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

UPDATE, MAY 2018: Two Spots Remain Open for Broadway Live August Session. Do Not Miss Out! 

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.

Read this message from Broadway World Director Amy Weinstein in her blog, here.  

If you wish to simply attend the performance and see the musical customized for Shanghai, the performance is Friday, August 10. Read more for how to reserve spots and save the date!  SCIS Passport to Broadway 2018 Save the Date and Performance Invitation

Download the flier below.

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 six 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.

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.

The Broadway Live is truly a community experience open to aspiring actors older than age 11. Adults are welcome too!

How to apply?  

  1. Complete this application form. PDF Version or MS Word Version. Applications are on a first-come, first-served basis.
  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 Renata Simaika, Broadway Live Liaison ( ) or Laurie Luebbe SCIS Community Liaison (

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


BROADWAY WORLD PRESS COVERAGE: Looking for exposure to a worldwide audience? BroadwayLive has an extensive social media following, sharing the great work of Shanghai Broadway Live experience to over 300,000+ viewers! Read more.


Download our flier: Shanghai Passport to Broadway, Aug. 5-10,  2018


Read the Welcome Letter from Amy to Shanghai students from Broadway Live’s Artistic Director, Amy Weinstein.

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



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



  Meet The Passport to Broadway Shanghai Creative Team Summer 2018



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

StudentsLive is excited to announce that “BroadwayWorld International” will be featuring StudentsLive/Passport to Broadway Programs around the world in their Blogs, Instagram, Facebook Live and other Social Media Outlets. Our Broadway World Blogs and Pictures will be posted from the perspective of the Passport to Broadway Creative Team and the Students and Educators perspective in Shanghai during the six days that Passport to Broadway is in Shanghai, China.
BroadwayWorld has invited StudentsLive/Passport to Broadway to take over their live Instagram and Facebook Live sites around the world for their 254,000 followers while in Shanghai at SCIS! Look for some exciting live clips about the process of students learning the best of Broadway and preparing for their Final Performance for an audience of international VIPs. Please stay tuned for the news about “how” and “when” you can access the Instagram, Facebook Live and other Social Media accounts on Broadway World and stay tuned for updates as well on our FB and twitter accounts: @StudentsLiveBEP and @PassporttoBway We are excited for you to follow us and we will keep you posted in advance of when we are live. Looking forward to this exceptional global promotion opportunity for our students from the outstanding Broadway World International Team.”

Passport to Broadway Shanghai featured on Social Media


We are excited to announce a newly expanded partnership between StudentsLive/Passport to Broadway and BroadwayWorld to help bring more information about our outstanding theatre education programs to BroadwayWorld followers around the world who may be interested in participating in these type of educational experiences. Ultimately, the exposure through this outstanding media outlet will help give access to more aspiring artists and young people globally who want to connect to and have outstanding educational information about the best musical theatre shows produced on Broadway today.

The announcement of our partnership was made on Monday January 15, 2018 on Our pictures and blogs will be published from our August trip to SCIS from August 5 – 10, 2018.  Passport to Broadway will be taking over the BroadwayWorld Instagram Live accounts for one of the final dress rehearsal days and on the Final Performance Day. Look for some exciting “live clips” about the process of students learning the best of Broadway and preparing for their “Final Showcase” for an audience of colleagues, family and friends.
Please “like” our page and stay tuned for the news on our Facebook (StudentsLive BEP) and Twitter accounts: @StudentsLiveBEP and @PassporttoBway about “how” and “when” you can access the Instagram Live and blogs and pictures on Broadway World.  
We are excited for you to follow us and we will keep you posted in advance of when we are live. We are looking forward to this exceptional global promotion from the outstanding Broadway World International Team.

Passport to Broadway: Payment Information

  • Adults can also join Passport to Broadway Shanghai.
  • Space is limited to 50 students. Reservations will be accepted immediately and are on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Students from SCIS receive a discount.
  • All participants registered and paid prior to January 22 will receive an early-bird discount of 10%. (Sign-ups will remain open, but not guaranteed, based on a flexible basis through the school year.)
  • Optional: Daily transportation is provided for a small fee.

A 50% deposit is due upon submission of application and the  final balance is due no later than February 28th.  A Letter of Confirmation from Artistic Director of Passport to Broadway Amy Weinstein will be sent thereafter.  If minimum participation for the program is not met, a full refund will also be sent the week of March 12th. 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 with 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 and refunded.) The final 50% balance is due on or before February 28, 2018. (Exceptions to payment schedule may be made on a limited basis if space is still available after February 28.)
  • 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.