Family Workshops welcome the whole family in learning and engaging in the arts together. An interactive and intergenerational experience that puts artists, parents and kids side by side to find the creativity in all of us.

July 23, 2017 & March 4, 2018– Family Dance Jam
August 6, 2017 & April 29, 2018 – Story Pirates

The Family Circle addresses the barriers that often prevent families from attending performances by providing free tickets, transportation, meals and educational activities for families to select programs throughout the season. We partner with local organizations such as the Community Corporation of Santa Monica and Virginia Avenue Park to connect a cross-section of families from our immediate community with the arts and one another.

Neighbors, Community and Fans...Broad Fest is back!

Sun, Sept 3, 2017 2:00pm–7:00pm (FREE)
Broad Fest returns for an afternoon of music, food and interactive entertainment. DJ duo Sadubas sets the festive tone with an eclectic mix of world sounds between performances by The Reverend Shawn Amos and his band playing hot Blues, electric violinist Val Vigoda looping together a pop symphony of song, Tres Souls sharing their vibrant style of Bolero music, Aaron Nigel Smith with original and classic family-friendly reggae. In the Edye Second Space enjoy a Heal the Bay educational talk, cool rhythms from SMC Jazz Ensemble and dance from around the world with SMC’s Global Motion. Join in tango lessons, hula hooping and art-making experiences for all ages. Delicious food and drink from local favorites will be available for purchase. 

Join artists and local experts in pre-show conversations, post-show panel discussions, and Q&A’s that engage the imagination and intellect of learners of all ages. Lobby activities will also inspire discussion and allow patrons to engage with themes, ideas, and issues surrounding select performances.

For more information, please contact us at 310.434.3560, or at