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Open Rehearsals


Curious about what actors and directors do to bring a new production into the world? Have some ideas about forbidden places that you’d like to see us kick around? Come join us at the Secret Headquarters for an open rehearsal. There’s no need to RSVP—-just come on down to 610 2nd Ave, and if you […]



One Forbidden Thing is honored to have been chosen to present at Sprout II: A tremendous funding initiative here in Seattle that supports emerging artists whose work includes deep community engagement. Trust us: you’ll want to join us at the event for a delicious, locally grown, sustainable dinner, six presentations from talented local artists (including […]

Calling all Seattle performing artists: Do you want to get useful feedback from your audiences that will help you to develop your work? Would you like to engage with your audiences about the content of your work in a meaningful way? Want to develop post-show programming that increases buy-in from audiences and keeps them coming […]

Here’s another rehearsal video to whet your appetite! The ensemble has devised an incredible amount of material and now we’re beginning to work it together into a cohesive play. This is a very exciting time in our process. To celebrate, here’s another raw rehearsal video. There’s lots of sidecoaching in this one (read: my irritating […]

Alright—-I’ve been shy about sharing any rehearsal video here on the blog up to this point. For one thing, the experience of seeing theater happen live is NOTHING like watching it recorded on the director’s phone camera. It’s impossible to feel the tension, the thrill, the suspense—-the camera just doesn’t capture those (unless you’re actually […]

Hello again, dear friends and supporters! We’ve been extremely busy at the Secret Headquarters (and at home) and it’s about time for an update. Here are just a few highlights of our work in the recent weeks, and a preview of some great opportunities to come! OFT continues to reach out to more and more […]

Hi everyone, Just a quick update to say that Wednesday Nov. 20th’s professional development class has been canceled due to low enrollment. Thursday’s public workshop will still be running.