The application period for the 2019-2020 season has ended.  If you'd like to join the waitlist, fill out the form below.

TPS is searching for passionate theatre lovers to bring their expertise to the annual Gregory Awards.  See plays all year while using your critical eye to rate productions, performances and artistic elements.  Your ratings will shape the Nominee List for the Gregory Awards which will then be voted on by Theatre Puget Sound members.

 Anyone located in the Greater Seattle Metropolitan/Puget Sound area is invited to apply.  No specific requirements for age or experience; just an appreciation for the art of theatre!

Season runs from August 1, 2018 through July 31, 2019. Application closes Friday July 5!

Theatre Puget Sound welcomes your application and appreciates your desire to become a Gregory Awards Nominator.  Qualified Nominators will attend approximately 15-20 productions per season, evaluating each on its own merits against the Gregory Awards Standard of Excellence Guidelines. This is the perfect opportunity for you to give back to the theatre community with your expertise and knowledge. As an added bonus, Nominators receive a complimentary ticket to each show they are assigned to attend. If you have any questions about how a Gregory Awards Nominator schedule can fit into your calendar, please e-mail or call (206) 770-0370. Nominators will be chosen based on the following criteria:

  • Range of experience as a working theatre practitioner;
  • Degree of training in applied theatre practice;
  • Location and availability to see plays throughout the year;
  • Range of theatre viewing experience; and
  • Demonstrated understanding of theatrical artistry.
Priority will also be given to underrepresented demographics within the Nominator applicants.
2020 season is 8/1/2019 through 7/31/2020.
Nominator Application
Please check any you have had some experience in.
Please list any experience in theater education (college, training, teaching, etc.)
Please list any accessibility needs (examples: wheelchair seating, visual/hearing impairments, elevator access.) This will not impact your Nominator application and will only be used to ensure assignments meet your needs.
Please list 3 memorable plays (good or bad) you have seen in the Seattle area. Briefly state why you found each of them so memorable.
In order to best prevent conflicts of interest, TPS will not schedule you to see shows at any organization with which you have had any recent professional affiliation. Above, please list involvement in theatre from the past 3 years. Guidelines: STAFF: List any theaters you have volunteered/were hired as a member of the company BOARD: Any theaters you are/were a board member VOLUNTEERS: Only list if you are part of a volunteer program; you do not need to list if you volunteered for an individual project ACTING: Ensemble/"Core" member of a company, or acted in multiple productions in the past season. You do not need to include companies that hired/cast you for a single project as long as you have no professional involvement beyond that. OTHER ARTISTIC ELEMENTS: See "acting" above - only list if you are frequently hired at the company or have any professional ties with the community OTHER: Any other companies you feel you may feel biased toward For a list of current TPS Organizational members, click here.
Nominators serve the Gregory Awards "season" of August 1 - July 31. While there are no specific restrictions, Nominators are preferred to be available for as much of the season as possible. Please list anything that may limit your involvement, particularly unavailability on weekend evenings and extended vacations. This does not need to be a complete list, just a general idea of your availability.
While a majority of plays are located in the city of Seattle, there are some eligible plays within a 25 mile radius of Seattle. Please tell us if you are available to see these plays.
Equity, Inclusion and Anti-Bias training *
TPS plans to offer training to Nominators on subjects such as equity, inclusion and anti-bias. Your participation will be required in order to continue as a Nominator.
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