Education

FIRST LOOK

Have you ever wondered how a Scenic Designer plans a stage? What cast members do to prepare for their roles? How the whole thing – costumes, casting, lighting, and more – all come together to make a production at ArtsWest? FIRST LOOK events are your (free!) opportunity to engage directly with the creative minds behind each ArtsWest production. 

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STAGENOTES

Join ArtsWest and go behind the scenes –  with over 8 weeks of classes, you’ll learn everything from how directors develop a concept to marketing strategies as opening night draws near. Take part in a brand-new journey into the fast-paced, creative world of theater-making!

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ON BOOK

Connect, converse, and dig deep! Through four weekly gatherings featuring moderated discussions and a new play every week, ON BOOK is your chance to meet fellow theater loversand engage with the art at its most fundamental level: powerful words on a page. 

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Apprenticeship PROGRAMS

Are you looking to get your start in theater? ArtsWest offers comprehensive, full-time and part-time apprentice programs for high school, undergraduate, graduate students, and recent graduates from around Seattle and the country.

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