Hi-Liners Musical Theatre in Burien, WA: Putting People Downstage Center Since 1966! Our productions, classes, workshops and camps are open to students ages 3 to 22. We are a non-profit youth theatre dedicated to providing professional direction to our young cast members to develop their talents with the backdrop of quality sets, costumes and a live orchestra, to give both the performers and the audience a genuine Broadway musical experience.

Classes:

2020 Online Interim Session
Classes for the Whole Family!

Coming together is especially important at this time, so your tuition covers the entire household. Participants outside the age recommendations may not receive personal instruction, but any members of your bubble are welcome to attend classes together.

May 26–June 20 — 4 Weeks


Monday/Wednesday/Friday/Saturday
Conditioning (Teen/Adult focus, minimum age 11)
  • May 27–June 20
  • MWF, 7:00–7:30pm; Sat, 11:00–11:30am
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Miko & JC

Description: Missing your time at the gym? Registration allows for up to four workouts per week.


Tuesday
Digital Auditions (Middle/High School)
  • May 26–June 16
  • Tues, 3:30–5:00pm
  • $100
  • Register

Instructor: Kathleen Edwards

Description: Video auditions are going to be much more common now. Have that audition song ready so you can just hit “send” when the time comes.


Footlights (Ages 4–5, must have parent present)
  • May 26–June 16
  • Tues, 4:00–4:45pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Allison Gobat

Description: Songs, stories, movement!


Zoomba (Adult focus, minimum age 13)
  • May 26–June 16
  • Tues, 7:00–8:00pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Lukas Poischbeg

Description: Aerobic exercise is way more fun when we’re dancing.


Wednesday
Creative Dramatics (Ages 6–8)
  • May 27–June 17
  • Wed, 4:00–4:45pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Kathleen Edwards

Description: Act out stories in a group and get some “social” into the “social distancing.”


Story Making (Ages 9–11)
  • May 27–June 17
  • Wed, 5:00–6:00pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Kathleen Edwards

Description: Use your imagination, collaborate with classmates to create stories, and then — perform them together!


Step Up to the Mic (Middle/High School)
  • May 27–June 17
  • Wed, 5:00–6:00pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Lisa Finkral

Description: Radio show to podcast, explore audio production in the digital age.


Thursday
SNL Sketch Comedy (Middle/High School)
  • May 28–June 18
  • Thurs, 3:30–5:00pm
  • $100
  • Register

Instructor: Tony Curry

Description: SNL style sketches created specifically to make Tony laugh and to create content for our own YouTube channel.


Broadway Fit (11 and up)
  • May 28–June 18
  • Thurs, 5:00–6:00pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Jordan Stanberry

Description: You asked for it, you got it — get your jazz square on.


Friday
Let’s Make a TikTok (13 and up)
  • May 29–June 19
  • Fri, 4:00–5:00pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Anna Vizzare

Description: Lights, camera, content!


Wine and Improv (Adult focus)
  • May 29–June 19
  • Fri, 5:00–6:00pm
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Tony Curry

Description: Create scenes with other winers, on the spot, off the cuff, in the moment.


Saturday
Dance Audition Prep (11 and up, Intermediate level)
  • May 30–June 20
  • Sat, 10:00–11:00am
  • $75
  • Register

Instructor: Lukas Poischbeg

Description: Learn to pick up choreography quickly and collect dances for your audition reel.

More Info:

Meet Our Teachers

Learn about our talented and dedicated teaching staff on our Meet Our Teachers page.


The Gift of Theatre

Purchase a gift certificate!


Sibling Discount

For siblings enrolled in the same program or in programs taking place concurrently, a 15% discount is available for the second (and each additional) family member. To receive the discount, use the promotion code SIBLING at checkout.


Private Coaching

Unable to find the class to fit your schedule? Or, are you a home schooler looking for classes during school hours? We have private coaching available to meet your needs! Just contact us and we will work with you to make sure you get yourself DownStage Center!


Policies & Procedures

View The Hi-Liners Policies & Procedures (PDF) regarding auditions, casting, non-discrimination and tuition.


Minimum Enrollment

DownStage Center reserves the right to cancel classes if enrollment does not meet minimum requirements. You will receive a confirmation notification via email one week before the scheduled class start date.