discover their own musical land inside the wardrobe. (Has Music)
Discover the Hundred acre woods with an improvisational adventure. Jump around with Tigger, find the North Pole with Christopher Robin, search for Eyeore's missing tail, and of course eat honey with Winnie the Pooh! We will make art, sing songs and go on an adventure in Pooh's world that will become your child's own.
Who can get a dangerous and scary animal out of rabbit's house? This traditional African Folk Story is full of wild animals and a surprise ending. Come join all of the wild animals as they try to trample, scratch and scare the animal out!
Come for a Medieval adventure full of kings queens, dragons and twelve princesses! In the kingdom of Valencia, dancing is forbidden but the twelve princesses sneak out anyway. Can Prince Edward discover where they are going, or will he join the other four princes in the kingdom's dungeon?
Symmetry: Students will study composition and understand how they can use symmetry or asymmetry to convey meaning on stage. Geometry: Students physically explore floor patterns of different geometric shapes and attribute personalities to each shape. Then, they create characters using geometric shapes and make masks to represent their characters.
Earth has been destroyed and a fleet of ships are sent to find a solar system. Join the crew as they discover new lands, battle hostile aliens, and encounter a black hole. Young performers will create characters, sing songs, play games, and perform in this fun story of astronauts, aliens, and space travel!
The Gingerbread Man nearly destroyed the town, but the baker is determined to try again. With help from his assistant Igor, the baker is cooking up a new cookie and it is ALIVE! Will this cookie scare Little Bo Peeps sheep or give the fox a stomach ache before the fairy tale cops catch her? Look forward to this wacky mix of the gingerbread man and Frankenstein. Definite summer fun!
A portal has been opened and magic beings are running the halls of Merlina Academy. How will Alistaira and her classmates conquer the dark wizards when magic hasn't been used in 200 years? Join a fun cast of characters: wizards, unicorns, dwarves, elves, and phoenixes as they fight for their lives and the world as they know it.
Language & Theatre Arts. Character analysis: Students analyze a character's motivations and given circumstances based on descriptions given in the text or the actions the character takes. Reading comprehension: Students learn to read in between the lines, by being able to use the text to infer information about the characters, events or the poetic.
The malicious fairies roam free in Scotland, stealing food and abducting humans. Can Janet reclaim the land of Cartergraugh against the Fairy Queen? "No Damsels in Distress" shows the power of strong determined girls with a dash of magic, fairies, warriors, and adventure. Learn stage combat, how to create a character and the basics of performance in this fantastic tale of a heroine.
The action packed story of young Perseus, son of Zeus and his mortal mother Danae. He grows up valiantly as he saves his mother's honor, the beautiful Andromeda from being eaten by a sea monster, with time left over to kill the snake-headed Medusa. This kind of drama will keep campers on their mythological toes!
It is the year 1305, on the planet Mira, a scorching hot wasteland. The colonizing fleet, sent to find a better planet was never heard from again. Humans are thrown into a civil war as the 5th generation fleet returns to find Cybernetics, a bio-medic corporation, genetically mutating humans into cyborgs. Join this science fiction adventure full of aliens, cyborgs, scientists, astronauts, an evil tyrant, and a conspiracy that might cost the human race their future.
Fantastic! A Narnia adventure for our 8-13 campers! It has been but one Earth year since the Pevensies have returned to England. In Narnia however, 1300 turbulent years have passed, and a violent race of men called the Telmarines have seized power. Under the fierce reign of their murderous King Miraz, the Telmarines have forced the peace-loving inhabitants of Narnia, including their beloved King Aslan, into hiding. One night, an heir is born to Miraz, setting in motion a chain of events that calls the Pevensies back to Narnia. There they must fight alongside the true heir to the throne, the banished Prince Caspian, and all of the creatures of Narnia, in an epic battle to save their world from destruction.
An unusual re-telling of the Snow White story. The Queen leaves the king to bring up Snow White by herself, when queen meanie's two jealous stepdaughters appear on the scene. Fun music, good parts, and a jazzy musical score! (Musical)
Described as mesmerizing, and, fanciful. This play depicts a celebration of every child's dream of Independence! Living in a ramshackle home with a horse on the porch, and a monkey in the kitchen who could be more different! 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 will make something up! Pippi's adventures introduces a host of wonderful characters and the lessons she learns along the way prove that she is capable of just about anything. (Has Music)
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 part of this grand story-telling drama.
Make them laugh with your own clown character, pratfalls, classic bits/gags, slapstick, and physical comedy! We will create our own clown scenes to perform the last day. Expect tumbling, combat, squirt guns, and lots of laughs!
Teens will write their own Twighlight Saga by improvising and then setting the improvisations to script form for a final performance. So, for those teens who love to write and see themselves in the "Twighlight" world we have a perfect match.
Summer theater would not be the same without the magic of Puck, loves torn apart, and the hilarious philandering of the "rude mechanicals" who perform so "very badly" for Theseus' wedding party. Join us and keep the magic alive!