About

Mission

Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse brings together performers, teachers, audiences, designers, directors & community members to create theater as an integral part of life in Seattle.

Vision

Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse is theater for bold imaginations; theater that provokes conversation and curiosity among us all.

Values

Our values are the basis of everything we do at Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse. They guide us in all of our decisions.
  • We make it a priority to hire and develop Seattle regional artists and promote diversity.
  • We foster the happiness, excellence and continued education of our staff and board.
  • We provide exceptional service and hospitality to our patrons.
  • We recognize that financial health and stability are essential to fulfilling our mission.

Meet our Staff

Seattle Public Theater is operated by a group of passionate and experienced people.
  • Kelly Kitchens Interim Producing Artistic Director
  • Annie Lareau Interim Producing Artistic Director
  • Michael Selby General Manager
  • Ariel Bui Production Manager
  • Ana Maria Campoy Education Coordinator
  • Andy Jensen Civic Engagement
  • Rachel Delmar Communications Manager
  • Julia Nardin Marketing Manager
  • Ali el-Gasseir Community Outreach & Development
  • Ilsa Olsen Box Office & Front of House Manager
  • Board of Directors

    We are proud to have a committed board with diverse skills and perspectives guiding and supporting Seattle Public Theater.
    • 2015Growth
      Artistic growth on Mainstage resulted in the largest revenue-producing season yet. Youth Stage premiered new plays by local playwrights. Focus on achieving equity and diversity among artists.
    • 2014Increasing our reach

      Hired a professional Marketing Director

      Awarded the 50/50 Applause Award for producing half of our season with women playwrights

      Achieved Annual Fund goal

    • 2013Turning a Corner

      Nominated for a Gregory Award for Best Theater

      Hired a new Managing Director

      Hired a Development Manager

      Launched a new website

      Expanded the Youth Program

    • 2010Finding a Path

      Survived the recession without debt

      Engaged hundreds of students through Bathhouse productions and school outreach

      Achieved artistic excellence in Mainstage productions
    • 2000 Resident at the historic Bathouse
      Chosen by the City of Seattle in a competitive bidding process to be the resident theater company at the historic Bathhouse
    • 1988Founded
      Originally a small company that primarily toured plays in local Seattle public schools and worked with adult and at-risk youth populations to create socially conscious theater