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Thursday, May 9, 2024 to Sunday, May 12, 2024
1803 NE 45th Street Seattle, WA 98195 - Google Map
$10 - $20
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Performance Showtimes: 
Thursday, May 9, 2024 - 7:30pm
Friday, May 10, 2024 - 7:30pm
Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 2:00pm
Saturday, May 11, 2024 - 7:30pm
Sunday, May 12, 2024 - 2:00pm

Directed by M.F.A. Directing student Kate Drummond

The Producing Artists Lab is an opportunity for student artists to share exploratory or developmental projects with the public. The Audience members may see a wider range in the levels of production and often more vigorous artistic risk-taking in these Lab productions. 


When Nina enters her first air guitar competition, she thinks winning will be easy. But as she befriends a group of charismatic nerds all committed to becoming the next champion, she discovers that there's more to this art form than playing pretend; it's about finding yourself in your favorite songs, and performing with raw joy. Will Nina be able to let go and set herself free onstage? Following her mission to shred or be shredded, Airness is an exuberant reminder that everything we need to rock is already inside us. A comedy about competition, completion, and finding the airness inside yourself.

By Chelsea Marcantel
Directed by Kate Drummond

May 9 - May 12,  2024
Preview May 7, at 7:30 pm
Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre

Production Run Time:  1 hour & 50 Minutes. No Intermission.

Production Warnings:

This production incorporates the use of atmospheric effects like haze and fog, strobe/flashing lighting effects, and sudden and loud explosive noises


Kyler Simons˚ Shreddy Eddy
Emeke Oscar Nkadi Jr Golden Thunder
Mike Lion  Facebender
Natalie Tassielli ˚ Cannibal Queen
Ify Onyekonwu ˚ The Nina
Tommy Beale ˚ D Vicious
Sam Levatich Announcer/Sprite Exec/Hooded Figure
Creative Team: 
Kate Drummond* Director
Lily N Nguyen ˚ Set Designer
Ishan Ghosh-Coutinho ˚ Costume Designer
Sihan Yang ˚ Lighting Designer
Anna Shih ˚ Lighting Designer
Finley Brown ˚ Sound Designer
John Austin ˚ Stage Manager
Kyle Levien Guitar Consultant
˚ Undergraduate student at UW                                
*Graduate student at UW
†School of Drama faculty/staff member
**School of Drama alum

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