The Seattle Prep Theatre Program is designed to enable students to discover their creative abilities while inspiring them to strive for artistic excellence. Our award winning Theatre Program gives students a wide variety of opportunities in the performance and production of live theatre. Our mission strives to achieve the following goals:
- To produce the highest quality performances we are capable of creating
- To challenge ourselves with productions that stretch our talents and abilities
- To encourage students to attain a mastery of the theatre arts
- To develop a life long appreciation for and involvement with theatre
- To develop integrity, positive attitude and rigorous work ethic in our company
Students are involved in all aspects of creating theatre both on stage and behind the scenes as performers, directors, designers, builders and crew-members. Each year we produce three major productions: a Play, Musical and our Student Theatre Festival. Students are selected through an audition process for performing and an interview process for directing or being part of the technical/production crew.
Student may sign up for various Acting Classes as part of their arts requirements.
Streaming May 7-16, 2021
Seattle Prep Drama brings to life a swashbuckling musical adventure telling a new origin story of the classic Neverland tale. See how the Boy becomes Peter Pan and how his menacing adversary, Captain Stache, gets a hook for a hand. See our award-winning, wildly theatrical adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson’s best-selling novels, Peter and the Starcatcher, that playfully explores the depths of greed and despair ... and the bonds of friendship, duty, and love.
To keep theatre alive, we are adapting our musical performance to allow for necessary safety standards. We have two casts (Starboard and Port) to allow for socially distant staging, actors will wear masks, and our productions will be filmed on our Seattle Prep stage and released by a streaming service to be enjoyed by everyone. Join us for this epic and wacky musical adventure.
Holiday Audio Play
Since you cannot come to the theatre this year, our drama program is bringing the theatre to you. Listen to Seattle Prep’s audio production of *A Christmas Carol*. This classic Dicken’s tale tells of the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge and the mysterious ghostly visitors that show him the true meaning of Christmas. Take the “Ba Humbug” out of this holiday season and enjoy this holiday audio play brought to life by our talented theatre students.
Meet the Director
I have been passionate about theatre since my first role at the age of seven. Seattle has always been my home, and I received my degrees in theatre performance and production from Seattle University. I have taught for over 30 years, and this is my 11th year leading the theatre and filmmaking programs at Prep.
I continue to work as a professional actor and director throughout the Northwest. In 2019 I was honored with the Best Director Award from Broadway World Seattle for my productions of "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder" and "Peter and the Starcatcher."
Aside from teaching and theatre, I love photography, traveling the world, exploring new hiking trails, listening to music, and enjoying life's adventures.
- Adam Othman
Drama Club & Thespian Troupe
Seattle Prep's Drama Club is very active throughout the school year promoting theatre arts activities, performances and special events. Any student who is involved with our Theatre Arts program or has a passion for theatre is welcome to join. We have regular meetings plus sponsor special events.
Students who earn honors in theatre are eligible to join Prep's Honor Thespian Troupe #7959 as part of the International Thespian Society. Students are eligible to attend and compete at many regional and state-wide Thespian events throughout the year. We currently have 28 students in the Thespian Society.
Anything Goes, 2017