Active and engaged learning experiences take place inside and outside the classroom throughout your four-year experience. Contact your advisor for more information on these and other opportunities.
Alumni Adam Davis '07 is founder of Wheelhouse Workshop. After graduating from University of Puget Sound, Adam earned a Master’s degree in education with a focus in Drama Therapy from Antioch University in Seattle. He is a recognized member of the North American Drama Therapy Association and also works as an educator for the Seattle Public Schools. Wheelhouse Workshop specializes in working with teenagers who struggle with behavioral or mental health diagnoses. Wheelhouse's mission is to provide a fun and collaborative space for teens to feel supported in the development of social skills with others who share similar life experiences.
Alumni Sally Eames '89 was awarded Wall Street Journal's Best Performance in a Play for her 2012 appearance in Alan Ayckbourn's "Woman in Mind." Her portrayal of a brain-damaged woman who mistakes fantasies of a loving family for the real thing was hailed as "hauntingly true to life."
Alumni Anne Gish '04 serves as the backstage manager for Teatro ZinZanni, whose productions are part circus, part dinner theatre, and always magical. Anne's work includes everything from readying props and costumes to rigging trapeze artists for safe flight. “What happens backstage at Teatro ZinZanni is just about as crazy as what happens during the show,” she says, calling the company "One big, happy freak-show family.”
Alumni Walt Jones '01 was responsible for overseeing digital oceans and skies in Ang Lee's Life of Pi, earning an Oscar for his work. "I still remember walking out of the screening room on the Fox lot in awe of what we accomplished," he says. "I imagine it's like climbing Everest and when you get to the top, you're elated at pulling off the amazing feat but still unable to really comprehend the effort required to make it happen."