TeenTix Blog - TeenTix News
Every year, we here at TeenTix get SO MANY REQUESTS from arts-presenting organizations to join our multi-faceted roster. TeenTix staff vets them, and The New Guard decide whether they're relevant to teen arts-going wants/needs/desires.Read more →
By TeenTix Team | March 22, 2017 | 12:37 pm
We totally get it - transportation can be hard to navigate, especially at night. So much so that it can even prevent teens from getting to see the cool stuff our city has to offer. We also know that transportation to and from the art you want to see has to be parent AND teen approved.
SO, check this out: Uber has just launched a new Teen Account program where teens can have their own account that connects to an...Read more →
Recommendations from The New Guard: Teen Arts Leadership Society!
Happy March, TeenTix members!
I’m Katherine, a member of The New Guard, TeenTix’s youth leadership board. We’re excited to bring you our recommendations for upcoming shows and TeenTix-eligible events! (Hopefully, this will become a monthly tradition.)Read more →
Looking for something to do this Spring? Wanna get your hands on some art? Our partners have got some amazing opportunities for teens that we've compiled here for your viewing pleasure. Behold the wonder of art & community!
UPCOMING TEEN NIGHTS
March 17, 2017: Edmonds Center for the Arts Teen Night @ Niyaz featuring...Read more →
Thanks for all you do to support TeenTix. Together we can make Seattle's art scene accessable to ALL teens and empower our youth to become engaged citizens, arts advocates, and civic leaders in our community.
P.S. - It's not too late to help us provide over 15,000 teens with TeenTix passes this year!Read more →
PNB is gracing TeenTix members with TWO CHANCES (!!) to see The Nutcracker with your TeenTix pass, BOTH on Wednesday, December 28th, 2017!
As all you old school TeenTix-ers know, Pacific Northwest Ballet's wildly popular Nutcracker ballet is the only PNB show all year that is NOT TeenTix eligible. However, because they <3 us so much, PNB always puts aside a little stash of TeenTix tickets for one Nutcracker performance each year. It is an amazing, annual tradition that draws teens from far and wide. You won't want to miss it.
This year, PNB is holding TeenTix...Read more →
On Sunday, October 9th, arts leaders and teenage arts enthusiasts gathered at Benaroya Hall to celebrate the 9th annual Teeny Awards, hosted by local performer/composer Celene Ramadan and members of the Young Americans’ Theatre Company, with performances by ParisAlexa and Seattle JazzED.
The Teeny Awards, presented annually by The New Guard, TeenTix’s teen governing body, celebrate the best in local arts and culture...Read more →
By Holly Arsenault | September 21, 2016 | 4:58 pm
Today we are so thrilled to share that Monique Courcy will join us in October as our new Executive Director!
Monique grew up in the Yakima valley before earning a BFA in Dance from the University of Washington and an MFA in Arts Leadership from Seattle University. She has spent the last six years working at TeenTix partner organization On the Boards, where she manages Digital Media and OntheBoards.tv, a pioneering project...Read more →
Do you know a teen who is always getting their friends to go to shows? How about a teen who works to keep arts education in school? Or a teen who creates opportunities for other teens to express themselves through art? Or a teen who pours themselves into leading a drama club, poetry slam, photography club, writing club, dance team, or WHATEVER KIND OF AWESOME ARTY CLUB? Know anybody like that?
Nominate them for the Youth...
Sunday, October 9th @ Benaroya Hall. Be there.
You are invited to the
2016 Teeny Awards
A party for the future
Sunday, October 9th
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
Can't attend but would like to make a donation in support of TeenTix? Thank you! Click here to be taken to our donation page. (Be sure to click 'designate my donation to a specific fund' and choose TeenTix.)
The annual Teeny Awards celebrate the best in our region's...Read more →
A special message from TeenTix Executive Director Holly Arsenault
By Holly Arsenault | June 15, 2016 | 3:50 pm
Hello TeenTix family!
I have some news to share. Earlier this afternoon, the board of TeenTix announced that I have decided to step down as Executive Director of TeenTix and given them my notice. October 28th will be my last day here.
I love TeenTix. Doing the work of elevating teens' voices in the arts community for the last decade has been more rewarding than I could have imagined. If you have the opportunity in your...Read more →
TeenTix is hiring a summer intern
Do you care about keeping art accessible for young people? Come and work with us!
You must be:
- 16 or older, and able to get to Seattle Center
- Available 10-15 hours per week during regular business hours (M-F, 9am-6pm)
- Smart, motivated, responsible, and enthusiastic
- Willing to conduct monotonous tasks with a smile
- Passionate about making art accessible for young people
To learn more...Read more →
TeenTix New Guard member Caroline H. spends the day at ACT Theatre
All we see on stage when we go to see a play are the actors and the set pieces. We notice the lights and sound, and maybe the tech crew, but there are so many parts to running a fully-functioning theater that people may not realize. I considered myself pretty knowledgeable about all things theater, but I still had a lot to learn on my mini-mentorship with Robert Hankin, the Associate Director of Development at ACT Theatre. He...Read more →
Join TeenTix, Pork Filled Productions, and Washington Ensemble for two upcoming, unforgettable special events!
Wanna get acquainted with the TeenTix community? There's no better way than to attend one of our ~special events~ produced in cooperation with our partner organizations. The best part about seeing one of these shows? Proceeds from the tickets you purchase always support TeenTix and our mission to ensure equitable access to the arts for all young people. Ready, set, GO get some art!
STEAMPUNKED! | tickets
On Wednesday, April 9th, representatives of TeenTix partner organizations, supporters, and other friends gathered at the Nesholm Family Lecture Hall at Benaroya Hall for the First Annual TeenTix Partner Meet-Up. The Meet-Up closed with a half-hour-long panel where members of The New Guard, TeenTix's Teen Arts Leadership Society, talked about their experiences as avid arts-goers, and answered questions from the audience.
Our...Read more →
Want to see TeenTix represented in Pierce County?! Take our survey below!
The Arts & Culture Coalition of Pierce County and the City of Tacoma are working with us in hopes of bringing TeenTix to The 253! The most important part of this feasibility study is hearing from YOU. We want to know if/how the arts fit into your life now, and if/how that could change if TeenTix was introduced to your home turf.
If you're a teen that lives in Pierce County, please take this survey that'll ask about your...Read more →
Combine your love of live music and photography by applying to Oh Snap! presented by the YAB.
EMP’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is hosting Oh Snap!, a photography contest highlighting live performances in the Seattle music scene.
A maximum of eight winners will be selected to have their photographs displayed in Soundboard Alley at EMP, a youth-designed and curated section of the museum. Those selected will also win tickets and passes to events hosted by EMP partners Vera Project, The Crocodile, and Youth in Focus. The...Read more →
Youth Voice, Youth Choice is a new Participatory Budgeting (PB) Initiative from the City of Seattle. Focusing on engaging people who have historically not been involved in government, PB is a democratic process where community members directly decide how to spend part of a public budget.
Youth Voice, Youth Choice involves four steps. First, community members will come up with ideas for public projects they would like to see...Read more →
Keep the good vibes going with these ~super fun~ opportunities, just for YOU!
Spring has almost sprung, and our partners' education programs are in full swing! Check out these opportunities below and make the most of the season.
Henry Teen Collective @ Henry Art Gallery
February 25 through May 12
Thursdays, 3:30–5:00 PM
What makes a museum like the Henry tick? What role can you play in bringing contemporary ideas to life? The Henry Teen Collective is a team of curious and enthusiastic youth...Read more →
Welcome Hugo House, Moisture Festival, West of Lenin, and Mirror Stage to the TeenTix family!
Big, super happy, exciting news: TeenTix just added FOUR new partner organizations to our list! Wowza, this list is growing fast--give a warm welcome to our newest additions: Hugo House, Moisture Festival, West of Lenin, and Mirror Stage!
Make sure you keep up with the events these partners offer by visiting them on their partner pages,...Read more →