Category Archives: Community

Articles about BLT’s relationship to the community, and articles about people who are, or have been, involved with BLT.

BAT meets the Burien Arts Commission

The Burien Arts Commission has a few new members. A good thing. But they do not know BAT. A bad thing. So, soon BAT will be introducing itself the Burien Arts Commission. BAT was asked to tell the Commission what … Continue reading

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BAT scholarship – deadline June 15, 2019

Burien Actors Theatre is pleased to continue its tradition of awarding scholarships to high school students who have a passion for arts within the Highline School District. BAT want Burien to be a place where art and artists thrive! This … Continue reading

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The Whitmore selfie challenge

It’s time for the Whitmore selfie challenge! During the run of Church & State BAT challenges you to take a selfie with Senator Whitmore. Post your selfie on facebook saying you attended Church & State and tag Burien Actors Theatre … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Federal Way City Council

Dear Council, I am the artistic director at Burien Actors Theatre, http://www.burienatorstheatre.org. BAT is a small 94-seat theater located in Burien. In May of 2017, the Foster School of Business at the University of Washington conducted a study of BAT’s … Continue reading

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A dinner and show winner

BAT is very happy to have joined with Frankie’s B-Town Bistro to offer a dinner and show package.  If you tried it, you’ll know how wonderful the combination of good food and better live theater can be. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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A pig in a poke

During Rapture, Blister, Burn (just ended) BAT had the opportunity to secure the rights to its October 2018 show with one caveat. The agent wanted the funds now, or BAT could not secure the rights to the show. For many … Continue reading

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Beyond plays at BAT

BAT is a nonprofit (501(c)(3) entity) that means we do have not shareholders, but we do serve the community. BAT was recently asked, “Does BAT do more than just put on plays?” As a BAT volunteer, this is an odd … Continue reading

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March Script Club

On the ides of March, March 15, 2018, at 1:30 pm the BAT script club will meet at Merrill Gardens. Everyone is invited! This month BAT’s script club will be discussing Hindle Wakes. This script from 1912, is an amazing … Continue reading

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Is the grass greener?

The set for Rapture, Blister, Burn has two backyard locations. Albie, BAT’s intrepid set designer, thought it would be fun to have grass in the backyards. (Duh.) Part of the story of Rapture, Blister, Burn is the question, “Is the … Continue reading

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Double donation

A very sweet donor made a donation to BAT in honor of a friend who had passed. She wanted people to see her friend’s name in BAT’s program when they came to a show. This was a wonderful way to … Continue reading

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