School Partnership Program

Make your classroom even more engaging with one of our many in-school residency programs! During the recent 2015-2016 season, STC had programs at California Middle School, William Land Elementary, Oak Ridge Elementary, Albert Einstein Middle School, Rosemont High School, Theodore Judah Elementary, Sol Aureus College Preparatory (SCUSD), George A. Buljan Middle School (RCESD), Isleton Elementary School (RDUSD), and Ottomon Way Elementary School (SJUSD). Thanks to sponsors like the Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe Foundation and the California Arts Council, some programs are offered at little or no cost to participating schools.

Each program is tailored to the educational needs of the site. Drama education offerings include, but are not limited to, college and career readiness, 21st century skills, Common Core ELA curricula, STEM, parent-community involvement, youth development, social-emotional learning, healthy living, community advisories, and mentoring. Because STC is committed to a harmonious, seamless partnership, we make every effort to align with School Districts’ strategic initiatives.

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at William Land Elementary School

“STC’s partnership with Einstein Middle School has been nothing short of a miracle. Over the last three years, students’ understanding of Gogol, Dickens, and Shakespeare has been deepened by studying these authors not just in class, but on the stage. This year’s productions of A Christmas Carol and Much Ado About Nothing gave fifty-plus students a spot on the stage and an extended school day, but it made these works living texts for the whole school as students saw their peers perform. The partnership also brought favorable publicity for the school when Fox 40 did a feature on our Much Ado About Nothing on their nightly newscast. The dedication of STC, providing a director in residence with additional support for costumes and lighting plots, makes them the very best of partners after school service providers.” -Michael Holt, Assistant Principal

“Working with STC has changed our program for the better. We now have more students engaged after school. Everyone wants to audition next year.” – Pauline Posada, ASES Program Manager, California Middle School

School Partnership PRogram is a NATIONAL ARTS & HUMANITIES YOUTH PROGRAM AWARDS FINALIST!

The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and its cultural partners – the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Institute of Museum and Library Services – are proud to recognize 50 outstanding programs all over the country for their work in providing excellent arts and humanities learning opportunities to young people. From big cities to small towns, the 2016 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Finalists reflect the diversity of disciplines and settings of these exceptional programs that are taking place from coast to coast. A list of the finalists can be viewed here.