Alumni News, March 2015

Pictured: Guthrie Theater's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with lighting design by Frank Butler (MFA '85). Photo by Dan Norman.
Pictured: Guthrie Theater's production of A Midsummer Night's Dream with lighting design by Frank Butler (MFA '85). Photo by Dan Norman.

Frank Butler (MFA '85) designed the lighting for the Guthrie Theatre's production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, playing through March 29.

Leyla Modirzadeh (PATP '94) is directing No Exit at Theatre Oxford, running April 17-19.

Patrick Dizney (PATP '98) was honored with the ATHE Teaching Award at the Region 7 Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. Patrick is assistant professor of performance at Central Washington University.

Samer Al Saber (PhD '13) is completing a two-year Mellon post-doctoral fellowship at Davidson College, where he has been teaching and directing. Samer is co-organizing the seminar "Literary Historiography: Ethnography, Oral history, and the Archive" at the American Comparative Literature Association's annual conference, held at the University of Washington, March 26-29.

Lincoln Kennedy (BA '94) was inducted into the National Football Foundation College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2015. Read more at gohuskies.com.

Andrea Bush (MFA '07) is the scenic design for Seattle Public Theater's production of Slow Girl, running March 26-April 12.