Education & Community Programs

at The Broad Stage
Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center
The many immersive experiences we offer at The Broad Stage are based on a fundamental belief in the importance of the arts. They create community, aid our self-expression, expand our global outlook and connect us all in powerful ways.

Explore these links to the many things we do:

Learning Hub
Family Circle
SMC Student Rush
Student Matinees
Teacher/Artist Collaborative
Professional Development Workshops


City of Santa Monica
Located in the heart of Santa Monica, The Broad Stage is constantly forging partnerships with local organizations. Virginia Avenue Park and the Police Activities League have been collaborating with Education & Community Programs department since 2010 to offer our Family Circle program.
Santa Monica College
The Broad Stage is proud to be part of the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center and is an active citizen of the campus. To engage the SMC community of students, faculty and staff in the arts, the college generously supports a roster of programs including Master Classes, Spotlight Talks and Broad Fest.
Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
The Broad Stage partners with the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District to offer Student Matinees. With an emphasis on building relationships with our Santa Monica neighbors, The Broad Stage is committed to creating programs that respond to the interests and goals of educators and families in our community. Education & Community Programs staff was selected to serve on the district’s Community Arts Team to support the revision of its Strategic Arts Plan.
Education and Community Programs at The Broad Stage are funded in part by:

The Herb Alpert Foundation, Johnny Carson Foundation, California Arts Council, the City of Santa Monica,    Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District, Santa Monica College Associates, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, Leonard M. Lipman Charitable Fund, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission, The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, Sidney Stern Memorial Trust and the Dwight Stuart Youth Fund and direct support from patrons like you. Thank you!

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