About Metro

Affiliations

We actively seek opportunities to collaborate, cooperate, and join forces with a wide range of partners in the community whose missions overlap with ours. Some of our key affiliations are:

CHARACTERplus

A project of the Cooperating School District, CHARACTERplus works to advance character education and sustain its impact on the lives of educators and students.  Metro Theater Company has been designing collaborative programs with CHARACTERplus since 2004.

Clayton Chamber of Commerce

The Clayton Chamber of Commerce provides leadership, information, and advocacy to present and sponsor programs and events that sustain the economic environment and quality of life in Clayton.  Metro Theater Company has been a member since 2008.

Des Lee Fine Arts Education Collaborative

This arts education collaborative between schools and arts agencies supports fine arts teachers in the delivery and promotion of arts curricula by funding participation in high-quality experiences in the arts.  Metro Theater Company has been a member of the Collaborative since 2007.

Edison Theatre

On the campus of Washington University, Edison Theatre has been a co-producing partner of ours for four successful collaborations: Hana’s Suitcase in 2007, To Kill a Mockingbird in 2009, The Giver in 2011, and Jackie and Me in 2013.

Interchange

Interchange is an arts education collaboration that brings together more than 30 area arts and cultural partners with the St. Louis Public Schools working to bring arts-integrated programming to the city schools.  Metro Theater Company has been involved with this initiative since the planning stage and regularly works with city schools as part of the collaborative.

Maryville University

With a national reputation for its rigorous and innovative programs, the School of Education at Maryville University has been a long-time institutional partner of ours in professional development. For 20 years, Metro Theater Company has worked closely with the school to provide opportunities for teachers to learn about arts-integrated teaching models.

Missouri Citizens for the Arts

Metro Theater Company is a proud member of this statewide advocacy group that is dedicated to promoting Missouri’s arts industry to the public and private sectors.

School District of Clayton

Since 2008, Metro Theater Company has served as a cultural partner to the School District of Clayton. In exchange for the use of its theater facilities and other district resources, Metro Theater Company provides a wide range of programming to the district.

Theatre Communications Group

Metro Theater Company is a proud constituent member of this national service organization, which is dedicated to strengthening, nurturing, and promoting the professional, not-for-profit American theater.

 

TYA/USA

Metro Theater Company is a proud member of this national service organization, which promotes the power of professional theater for young audiences through excellence, collaboration, and innovation across cultural and international boundaries.