UW Drama Family Members Nominated for Seattle Theater Writers Awards

Many members of the UW Drama family have been nominated for Gypsy Rose Lee Awards from Seattle Theater Writers...here they all are!

  • PDTP alum Malika Oyetimein, Excellence in Direction of a Play for And in This Corner: Cassius Clay at SCT
  • Guest faculty Kelly Kitchens, Excellence in Direction of a Play for Hand to God at SPT
  • MFA Design alum Jennifer Zeyl, Excellence in Direction of a Play for Hir at ArtsWest
  • Faculty member Valerie Curtis-Newton, Excellence in Direction of a Musical for Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill at ArtsWest
  • BA alum Brandon Ivie, Excellence in Direction of a Musical for The Noteworthy Life of Howard Barnes at Village Theatre
  • PATP alum André G. Brown, Excellence in Performance in a Play as a Lead Actor for And in This Corner: Cassius Clay at SCT
  • PATP alum Jim Gall, Excellence in Performance in a Play as a Lead Actor for Native Gardens at Intiman
  • Faculty member Amy Thone, Excellence in Performance in a Play as a Lead Actor for Frost/Nixon at Strawberry Theatre Workshop
  • PATP alum Sunam Ellis for Excellence in Performance in a Play as a Lead Actor for Hand to God at SPT
  • PATP alum Joseph Steven Yang for Excellence in Performance of a Play as a Supporting Actor for The Great Leap at Seattle Rep
  • PATP alum Annette Toutonghi for Excellence in Performance of a Play as a Supporting Actor for Ibsen in Chicago at Seattle Rep
  • Current PATP student Allyson Lee Brown for Excellence in Performance of a Play as a Supporting Actor for Skeleton Crew at ArtsWest
  • PATP alum Lisa Estridge for Excellence in Performance of a Musical as a Supporting Actor for Mamma Mia! At the 5th Avenue Theatre
  • PATP alums André G. Brown and Bria Samoné Henderson as members of the ensemble, Excellence in Performance as an Ensemble for And in This Corner: Cassius Clay at SCT
  • PATP alum Jim Gall and current PATP student Phillip Ray Guevara as members of the ensemble, Excellence in Performance as an Ensemble for Native Gardens at Intiman

Native Gardens

  • PATP alum Sunam Ellis as a member of the ensemble, Excellence in Performance as an Ensemble for Hand to God at SPT
  • PATP alum Allen Miller III and current PATP student Allyson Lee Brown as members of the ensemble, Excellence in Performance as an Ensemble for Skeleton Crew at ArtsWest
  • MFA Design alum Matthew Smucker for Excellence in Set Design for Matilda at Village Theatre
  • MFA Design alum Lex Marcos (with Mandy Greer) for Excellence in Set Design for Parliament Square at Pony World Theatre
  • Guest faculty & MFA Design alum Julia Hayes Welch for Excellence in Set Design for An Octoroon at ArtsWest
  • Faculty member Skip Mercier for Excellence in Costume Design for Ibsen in Chicago at Seattle Rep
  • MFA Design alum Melanie Taylor Burgess for Excellence in Costume Design for Matilda at Village Theatre
  • BA alum Robert J. Aguilar for Excellence in Lighting Design for MAC BETH at Seattle Rep
  • Faculty member Geoff Korf for Excellence in Lighting Design at for Richard III at Seattle Shakespeare Company/upstart crow
  • Faculty member and MFA Design alum Andrew D. Smith for Excellence in Lighting Design for The Picture of Dorian Gray at Book-It Repertory Theatre
  • MFA Design alum Matthew Webb for Excellence in Lighting Design for The Journal of Ben Uchida: Citizen 13559 at SCT (which was his MFA thesis!)
  • BA alum Ryan Dunn for Excellence in Lighting Design for The Nether at WET
  • MFA Design alum Thorn Michaels for Excellence in Lighting Design for Hand to God at SPT
  • MFA Design alum Thorn Michaels for Excellence in Lighting Design for Ironbound at SPT
  • MFA Design alum Rick Paulsen, Excellence in Lighting Design for Lonely Planetat West of Lenin
  • Guest faculty Rob Witmer (with Meghan Roche) for Excellence in Sound Design for Richard III at Seattle Shakes/upstart crow
  • BA alum Matt Starritt for Excellence in Sound Design for An Octoroon at ArtsWest
  • Guest faculty Rob Witmer for Excellence in Sound Design for Hand to God at SPT

Hand to God