“It’s like having frogs in your lake” — Umbrella Project In Conversation with Liz Engelman

I’m Liz Engelman, I’m a dramaturg, and I’m invested in making Seattle a destination for new play development. Liz Engelman is one of the most well-respected dramaturgs in the country. Currently a member of the faculty at UT Austin, she is also the founder and director of Tofte Lake Center at Norm’s Fish Camp, a creative [...]

Umbrella Project Announces First Project: Emily Conbere’s Knocking Bird

Contact: Sara Keats, Communications Director (267) 693-7289 | umbrellaprojectnw@gmail.com http://www.umbrellaprojectnw.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Umbrella Project Announces First Project: Emily Conbere’s Knocking Bird at West of Lenin September 11 through October 3 Playwright-centered co-producing organization aims to use dramaturgically-driven producing to make Seattle a destination for new plays July 24, 2015 – Seattle, WA – Umbrella [...]

Announcing Knocking Bird!

We're thrilled to announce that our first production will be the world premiere of Emily Conbere's play, Knocking Bird, directed by Paul Budraitis. Mark your calendars: Knocking Bird will open September 11, 2015 at West of Lenin, Knocking Bird started as a piece at Live Girls! Theater before having readings and revisions with Sandbox One-Act Play Festival (SOAP Fest 2015),  Northwest [...]