Woodland Park Players is committed to supporting arts programs that serve Seattle public school students. We are now accepting Grant applications for projects that bring arts opportunities to Seattle area public school students.
OUR 2021 GRANTEES
Mercer Middle School
The WPP grant will allow Mercer to purchase the musical rights to a song, and the technical equipment needed to enhance their new vocal music and theater program.
South Park Arts and Culture Collective
SPACC will "bejewel" South Park with wood tiles painted by its residents. Each tile is an expression of “What inspires you through hard times?” The grant helps fund the tiles, paint and mini painting lessons.
The grant will be used for workshops with an artist-in-residence who will work with students to compose a protest song that connects to current antiracist demonstrations.
Seattle Music Partners
SMP's program pairs highschool mentors with 4th-5th grade students for weekly one-on-one instruction. Their mission is to eliminate racial and economic barriers to quality music instruction.
OUR 2020 GRANTEES
Rainier Beach High School
Grants provided opportunities that support performing arts education at Rainier Beach High School including these drama students.
Lowell Elementary School
Students chant "I will lead the future, so I will lead today" at Lowell Elelmentary's Monday Morning Sing. Adding movement will build on the goal to create shared community, identity and purpose.
By bringing a black artist from the community directly into the classroom at Roxhill to share his exceptional musical gifts and deep cultural knowledge with students, this diverse student body may be able to see themselves in the academic and cultural realms they may have previously thought were unattainable.
The music program at Maple helps students grow both as human beings and musicians by promoting teamwork, creativity and self-expression.
OUR 2019 GRANTEES
Lincoln High School Band
This grant helped launch the fledgling band program at this new Seattle school by providing funding for sheet music.
Licton Spring K8 Music Program
This grant supported a comprehensive music program targeting musical success for all students. A classroom set of ukuleles was purchased, exposing every student to an easily accessible stringed instrument.
Teen Summer Musical
Participants in 2019's Teen Summer Musical production of Uncle Willie's Chocolate Factory. “Through performing arts workshops and collaborative practice, a professional staff of artists nurtures the developing talents that lie dormant within the hearts of these adolescents.