Theatres: Ethnic and Foreign Language Theatres
LANGSTONFormerly Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
104 17th Ave S
Seattle, WA 98144
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.
Rainier Valley Cultural Center/SEED Arts
5117 Rainier Ave South
Seattle, WA 98118
Box Office: (206) 725-7517
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.
Pork Filled Players
14810 Meridian N.
Seattle, WA 98133
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.
9500 Rainier Ave S #302
Seattle, WA 98118
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.
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. Eastside
Drama auditions are announced on Facebook and through email notices.
(formerly The Repertory Actors Theatre)
1122 E Pike St #1111
Seattle, WA 98122
Contact: David Hsieh, Managing Artistic Director.
Started in 1993 as The Repertory Actors Theatre, React Theatre produces 1 to 5 plays per season and employs multi-ethnic and non-traditional casting in every show. Also, they produce Asian themed shows.
To audition, send a headshot and resume via regular mail to the address listed above, Attn: Casting. Auditions are announced on social media, and the ReAct and TPS websites. ReAct attends the TPS General Auditions.
L'Atelier Théâtre du Puget Sound
L'Atelier Théâtre du Puget Sound performs improv and scripted performances in French, as well as dance. Please send resumes to the above email. Eastside.
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. Eastside.
Seattle Jewish Theater Company
5225 50th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
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.
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.
Mirror Stage Company ( LOA-SPT, Staged Reading Code)
2212 Queen Anne Ave N #294
Seattle, WA 98109-2312
Box Office: (206) 686-3729
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.
(see above and Non-Union Professional)
Red Eagles Soaring Native Youth Theatre
Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center
3801 West Government Way
Seattle, WA 98102
PO Box 70386
Seattle, WA 98127
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.
243-169th Ave NE
Contact: Vyacheslav Chernysavskii. Theatre 33 started in 2014 as a small company with one desire: to enrich the lives of Russsian speaking community of Great Seattle through live productions. Since then we've expanded to youth audience and multicultural performances. Now our goal is to present classic and modern plays, to see social problems from different points of view, to present people with various cultural backgrounds in their struggle to find the common ground
Seattle-area collective of Latin American theatre artists.
Latino Theatre Projects
PO Box 24082
Seattle, WA 98124
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.
Fabulations French Language Theatre
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. Portland
Miracle Theatre Group
425 SE 6th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
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
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
7-2295, 1st Avenue West
Vancouver, BC V6K 1E9
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
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.