Blog Archive - January 2019

Malika Oyetimein, Cassius Clay

Many members of the UW Drama family have been nominated for Gypsy Rose Lee Awards from Seattle Theater Writers...here they all are!

  • PDTP alum Malika Oyetimein, Excellence in Direction of a Play for And in This Corner: Cassius Clay at SCT
  • Guest faculty Kelly Kitchens, Excellence in Direction of a Play for Hand to God at SPT
  • MFA Design alum Jennifer Zeyl, Excellence in Direction of a Play for Hir at ArtsWest
  • Faculty member Valerie Curtis-Newton, Excellence in Direction of a Musical for Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill at ArtsWest
  • BA alum Brandon Ivie, Excellence in Direction of a Musical for The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes at Village Theatre
  • PATP alum André G. Brown, Excellence in Performance in a Play as a Lead Actor for And in This Corner: Cassius Clay at SCT...
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Romeo and Jules

This Spring, the School of Drama will present an original, gender-expansive* adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet called Romeo and Jules. We are excited to invite all members of the campus community to participate in this production, regardless of their level of experience with theatre. 

Auditions for will be held January 28th & 29th from 4 – 8 PM, and Wednesday January 30 from 10 – 11 AM, in Hutchinson Hall on the UW-Seattle campus. All UW students are invited to audition, regardless of acting experience or gender identity.

To learn more about this project and find out ways to be involved, visit our All About Romeo and Jules webpage. 

*WHAT DOES "GENDER EXPANSIVE" MEAN? One of the goals of this production is to, in the words of adapter/director Geoff Korf, "crack open the 'binary-assumed'...

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