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Cast of Spring Awakening. Photo by Eli Gallagher.
Tonight is opening night for the UTS season closer (and possibly their biggest show to date) Spring Awakening. Directed by BA senior Isabel Martin, this rock 'n' roll musical features a cast of 14 undergraduate actors, elaborate design, and a live on-stage band. The production runs May 18-28 in the Cabaret Theatre. 

“It’s a show about sex and frustrated desires and inter-generational disconnect,” said director Martin. “The source material was written over...
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Phillip Ray Guevara as John and Mark Fox as M in COCK. Photo by Mike Hipple.

Amanda Friou and Cody Holliday Haefner, our two first-year MFA directing students, will be making their School of Drama directorial debuts with Cock by Mike Bartlett and Crumble (Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake) by Sheila Callaghan. 

Tonight is opening night forCock and Crumble (Lay Me Down Justin Timberlake) will open nextThursday, May 25th. Both shows are in the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre. Each show only has four performances, ...

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Adrian Tafesh as Segismundo and Allen Miller as Clotaldo. Photo by Mike Hipple.

Up next on the School of Drama main stage is Sueño, translated and adapted from the play La Vida es Sueño by Pedro Calderón de la Barca by José Rivera and directed by Book-It Repertory's Co-Artistic Director, Jane Jones. The production runs May 26th – June 4th at the Floyd and Delores Jones Playhouse.  

Believing his infant son, Segismundo, to be cursed, King Basilio banishes him to the tower for life. When the prince is finally released at...

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Mickey Rowe. Photo by Mario Lemafa.

It was recently announced that Mickey Rowe, School of Drama alumnus and openly autistic actor, was recently cast in the lead role inThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time in a co-production with ...

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Joshi Kenji in Nadeshiko

Lenne Klingamen (PATP '07)appeared in "Chicago Medon NBC.She will also be playing the title role in...

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Tina Polzin

Tina Polzin (MFA '15) was awarded aInnovation Seed Grant from Seattle Pacific University to do a a bilingual staged reading ofLady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen in conjunction with her theatre company, 1-Off Production. The reading will be presented on...

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Here Lies Love at the Seattle Repertory Theatre

On Monday, April 24th the Seattle Repertory Theatre is partnering with UW the School of Drama and Communications Department to organize a FREE discussion panel for the UW and greater Seattle community. This panel of Seattleites will discuss the past and present resistance movements led by youth, in part reflecting on connections to Seattle Repertory Theatre’s production of Here Lies Love (including the Marcos regime and the People Power Revolution). Join us at...

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Adapted by Sarah Ruhl
Novel by Virignia Woolf 
Directed by L. Zane Jones
Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre
April 25 - May 7
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Written by Steve Yockey 
Directed by Jake Lemberg
Presented by UTS
Cabaret Theatre
April 13-23
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Eloisa Cardona in LOCKED

Ron Heneghan (PATP ‘93) is currently performing in Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s production of The Taming of the Shrew, running through April 9th.  

Valeka J. Holt  (PATP ’12) will be making her Arena Stage Debut as Ruth in their upcoming production of A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry. The...

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Annie Willis as Orlando and Gabi Boettner as Sasha. Photo by Mike Hipple.

Up next on the School of Drama main stage is Orlando, adapted by Sarah Ruhl from the novel by Virginia Woolf and directed by Professor L. Zane Jones. The production runs April 28th – May 7th at the Glenn Hughes Penthouse Theatre. 

Orlando explores sex, love, and identity in a story that spans centuries. Orlando is a handsome, young English nobleman favored by queens and princesses. The poem he’s trying to write isn’t going well; otherwise, he’s having a very nice life. When he consorts with a gypsy, however...

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