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February 20, 2020
This week at the UW, see art ranging in topics from classical music to climate change all over campus.
February 12, 2020
School of Drama alum Jean Smart (PATP 74) stars as FBI agent Laurie Blake in the hit HBO series The Watchmen. "A few days after the Watchmen finale aired, Smart, who has had an especially great run of roles throughout the Peak TV era, caught up with Vulture over the phone to discuss how “pissed off” she was when she discovered Angela had stolen her man, her upcoming role on another HBO series, and her many, many ideas for Watchmen spinoffs."
Source: Read at Vulture.com
February 10, 2020
School of Drama Professor Valerie Curtis-Newton is featured in this round-up of UW faculty who've recently won honors and awards.
January 31, 2020
This week at UW holds a plethora of opportunities to see art, including a preview of UW Drama's "The Best of Everything" and an artist talk at the Jacob Lawrence Gallery.
January 13, 2020
The Rivals at Seattle Shakespeare CompanyCast includes Jocelyn Maher (BA ’12), light design by Roberta Russell (MFA ‘89), costume design by Doris Black (MFA ’97). Sound design by faculty member Rob Witmer. January 7 - February 2 | Info @ www.seattleshakespeare.org Reparations at Sound Theatre CompanyCast includes Allyson Lee Brown (MFA, '19).... Read more
January 1, 2020
The Seattle Times names Valerie Curtis-Newton, Head of Directing in the School of Drama, as one of 13 people who shaped the Seattle area in the past decade.
Source: Seattle Times
December 26, 2019
This round up of the best Seattle theater moments of the decade included several shout-outs to Drama faculty and alums.
Source: The Seattle Times
November 25, 2019
This week in the arts , Three Sisters closes, Professor Shannon Dudley bridges campus and community, Burke Open Doors allows chatting with researchers, and more!
November 12, 2019
Today we have bittersweet news to share. Professor Tim Bond, an alum of the UW School of Drama’s Professional Director Training Program (MFA 1983) who has taught acting and directing at the School of Drama since 2016, will become the new Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. Bond will take the helm from founding Artistic Director Robert Kelley, who will have served an extraordinary fifty seasons in that role when he steps down in June 2020. “My time back here at UW has truly been a... Read more
September 19, 2019
A hearty congratulations to all the members of the UW School of Drama family who were nominated for a 2019 Gregory Award! Nominees are: Holly Arsenault (UW Drama staff member; BA 2001) is nominated for Outstanding New Play for The Great Inconvenience at Annex Theatre Doris Black (MFA 1997) is nominated for Outstanding Costume Design for Princess Ida at Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan Society Tim Bond (UW Drama faculty member;... Read more