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What is a Dragon Lady?

By |August 9th, 2017|

by Sara Porkalob, Intiman Co-Curator and creator of the new musical DRAGON LADY

“Dragon Lady” was a term created in the 1930’s by the West to describe Asian women who were strong, sexual, deceitful, and domineering. The opposite of the Dragon Lady was the “Madame Butterfly”: demure, passive, […]

DRAGON LADY SNEAK PEEK

By |July 19th, 2017|

“DRAGON LADY is, at its heart, a love note to my family.”

60 YEARS. 3 GENERATIONS. 1 FILIPINO GANGSTER FAMILY. Intiman Co-curator Sara Porkalob will portray multiple family members from three generations in this hysterical, moving and musical about what it means to be brown, poor and newly American. Learn more about […]

Q+A With Andrew Russell

By |July 9th, 2017|

Intiman Producing Artistic Director Andrew Russell and Executive Director Phillip Chavira talked about how Intiman shaped Andrew for the last nine years, some of his favorite moments, and where he is going next.

PC: So Andrew, why do you feel this was the time to pass […]

Introducing our 2017 Emerging Artist Program Cohort

By |June 30th, 2017|

Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Program kicked off this week with a series of workshops with theatre professionals, equity training and a barbecue. See them perform at our Emerging Artist Showcase August 4-6. RSVP Here.

For the third year in a row, Intiman is producing the Intiman Emerging Artists Program (IEAP), a free program that […]

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    POWER rehearsals begin with a conversation about the 13th Amendment

POWER rehearsals begin with a conversation about the 13th Amendment

By |October 9th, 2016|

Photo: POWER director and Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors.

Black community members from the Seattle area are gathering to create original storytelling that addresses State violence in collaboration with Black Lives Matter cofounder Patrisse Cullors for Power: From the Mouths of the Occupied. Join us Oct. 20-21 at Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute.

Participants from […]

Meet Our Emerging Artists: Melanie White

By |August 8th, 2016|

Melanie White is one of 27 talented Emerging Artists who are participating in Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Program for 2016.

Melanie White | Director

Q: How did you first get involved with theatre?
A: I started doing theatre in high school because I had a crush on a boy who did theatre. The relationship never took hold, but a love for […]

Meet Our Emerging Artists: Adera L. Gandy

By |August 5th, 2016|

This is part of a series about our 2016 Emerging Artists. They will perform selections from three powerful plays by Black women, August 5-7, for Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Showcase. Join us for this free show! LEARN MORE.

Adera L. Gandy | Actor

Q: When did you know you wanted to dedicate your career to the arts?
A: I’ve been […]

Meet Our Emerging Artists: Sadiqua Iman

By |August 4th, 2016|

This is part of a series about our 2016 Emerging Artists. They will perform selections from three powerful plays by Black women, August 5-7, for Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Showcase. Join us for this free show! LEARN MORE.

Sadiqua Iman | Director

Q: How did you first get involved with theatre?
A: Church, school, playgrounds, all were backdrops to my […]

Meet Our Emerging Artists: Alex Bernui

By |August 4th, 2016|

This is part of a series about our 2016 Emerging Artists. They will perform selections from three powerful plays by Black women, August 5-7, for Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Showcase. Join us for this free show! LEARN MORE.

Alex Bernui | Stage Manager

Q: How did you first get involved with theatre?
A:  Growing up, and still today, I […]

Meet Our Emerging Artists: Jay O’Leary

By |August 1st, 2016|

This is part of a series about our 2016 Emerging Artists. They will perform selections from three powerful plays by Black women, August 5-7, for Intiman Theatre’s Emerging Artist Showcase. Join us for this free show! LEARN MORE.

Jay O’Leary | Producer

Q: When did you know you wanted to dedicate your career to the arts?
A:  Very […]