Shout-Out to New, Local Theatre in Seattle

Seattle’s theatres have echoed a common complaint in the last several years – we’re tired of feeling stifled by continuous Shakespeare and Arthur Miller productions. We want to do new work, locally-produced and -created. Fortunately, Seattle theatre artists have caught up very quickly with the request. Theatres like Annex, Washington Ensemble Theatre, and the Satori […]

I’m on a list of Female Directors!

Twitter is kind of an amazing thing, you guys. Through my fellow theatre director/dramaturg/nerd-type, Catherine Blake Smith, I was introduced to Elissa Goetschius, who is fighting the MAAAN, maaan! by creating a list of female directors across the country. Being the social media whore that I am, I immediately contacted her and got myself on her list. […]

Into a different gear

So I’m developing a solo show. This is very different for me. I don’t consider myself an actor, although I do consider myself a writer, director, dramaturg, critic, and other sorts of theatre artist as necessary. But I haven’t been onstage in 3 years or so, and I haven’t created my own material – outside […]