ACT was founded in 1965 by Gregory Falls, head of the University of Washington Drama department. Based in lower Queen Anne until 1996, ACT then moved to the historic Eagles Auditorium building in downtown Seattle.

  • Primary Form of Entity: Nonprofit
  • Primary Artistic Discipline: Theatre
  • Primary Areas of Activity: Presenter, Producer, Facility/Venue


Case Studies


Risk and Reward: ACT Theatre and the Historic Eagles Auditorium, Sonia Nelson


A Tale of Two Theaters: ACT, the Empty Space, and Economic Stability in Seattle Theater, Rebecca O'Neil


Something Glorious, Act One: Becoming The Hansberry Project, Carol Roscoe