Theatres: Reader's Theatre
Tales of the Alchemysts Theatre
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.
New Muses Theatre Company
The Dukesbay Theater
Inside the Merlino Arts Center
508 6th Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
Contact: Niclas Olson, Managing Artistic Director.
Founded in 2009, New Muses Theatre Company produces up to 5 shows a season. New Muses balances re-interpretations of classic works with contemporary plays and challenging works featured in their One-Night-Only staged reading series. Auditions announced on website, TPS, and social media. Email a headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (See Ch.1: Fringe Theatre)
Contacts: Alexandra Clark or Patricia Haines-Ainsworth, Artistic Directors.
Since 1999, Last Leaf Productions has produced and performed entertaining and/or educational touring productions for children and families. To audition for any the LLP programs, email headshot and resume or attend Last Leaf's general auditions in April. Individual show and general auditions are announced on the TPS and LLP websites and social media. Reader's Theatre shows travel to residential senior homes throughout Washington state.
(See Ch.1 Theatres: Children's Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre, Non-Union Professional Theatre)
Penisula and Islands
7781 NE North Street
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
(206)842-855-4644 or (206)790-9934
Contact: Diane Walker, President
Founded in 1995, Island Theatre produces bi-monthly staged playreadings at the Bainbridge Public Libray plus, in intervening months, informal script readings in people’s homes combined with a potluck dinner. It also produces the annual Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival at the Bainbridge Performing Arts Theatre in August (See Ch 1: New Play Festivals). Auditions announced on the IT website, on Facebook, and in the IT eNewsletter.
Readers Theatre Repertory
C/O Blackfish Gallery
420 NW 9th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209
Contact: Mary McDonald-Lewis, Co-Artistic Director. The Readers Theatre Repertory is a one-act, staged reading company producing 9 shows per season between September and May. To audition, email headshot, resume and/or sample of past work. RTR announces auditions on PDX Backstage and PATA. The time commitment is 3 rehearsals and 2 staged reading performances. Non-Equity actors are paid $25/performance and Equity actors are paid $30/performance. The Readers Theatre Repertory operates under an AEA Letter of Agreement