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Summer 2013 Wrap-Up

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on October 1, 2013 - 1:00pm

Summer might be the time of easy living, but UW School of Drama faculty, students and alums were busy acting, directing and creating plays across the country.

If you haven’t been following us on Facebook and Twitter you may have missed our bragging about the following accomplishments of our students and alums:

Ron Simons, MFA '01, premiered two films - Blue Caprice and Mother of George.

Desdemona Chiang, MFA '09, directed Azeotrope's Northwest premiere of Gruesome Playground Injuries, starring UW alums Richard Sloniker and Amanda Zarr.

Professor Valerie Curtis-Newton directed Trouble in Mind as part of Intiman Theatre's Summer Festival.

Bobbin Ramsey, BA '13, directed Arts on the Waterfront's Waiting for Godot, starring Jay Myers, BA '12, Ben Phillips, BA '13, and Spencer Hamp, BA '14. Many other UW alums and students rounded out the team.

Marya Sea Kaminski, PATP '04, Aaron Blakely, PATP '09, Pamela Reed, BA '75, and Lori Larsen, BA '72, starred in ACT Theatre's Other Desert Cities, with scenic design by retired faculty Robert Dahlstrom.