The Magic of Theatre... Virtually!


Musical Theatre West has programs FREE to educators to use virtually.
All programs come with video and written study materials.

Contact: Education-Outreach@Musical.org

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

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.

  • The importance of accepting, overcoming, and creating challenges in order to achieve any goal
  • Understanding the history of flight
  • Discussing the need for challenges for advancement in different areas of life
  • Developing an appreciation for musical theatre.

Recommended for grades 2-8

How Do You Know?, a musical featuring 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 discover how science has impacted their lives.

This 35-minute musical production introduces the following concepts, while meeting California State curriculum standards. This also includes the music video of “The Scientific Method” song to sing together.

  • The Scientific Method
  • Tracing the history of science and how inventions changed everything – and how they all compound on each other to make lives better every day.
  • STEM, and Careers in STEM related fields.
  • Developing an appreciation for musical theatre.

Recommended for grades 2-8

Careers in Theatre consists of eight, 40-50 minute episodes, each focusing on a career path in technical theatre production. Episodes have interviews with working professionals at various levels in their fields. All episodes have materials to reinforce learning.

Episodes 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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