An acting teacher whose work includes lecturing about Shakespeare, casting professional shows, and performing herself, Thone represents the best of what the Emerald City offers artists.
The acting artistic director of Seattle Repertory Theatre tells Backstage readers what he looks for in the audition room—and it’s not a polished performance.
A distinct blend of campiness and improvisation fuels Ian Bell’s theater-drag-comedy performance series, in which actors recreate famous movies onstage—never in the way you expect.
We kiki with Jerick Hoffer a.k.a. Jinkx Monsoon (winner of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” season 5) about how he and Major Scales developed the sequel to their Off-Broadway cabaret hit “The Vaudevillians.”
Writer-director Wes Hurley chats about his love of the ’70s, Flannery O’Connor, and the most beautiful city in the world: Seattle.
With supportive theater companies such as A Contemporary Theatre, 5th Avenue Theatre, Theatre Puget Sound, and Seattle Repertory Theatre, actors in the Emerald City are living a creative dream.