Alumni News—October 2015

"Marie Antoinette" at Stages Repertory Theatre, directed by Leslie Swackhamer. Photo by Bruce Bennett.
"Marie Antoinette" at Stages Repertory Theatre, directed by Leslie Swackhamer. Photo by Bruce Bennett.

Christine Tschirgi (MFA 2007) designed the costumes for and Yesenia Iglesias (PATP 2014) plays Yaz in Water By the Spoonful, produced by Theatre22 and opening October 23 at West of Lenin.

Leslie Swackhamer (MFA '90) was awarded the prize for Best Director at the Houston Press 2015 Theatre Awards for her production of David Adjmi’s pop-bio Marie Antoinette.

Marya Sea Kiminski (PATP 2004)Lynn Shelton (BA 1987)Jennifer Zeyl (MFA 2003), and Valerie Curtis-Newton (MFA 1996 and faculty) are included in the exhibition Genius / 21 Century / Seattle at the Frye Art Museum, on view through January 10.

Geoff Korf (faculty) and Jennifer Lupton (MFA 1980) are part of the design team that took Seattle Children's Theatre's production of Robin Hood to New Victory Theater in New York.

Ada Limón (BA 1998) made the National Book Award poetry longlist for her collection Bright Dead Things.

Quinlan Corbett (PATP 2008) will appear in Arthur Miller's Incident at Vichy, opening October 27 off-Broadway at Signature Theatre and directed by Michael Wilson.

Holly Arsenault (BA 2001) wrote a one-act in collaboration with Dr. Andrew M. Scharenberg as part of Infinity Box Theatre Project's Thought Experiments on the Question of Being Human: Genetics and Synthetic Biology. Read more about the project in the September issue of Perspectives.