Performing Arts Programs


Improv Classes - FULL!

3rd-5th Grades, Non-Audition
6th-8th Grades, Non-Audition

Come join us for 8+ weeks of improvisations. Right out of the gate you are on your feet exploring improv exercises in an incredibly supportive and fun environment. No experience necessary!

You'll develop foundational skills of confidence, creativity, focus, accountability, dedication, teamwork, body language, determination, problem-solving, and how to receive constructive feedback.

Our classes focus on team building and the concept of “Yes, and...”. We will also explore communication both verbal and non-verbal to unleash your inner creativity while building a scene. More importantly, we will have fun playing games, improvising stories and scenes together, and being really creative and silly - all while performing!

Dates/Times: Mondays, Jan 22, 29, February 5, 12, (no class on 19th), 26, March 4, 11, and 18

     3:30pm-4:30pm - Grades 6th-8th

     4:40pm-5:40pm - Grades 3rd-5th

Please email for more information.

Please note that for the protection of our students and their creative environment, we only allow Spotlight Repertory NW staff members and approved volunteers into our classrooms containing minor children. For any questions, please contact us at Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Rising Stars Musical Theatre Program

2nd-5th Grades

Rising Stars Musical Theater Program will teach acting, singing, and choreography to elementary grade children culminating in a showcase for family and friends. No experience required. Spotlight Rep will bring out their confidence and introduce them to the wonderful world of the performing arts. If you have questions or would like to speak to our director, email

Dates/Times:     See you in 2024!

Location:    TBA

Tuition:       TBA

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Shining Stars Musical Theatre Program

6th-10th Grades

Shining Stars Musical Theater Program will teach acting, singing, and choreography to middle/high school students. Students will develop strong teamwork skills and confidence in a safe and encouraging environment. If you have questions or would like to talk to the director, email

Dates/Times:     See you in 2024!

Location:    TBA

Tuition:       TBA

Rising Stars sing and dance with Shining Stars and the Encore Women's Show Choir at the Hooray for Hollywood show. CLICK PHOTO TO VIEW PERFORMANCE.
Shining Stars perform Seize the Day at the Hooray for Hollywood show. CLICK PHOTO TO VIEW PERFORMANCE.

Meet Our Program Directors

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Marika Galvin

Co-Artistic Director

Marika Galvin has been performing with Spotlight Repertory NW since its celebrated debut in 2018 with A Night On Broadway, followed by the renowned Hooray for Hollywood in 2019, performing with Spotlight's Encore Women's Show Choir. More recently, she made her directorial debut in Spotlight’s A Very Broadway Holiday, co-directing the Rising Stars and Shining Stars programs, as well as performing on stage with the Spotlight Concert Choir and with the Rising Stars. Before Spotlight, Marika performed in several musical theater productions and choirs. Currently, she holds the title of Co-Artistic Director and performs with the Spotlight Concert Choir.


Nicole Steinbok

Improv Instructor

Nicole Steinbok, an international improv performer, is best known for contribution as a member of Split Second Improv and as a contestant in Unexpected Productions' The Tribe has Spoken Season 3, a mash up of the TV show Survivor and improv. After gaining popularity in the show, she was asked to return to The Tribe has Spoken- All-Star season. Considered a fan favorite and big threat, she survived until 6th place!!! Nicole has enjoyed years of improv training with Unexpected Productions, the oldest and most successful improv company in Seattle.

Beyond improv, Nicole was the creator and host of “SGN Sammamish,” an on-line video series which highlighted “Some Good News” (SGN) about Sammamish when we all needed the most, the first year of the COVID pandemic.

Nicole loves improv because it is so much fun and a great way to learn many skills which are useful on the stage and beyond. She is thrilled to be leading youth improv classes and adult workshops through Spotlight Repertory NW.  She believes it is a great way for participants to gain confidence in public speaking and thinking on your feet, while having a ton of fun playing games and being creative and silly.

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Spotlight Community Music Productions

Spotlight is known for its high quality music productions showcasing talented groups of all ages from elementary to adults.

We look forward to offering our next showcase!  Please check back frequently for updates for our next show or for more information, email

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