Take a look at a few snapshots of Seattle Rep’s 2016 Gala! Photography by Phototainment. See more photos at Seattle Met’s The Met Pages.

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The following post was written by Literary Intern Maggie Rogers.  My name is Maggie Rogers I am 24 years-old I am becoming a professional director This is not the end This is the pain-staking middle I am currently the Literary Intern at Seattle Rep and was presented with the amazing opportunity to assistant direct brownsville song (b-side for tray) alongside director Juliette Carrillo. Before I give my top five tips for assistant directing, I ...

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An Interview with Playwright Kimber Lee This interview with Kimber Lee, playwright of brownsville song (b-side for tray), was conducted by Seattle Rep’s Literary Director, Kristin Leahey. Kristin: What’s your connection with Seattle? Kimber: I was an actor here for a long time, and though I haven’t lived in Seattle since 2007, it still feels like my home city. Kristin: As a writer, your passion for your characters, their rela...

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Researching the issues within Luna Gale has sparked many questions about the history behind the U.S. foster care system. What historic factors contributed to the creation of an agency whose sole purpose is to find placements for children who cannot stay with their biological parents? Who may have been the key players in the creation of this agency, and what contributed to kids not being able to stay with their parents? The timeline below may h...

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The challenges facing foster youth are real. They face mental and physical challenges, lack stability at home and in school, struggle to keep pace academically with their peers, and continue to face challenges in adulthood. Get Involved! Seattle Rep has partnered with local organizations on our production of Luna Gale, a play that centers around a veteran social worker. There organizations provide support for families in the foster care system...

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The following post was written by Development Intern Anna Strickland. The wonderful world of Development at Seattle Repertory Theatre helps peoples’ dreams come true. “How?” you may be wondering. “Isn’t it just about asking people for donations?” I can assure you there is so much more to it than that. My experience as the Development Intern at Seattle Rep has taught me that, in the big picture, development is all about “developing” genuine rel...

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The following post was written by Marketing Intern Noelle McCabe. All season long, we have heard from many of our interns in our Professional Arts Training Program (PATP) about their experiences in their individual internships. The current intern class of 2016 work within a variety of the Rep’s departments, including Artistic Casting, Artistic Literary, Costumes, Development, Education, Lighting Design, Marketing and Communications, Production...

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Intern-view: Five Things You Should Know about Being an Assistant Director

The following post was written by Literary Intern Maggie Rogers.  My name is Maggie Rogers I am 24 years-old I am becoming a professional director This is not the end This is the pain-staking middle I am currently the Literary Intern at Seattle Rep and was presented with the amazing opportunity to assistant direct brownsville song (b-side for tray) alongside director Juliette Carrillo. Before I give my top five tips for assistant dir...

Interview with Kimber Lee, Playwright of brownsville song (b-side for tray)

An Interview with Playwright Kimber Lee This interview with Kimber Lee, playwright of brownsville song (b-side for tray), was conducted by Seattle Rep’s Literary Director, Kristin Leahey. Kristin: What’s your connection with Seattle? Kimber: I was an actor here for a long time, and though I haven’t lived in Seattle since 2007, it still feels like my home city. Kristin: As a writer, your passion for your characters, ...

History of “The System” in Luna Gale
2015-2016 Season , Education , Featured , Luna Gale / March 18, 2016

Researching the issues within Luna Gale has sparked many questions about the history behind the U.S. foster care system. What historic factors contributed to the creation of an agency whose sole purpose is to find placements for children who cannot stay with their biological parents? Who may have been the key players in the creation of this agency, and what contributed to kids not being able to stay with their parents? The timeline b...

Luna Gale: How Can I Get Involved?
2015-2016 Season , Featured , Luna Gale / March 11, 2016

The challenges facing foster youth are real. They face mental and physical challenges, lack stability at home and in school, struggle to keep pace academically with their peers, and continue to face challenges in adulthood. Get Involved! Seattle Rep has partnered with local organizations on our production of Luna Gale, a play that centers around a veteran social worker. There organizations provide support for families in the foster c...