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Rachel Brinn

Rachel Brinn is the department coordinator for the Art, Performance Production, and Theater departments at Cornish College of the Arts.

Melanie Burgess

Melanie Burgess is a Seattle-based costume designer and a member of USA Local 829. She has designed costumes for over 170 productions for the Seattle Opera Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Repertory Theatre, 5th Avenue Theatre, ACT, Intiman Theatre, the Village Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company, New Century Theatre Company, Seattle Theatre Company, Strawberry […]

Matthew Smucker

Matthew Smucker is a designer whose work has appeared in productions at Seattle Repertory Theatre, ACT, 5th Avenue Theatre, Seattle Opera, Intiman Theatre, Village Theatre, Seattle Children’s Theatre, New Century Theatre Company, Strawberry Theatre Workshop, Book-It Repertory Theatre, Empty Space, Tacoma Actors Guild, and Youth Theatre Northwest. His production designs have also aappeared nationally at […]

Bret Torbeck

Bret Torbeck joined Cornish College of the Arts with over twenty-five years of experience working as a professional stage manager and as a member of the Actors’ Equity Association. He recently served as resident stage manager at Atlanta’s Alliance Theatre, when the company designed and executed a $30 million renovation to their main stage. Torbeck […]

Jessica Christensen

Jessica Christensen is a Pacific Northwest native that didn’t know what was in store for her in high school when she began working with her father’s oil paint collection. Her passion for both theater and painting led her to graduate from Cornish College of the Arts in 2013 with a BFA in Theatrical Scenic Design […]

Tom Fallat

Tom Fallat is a Seattle area audio producer and musician.  He mixes live performances and makes recordings for musical groups of all kinds, composes film scores, pop songs and performs improvised and scored music as a percussionist and vocalist.  

He has released CDs of his own music and produced projects for artists from around the […]

Peter Maradudin

Peter Maradudin is a recent transplant to Seattle, and he has a long history of designing for local theatres, including Salome for Seattle Opera; Romeo and Juliet, Restoration Comedy, and Anna in the Tropics, among many others for Seattle Rep; The Kentucky Cycle and Angels in America for the Intiman, and Threesome for ACT. On […]