Alumni & Faculty News, Spring 2016

Ki Gottberg, directing her play ‘The Last Salmon’ at The Merc Playhouse. Photo by Claire Waichler.
Ki Gottberg, directing her play ‘The Last Salmon’ at The Merc Playhouse. Photo by Claire Waichler.

Ki Gottberg (PATP '83) (pictured) is the artistic director of the The Merc Playhouse in Twisp, WA and recently directed The Last Salmon.

Cathy Madden (principal lecturer)contributed a chapter to Marjorie Barstow—Her Teaching and Training, just published by Moritz.

Andrew Tsao (professor) presented the keynote address for the First Folio Educator Workshop at Seattle Public Libraries on April 2, his talk was titled "Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare to New Generations of Students."

Josh Beerman (staff) directed Playing Fair, a KIDSTAGE original production at Village Theatre.

Will Alvin (MFA '09) worked on the design for the Curse of Anubis: Paintball Adventure at Queen Mary's Dark Harbor in Long Beach.

J Jha (PATP '14) is currently playing in Rickshaw Girl at Bay Area Children's Theatre, through May 29, and can be seen in Ubuntu Theater Project's The Grapes of Wrath, through April 24.

Alum Mickey Rowe was featured on Evening Magazine, talking about working in theatre as an actor on the autism spectrum. 

Andrea Bush (MFA '07 and staff) was the featured artist for Five Friday Questions with Encore Arts. Andrea is designing for Stick Fly, part of the Intiman Festival and opening May 24.

Pamela Reed (BFA '75) returned to the Seattle Rep stage in Luna Gale.