The DownStage Theatre:
4029 Stone Way N.
Seattle, WA 98103
(206) 633-1883

Upcoming Events

Emerging Artists Program: “The Mutant Diaries”

Oct 17 – Oct 19

A solo musical comedy about one woman who stopped cancer before it could strike.

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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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Summerstage!

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

What are parents saying about Summerstage?

“My daughter has never been so engaged by a summer camp”

“Our kids had a fabulous time. I was very impressed by the amount of fun they had while learning a script and performing it in one week”

“This is my daughter’s second summer and it just seems to get better and better for her”

“My son cried the last day, he was so sad it was over”

New for Summerstage 2014!

All camps, except 4-5 year olds, are NOW 9am-3pm, INSTEAD OF 9am-2pm. This means a whole extra hour a day to help kids really get ready for final day performances.

Stone Soup’s Summer Camps will be taking place in three parks from June 23 through August 29. Below is some important information about the camps. Here are some links you may find helpful:

Click here for a list off all camps offered and their descriptions.
Click here to register for classes or to make a tuition payment.


When?

June 23-August 29 9am-12pm for ages 4-5; 9am-3pm for ages 5-7, 6-9, and 8-13; 11am-5-pm for ages 11-17

Where?

Wallingford Location – The gazebo in Meridian Park (part of the Good Shepherd Center located at 4649 Sunnyside).
South Seattle - Mt Baker Community Club, 2811 Mt Rainier Drive South, Seattle
Stone Soup’s DownStage Space – 4029 Stone Way North.
Marymoor Park – 6046 W Lake Sammamish Pkwy NE, 98052, the south shelter next to the concert venue.

When should I be there?

An adult will be present by 8:45 each morning.

How much is tuition?

$150 for one week camp-half day (ages 4-5 only)

$300 for one week camp full day

Tuition for all camps must be paid in full by June 17th. Prices include registration fees.

How do I register?

Click here to register online now with a credit card. Within one week you will receive an email confirming registration. One week before camp, you will receive an email with more detailed information.

Payment?

A 50% deposit will hold your spot in the camp. Tuition due must be paid in full anytime between registration and June 23th.
A $40.00 service charge will be attached to any checks returned by the bank.

After June 23, full payment will be due upon registration.

Cancellation Policies

If request is received two weeks before start date, 50% refund is issued or tuition credit can be applied to a different camp, otherwise no refunds.

No refunds on Aftercare once camps have begun. (June 23th)

How large is each camp?

Class size for all groups is limited to 20 students.

Does my child need to be a performer to participate?

Absolutely not. Willingness, energy and desire are what is needed.

What about lunch?

Students need to bring a snack, a substantial lunch, and plenty of water. Sunglasses and sunscreen are always good, too!

Safety?

There will be two adults overseeing each camp. 4-9 year-olds are accompanied to the bathroom by one of the adults.

Does Stone Soup have extended care?

Wallingford: next door at the Meridian School. Cost is $55 for AM or PM. $90 for both. Contact Doug Coppinger at dcoppinger@meridianschool.edu or call (206) 632-7154 for application. They will contact you to process registration. Processing requires one week!! No exceptions!! For full-day campers only.


Important Information

  • Half-day camps are improvisational and do not require reading ability.
  • Full-day camps DO require reading skills and memorization of 30 min. scripts.
  • It is better to select a camp according to reading level and maturity rather than actual age.

We ask that, as a courtesy to our instructors and fellow students, you let us know in advance of any absences your child might have. You may let the instructor know during drop-off/pick-up or call our Education Director (206) 388-9212, who will then pass the message.

Please note that attendance to rehearsals is mandatory for performance based programs and absences affect the performance of every child in the class. Students aiming for a main part in our Youth Conservatory shows must be available for every rehearsal. Stone Soup Theatre reserves the right to re-assign parts due to absences.

We ask that (for your child’s safety) you let us know of any relatives who might be picking up your child after class/camp. That way we can ensure your child always leaves with the right person. There is a section for this in our Emergency Contact Form.

During performance programs, parents will be expected to work with their children and assist them to learn lines.

Code of Conduct

Stone Soup Theatre fosters a safe environment for each child to grow and experiment as artist in development. Students are expected to treat every instructor, every student, every costume, prop and set piece with respect at all times.

Stone Soup Theatre reserves the right to terminate a student’s participation in any class at any time due to continuous disruptive behavior, with no refund. Parents will be notified ahead of time and ample warning will be given before this decision is made.

Special Needs

Stone Soup Theatre instructors are usually able to create ways for children with special needs to succeed. Please write down any and all medications and any physical, emotional or behavioral challenges your child may have on your student’s Emergency Contact Form and discuss them with the Education Director and/or with your child’s instructor prior to the first day of class. This information will make our class instruction more effective and your child’s experience more rewarding. Any information provided on your Emergency Contact Form remain confidential. Please note that Stone Soup Theatre instructors cannot to monitor or administer medications.

Inclement Weather

Thoughtfully, Stone Soup Theatre selects its outdoor locations ensuring there will be a sheltered area nearby where the students can go in case of rain.


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