Mike Pham on Art Zone May 26, 2010

by Jessica

NW New Works artist Mike Pham was profiled in a recent episode of Seattle Channel's Art Zone. Check out the feature - which was directed by Dayna Hanson and filmed by Ben Kasulke - on their player (Mike begins at about the 4:15 mark).

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NW New Works Audio Interviews May 25, 2010

by Tania Kupczak

We're getting close to kicking off yet another amazing NW New Works Festival. Our artists have been hard at work choreographing, costuming, composing, and crafting their pieces for this year's showcases. They took some time out to interview one another about their creative processes. Click on each pair of artists to hear them talking to each other about the work that's being made! [mp3s]

AmyO/tiny rage + Lily Verlaine
The Cherdonna & Lou Show + The Offshore Project
Danny Herter & the Invasive Species + Erin Leddy
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Grilling at the board meeting May 19, 2010

by Jessica

brian curry at the grill
[Board member Brian Curry grilling bratwursts at our most recent board meeting. Photo by Jess Massart]


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L'Effet de Serge wins an Obie May 18, 2010

by Jessica

10/11 artist Vivarium Studio won a special citation award for their work L'Effet de Serge. Congrats to Philippe Quesne and company! Here's performer Gaetan Vourc'h receiving on behalf of the crew:

gaetan receives obie
[Photo from broadwayworld.com]


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"Awesome" goes to Night School May 17, 2010

by Jessica

Like the music from "Awesome"'s  West? They'll be performing some if this weekend at Sorrento's Night School. The event, brought together by One Pot's Michael Hebb, will also feature Matthew Richter, Sarah Rudinoff and Nick Garrison. Click through for more info.

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Tommy Smith scores Lark fellowship May 17, 2010

by Jessica

Congrats are in order to OtB/OntheBoards.tv artist Tommy Smith who just snagged a Lark Fellowship. This grants supports the devlopment of emerging playwrights and comes with some pretty sweet benefits. tommysmith

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Farfetcher previews the 2010 NW New Works previews May 17, 2010

by Jessica

Julian Martlew, OtB's Sound Technician extraordinaire and musician (check him out), has started up a blog called Farfetcher in which he chronicles performances he sees around town and the shows he plays. Over the past weekend, Julian was there along with a few other OtBers for the NW New Works previews. These previews are low tech  and don't showcase the final product, but do provide an opportunity for our production team to see the direction that everyone is headed.  After each day's previews were done, Julian wrote short previews for all 16 artists in the festival. Read what Julian had to say about both the Studio...

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Congrats to Ariel and Tyler! May 14, 2010

by Jessica

OtB's amazing Development Director, Ariel, is getting hitched this weekend. We took her for an OtB-style bachelorette brunch yesterday at Mecca:

ariel bachelorette
[Photo by Sarah Wilke]

Best wishes to Ariel and her husband-to-be, Tyler!


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