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The Through Line: Academic Newsletter

On a quarterly basis, we will keep you apprised of the work being done by our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. We’ll go behind-the-scenes with our directors, designers, actors, and scholars to share with you, through their voices, what makes the University of Washington a unique environment in which to study, explore, and prepare for a career in the performing arts.

Contents: Letter from the Editor, Spring 2017; Celebrating 20 Years of UTS by Lindsey Crocker, UTS Executive Director ;  Alumni Interview: Jessica Martin (BA '08) on Creating Her First Feature Film, Abby and Tabby: Alone in the Desert; Alumni Interview: Shaudi Vahdat (BA '12) on Being a Producer and an Actor ; Up Next: Orlando; Alumni and Faculty News ; Upcoming Events: Spring 2017
Contents: Student Interview: Monica Cortes Viharo (Ph.D.) and her research on the Civil Rights Movement in Tacoma; Faculty Interview: Welcoming Tim Bond  ; Alumni Spotlight: Richard Nguyen Sloniker and The Trojan Women; Faculty and Alumni News: January 2017
Contents: Letter from the Editor, Fall 2016; Student Perspective: Anders Peterson, BA; Alumni Spotlight: Julia Sears --We Cry Havoc --Women in the Theatre of War; Faculty Interview: L. Zane Jones; Faculty and Alumni News - Fall 2016
Contents: Letter from the Editor, Spring 2016; Student Perspective: Moises Castro, PATP; Alumni Spotlight: Desdemona Chiang, MFA '09; Faculty Interview: Judith Shahn; Mary Gates Scholars x 3; Alumni & Faculty News, Spring 2016
Contents: Letter from the Executive Director, Winter 2016; Student Spotlight: Thorn Michaels, Lighting Design; Alumni Spotlight: Ben Gonio, PATP '05; Alumni & Faculty News, Winter 2016
Contents: Letter from the Executive Director, Fall 2015; Student Perspective: Michael Monicatti; Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Lupton (MFA 1980); Event Spotlight: Seattle Theatre Symposium; Faculty and Alumni Achievements, Fall 2015; Upcoming Events: Fall 2015
Contents: Building Bridges: Letter from the Executive Director; Making the Connection: Michael Place, Alumni Spotlight; A Scholar, a Teacher, A Citizen: Duygu Erdogan Monson, Student Spotlight; Recent Faculty and Alumni Achievements, Summer 2015; 2015–2016 Season Schedule
Contents: A Different Kind of Season: Letter from the Executive Director; Scholarship, Community, and Truth—Samer Al-Saber (PhD ’13), Alumni Spotlight; Two Directors, Two Visions, One Play; On Pursuing an MFA and Being a Mother - Sunam Ellis; More Than a Play—Mark Jenkins’ Red Earth, Gold Gate, Shadow Sky; Recent Faculty and Alumni Achievements, Spring 2015
Contents: A Love Sport: From the Executive Director; Serving Your People and Your Craft: Marya Sea Kaminski, Alumni Spotlight; Behind the Scenes: Alex Danilchik, scene shop manager; A Hidden Gem: Josie Gardner, costume shop manager; Recent Faculty and Alumni Achievements, Winter 2015
Contents: Questions for a 21st-Century Theatre; The Light at Play - Ben Zamora, Alumni Spotlight; More Than a Double-Threat - Scott Hafso; Karen Hartman - New Faculty Spotlight; Recent Faculty and Alumni Achievements; Upcoming Performances and Events
Contents: Letter from the Executive Director; Introducing our new Executive Director: Dr. Todd London; UW Students at Edinburgh Fringe Festival; Artist in Residence: Whit MacLaughlin; Alumni Spotlight: Lydia Fort, MFA '06; 2014-2015 Main Stage Season
Contents: Training Scholars - Interview with Professor Odai Johnson; Intellectual Risk Taker - Lisa Jackson-Schebetta; Two MFA Students Take a Look Back; Guest Director - Wilson Milam; Alumni News - Spring 2014; Spring Quarter Events and Classes
Contents: Interview with Valerie Curtis-Newton; PATP Alumni Spotlight: Monique A. Robinson; Designer Spotlight - Jared Roberts; Designer Spotlight: Melinda Hare; UW Rocks ASTR; Alumni News, Winter 2014; Winter Quarter Classes and Events