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Taylor Jones as Prior Walter and Brandon Pascal as The Angel in Angels in America Part II: Perestroika / Photo by Kyler Martin
July 9, 2019
Our Meet an MFA series continues today with recently graduated PATP actor Taylor Jones! What do you know now that you didn’t know when you started this program?I feel like I really know what it takes. It takes the blood, it takes the sweat and the tears and several metric tons of hope and desire and need, and enjoyment of the craft, but what it really takes is persistence. It takes just going out over and over and over, and being okay with failure and being okay with letting... Read more
Kathy Burch Mushroom Chair
July 2, 2019
The School of Drama is deeply saddened to share that our longtime colleague, adviser, and friend Kathy Burch passed away Friday, June 21st after a long battle with cancer. Kathy had served as the department administrator for the School of Drama since 2006. She cared deeply about the school and its students, and often went far above the call of duty to beautify and organize our spaces and to assist students in need, including, for example, once paying a student's several hundred dollar parking... Read more
Sunam Ellis at 2019 School of Drama Graduation Ceremony / Photo by Logan Guerrero
June 27, 2019
Below is the full text of UW Drama PATP alum Sunam Ellis' (MFA '15) keynote speech at the UW Drama 2019 Graduation Ceremony. We feel sure you will find it as funny, wise, and inspirational as our graduates did. Happy graduation!  Thank you faculty, guests, families, friends, and graduating class of 2019 for having me here today. I am truly humbled. When I was asked to consider being a speaker for today, I wanted to make a list. I love making lists. Go on vacation? Make a list. Plan out the... Read more
June 12, 2019
The English translation of Grecia Leal Pardo’s first name is “Greece,” reflecting her mother’s passion for the ancient world. As a child, Pardo did not share that passion. “I didn’t like my name,” she admits. “I thought Greece was dusty, boring, and old.” Pardo (BA, Classics, Drama, 2019), who graduated from the UW in June, doesn’t think that anymore. As a double major in Classics and drama, the ancient world has been an integral part of her UW experience. Born in Morelia, Mexico, Pardo... Read more
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June 6, 2019
This week in the arts, partake in the #HEREproject, attend one of the 2019 School of Art + Art History + Design Graduation Exhibitions, and more!
Source: UW NEWS
2019 - 2020 Season
June 3, 2019
Subscriptions for our 2019 - 2020 season are on sale now! SUBSCRIPTION OPTIONS PREVIEW SUBSCRIPTIONBe a part of the process! Attend previews of our mainstage shows and help bring theatre to life. This is our most economical subscription option, plus preview subscribers ALWAYS get unlimited discounted tickets to regular performances, so you can come back and see how the show has changed (and share it with friends!). Subscription can be used for preview... Read more
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June 3, 2019
The University of Washington School of Drama, led by Interim Executive Director Lynn M. Thomas and Associate Director Geoff Korf, is pleased to announce its 2019 - 2020 season.
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May 30, 2019
This week in the arts, visit a graduation exhibition, attend the premier of “Lynch: A History'” at SIFF, see “Nina Simone: Four Women” at the Rep., and more!
Source: UW NEWS
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May 30, 2019
Tim Bond, UW's Head of Professional Actor Training Program and Professor of Acting and Directing, directs Antoinette Nwandu's 'Pass Over' at ACT Theatre.
Source: Crosscut
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May 29, 2019
Wilson is One of King County's Very Own, growing up in Lake Forest Park and graduating from the University of Washington with a bachelor's degree in drama.
Source: The Stranger

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