OUR HISTORY

Named one of the top ten high school theatre programs in America in 1996, RHS Theatre has created a world class, internationally recognized model for theatre education.The students of Roosevelt High School receive outstanding training and many have gone on to such prestigious institutions as New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, Carnegie Mellon, and Yale University.

 

Alumni of this program are working in professional theatres in Seattle and in regional theatres throughout the country. They have performed on Broadway in Memphis (Tony Winner, Best Musical 2010), The Fantasticks, Curtains, GodspellNever Gonna Dance, Chicago, Into the Woods, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Oklahoma, The Wild Party, and A Chorus Line, among others; Cirque du Soliel’s KA in Vegas and the Tony Awards; in national tours of 9 to 5, Fosse, Chicago, Sunset Boulevard, Evita, Swing and The Civil War; and throughout Europe including London’s West End in productions of The King and I, Miss Saigon, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, West Side Story and Cats to name a few.

 

Alumni have also found careers in television and film as head writers, directors, and producers for How I Met Your Mother, Will and Grace, and Friends, as well as actors in numerous television commercials and on such shows as Felicity, The Practice and Spin City

 

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