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January 6, 2021
Dawn Wells (BA, 1960), an alum of the UW Schools of Drama and Design, rose to fame playing Mary Ann Summers on Gilligan's Island before embarking on a prolific, five-decade career as an artist and advocate that included 64 credits of film work and more than 60 theatrical productions.
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December 19, 2020
Dozens of Seattle theater leaders have been meeting for months, aiming to overhaul everything — boards, audiences, casting and more — to create an anti-racist future. It's groundbreaking work that might set a standard that can be exported to other arts disciplines and sectors. Director Valerie Curtis-Newton, head of directing and playwriting at the University of Washington’s School of Drama, is quoted.
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November 12, 2020
Bruce Lee, who studied drama and philosophy at the UW, is remembered in this article.
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November 12, 2020
Bruce Lee, who studied drama and philosophy at the UW, is remembered in this article.
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November 9, 2020
Valerie Curtis-Newton, Head of Directing at the School of Drama, will be directing a play at the Round House Theatre.
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September 15, 2020
Rainn Wilson, a UW School of Drama alumnus, discusses his life and career.
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September 15, 2020
Rainn Wilson, a UW School of Drama alumnus, discusses his life and career.
Pamela Reed
May 27, 2020
Actor Pamela Reed, a graduate of the UW School of Drama's Professional Actor Training Program, will give the keynote address at the school's 2020 graduation ceremony.  Reed is the recipient of an Obie Award for Sustained Excellence in Performance of Theatre. On and Off-Broadway, she has been seen in Fools, The November People, Standing on My Knees, and Getting Out (Drama Desk Award). Local audiences have seen Reed in recent years in Other... Read more
Bria Henderson Mrs. America
May 1, 2020
UW Drama alumni have long been known for their ingenuity and entrepreneurship, and those qualities persist in our graduates, even in this time of social distancing. Here's a sampling of some of the work our alumni are doing that you can enjoy from the safety of whatever isolation bubble you might be in. Thank you for doing your part to keep everyone safe and healthy, and thank you to our alumni for keeping the light on during these strange, difficult, but sometimes-still-beautiful times.  TV... Read more
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April 13, 2020
UW schools and departments from the chemistry department to the School of Drama have been utilizing their 3D printers to print face shields for healthcare workers to protect against COVID-19.
Source: UW News
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