2024 DANCE This Youth Choreographer's Lab

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Open to intermediate and advance level dancers ages 14-18

STG’s DANCE This Youth Choreographer’s Lab is an 8-month program where selected participants will have the opportunity to bring their personal artist visions to life. Students will have various workshop classes, along with choreographic mentorship by local and international dance artists of various styles of dance. Youth choreographers will also participate in the Broadway & Performing Arts Workshop Series.

Participants will also see each of the following featured shows below as part of the program!

Program Dates/Broadway Workshop
Sat, Oct 14: Bailadores de Bronce | Folkloric workshops
Sat, Nov 4: Hadestown
Sat, Dec 9: MJ The Musical
Sat, Jan 13: Book of Mormon
Sat, Feb 10: Industry Dance | LA Guest Artist
Sat, March 16: Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Sat, April 20: Dani Tirrell and The Congregation
Sat, May 18: DANCE This Youth Choreographers Lab Rehearsals + Final Share

9:00am: Check-in + Warm-up
9:30-11:00am: Workshop Series Class #1 | Featured MC
11:10-12:30: Workshop Series Class #2 | Local guest artist
12:30-1:30pm: Lunch Break for Choreo Lab Participants
1:30-5:00pm: DANCE This Choreo Lab (15min break @ 3:00)

To participate in the DANCE This Youth Choreographers Lab, participants will be required to attend all dates of the series on Saturdays from 9am –5pm. Exceptions can be made on a case by case basis with a maximum of 1 absence. 

For information contact stgece@stgpresents.org
STG Participant Information

Parent/Guardian Information (Emergency Contact)

My child has permission to attend STG's DANCE This Youth Choreographers Lab 2024 (participants under 18 requires parent permission / participants 18 years may sign below)

Choreographers will create a piece (maximum length 4 minutes) to be presented in a informal final share performance for family and friends.

Dance Experience Information

To help our teachers and artist have an idea of the class, please indicate level of experience for the following. 

Classes may vary and subject to change.







I recognize that risk of illness and/or injury may be inherent in any dance or onstage performance; however, the above individual is participating with the express agreement of, and understanding that Seattle Theatre Group and its directors, officers, employees and agents are hereby released from any and all claims, costs, liabilities, expenses, or judgments associated with this training program. I hereby execute and deliver this Waiver and Release form to induce Seattle Theatre Group and All That Dance to permit participation in the program indicated above.

I hereby grant the Seattle Theatre Group staff permission to administer first aid and/or call 911 in the case of a medical emergency while I/my child is attending classes, rehearsals, and performances. I realize and understand that Seattle Theatre Group will attempt to notify parents and/or guardians in case of an emergency.


I hereby understand that Seattle Theatre Group may take photographs and/or video of the participant indicated in this form, and I authorize Seattle Theatre Group to use these photographs and video for archival and publicity purposes. 

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) Education and Community Engagements (ECE) is following organizational wide protocols. By agreeing to participate in our programs you are agreeing to follow STG’s safety protocols:   

Seattle Theatre Group reserves the right to conduct COVID-19 testing for throughout the program in an effort to protect the health, safety and welfare of participants. This testing is being conducted, to the extent these tests continue to be made available by Seattle Theatre Group and will be provided at no cost to you.

COVID-19 Testing Information: The test that would be administered to you/ your student would be a rapid-antigen test. This test has been approved by the FDA under an emergency use authorization and involves the swabbing of you or your/ your child’s nasal passage in order to obtain a sample for testing. There are risks and benefits with undergoing a diagnostic test for COVID-19 and there may be a potential for false positive or false negative test results. Additionally, the actual test may cause slight discomfort to your/your child’s nose or throat during the collection process and for a short period of time thereafter. You will be provided with the results of your test and it will be your responsibility to seek advice and treatment from your medical provider if necessary.   

You/your child will receive an FDA authorized or approved antigen test to mitigate transmission of the virus. Testing may happen once a week or more often, as determined necessary by Seattle Theatre Group. 

Testing can happen upon arrival to STG’s program and will be overseen by STG’s COVID Officer. If an individual tests positive with the antigen test, you/your child will be sent home.  You may return to the program one-week after, at which point, you will need to provide a negative result from an antigen test administered on site, for free by an STG COVID Officer.  

Reporting of test results will be done in a confidential manner consistent with state, city and federal regulations. Notification of exposed individuals shall occur in a way as to protect the confidentiality of the person with COVID-19 and in accordance with statutory confidentiality requirements. Should there be a positive result, STG will be immediately informed in a manner consistent with legal confidentially requirements.

Health and Safety of all participants and staff are STG’s priority and will use CDC guidelines and recommendations to determine COVID protocols for this event. As things may change closer to the event, we will be updating all participants of protocols.

By your signature below, you certify that you have read and understood this COVID-19 Testing Consent. More specifically, by signing below you:  

(1) Give your permission for you/ your child to be tested for COVID-19 

(2)   Understand that it is your responsibility to seek advice and treatment from your medical provider, if necessary 

(3) Understand that information regarding test results may be disclosed as allowed by applicable law 

(4) Understand that this testing may occur at multiple points throughout program

(5) Understand that you/your child will be sent home if positive COVID-19 results are confirmed 

(6) You agree to indemnify, save, and hold STG, its affiliates, contractors, employees, agents and its partners, licensors, and suppliers harmless from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of your use or misuse of the site and/or the materials, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made by you herein.