Theatres: Ethnic and Foreign Language Theatres

Seattle

Deaf Spotlight Presents
P.O. BOX 20191
Seattle, WA 98102

deafspotlightpresents@gmail.com

deafspotlight.com
facebook.com/DeafSpotlight

Contact: Ryan Schlecht, Artistic Director
Founded in 2011, Deaf Spotlight is a non-profit organization serving the Deaf community, fostering artistic and cultural awareness and experience in a variety of areas including cinema, literature, visual arts and performing arts. Deaf Spotlight inspires, encourages, and showcases creative works of, by, and for Deaf people in the Pacific Northwest through events that celebrate Deaf culture and American Sign Language.

Begun in 2013 and continuing every odd year, Deaf Spotlight Presents will produce a theatrical show or a festival featuring works written by Deaf playwrights. Deaf Spotlight will hire Deaf directors and Deaf cast to bring the story onto the stage. Not only that, the technical and backstage crew (Deaf and/or people who are fluent in ASL) will be hired to support the production.

(See also in Ch. 1: Non-Union Pfressional Theatre, Fringe Theatre, and New Play Festivals. Other companies: International List of Deaf Theatres, National Theatre of the Deaf.)

 

eSe Teatro

Seattle

 

info@eseteatro.com

 

eseteatro.org

 

Seattle-area collective of Latin American theatre artists.

 

LANGSTON

Formerly Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center

Central District

104 17th Ave S

Seattle, WA 98144

 

(206) 251-3486

info@langstonseattle.org

 

langstonseattle.org

facebook.com/LangstonSeattle

 

In 2017, the Langston Hughes Perfroming Arts Center changed its name to LANGSTON and became an independent arts organization supported by the Seattle Office of Arts and Culture. Check website, email, or call for latest information.

 

Latino Theatre Projects

PO Box 24082
Seattle, WA 98124

(206) 718-5077
info@latinotheatreprojects.org

latinotheatreprojects.org
facebook.com/Latino-Theatre-Projects

Contact: Fernando Luna, Artistic Director

Founded in 2011, Latino Theatre Projects (LTP) presents Latin American and Spanish theatre in the Puget Sound region as well as the rest of Washington State. LTP produces thought-provoking "useful theatre" or "Teatro Util." LTP engages the Latino community a variety of theatre-based activities to empower and integrate its members through these artistic expressions. LTP also partners with government and community organizations to provided theatre arts education to underserved Latino youth.

Auditions announced on social media and the TPS Audition Service.

Mirror Stage Company ( LOA-SPT, Staged Reading Code)

2212 Queen Anne Ave N #294

Seattle, WA 98109-2312

 

(206) 686-2792

Box Office: (206) 686-3729

info@mirrorstage.org

 

mirrorstage.org

 

Contact: Suzanne M. Cohen, Managing Artistic Director.

Founded in 1991, Mirror Stage Company is a professional theatre company presenting staged readings and performances.  MSC attends TPS generals and operates under an AEA Letter of Agreement in reference to the Small Professional Theatre Agreement and the AEA Staged Reading Code.

Pork Filled Players

14810 Meridian N.

Seattle, WA 98133

(206) 365-0282

oink@porkfilled.com

 

porkfilled.com

 

Contact: Roger Tang, Producer.

Since 1997, Pork Filled Players has been the Northwest's premiere Asian American sketch comedy group, touring from Eugene, Oregon to Vancouver, BC.

Rainier Valley Cultural Center/SEED Arts

5117 Rainier Ave South

Seattle, WA 98118

 

(206) 723-7333

Box Office: (206) 725-7517

 

kalexander@seedseattle.org

seedseattle.org

 

Contact: Kathya Alexander, Rainier Valley Cultural Center Manager.

Seed Arts began in 1977 as a modest undertaking that recognized the role of the arts within a community and how the arts could be used to build cultural awareness and understanding.

Red Eagles Soaring Native Youth Theatre

Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center

Discovery Park

3801 West Government Way

Seattle, WA 98102

 

Mailing Address:

PO Box 70386

Seattle, WA 98127

 

(206) 390-2603

info@redeaglesoaring.org

 

redeaglesoaring.org

 

Contact: Fern Renville, Managing Director. 

Red Eagles Soaring Native Youth Theatre provides performing arts education and performance experience for Native youth ages 11-19.  Programming is integrated with traditional performing arts that define Native American culture, such as drumming, singing and storytelling.  RESNYT has a 2-week summer intensive and a touring spring play that travels thoughout the Northwest to tribal settings, schools and conferences.  Click Here for education information.

Seattle Jewish Theater Company
5225 50th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105

(212) 581-8655
seattlejewishtheatercompany@gmail.com

seattlejewishtheater.com
facebook.com/SeattleJewishTheaterCompany

Contact: Art Feinglass, Artistic Director.

Seattle Jewish Theater was launched in 2011 to bring contemporary Jewish theater to Seattle. SJT performs, in English translation, classics of the great Yiddish theater that delighted audiences in the 19th and early 20th centuries; holiday-based pageants from the Sephardic Jewish tradition; more contemporary award-winning plays by writers like Arthur Miller, Neil Simon, David Mamet, Herb Gardner, Donald Margulies, and Wendy Wasserstein; and cutting-edge works by emerging new playwrights. Actors do not have to be Jewish to audition or be part of the cast.

SIS Productions

9500 Rainier Ave S #302

Seattle, WA 98118

 

206) 323-9443

sis@sis-productions.org

 

sis-productions.org

facebook.com/sisproductions

 

Contacts: Lisa Marie Nakamura, Co-Executive Producer or Kathy Hsieh, Co-Executive Producer.

Founded in 2000, SIS Productions strives to create, develop and produce quality works that involve Asian American women and Asian American issues.

Tales of the Alchemysts Theatre
Seattle 

(206) 660-1996
alchemysts16@gmail.com

alchemysts.org
facebook.com/alchemyststheatre

Contact: Shellie Shulkin, Managing Director

Tales of the Alchemysts Theatre is a performance company committed to bringing provocative and entertaining Jewish literature, Jewish writers and live music to those who have an interest in good storytelling, and a desire to explore ideas relevant to humanity.

Eastside

Les Seagulls

Eastside

415) 248-6207
Sebastien.plisson@gmail.com

facebook.com/leseagulls

Contact : Sébatien Plisson, Artistic Director.

Les Seagulls was founded by Sebastien Plisson after he moved from San Francisco where he was a comedian in the compagnie "La D-Boussole.” They produce contemporary French plays in French. Fluent speakers of French can send resumés to the above email.

Pratidhwani

Eastside

 

info@pratidhwani.org, agastyak@pratidhwani.org

 

pratidhwani.org/pratidhwani-drama.html

facebook.com/Pratidhwani.Seattle

 

Contact: Agastya Kohli, Artistic Director, Drama Wing.

Founded in 2003, Pratidhwani is a South Asia centric performing arts organization in the greater Seattle area. Pratidhwani functions as a collection of artistic wings - to serve and support various performing art forms—Light music, Classical music, Dance, and Drama. 

 

Drama auditions are announced on Facebook and through email notices.

 

Portland

Fabulations French Language Theatre

Portland

 

(347) 762-5390

fabulations@gmail.com

 

fabulations.org

 

Fabulations was founded in 2007 by Jane Fabulet-Roberts and Carine Zimber in order to provide the growing Francophone and Francophile community in Portland, OR with an artistic endeavor that would also promote the language.  In addition to producing plays, Fabulations offers educational programs for youth and adults.

Miracle Theatre Group
425 SE 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97214

 

(503) 236-7253

 

milagro.org

 

Contact: José Eduardo González, Executive Director & Founder.

Founded in 1985, Miracle Theatre Group is an active component of the Hispanic arts community.  MTG produces an array of programming including public performances as well as specialized touring and education projects. 

 

Greater United States

Théâtre du Rêve
P.O. Box 78341
Atlanta, GA 30357-8341

 

(404) 875-3829

TdRcontact@gmail.com

 

theatredureve.com

The mission of Théâtre du Rêve is to bring the language and cultures of the French-speaking world to life on the American stage. Theatre du Reve also strives to bring live theater and the French language and Francophone culture to students of all ages. TDR performs classical and contemporary plays and company-created productions, and has served over 8,000 students from across the Southeast United States through workshops, student matinee performances and educational programming

 

Canada

2PAR4
Mailing Address:
Productions 2par4
7-2295, 1st Avenue West
Vancouver, BC V6K 1E9

 

(604) 726-7605
productions2par4@gmail.com

 

2par4.org
facebook.com/2par4

 

Contact: Gilles Poulin-Denis, Artistic and General Director

Founded in 2015, 2PAR4 creates, produces and tours new works in French or in French and English. The company supports collaborations between artists from different sectors—both geographically and artistically—in order to create new and bold work. Auditions announced on Facebook.

Théâtre la Seizième
226-1555, 7e Avenue Ouest
Vancouver, C.-B. V6J 1S1
Canada

 

+1.604.736.2616
info@seizieme.ca

 

seizieme.ca
facebook.com/seizieme

 

Contact: Esther Duquette, Artistic and Managing Director.

Founded in 1974, Théâtre la Seizième is the main French language, professional theatre company in BC. Every year, Théâtre la Seizième presents a mainstage season, a young audiences season, a series of drama workshops and a training and dramaturgical development program for local artists.