Actor Mike Dooly from Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of “Coriolanus” talks about what he enjoys about performing in a Shakespeare play. (Source: http://www.youtube.com/)
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When Mike Dooly takes on a role, he immerses himself in it, almost to the exclusivity of anything else. He wasn’t always so diligent. In fact, Mike was on the verge of dropping out of high school when his grandmother signed him up for acting classes at the Northwest Actor’s Studio. It was after an […]
The last time Seattle Shakespeare Company audiences saw Therese, she was the sly Mistress Quickly in our production of The Merry Wives of Windsor (and you may have seen her brief cameo as Queen Elizabeth). In Coriolanus, she’s playing a character three times as cunning, Volumnia, the mother of Coriolanus. Reading “I was reading Tree […]
Director David Quicksall talks about the challenges of staging Coriolanus when the main character is so seemingly unlikable.
When they say you’ve got to start out as a spear carrier in the theatre, well, that was David Drummond’s first professional acting job in Seattle for a production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle. Since then he’s gone on to bigger and better things, but, now that he has a family (a son and a daughter), […]
Actress Amy Thone on why she loves performing Shakespeare.
Christine Marie Brown’s big news is that she just got married to Andrew McGinn (he played the title role in Julius Caesar for Seattle Shakespeare Company in 2008). Shakespeare brought the couple together while performing at Seattle Rep. Although she’s played the part of Hermia for another theatre company, for our production of A Midsummer […]
It’s hard to believe, but Todd Jefferson Moore got his start performing in Shakespeare on our stage playing Jacques in As You Like It. He’s gone on to appear with Seattle Shakespeare Company almost once a season since, playing roles in Richard III, Much Ado About Nothing, Pericles, The Miser, and Electra. Now he’s back playing […]
Listen to director Sheila Daniels at the first rehearsal for A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Amy Thone wears a lot of hats. She is an actor, massage therapist, Mom, casting director, and acting teacher at Cornish College of the Arts. Amy plays the role of Titania in Seattle Shakespeare Company’s production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. READING: I just finished a book called “A Measure of the Mountain” and it […]