Theatre of, by, and for the People
In Recent News:
Seattle Rep has just completed it’s cumulating performance of the musical adaptation of As You Like It! This is following the 8-10 weekly workshop sessions within the community during the Winter and Spring quarters. Check out Carl Sylvestre’s blog about his time visiting the program!
HOW IT WORKS:
Public Works Seattle invites a stunning diversity of people to participate in workshops and classes, to attend performances, and to join in the creation of ambitious works of participatory theatre.
CLASSES. Communities participate in acting classes ranging from improv to spoken word to musical theatre and Shakespeare.
CONVERSATION. Together participants attend plays, discussions, and social events to deepen connections.
COLLABORATION. In the summer, participants all come together to create a large-scale production that puts Seattle center stage.
COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND WORKSHOPS:
Jubilee Women’s Center supports women experiencing poverty by helping them to build stable and fulfilling futures, one extraordinary woman at a time.
Ballard NW Senior Center provides older adults and adults with disabilities with vital resources to help them thrive.
Path with Art harnesses the power of creative engagement to support people recovering from homelessness, addiction, and trauma, and in turn, builds community and stability.
Byrd Barr Place (formerly Centersone) supports Seattle residents who are getting on the path to self-sufficiency with food, rent, financial education, and energy assistance.
Seattle Central College offers short- and long-term certificates, associate and bachelor degrees. Students, faculty and staff have been vocal advocates for social change, both on campus and in broader movements.
Compass Housing Alliance builds and provides supportive affordable housing and emergency services to people who are homeless or low-income from Southcenter to Shoreline. Compass touches the lives of 10,000 people each year.