Student & Alumni News, May 2017

Tom Dang as Richard III
Tom Dang as Richard III

Pauls Macs (BA '11)directed Gutenberg! The Musical at the Jewelbox Theatre. Running now through May 22nd

Ben Gonio (PATP '05)  will be playing the title role inSweeny Todd at ArtsWest, running June 1st-July 1stand will also feature scenic design from Christopher Mumaw (MFA '12). 

Timothy Johnson (PATP '03) will be making his New York City directorial debut with On Strivers Row by Abram Hill for the Obie-Award Winning Metropolitan Playhouse. The show runs May 19th-June 18th.   

Jason Gingold (PATP '00) is playing the role of Edward Bloom in Big Fish at Bainbridge Performing Arts. The production also features BA alum Kylee Gano (BA '13) and runs through May 28th

Malika Oyetimein (MFA '17) is currently directing Barbecue by Robert O'Hara at theIntiman Theatre running May 30th-June 25th. The production also features the design work of Julia Welch (MFA '15), Robert Aguilar (BA '06), and Matt Starritt (BA '05 and faculty)

The Keegan Theatre's production of Next to Normal won the 2017 Helen Hayes award for Outstanding Production and featured UW alumnus Scott Ward Abernethy (PATP '12).

Joe Ngo (PATP '15) performed in the reading of Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee at the Pacific Playwrights Festival at South Coast Repertory. 

Elizabeth Wu (BA '16) directed Richard III with the Rebate Ensemble, featuring Tom Dang (BA '13) in the title role. The production also features the work of alums Maile Wong, Cameron Duckett, Michael Cercado, Elizabeth Schiffler, Megan Woffinden-Luey, Parker Kennedy, and the work of current BA students Bryce Bartl-Gellar, Mairin Hackett, Brian Dang, and Marquis Hill. The show runs through May 21st.