For more than 25 years, Kaiser Permanente has brought health education to our communities through our Educational Theatre Programs (ETP). What started as a single play for elementary school children in 1985 has become a series of award-winning theatrical productions, skill-building workshops, and youth engagement programs designed to meet the unique health needs of the communities we serve. Kaiser Permanente has assembled an ethnically-diverse group of professional actors, who also serve as skilled workshop facilitators, health educators and role models to the people they meet every day. Through theatre, Kaiser Permanente seeks to measurably improve the health of our communities and deliver health education in innovative ways.
In Southern Colorado, ETP provides programming in the following ways: