How It Works.

At Beyond the Stage Youth, we believe in the transformative power of theatre to cultivate essential life skills and empower students to reach their full potential.

Through structured theatre games and improvisation, our students are not only introduced to the fundamentals of collaborative play and ensemble building but also encouraged to explore their own unique creative voices

We understand that every individual learns differently, which is why we offer customizable elements in our workshops to cater to the specific needs and interests of each group.

Our goal is to create an environment where learning is fun and interactive. From role play to storytelling and short form improv, our activities are carefully curated to encourage students to stretch their imaginations and discover endless creativity within themselves. As they engage in these fun-filled theatre activities, they also develop important life skills such as listening, leadership, communication, empathy, and much more.

Led by experienced professionals, our 45-minute workshops are designed to build the fundamental skills needed to become lifelong learners. Whether it's improving listening skills, fostering collaboration, enhancing communication, honing problem-solving abilities, or mastering emotional regulation, our workshops provide a holistic approach to skill development.

In our safe and supportive environment, structured games, role-play, storytelling, and improvisation serve as catalysts for personal growth and self-discovery. By encouraging youth to expand their imagination and reach their creative potential, we aim to boost their self-esteem and empower them to confidently navigate the world around them.

At Beyond the Stage Youth, every element of our program is customizable to ensure that each participant receives a tailored experience that meets their unique needs and goals. Join us as we harness the power of theatre to inspire, educate, and empower the next generation of creative leaders.

Looking to book a workshop? Each one has elements of....

Life skills:

  • Communication

  • Collaboration

  • Observation

  • Imagination/Creativity

Social Emotional Learning:

  • Self-Awareness

  • Self-Management

  • Social Awareness

  • Responsible Decision Making

  • Relationship Skills

Bring a workshop to your:


Personalised for your unique pupils.

In class and after school workshops available.

Youth Group

Workshops available to suit secular and non-secular groups.


Private community group or think you might qualify for our giving back program?

Youth Organization

Think you could benefit from our educational theatre programs?

Giving Back.

Theatre and empowerment should be accessible to everyone . We aim to make this possible.

A portion of all workshop funds are dedicated to eliminating the ever apparent achievement gap for youth from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Funding is used to provide theatre workshops in underserved communities to ensure ALL young people, no matter their socioeconomic status or location, have access to our programs.

Student success should not be determined by these factors. Beyond the Stage is dedicated to providing young people from all walks of life the fundamental life skills required to succeed in the world.

Get in touch to find out more about how the workshops and curriculum lessons can benefit your students .

How it's Going.


Programming being implemented in four different states.


Over multiple workshops across the country

Proud Creative Collaborations With the Following:

Community and collaboration are very important. This is why Beyond the Stage Youth is Happy to partner with other youth programs that are focused in youth development and empowerment! It takes a village! Join us in the fight as we build a strong future for the next generation!

Interested in becoming a partner? We love to collaborate, contact us to learn more!


Blaire Smith is a Washington based theatre artist and drama educator, who is excited to come into your community!

Although she calls Seattle home, she has shared her love of theatre on stages all over the world.

She enjoys all aspects of theatre. Starting her theatrical journey at a young age, She has acted, directed, stage managed, choreographed and designed on stages both large and small. Her most recent credits include works with Ancient Lake Theatre Festival, Plank Island Theatre, and Missoula Children's Theatre, where she acted and directed in 49 states and 12 different countries.

She is a member of the Teaching Artist Training Lab from ARTSWA and holds a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts from Western Washington University, and is currently pursuing her Masters of Arts in Social Emotional Learning. She is currently the Educational Programs Coordinator for Village Theatre KIDSTAGE in Issaquah, WA. She believes theatre and creative storytelling have the power to unite and empower all people. She is an advocate for the arts and arts education and is honored to bring theatre anywhere she goes.




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