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People rehearsing a play with scripts
September 21, 2020
The University of Washington School of Drama is hiring one assistant professor, tenure-track position in playwriting to begin September, 2021. This is a full-time position with a 9-month service period; the teaching will be split between the undergraduate and graduate programs. The School of Drama is committed to building and supporting a multicultural community that fosters equity, diversity, and inclusion. Our faculty, staff, and students are engaged with the ways that race, gender identity... Read more
Here Now Cabaret
July 22, 2020
In this second installment of our [Here/Now] series of quarantine interviews, members of the company of our COVID-cancelled production of Cabaret talk about their process, what it meant to lose the show, and what they've gained from the experience that they will bring into their future work. This conversation features Director Tim Bond (MFA 1983), a UW Drama alum and affiliate faculty member who is now the Artistic Director of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley; Costume Designer... Read more
Valerie Curtis-Newton / South Seattle Emerald
July 8, 2020
UW Drama professor and Head of Directing Valerie Curtis-Newton, co-founder and Artistic Director of The Hansberry Project, speaks with the South Seattle Emerald about her work supporting Black artists, and how it is impacted by the pandemic.
Anti-Racist Action Plan
June 22, 2020
Today the School of Drama is sharing our anti-racist action plan. Please click the link below to read the plan.  read the plan
Six actors in individual Zoom frames, in a scene of the play So Far So Good
November 15, 2020
A moment from "So Far So Good," a UW School of Drama production that was presented live online.    “There could be one of you; there could be hundreds of you,” actor Antonio Mitchell says to an unseen audience toward the beginning of So Far So Good, presented by the UW School of Drama in October. With that line, Mitchell acknowledges the strange landscape that he and other students in the performing arts have been navigating during the... Read more
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November 12, 2020
Bruce Lee, who studied drama and philosophy at the UW, is remembered in this article.
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November 9, 2020
Valerie Curtis-Newton, Head of Directing at the School of Drama, will be directing a play at the Round House Theatre.
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October 26, 2020
During this time of uncertainty and isolation, find solace in digital opportunities to connect, share, and engage. Each week, we will share upcoming events that bring the UW, and the greater community, together online.
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work with us
October 13, 2020
Current UW students with work-study awards: The School of Drama has an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in arts marketing, social media, communications, and fundraising. The Social Media and Engagement Assistant is a critical member of our three-person engagement team, working to help promote productions in the School of Drama's public season and assist with other marketing, communications, and fundraising-related tasks. No previous experience with theatre is necessary.... Read more