Community-building through shared arts experiences.
Connecting art forms to educational objectives in a structured learning environment.
Learning the principles of the artistic process.
Shea's Arts Engagement and Education department offers programming for all ages, interests, and skill levels.
Shea's On School Time Series provides educational shows specifically designed for school groups and are open to the general public. This series is designed to encourage thinking, creativity and fun while complimenting school lessons. This season Shea’s is proud to present a very exciting series that students of all ages are sure to enjoy.
Throughout the season, Shea’s offers opportunities to learn about various areas of theatre craft from working professionals. Master classes and workshops are scheduled throughout the year, based on artists’ availability.
For more information please visit the Shea’s Education Facebook page.
Presented by Shea's PAC and the Lipke Foundation, the Kenny Awards honors and recognizes talent, dedication, and hard work in high school musical theatre productions. The 2020 school application is available now.
Save the date! The 2020 Kenny Awards will be held on Saturday, May 16!
Junior Theater Celebration is a free event for upper elementary and middle school musical theatre programs to share their talents, attend workshops, and receive feedback from seasoned professionals. This event is created and artistically supervised by New York City-based iTheatrics, the premiere creative consultants in educational musical theatre.
Save the date for 2020!
Friday and Saturday, June 5 and 6.
A NEW summer intensive for WNY teens who are serious about acting. This collaboration between Shea’s and Theatre of Youth (TOY) gives young actors an “edge” in their theatre training with college-level instruction by industry pros.
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Camp Broadway returns to Buffalo in summer 2019 with Mainstage and The Next Step, two exciting theatre camps taught by seasoned Broadway professionals.
Shea’s offers college students the opportunity to explore non-performance theatre careers including development, education, finance, marketing, development, and hospitality. High school students are invited to pursue an internship in our restoration department and can earn community service hours where applicable.
Thank to all of our program sponsors and supporters!
Bank of America
Buffalo Bills Foundation
Greg and Sandra Norwood
Mr. and Mrs. James Eagan
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
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Shea’s offers college students the opportunity to explore non-performance careers in theatre, including Arts Administration, Arts Education, Finance, Marketing, Development, and Hospitality. High school students are also invited to pursue an internship in our Restoration department and can earn community service hours where applicable. For more information on internships, contact Jennifer Mysliwy at (716) 829-1152 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Experience the original history and living grandeur in one of North America's most beautiful theaters. Tours are available by appointment only, offered on non-show days so we can show you all of Shea's Buffalo Theatre. We also offer educational tours geared towards Student Groups (grades 3-12), free of charge! Please call (716) 829-1166 to make reservations in advance.