Coffee 'n Conversation Oct 27, 2018


Coffee & Conversation with Andrew D. Smith, Geoffrey Boynton, and Bobbin Ramsey
Sat, Oct 27, 4:30 pm 

FREE with any ticket to Andrew Schneider: AFTER

Join us immediately after the 3 pm performance of AFTER for a chat with creator/performer Andrew Schneider and guests Andrew D. Smith, Geoffrey Boynton, and host Bobbin Ramsey, associate artistic director of Washington Ensemble Theatre. (Coffee is on the house!) 

Note: Tickets to the 3pm performance of AFTER are available on a sliding scale, starting at $10! Get tickets 


Coffee & Conversation is an ongoing collaboration between On the Boards and Washington Ensemble Theatre to explore the ideas and definitions of contemporary theatre. Our last gathering discussed our 18/19 Season opener, Rachel Mars' Our Carnal Hearts.


Andrew D. Smith is a Seattle-based Lighting Designer, and educator at University of Washington. Regional work includes: Arizona Theatre Company, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Cornerstone Theatre Company, Flint Youth Theatre, Horizon Theater Company, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, Roust Theater, and Cardinal Stage Company. In Seattle his work has been seen at Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Book-It Repertory Theatre, New Century Theatre Company, Washington Ensemble, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Azeotrope, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Seattle Public Theatre, Theater Off Jackson, ArtsWest, On The Boards, Velocity Dance Center and Broadway Performance Hall. He was the recipient of the 2010 and 2011 Gregory Award for Outstanding Lighitng Design. Andrew holds a BA from Duke University and an MFA from the University of Washington.

Professor Geoffrey Boynton is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Washington. The primary focus of his research has been on the effects of attention on the representation of stimuli in the human visual cortex. He has his PhD from University of California Santa Barbara. 

Bobbin Ramsey is a freelance theatre and film director based in Seattle, Washington. Bobbin is the Casting Director and a Resident Director for Washington Ensemble Theatre (WET). In addition, she is a co-founder and the Lead Producer of The Horse in Motion, a new theatre company dedicated to non-traditional performance, and has directed most of their major productions. In summer 2014, Bobbin directed her first feature, a horror film titled Dead Body, produced by Diving Bell Media and Angel Inc. Productions which is now available on multiple VOD platforms including Amazon, iTunes, and Vudu. Notable productions include The Nether, and Revolt. She said. Revolt again. with the Washington Ensemble Theatre, Wellesley Girl and BrechtFest with The Horse in Motion, Peter and the Starcatcher at Cornish College of the Arts, Waiting for Godot with Arts on the Waterfront, American Archipelago with Pony World Theatre, The Great Noise, a rock musical which premiered at On the Boards, and staged readings with ACT Theatre, Macha Productions, Book-It Repertory Theatre, and New Century Theatre Company.