Theatre Profiles

ACT Theatre

Contact Information
700 Union St , Seattle , WA 98101-2330
Business: (206) 292-7660, Box Office: 206-292-7676 , FAX: 206-292-7670
Website:www.acttheatre.org
Email: act@acttheatre.org

Fiscal Year Jan 1 - Jan 1

Founded 1965
Founder(s) Gregory Falls ,  Jean Falls

2006-2007 Select Another Season:     
Artistic Leader(s) Kurt Beattie , Artistic Director
Management Leader(s) Jolanne Stanton , Managing Director
Board Leader(s) Bradley Fowler , President
Philip Condit , Chairman
Finances $5,000,000.00
LORT Membership Yes
LORT Categories B
AEA Contracts LORT: League of Resident Theatres
Season Set season
Mar - Dec
Facilities Facility Name: ACT Theatre
Location: Kreielsheimer Place 700 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101-4037

   Venue Name: The Allen
   Venue Type: Main Stage
   Seating Capacity: 387
   Stage Type: Arena

   Venue Name: The Falls
   Venue Type: Main Stage
   Seating Capacity: 384
   Stage Type: Thrust

   Venue Name: Buster's
   Venue Type: Second Stage
   Seating Capacity: 150
   Stage Type: Flexible

   Venue Name: The Bullitt
   Venue Type: Second Stage
   Seating Capacity: 200
   Stage Type: Cabaret

Artistic Leader's
Statement
We are a contemporary theatre of exciting, challenging ideas, of impassioned audiences and remarkable artistry; a theatre that reflects on and honors the past, and looks ahead with commitment and curiosity to the future. We remain committed to entertaining you with the dazzling fun of this great artistic form, and to the important contemporary adventure of exploring the immense uncharted waters that await the human culture and our planet in the days and years to come. As a Seattle artist who has had the privilege of making theatre for you for over thirty years, I have never felt more emboldened, more excited, and freer in the service of the wonderful cultural life of our city, of you our extraordinary audience, and of the art form itself. I hope you will share in our excitement about the plays for 2005 and the extraordinary gifts of the actors and designers who grace our stages, and join us for a year of great stories that will make you laugh, make you think, make you feel, and give you hope. Theatre remains one of the few places left for communities to meet and share in the great issues and conversations that will help us create a safer, compassionate, and more intelligent and joyful world. The dialogue begins here, through the medium of art, and our participation in it together remains essential and deeply pleasurable.
Special Interests Contemporary
PRODUCTIONS
11/23/07 - 12/24/07 A Christmas Carol
Playwright(s): Charles Dickens
Adapter(s): Gregory A. Falls
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Allen
10/05/07 - 12/02/07 The Women
Playwright(s): Clare Boothe Luce
Stage Director(s): Warner Shook
Set Designer(s): Matthew Smucker
Lighting Designer(s): Mary Louise Geiger
Costume Designer(s): David Zinn
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Falls
08/31/07 - 09/30/07 The Mojo and the Sayso
Playwright(s): Aishah Rahman
Stage Director(s): Valerie Curtis-Newton
Set Designer(s): Jennifer Zeyl
Costume Designer(s): Melanie Taylor Burgess
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Allen
07/27/07 - 08/26/07 First Class
Playwright(s): David Wagoner
Stage Director(s): Kurt Beattie
Set Designer(s): Carey Wong
Lighting Designer(s): Rick Paulsen
Costume Designer(s): Deb Trout
Sound Designer(s): Eric Chappelle
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Falls
American Premiere
World Premiere
06/22/07 - 07/22/07 Stuff Happens
Playwright(s): David Hare
Stage Director(s): Victor Pappas
Set Designer(s): Bob Dahlstrom
Lighting Designer(s): Mary Louise Geiger
Costume Designer(s): Catherine Hunt
Sound Designer(s): Dominic CodyKramers
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Allen
05/11/07 - 06/10/07 Souvenir
Playwright(s): Stephen Temperley
Stage Director(s): R. Hamilton Wright
Set Designer(s): Edie Whitsett
Lighting Designer(s): Rick Paulsen
Costume Designer(s): Marcia Dixcy Jory
Sound Designer(s): Ron Geier
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Falls
03/30/07 - 04/29/07 The Clean House
Playwright(s): Sarah Ruhl
Stage Director(s): Allison Narver
Set Designer(s): Matthew Smucker
Lighting Designer(s): Michael Wellborn
Costume Designer(s): Frances Kenny
Sound Designer(s): Eric Chappelle
Choreographer(s): Wade Madsen
Facility & Venue: ACT Theatre - The Allen