Blog Archive - January 2014

Welcome to the new UW School of Drama Blog.  As we have been working to enliven our marketing and communication strategies, it became clear that we needed an outlet which allows us to share a more diverse array of voices and perspectives about our School, our people, and our community.  Through this blog we hope to provide a platform for fresh insights, engaging stories, in-depth profiles, debate, discussion, and much more.

Most importantly, this blog belongs to our community and creation of its content will be shared by faculty, staff, students, alumni, audience members, regional theatre makers, and more. If you would like to write or pitch an idea for an article, please let us know.

Tina Polzin

Tina Polzin moved to Seattle just a few months before receiving her acceptance into the UW MFA Directing program. “I believe in actualizing what you want and I was really happy with the way my choices manifested themselves.” Now, in the middle of her second year, Polzin is directing the world premiere of EM Lewis’s Reading to Vegetables. She took time out of a busy schedule to talk about what drives her to direct, the lessons she’s learning, and what the future may hold.

 

For your autumn quarter directing project, you chose The Twentieth Century Way by Tom Jacobson? What drew you to it?

It’s a challenging play on many levels. On the academic side, it took a lot to dive into exactly what...

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