Arsonists Seattle/The Arsonists Writers Group
ArtsWest's Seattle Playwrights Studio (SPS)
(206) 938-0963 x163
Meeting regularly since February 2002, ArtsWest's Seattle Playwrights Studio (SPS) convenes the first, third and fourth Monday of every month at 7:00pm in the ArtsWest Rehearsal Studio. Anyone interested in the showcase, membership application and/or general information should contact ArtsWest at the phone number listed above.
Backwards Ensemble Theatre Company: The Virgin Playwrights
This program produces staged readings of new works to provide first-time playwrights with feedback from the audience and actors.
Northwest Playwrights Alliance (SA)
P.O. Box 1088
McCleary, WA 98557
Tel: (360) 754-2818
Monthly Reading Series Location:
Seattle Repertory Theatre
155 Mercer Street
Contact Brian Tyrrell, Artistic Director. The Northwest Playwrights Alliance is a non-profit organization established in 2004 to serve the needs of Northwest playwrights. Through its monthly new play readings, publications, workshops and productions, NPA provides a venue for emerging and established artists to guide new works from the page to production. NPA's monthly reading series meets on the second Monday of the month at Seattle Repertory Theatre. NPA also features an annual tour of short new plays to New York and the UK as well as NorthNorthwest, an annual anthology of short plays. NPA operates under an AEA Special Appearance Agreement.
Richard Hugo House
1634 11th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122
Tel: (206) 322-7030
Fax: (206) 320-8767
Contact Cory Sbarbaro, Interim Executive Director. Hugo House was founded in 1997 as a center for local writers and readers to find a community and create new works. Hugo House offers classes, events, and residencies year- round and commissions new work in its Literary Series. Richard Hugo House is the third largest writing center in the country after The Loft in Minneapolis and The Writer's Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Seattle Playwrights’ Collective
WARP (Writers and Actors Reading and Performing)
21115 Elberta Rd. #1
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Tel: (206) 229-7919
Odd Duck Studio
214 10th Ave
Contact Chris Matthews, Artistic Director. Founded in 2006, WARP is a unique theatre group composed of Seattle area playwrights, actors, and people who are generally interested in theatre production. The group is open to everyone from seasoned professional to those with little experience. WARP meets on a regular basis every Tuesday night from 7:00-10:00 at the Odd Duck Studio, 1214 10th Ave in Seattle. In addition to weekly meetings, WARP produces several shows a year using material written, directed and performed by participants.
Portland Theatre Works
P.O. Box 8582
Portland, OR 97207-8582
Tel: (503) 296-5533
Portland Theatre Works develop and produce 3 to 4 new plays per season. PTW give playwrights the time, space and support to develop and refine new works. Actors are paid a stipend for participating in LabWorks workshops but not readings. Portland Theatre Works attends PATA General Auditions. (See Ch. 1 Theatres: Non-Union Professional Theatre)