Blog Archive - March 2018

Allen Miller III in Skies Over Seattle

From now until the end of the school year, we will be introducing and celebrating our graduating MFAs, looking back on the work they've done during their time here, and sharing their reflections and wisdom as they head off into the professional world. Our series continues with graduating PATP actor Allen Miller III!

Allen Miller IIIWhat do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this program?
When you really want something and you really put it out there in the universe that you really really want it, and you have a clear idea of what you want, things will start to happen in your life. Out of the 10,000 things that I've realized, that's probably the most powerful thing. Be clear about what you want. And that's true on stage, too....

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Bridget McKevitt in Trojan Women: A Love Story

From now until the end of the school year, we will be introducing and celebrating our graduating MFAs, looking back on the work they've done during their time here, and sharing their reflections and wisdom as they head off into the professional world. Our series continues with graduating PATP actor Bridget McKevitt!

Bridget McKevittWhat do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this program?
My solo show helped me really define this voice—everyone’s searching for their voice, right? And my solo show, really, I think was definitive of my trajectory through graduate school. I struggled, really for my first two years, with getting other teacher’s voices out of my head. I kept hearing other people’s voices instead of my...

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Bria Henderson in Trojan Women

From now until the end of the school year, we will be introducing and celebrating our graduating MFAs, looking back on the work they've done during their time here, and sharing their reflections and wisdom as they head off into the professional world. Our series continues with graduating PATP actor Bria Henderson!

What do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this program?
I know that I am enough. I know that if I continue to believe that I’m enough and that what I am willing to give to the world, whether it is through my art or through any other facet, will always be enough, it will always be amazing because it’s coming from me, fully committed.

What are you looking forward to being able to do now that you won’t be...

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Tamsen Glaser in By the Way, Meet Vera Stark

From now until the end of the school year, we will be introducing and celebrating our graduating MFAs, looking back on the work they've done during their time here, and sharing their reflections and wisdom as they head off into the professional world. Our series continues with graduating PATP actor Tamsen Glaser!

What do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this program?
That curiosity is the thing that will push through any of the sleep deprivation and the exhaustion and the difficulty and the challenges and the self-worth issues. I’ve found that if I can stay curious in the thing that I’m doing and remember what’s interesting about it, then I can move past myself and stay with it.

What are you looking...

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12 Ophelias (a play with broken songs) / Scenic Design by Isabel Le / Photo by Isabel Le

From now until the end of the school year, we will be introducing and celebrating our graduating MFAs, looking back on the work they've done during their time here, and sharing their reflections and wisdom as they head off into the professional world. Today, let's get to know graduating scenic designer Isabel Le! 

Isabel Le

What do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this program?
Before I came to this program I actually barely knew about the production process of theatre art. The training I received before was majorly about being an individual artist. I was an architect, a photographer, an installation artist, a painter, and a poet. This program taught me a lot about collaborating with artists with different backgrounds,...

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