Category Archives: In Focus

New Staff Highlight

Introducing Jeanette Sanchez We are thrilled to formally introduce Jeanette Sanchez, who joined the Theatre Puget Sound staff in October. While part-time opening in facility coordination brought her to us, we have transitioned her to a full-time, expanded role that more … Continue reading

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Transition & Commitment

A Message from Interim Executive Director Zhenya Lavy For 17 years and 4 days, Karen Lane served at the head of Theatre Puget Sound – first, as rental manager (and first employee) for the fledgling organization; finally, as executive director … Continue reading

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Diversity Highlight: The Royale at ACT Theatre

TPS recently sat down with ACT Theatre’s Literary & Artistic Manager Emily Penick  and Marketing & PR Assistant Cati Thelen to talk about The Royale, by Marco Ramirez. The Royale tells the story of Jack Johnson, the first African American heavyweight boxing … Continue reading

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Diversity Highlight: 1-Off Production Blood Wedding/Bodas de Sangre

The producers of 1-Off Production discuss successes, challenges, and future of producing in Seattle’s public parks The co-producers of 1-Off Production – Tina Polzin, Ana Maria Campoy, and Matt Sherrill – talk about their experiences with producing a bilingual outdoor … Continue reading

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Sound Theatre Company’s recent production The Last Days of Judas Iscariot featured a multicultural and racially diverse cast

Sound Theatre Company, nominated in 7 categories for the 2016 Gregory Awards including Theatre of the Year, recently closed a production of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot by Stephen Adly Guirgis. TPS interviewed some of the cast about their successes, challenges, and what they would … Continue reading

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Leadership for Social Change

Overview Learning Objectives Program Features Anticipated Outcomes Participant Expectations Timeline FAQ About our Facilitator: Carmen Morgan Sponsors Download Program Info Submit Your Application–due by July 15   Leadership for Social Change (LFSC) is a key part of Theatre Puget Sound’s … Continue reading

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Summer Newsletter – June 2016

Issue No. 2 | June 2016 Here you’ll find all of the information included in our most recent newsletter. Letter from the Executive Director Dear TPS Members, In April, we had the opportunity to host the Association of Performing Arts Service … Continue reading

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Intiman 2016 Theatre Festival

  Theatre Puget Sound is dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in arts and administration. We are proud to let you know about Intiman Theatre Festival’s answer to our community’s desire to experience bold, diverse voices on our Seattle stages. … Continue reading

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Remembering Marjorie Nelson

TPS mourns the passing of Marjorie Nelson, a pioneer of the Seattle theater scene and the first recipient of TPS’ Greg Falls Sustained Achievement Award. Marjorie was a fitting choice, having returned to her hometown to be in the original … Continue reading

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Where are all the jobs?

A few interesting posts went up over the weekend, both asking the same question: Where does an actor find work around here? Granted, this question is visited pretty frequently to varying degrees of urgency, but that doesn’t make it any … Continue reading

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