Middle Schools

La Jolla Playhouse sponsors JumpStart Theatre Program for middle-schoolers

La Jolla Playhouse sponsors JumpStart Theatre Program for middle-schoolers

Middle schoolers in San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD) will have a rare opportunity to express themselves through the JumpStart Theatre Program, sponsored by La Jolla Playhouse.

The Playhouse was selected by the Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) to be one of two regional theaters to expand the successful program it was running in Ohio.

"EdTA believed we had the right skill set to launch their program on the West Coast," said Steve McCormick, Playhouse's director of education and outreach. "The Stages Theatre Company in St. Louis was the other company chosen for the JumpStart Theatre expansion."

Only three middle schools will be selected...

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