Excited to join the Youngstown team

This past weekend, the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center held its Thrive birthday bash, celebrating eight years of arts programming in West Seattle. As a Youngstown staff member, I was thrilled to see so many people out with friends and neighbors to support the arts. And as a member of Many Hats Theatre, it made me

Dealing with Drama

In November 2013, I was invited to work with the after-school drama program at Chief Sealth International High School in West Seattle.  Headed by Linda Kennedy, the Dealing with Drama program offered struggling youth an opportunity to produce and perform original works under the guidance of several visiting theatre artists.  Meeting twice a week, students used improvisation and