The stage adaption of Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime centers around a 15-year-old boy with autism trying to uncover the mystery of a the murder of a neighborhood dog. Productions of the show, including its run on Broadway and touring production, have previously featured non-autistic actors in the lead role. BA alum Mickey Rowe is changing that by being the first openly autistic actor to helm the play, in a production at Indiana Repertory Theatre and Syracuse Stage. Rowe has been a vocal advocate for representation of disabled people and neuro-...Read more
The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is announcing several new faculty appointments.
Professor Tim Bond will take over from Professor Valerie Curtis-Newton as head of the Professional Actor Training Program (MFA, Acting). Curtis-Newton, who has served a decade as Head of Performance overseeing both the MFA Acting and Directing programs, will remain head of the Professional Director Training Program (MFA, Directing), a position she has held since 2006...Read more
The School of Drama is hiring House Managers for Fall quarter, 2017. THIS JOB IS NOW OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS, REGARDLESS OF WORK STUDY STATUS. This is a great job for anyone considering a career in customer service, hospitality, social work, event management, retail, nonprofit management, or the arts who wants to get experience interfacing with the public and ...Read more
Book-It Repertory Theatre is finishing up their season with T. Geronimo Johnson'sWelcome to Braggsville. The production features the acting talents of Andy McGinn (MFA '13) and features the design work ofAndy Smith (alum and faculty), Matt Starritt (alum and faculty), Candace Frank (alum), Benjamin Radin (alum), andJessica Jones (alum).
Book-It is offering $15 tickets to all students who would like to come to the production! ...Read more
“It’s a show about sex and frustrated desires and inter-generational disconnect,” said director Martin. “The source material was written over...
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, ...Read more
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...Read more