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. 

Masterclass Mondays are open to artists and non-artistsall levels of experience are welcome. Ages 15+ recommended, but younger participants can join with parental supervision. All Masterclass Mondays will be closed captioned.

Registration is required. Tickets are free (with a suggested donation of $10).

Questions? Contact Nabra Nelson, Director of Arts Engagement

Upcoming Masterclasses

Fall 2021 Masterclass Mondays to be announced. Check back here for more information! 

Past Classes & Artists

Artivism: Doing the Work

with Christin Byrdsong

Anti-Racist Directing: Reformatting Power in the Rehearsal Room

with Taibi Magar

Writing Your Theatrical Ghost Stories

with Courtney Meaker

Defining & Redefining Classics

with Porscha Shaw

Playwriting Within Communities

with Elizabeth Heffron

Stage Management

with Stina Lotti

Costumes

with Nephelie Andonyadis

Dance

with William Carlos Angulo

Design & Collaboration: Indecent

with L.B. Morse and Robert J. Aguilar

Shakespeare

with Desdemona Chiang

Resources

Resource List for “Artivism: Doing the Work” from Christin Byrdsong

Films/Documentaries

  • 13th on Netflix
  • When They See Us
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution
  • Back to Natural
  • The Untold Story of Emmett Louis Till
  • LA 92
  • For the Bible Tells Me So

Racism in Music Education

Articles

Books

  • The Oxford Handbook of Social Justice in Music Education
  • We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom
  • The Power of Black Music

Websites/Resources

Other

TedTalks

Jane Elliot

Articles

Books

  • Ijeoma Oluo, So You Want to Talk About Race
  • Angela Davis, Women, Race, & Class
  • Toni Morrison, Playing in the Dark
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me
  • Mikki Kendall, Hood Feminism
  • Ibram X. Kendi, How to Be Anti-Racist
  • Isabel Wilkerson, Caste

Pictured: Christin Byrdsong and Carrie Compere in Shout Sister Shout! (2019). Photo by Bronwen Houck.