Women Arts: Women’s Companies and Festivals

Women’s Theatre Companies (U.S. & Canada)

Works by Women

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Check out these theaters/festivals outside of New York City who, like Works by Women,

support the work of women in theatre. Works by Women uses an inclusive definition of “women” and welcomes all who identify with the term.




2655 49th Ave SW

Seattle, WA 98116

Admin: (206)938-0897


(206) 931-9521

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Contact: Karen Kinch, Artistic Director.


Founded in 2002, DramaQueen develops new works written by women.  Actors interested in being considered for script development workshops are invited to send headshots and resumes via regular mail.


Live Girls! Theater


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Contact: Meghan Shalom Arnette, Artistic Director.

Founded in 1999, Live Girls! is dedicated to producing and developing new works by women. Auditions are announced on the TPS website. LG and attends TPS auditions.

Macha Monkey Productions

Mailing Address:

POB 46012

Seattle, WA 98146


(20) 860-2970

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Contact: Kristina Sutherland, Executive Artistic Director.

Founded in 2001, Macha Monkey’s work features powerful themes, strong humor and rough and tough female characters. MM’s season runs from September to June. Macha mounts full productions of new plays, curates a reading series of new plays in progress called The Distillery, and offers innovative education programs for students of all ages. Auditions are announced on social media and Macha’s website. (See Ch.1: Fringe Theatre)

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