SCIS is Pleased to Welcome StudentsLive, a Global Theater Education Organization

SCIS is thrilled to invite aspiring actors from all around Shanghai to join the Passport To Broadway Program to Shanghai!

The program is brought to Shanghai by StudentsLive, International Passport to Broadway Division, an Award-Winning Broadway Educational Theater Programs. StudentsLive employs experienced Broadway professionals to provide an authentic, high-level experience to students who want to experience the preparation, rehearsal, and production phases of a Broadway-level performance. They have worked with over 250,000 students worldwide and run successful programs in the United States, Korea, Guatemala, Japan, Brazil, and most recently (internationally) in Guangzhou China.

This is a rare opportunity for serious and aspiring actors, singers, and dancers to be led by experienced Broadway professionals through the preparation, rehearsal, and performance stages of a unique, customized musical (including over 25 of Broadway’s most popular classical and contemporary shows) over the course of nine days in August. This will be an inclusive experience, with a mix of all skill levels, musical theater interest, experience, and age ranges. However, there must be a dedication and serious commitment to raise your skill level through this rigorous program.  Interested students preferably will have experience with theater, dance, and/or singing and a strong desire to dedicate themselves over the nine days to move to the next level.StudentsLive will screen all applicants in a thorough and comprehensive manner before acceptance.

Download the flier below.

The Passport to Broadway program is also connected to exclusive invitations to optional summer programs in NYC. These programs include:

  • backstage access and meetings with other Broadway professionals
  • tours and informational sessions about NYC university theater programs, including the opportunity to earn scholarships.

We invite you to learn more about this unique program to see if it is the right fit for your aspirations.

How to apply?  

  1. Complete this application form. PDF Version or MS Word Version.
  2. Send completed application to Laurie Luebbe at
  3. Complete payment of deposit. Learn more about costs and payments here.

Questions and comments about the program can be shared with Laurie Luebbe SCIS Community Liaison ( and/or SCIS Drama Teacher,  Ms. Sam Riddle (

Stay tuned to this blog for more updated information, including opportunities to attend Question & Answer meetings with Ms. Riddle and Mrs. Luebbe.


Download our flier: Shanghai Passport to Broadway, Aug. 2-10,  2018



Additional information regarding the Passport to Broadway program can be found below.


Passport to Broadway: Nine Day Schedule

Passport to Broadway: Overview and FAQ



Check out the Music!
Passport to Broadway SCIS: Draft of Broadway Songs



Last year, Broadway Live worked with the American International School of Guangzhou (AISG). During that workshop, they were fortunate to meet the international cast of Wicked ! Enjoy a quick video to get a sense of that experience and also enjoy listening to the musical score of the customized show that Broadway Live put together for the AISG students.

Broadway Live has worked successfully with students all around the world. Take a look at these short videos!

  First Day at AIS Guangzhou Teaser

Guatemala Documentary

South Korea Documentary 



Passport to Broadway Testimonials 2017



Passport to Broadway Two Page Letter and Sample Guest Faculty



  Passport to Broadway Creative Team and Guest Artists



Passport To Broadway Application Form  MS Word version
Passport To Broadway Application Form  PDF version

All students and parents will need to sign and complete this form as a part of their application.

A Shanghai Production, With Global Exposure

Passport to Broadway: Payment Information

  • Space is limited to 50 students. Reservations will be accepted immediately and is on a first-come, first-served basis.

The program is dependent upon minimum registration requirements by noted deadline dates. You will be notified by the end of January 2018 if those requirements have not been met and a full refund will be issued at that time and only for that reason. There is a maximum cap on participants chosen and students will be accepted on a first come first serve basis based on application acceptance review by StudentsLive.

How to apply?  

  1. Complete this application form. PDF Version or MS Word Version.
  2. Send completed application to Laurie Luebbe at
  3. Complete payment of deposit. See below.

Payment Information

  • DEPOSIT: A 50% nonrefundable deposit payment (unless the program is cancelled) is due within two weeks of a completed application to reserve a spot in the program. First come. First Served. Limited space available. ( If your child is not accepted by StudentsLive based on the application information filled out in total, you will be notified before that payment deposit is due. Final 50% balance is due on or before January 1, 2018. (Exceptions to payment schedule may be made on a limited basis if space is still available after January 1, 2018)
  • If deadlines are extended, final completion of all payments in full must be completed no later than January 31st, 2018.
  • Payments can be made by electronic bank transfer or cash. Details will be forthcoming after acceptance.


  • The cost of the program includes a daily lunch.
  • Transportation is not included in the cost of tuition. Busing will be arranged for an optional / additional fee. More information will be shared in May 2018.