Residency Parnerships

The DISCOVER DANCE Performance Partnership is a consortium of schools who have been long-time participants in PNB's Community Education Programs. Partner schools participate in three-to-five-month in-school residencies that culminate in the Discover Dance Community Performance at McCaw Hall.

PNB teaching artist Suzanne Singla with
Graham Hill Elementary 3rd graders.
Photo © Bill Mohn

Seattle School District Partners

  • Arbor Heights Elementary: 2nd grade, Partner since 2008
  • Broadview Thomson K-8: 2nd grade, Partner since 2008
    Music Partnership:
    Broadview middle school music students accompany the final performance
  • Daniel Bagley Elementary: 4th grade, Partner since 1999
  • Graham Hill Elementary: 3rd grade, Partner since 1999
    Design Residency: 4th & 5th grade students design/create backdrops for the final performance
    Chorus Partnership: The Graham Hill 5th grade chorus accompanies the final performance
  • Highland Park Elementary: 3rd grade, Partner since 2008
  • Leschi Elementary: 2nd grade, Partner since 2010
  • Pinehurst K–8: 4th - 8th grade, Partner since 2009
  • South Shore K–8: 1st grade, Partner since 2010
  • Thurgood Marshall Elementary: 1st grade, Partner since 2013

Bellevue School District Partners

  • Eastgate Elementary: 4th grade, Partner since 1997
  • Phantom Lake Elementary: 1st grade, Partner since 2010

Major support for DISCOVER DANCE provided by:

National Endowment for the ArtsAlaskaNational Endowment for the ArtsWells FargoReal NetworkMacys

Additional support for DISCOVER DANCE provided by:

Bellevue Arts Commission, Group Health, William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Byron and Alice Lockwood Foundation, D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust, PONCHO, Peg and Rick Young Foundation, and generous individuals

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