Drama Kids International Opens New Franchise in Seattle Area
Drama provider opens its 2nd franchise in Seattle due to popularity of program.
Leesburg, VA , April 16, 2014 — Drama Kids International, the nation’s largest
afterschool drama company today announced the opening of a new franchise to provide
its unique developmental drama classes in Kitsap County, Washington as well as in
Edmonds, and Shoreline in the Seattle, Washington market. This is the second Drama
Kids franchise in the Seattle market for Drama Kids. A franchise for the eastern King
County area was opened in 2009 and has been very popular and widely accepted by that
The new franchise owners, Steven and Susan Pargman have been long time teachers and
children activity providers for over 20 years and are looking forward to making
developmental drama classes available to children in Kitsap County and surrounding
areas. Susan commented, “We are excited to open Drama Kids in this area. Drama Kids
uses a very different, developmental curriculum in its program that enables children to
learn how to think creatively, speak up, and confidently express themselves. With all the
talk today about bullying and low self-esteem, we feel that Drama Kids classes meet a
great need in our society.” Classes will begin in September, 2014 with registration
opening in July.
About Drama Kids
Drama Kids International is the largest after-school drama program in the world, with more than
50,000 students currently at its 1,500 plus locations both in the United States and internationally.
Its copyrighted curriculum features original, creative lessons with a built-in advancing scale of
development that enables students of different ages and abilities to progress at their own rate. Its
curriculum differs significantly from traditional drama programs, with an emphasis on fun drama
activities that are designed to allow all students to fully participate and develop acting, speaking,
and collaboration skills regardless of age or prior experience level.
Drama Kids offers age-appropriate classes for students ages 3 through 18 years old. Classes meet
once each week for one hour at locations throughout the country. The program allows new
enrollment throughout the year, space permitting. Drama Kids also offers Drama Kids Preschool
Workshops, Drama Kids Summer Camps, and Drama Kids At School, an in-school program for
elementary and middles schools that brings its innovative curriculum directly into the schools as
part of the school’s after-school program. For more information, visit dramakids.com/online-drama-courses. For
franchise information visit www.dramakidsfranchises.com.