The University of Washington occupies the ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples. [LEARN MORE ABOUT THIS.]
Feeling drawn to our little Pacific Northwest fishing village? You're not alone. Almost 46 people move to Seattle every single day, making it the fastest-growing big city in the U.S. There's a reason.
Seattle has always nurtured creative thinkers and pioneers. We are home to one of the most vibrant theatre scenes in the world, and, as theatre artists, we get to make our work alongside painters and poets, activists and changemakers, tech evangelists, slow food gurus, and big thinkers of all kinds.
Here you will find the best of both worlds. Our stunning natural surroundings make escaping into nature a vivid, daily possibility. But are are also a big urban center that boasts a thriving theatre ecosystem, with over 100 theatres representing a massive breadth of styles, missions, and approaches to the questions of our day.
The School of Drama has close ties to this community. Our faculty and alumni have founded or currently hold leadership positions in many of our region's top theatres, including ACT Theatre, Intiman Theatre, Seattle Children's Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Washington Ensemble Theatre, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Arts and Culture:
- Theatre Puget Sound - A trade and service organization serving Seattle Theatre and Seattle Theatre artists.
- Seattle theatres and other arts organizations
Outdoor Recreation and Sports:
Publications & Blogs about Seattle
- The Daily (UW's student newspaper)
- Eater Seattle
- The Evergrey
- NW Theatre
- Seattle Magazine - Monthly glossy magazine with information about food, drink, arts, culture, lifestyle, etc.
- Seattle Met Magazine - Hipper version of Seattle Magazine
- Seattle Times
- The Stranger - Seattle's free, weekly, alternative newspaper
- Visit Seattle - Our official tourism website has tons of information about life in Seattle
- Art Zone - Our very own, locally-produced arts and culture TV show!
- The Seattle Used Bookstore Guide - If you like to read and save money, this is the list
- Seattle Public Library
- King County Library
- Local weather forecast from NOAA