Marya Sea Kaminski

Seattle, WA
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  • Sex:female
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Hair: Blonde
  • Height: 5' 5"

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Marya Sea Kaminski is a performer, writer and entrepreneur based in
Seattle. Her next project is an original solo show about women, guns
and power currently title "The Bonnie Papers." Watch for public
readings of the script in progress starting in August 2011. The show,
directed by Braden Abraham, will premiere at the Richard Hugo House in
May 2012.

In 2010, Marya was the recipient of the Stranger Genius Award for
Theater as well as the Gregory Award for Outstanding Actress. She's
also been named an �Artist of the Year� by Seattle Magazine in 2007,
awarded �Best Local Stage Actor� in 2008 and �Best Performing Artist�
in 2006 by the readers of the Seattle Weekly.

Her acting credits include the title role in ELECTRA at Seattle
Shakespeare (directed by Sheila Daniels), Hedda Gabler in Washington
Ensemble Theatre�s original adaptation entitled blahblahblahBANG! at
On the Boards; MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE (Seattle Times Footlight Award
2007), THE ROAD TO MECCA with Leigh Silverman, and Tina Landau�s THE
TIME OF YOUR LIFE at the Seattle Repertory Theatre; MOONLIGHT AND
MAGNOLIAS at the Intiman Theatre; SIMONE ALONE at La Mama ETC in New
York City; and THE CHERRY ORCHARD at Annenberg Center in Philadelphia.
Additionally, Marya has played principal roles in the feature-length
film DICHOTOMY by Funkbuddha Productions and EARTH AND SKY by the
Rogue Agency.

Marya Sea has created over twenty solo shows and has performed her
original work at Bumbershoot and On the Boards in Seattle; PS 122 in
New York; the Myrna Loy Center in Helena; and the Edinburgh Fringe
Festival in Scotland. Additionally, her writing has been published in
Rivet Magazine, KNOCK and The New York Theatre Review.

She was a founding member and co-artistic director of the Washington
Ensemble Theatre (formerly, WET) from 2004-2008, where she directed
the Northwest premieres of Adam Rapp�s FINER NOBLE GASES and Jordan
Harrison�s THE MUSEUM PLAY, performed as the First Lady in the
national premiere of Jane Martin�s LAURA'S BUSH (Seattle Times
Footlight Award, 2004) and as M in Sarah Kane�s CRAVE, and served as
Literary Manager for the development of new and original works
including Stephanie Timm�s CRUMBS ARE ALSO BREAD and Paul Mullin�s THE
TEN THOUSAND THINGS. She holds a BA in English and Theatre Arts from
the University of Pennsylvania and an Acting MFA from the University
of Washington. Currently, Marya Sea teaches Acting at Cornish College
of the Arts, where she was recently honored with the Drama
Department�s Award for Teaching Excellence.

 



Professions/skills: Writer;Voice Talent;Playwright;Director;Actor Acting Coach


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