Masterclass Mondays

On select Mondays at 5 p.m. PT, artists from previous Seattle Rep productions will offer masterclasses on a variety of topics. Learn about the artistic process and get an interactive, behind-the-scenes experience led by professional theater artists from across the nation. 

Masterclasses are open to artists and non-artistsall levels of experience are welcome. Ages 15+ recommended, but younger participants can join with parental supervision.

Registration is required. 

Questions? Contact Nabra Nelson, Director of Arts Engagement



Costume Masterclass

Date: Monday, July 27 from 5 - 6 p.m. PT

Description: Join costume designer Nephelie Andonyadis (As You Like It, The Odyssey) for a discussion on designing for community-based work and get an up-close look at the design process for our past Seattle Rep's Public Works productions. Drawing on her experience with Cornerstone Theater Company and Public Works, Nephelie will share her journey of designing hundreds of costumes tailored to celebrate each individual participant. This masterclass is intended for professional artists, students, and theater fans alike.

Ages: 15 and up

Teaching Artist: Nephelie Andonyadis

Platform: Zoom (link to be sent within 24 hours of registration)




Dance Masterclass

DateMonday, June 29 from 5 - 6 p.m. PT

Description: Have you ever seen a musical at Seattle Rep that made you want to get up and dance? Join award-winning choreographer William Carlos Angulo as he walks you through his original choreography from Seattle Rep’s record breaking production of In the Heights. Meant for all ages and skill levels, this class focuses on developing a unique, individualized voice with the body and using that voice to celebrate community through dance. No previous dance training required.

Teaching Artist: William Carlos Angulo


Design & Collaboration: Indecent Masterclass

DateMonday, June 15 from 5 - 6 p.m. PT

Description: Local designers L.B. Morse and Robert J. Aguilar will lead you through a typical design process for taking a show from page to stage, paying special attention to how close collaboration within the artistic team is key to a show’s success. L.B. and Robert will discuss how they engaged those principles while collaborating on Seattle Rep's 2019 production of Indecent, along with looks at the research, drawings, images, and design resources created along the way. There will be opportunities to ask questions during the presentation, as well as a dedicated Q&A section at the end.

Teaching ArtistsL.B. Morse and Robert J. Aguilar


Shakespeare Masterclass

DateMonday, June 22 from 5 - 6 p.m. PT

Description: Director Desdemona Chiang, who has directed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and across the country, will dive into fundamental tools on approaching Shakespeare text and offer tips specifically for Shakespeare auditions. Desdemona will provide monologue examples to apply these concepts to – be ready to actively participate if that’s your jam! While the focus of this class will be geared towards actors, artists of all disciplines and non-artists are warmly welcome to actively participate or observe.

Teaching ArtistDesdemona Chiang