Speech & Debate at The Seattle Rep Lots of shows this week at The Seattle Rep, Balagan, Shadow & Light Theatre, Schmeater, Village, and more! The youth-centric, local-cast Speech & Debate opened last week at The Seattle Repertory Theatre. While some had issues with the light script tackling huge issues, most agreed the cast brought Read more..
It is indeed the most wonderful time of the year – Unified General Audition time! Here’s the skinny: Give a 2 minute audition (3 minutes for AEA) in front of 30-60 theatre companies, directors, agents! February 15-18 Eligibility requirements AEA/EMC Must be a current TPS or PATA member. Student in Professional Actor Training program (full-time Read more..
Mark Siano's The Soft Rock Kid, opening soon at ACT 2009 turned out to be a remarkable year for A Contemporary Theatre (ACT) as they balanced their budget and created a surplus of over $70,000 all without sacrificing quality or quantity of shows and during a difficult economic time. Single-ticket sales have increased 23% while Read more..
Last year, Taproot Theatre sustained heavy smoke and water damage when an arsonist targeted the Greenwood area. The damage was pretty extensive, the video of a walk-through was heartbreaking. Taproot was forced to change their Christmas show and move it to a new venue. Despite the devastation, Taproot has maintained their ideal as a “theater Read more..
Available now, affordable commercial space available in the heart of White Center’s “Main Street,” along 16th Avenue SW, in the historic Southgate Skate Rink, for community events, arts & culture programming and family-friendly uses, including sports and non-profit organizations. Long leases available for annual rental rates of $8/sq. ft. – $12/sq. ft. A total of Read more..
The Unified General Auditions are coming soon, and we need your help! Theatre Puget Sound prides itself on making each day run smoothly for both actors and auditors, and we can’t do it without you. Up to 6 volunteers are needed per shift to assist in setup, sorting and distributing headshots, welcoming actors, and serving Read more..
http://www.americansforthearts.org/information_services/arts_index/001.asp#report Ballooning non-profit arts organizations in combo with declining attendance, ticket sales, donor dollars equals bad math. This is why the focus must be on growing our circle of friends – awareness, engagement – it’s tough to do. Doing so is a long-term investment with little immediate gratification (or metrics!) for the dollar spent; even Read more..
The American Society For Theatre Research, the Theatre Library Association and the Congress On Research In Dance have a joint national conference in November and are looking for submissions from both academics and practitioners. The conference is here in Seattle in November and the theme is Embodying Power: Work Over Time. They encourage applicants to Read more..
TDF (Theatre Development Fund) recently released their first book: Outrageous Fortune: The Life and Times of the New American Play, an in-depth look at the process of getting a script from paper to the stage. TDF conducted a six-year study to learn exactly how the process works and are now coming to Seattle to talk Read more..
Marya Sea Kaminski in "Electra" The crazy holiday season is over, and theaters are starting back up with non-Christmas shows. What better time for a greek tragedy? Electra opened at the Seattle Shakespeare Company, and the reviews are astounding. The Seattle P-I says “I’m willing to bet that in December “Electra” will remain one of Read more..