You and Me: Story Adventures “The Very Hungry Caterpillar”

Join us in “You and Me: Story Adventures”. Based on our “You and Me” class models, this video series will walk you and your littlest ones through a storytime, a fun activity, and a song! Enjoy this slice of one of our Early Childhood workshops from the comfort of your own home. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story Adventures Part 1 Hungry Caterpillar 1 from Imagination Stage on Vimeo. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story Adventures Part 2 Hungry Caterpillar 2 from Imagination Stage on Vimeo. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story Adventures Part 3 Hungry Caterpillar 3 from Imagination Stage on Vimeo. Keeping the Mission Alive Imagination Stage […]

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From Our Classroom to Your Living Room: Pegasus Goes Virtual!

What do you do when your student who thrives off of consistency, routine, and normalcy has their classes postponed until further notice? Across the country, students are now at home. Schools are closed, extracurriculars are suspended, and students are now left with nothing to do. For members of our Pegasus Ensemble, made up of neurodiverse performers, this can prove to be particularly challenging. These students benefit from a clear routine, timely warnings when things will be different, and an overall sense of consistency. As the Imagination Stage building closed its doors in response to government guidelines, maintaining consistency – let […]

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A Word from our Artistic Director

Dear Imagination Stage Families,   The doors to our building on Auburn Avenue are shut.  Our Scene and Costume Shops are closed.   And we are sorely missing our daily interaction with our audiences, our students, and the school children in our residencies in Maryland and DC.    But out-of-sight does not mean out-of-mind!  We are committed to keeping our arts community connected. Our educators and artists are thinking of you, and showing their love by transforming our theatre programs into virtual experiences for you to enjoy at home.  While it can feel dismal to be stuck indoors, the Imagination Stage […]

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From Our Stage to Your Home: Learn Bollywood Dance Steps!

With our building closed and our families cooped up in their homes, Imagination Stage is doing what we can to bring lively entertainment and activities from our stages and classrooms into your living rooms! For the next couple of weeks, follow along on our blog and social media to keep up with upcoming digital performances, workshops, storytelling, challenges, and ideas for activities that you and your children can explore in the comfort of your homes. This series continues with Tehreema Mitha, choreographer of Imagination Stage’s 2018 production of The Princess & the Pauper – A Bollywood Tale, walking you through nine […]

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Make Your Home Your Stage: Imagination Challenge

With our building closed and our families cooped up in their homes, Imagination Stage is doing what we can to bring lively entertainment and activities from our stages and classrooms into your living rooms! Today, we invite you to create your own 3-Minute Movie that shows off your creativity, along with your acting, directing, and playwriting skills, and share it with our virtual community via the Imagination Stage Facebook Page.  Every week, we will publish a new challenge with a theme, a line of dialogue, and a prop for you to use. Get Likes and Comments on your mini-masterpiece from […]

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COVID-19 Status Update – 3/24

Dear Imagination Stage Families, The health and safety of our patrons, staff, and artists is always of paramount importance to Imagination Stage. In line with recent recommendations from the CDC and state of Maryland, we have made the very difficult decision to cancel or postpone all classes, performances, and events until further notice. During this time, Imagination Stage will be closed to the public. The following productions and events have been canceled: – All future performances of Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth – All future performances of Thumbelina – All performances of Paper Dreams – All Spring Break […]

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From Our Stage to Your Home: Learn Dance Moves from Zomo the Rabbit!

With our building closed and our families cooped up in their homes, Imagination Stage is doing what we can to bring lively entertainment and activities from our stages and classrooms into your living rooms! For the next couple of weeks, follow along on our blog and social media to keep up with upcoming digital performances, workshops, storytelling, challenges, and ideas for activities that you and your children can explore in the comfort of your homes. First up – follow along with Tiffany Quinn, the choreographer of Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth, as she walks you through a few […]

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From Our Classroom to Your Living Room: Fun Theatre & Improv Games to Play with Your Family

Since all of us are spending a lot of time at home, we’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite games you can play with your family! So take a break from watching TV and get your imaginations working by trying one or all of these ideas together. Suggestions for Families with Elementary to High School Students: 1. Questions Only Pick two people to be the performers in your scene. The performers are given a scenario or a setting to act out, however – they may only speak in questions. If they say anything that is not a question […]

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COVID-19 Status Update (As of March 20)

Dear Imagination Stage Families, We have made the very difficult decision to cancel or postpone all classes, performances, and events from March 14 – 27, 2020 as our community grapples with the effects of COVID-19. Any programming scheduled during that time will be canceled or postponed. All future performances of Zomo the Rabbit: A Hip-Hop Creation Myth and Thumbelina are canceled. Decisions regarding any other programming scheduled to take place after March 27 will be made shortly. If you are a ticket holder, the ticket office will reach out to you directly. As of March 20, Imagination Stage has made […]

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Senior Spotlight: Conall Sahler & Alexa Goldstein

With our 40th Anniversary Season comes many bittersweet moments as we say goodbye to a full class of seniors and celebrate their time at Imagination Stage. This year, we have twelve graduating seniors. This special group has truly grown up within the walls of Imagination Stage, spreading joy and laughter the whole way. Join Senior Gretchen “Rozie” Hoff as she chats with her fellow graduating seniors about their experience at Imagination Stage and what’s next to come. First up in this six-part series are Conall Sahler and Alexa Goldstein! Conall Sahler is 17 and a senior at Sherwood High School. […]

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