Teresa Thuman  |  Breakout Session

"Collaborative Models for Co-Producing"

About this session: This session will look at a variety of models for co-productions between diverse organizations. Sound Theatre Company of Seattle has engaged in a number of successful co-productions with local organizations, often consisting of different budget sizes and complimentary missions. This session will provide concrete techniques for successful co-productions that draw on the unique strengths of each organization, towards the goal of creating mutual and shared benefits.


About Teresa

Teresa Thuman is the Producing Artistic Director of Sound Theatre Company.

Teresa previously acted in the dual capacity of Director/Producer for Dead Woman Home, which performed in Seattle, New York City, San Francisco and the Philipines. Directing credits include the award winning Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and the critically acclaimed Fiddler on the Roof (CLO) and Urinetown (BPA).

Other Seattle credits include The Book of Nathan (Theater Schmeater); Anything Goes, High Society, My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra (CLO); Kiss Me, Kate, Little Shop of Horrors for Bainbridge Performing Arts; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Tartuffe and Oliver! for Driftwood Players; Pericles for Cornish and numerous new-work projects for the Mae West Fest, Fringe Festival, Theatre4Play Festival, Midtown International Theatre Festival, TPS Beyond the Frame, Theatre Babylon and the Experimental Theatre Project. Other directing credits include Dancing at Lughnasa, Henry V, Woyzeck, Damien, True West, As You Like It, Prelude to a Kiss, The Loman Family Picnic, Yours Anne and On the Verge (or the Geography of Yearning).

At the Oregon Shakespeare Festival she served as Assistant Director for The Merchant of Venice and The Merry Wives of Windsor.

Teresa has taught at UW School of Drama PATP, Cornish College, Freehold ETI and served eight years as an Artist-in-Residence at PCPA Theatrefest in California, where she taught in the Conservatory and acted in over 30 productions.