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Skies Over Seattle

Friday, June 3, 2016 to Sunday, June 5, 2016
Performance Showtimes: 
Friday, June 3, 2016 - 7:30pm
Saturday, June 4, 2016 - 7:30pm
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 2:00pm

In partnership w/ PearlDamour

3 separate productions built around and about 3 communities in the U-District

Skies Over Seattle examines the nature of the tiny American individual under a vast shared sky-- specifically, the sky over the U-District in Seattle.  Three world-premiere, student generated performances will evolve out of a year of collaboration and conversation between UW Drama Department students and three U-District community groups; Roots Young Adult Shelter, Peoples Harm Reduction Alliance, and the Elizabeth Gregory Home

OBIE-winning duo PearlDamour and Engagement Strategist Ashley Sparks guide the creative process.  The new performances will be performed separately for each group before being combined into one installation performance at the Jones Playhouse, co-directed by PearlDamour co-Artistic Director (and UW alum) Katie Pearl and Ashley Sparks.

Skies Over Seattle Program (PDF)


Creative Team: 
Directors Katie Pearl
  Ashley Sparks
Collaborator Lisa D'Amour
Costume Designers Pamela Dirnberger (ROOTS)
  Emily Woods Hogue (EGH)
  Bridget McKevitt (PHRA)
Lighting Designers Kenrick Fischer
  Amber Parker
Photographer Mike Hipple
Scenic Designers Isabel Le
  Alex Winterle
Sound Designer/Stage Manager Nina Williams