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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
Candace Frank (MFA '10) runs Crafters Against COVID-19 (image: Crosscut)
April 9, 2020
Local makers, led by UW Drama alum Candace Frank (MFA '10) get creative to counter the lack of medical gear on the COVID-19 front lines.
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April 8, 2020
Meet Kyu C. Lee, a School of Drama alum who graduated with a BA in Drama in 2000. Today he is the founder of a production company in Los Angeles and Seoul, Korea, after more than a decade at Sony Pictures Entertainment. Familiar with the viral sensation "... Read more
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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.
Source: UW News
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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."
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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.
Source: UW News
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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.
Source: UW News
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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
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