The Magic of Theatre... Virtually!


Musical Theatre West has created virtual programs that are FREE to educators.
All programs come with video and written study materials.

Contact: Education-Outreach@Musical.org

Pioneers of Flight explores the history of aviation and its early pioneers. Join us on a journey of discovery with the Montgolfier brothers, the Wright brothers, Bessie Coleman, Charles Lindbergh, and Amelia Earhart to learn how they broke down barriers and changed the world.

This 35-minute musical production introduces the following concepts while meeting California State curriculum standards:

  • Recognizing the sacrifices and triumphs made by various pioneers of aviation.
  • Seeing the importance of accepting, overcoming, and even creating challenges in order to achieve a goal.
  • Understanding the history of flight.
  • Discussing how challenges can yield advancement in different areas of life.
  • Developing an appreciation for musical theatre.

Recommended for grades 2-8

How Do You Know? features famous events, people, and discoveries in the history of science. Join Anika, Carli, Dan, and Bill as they attend their 10-year Middle School Reunion and realize how much science has impacted their lives.

This 35-minute musical production introduces the following concepts, while meeting California State curriculum standards:

  • Practicing the Scientific Method. (Also included: a singalong music video of the song, “The Scientific Method.”)
  • Tracing the history of science, inventions that changed everything, and how both have made our everyday lives better.
  • Exploring STEM and Careers in STEM-related fields.
  • Developing an appreciation for musical theatre.

Recommended for grades 2-8

Careers in Theatre is a library of eight 40-50 minute episodes focusing on career paths in technical theatre and production. Each episode includes interviews with working professionals at various levels in their fields. All episodes have materials to reinforce learning.

Careers include:

• Stage Management  • Costume Design  • Creatives  • Scenic Design

• Lighting Design  • Audio Design  • Video/Projection Design  • Stage Crew

Recommended for grades 6-12

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