Nightmare on Puberty St.

An entertaining play with music about coping with peer pressure and early adolescence for students in grades 6-8.

The Best Me

A musical for students in grades K-6 to inspire them to eat healthy and be active.

Peace Signs

A live performance illustrating to upper elementary students how to resolve conflicts without violence.

The magic of theatre

Inspiring healthy choices for over 25 years.

Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre inspires children, teens, and adults to make informed decisions about their health and to build stronger, healthier neighborhoods. Watch the video


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Pittsburg High students teach their peers about issues that matter

from Thriving Schools: Picture this: Energetic, edgy music kicks off a 40-minute multimedia production in the high school auditorium at Pittsburg High in California. A slide flashes up on the screen that reads, “Let’s talk about consent and boundaries.” What follows next is a video, acted out by Pittsburg High students and directed and filmed […]

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A collective effort to prevent obesity on Treasure Island

Treasure Island is not just an imaginary place in a book by Robert Louis Stevenson. Treasure Island, formerly a military base, is also a neighborhood in the San Francisco Bay. And it was recently the site of a special collaborative event centered around The Best Me. Together, the Treasure Island Homeless Development Initiative (TIHDI), the […]

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PRESS: from Huffington Post, “Health Education Takes Center Stage”

The Institute of Medicine reports that students in kindergarten through 12th grade get only four to six hours of nutrition education per school year. In a culture where more than a third of young Americans are obese, it’s worth looking at what helps these students retain the information they need to maintain a healthy weight. […]

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Peace Signs helps transform a South San Francisco school campus

from Thriving Schools: Students at Los Cerritos Elementary School in South San Francisco are making fewer trips to the principal’s office for discipline, thanks to the school’s focus on creating a safer, more positive environment on campus. Through the support of Peace Signs, a theatre performance and classroom curriculum program provided by Kaiser Permanente’s Educational […]

Educational Theatre, community partners bring healthier eating to Heights Elementary

A new hydration station, a salad bar with choices freshly picked and prepared from the school garden, free fresh fruits and veggies, and The Best Me. Making Pittsburg’s Heights Elementary School healthier is a community effort involving Pittsburg Unified School District’s Child Nutrition Services department, the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, the Healthy […]