Spring Awakening Information and Resources

Spring Awakening contains strong language and intense content not appropriate for younger children.

Songs and performances from the original 2006 Broadway production and the 2015 Deaf West Broadway revival can be found on YouTube.

Click here for more detailed information about the history of Spring Awakening, as well as a synopsis of the musical, and description of the characters.

Community Resources

Family Violence Law Center 

  • Website:  www.fvlc.org
  • Phone:  1-800-947-8301
  • Crisis Intervention and Support
  • Legal Services
  • Youth Programs, including:
    • RAP Program:  Relationship Abuse Program educates, engages and empowers teens to build healthy relationships.
    • Therapy for Children Ages 5 and Under—Free parent/child psychotherapy for victims of domestic violence who reside in Alameda Country

The Trevor Project

  • www.thetrevorproject.org
  • Trevor Lifelife: 866-488-7386. Call the Trevor Lifeline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Trevor Chat: Online instant messaging with a TrevorChat counselor. Available 7 days a week between 3:00pm - 9:00pm ET/12:00pm - 6:00pm PT
  • Trevor Space:  An online community for LGBTQ young people and their friends

Other Resources:

AUDIENCE TALK-BACK after the Sunday, February 26, 2pm Matinee Performance. All welcome!

Spring Awakening explores some difficult issues, including teen sexuality, the impact of an oppressive culture on families and youth, and suicide.

A panel featuring leaders from the Family Violence Law Center and the Trevor Project will join directors and cast members for an interactive discussion after the matinee performance. All are welcome.

Guest Panelists:

Mauro Sifuentes, M.A. is the Family Violence Law Center’s Youth Program Manager. For over a decade, he has worked as a mentor, educator, and workshop facilitator in non-profit, school, and community settings. He specializes in working with diverse groups of young people who are committed to social change around issues of healthy relationships, gender, and race. He is currently pursuing a doctorate at the University of San Francisco, focusing on Human Rights Education.

Gina Mariko Rosales is an events enthusiast, efficiency nerd, dancer, and nonprofit advocate. Gina spent seven years doing corporate & nonprofit event planning, administration, and operations, and just last year founded her own event planning company called Make it Mariko. Gina was former Executive Director of the award-winning, nonprofit performing arts organization, Funkanometry SF, where she managed their community youth programs and five professional dance companies. She also spent four years doing youth outreach work with Bay Area schools and literacy arts nonprofits. Gina works with The Trevor Project as a volunteer chat counselor every week, and helps produce local fundraising events.