Resume of: Tom Ansart
4426 4th Ave NE #A
Seattle, WA 98105
(206) 935- 8261
Steeplechase Productions (March 2002 to date) - Producer, managing director. Responsible for budget and board development, fund-raising, grant-writing, payroll, taxes and reports, publishing season schedule, administering Equity and non-equity contracts, press releases, mailing lists, advertising, special event booking.
Playing French Seattle (July 2005 – date) – Festival coordinator, fund-raiser, director. For the past five years I have organized and produced a festival of plays in French language, co-sponsored by the University of Washington. I created and now maintain the festival website (steeplechaseproductions.com) and e-newsletter and update member/donor/sponsor contact information.
Northwest Actors Studio (August 2006 – Dec 2006) - Management contract (4 months) Responsible for budget and board development, space rentals, accounting, house and production management.
Magnusson Players (1989 school year) - Managing Director
Directed and managed teen theater for an alternative high school. Produced “On a Street Where I Live,” which toured in Washington State and British Columbia high schools.
Washington State Department of Health/Health Care Policy Board (1991-97). Lead Staff to a governor appointed commission to design a reformed health care system for Washington State (committee staffing, scheduling, travel, accommodations, public hearings.)
Kitsap County Personnel Department- Human Resources Coordinator. (1983-1991) Committee and board staffing, administration of public health and human services grants and contracts. Labor relations.
House Management/ Running Crew
Liberty Theatre (1997-2004) – House manager, box office, concessions, volunteer coordinator, publicity, fundraising, booking special events.
Theater Simple (2005) House Manager for theater simple’s production of “Camino Real” at the Freehold Theater.
Atlas Theatre Company (2006) – Sound board operator for Atlas’ production of “The Swan” at Northwest Actors Studio.
Akropolis Performance Lab (2006) – Box office, stage manager, lights, for “Oedipus” at Washington State Federation of Garden Clubs.
Concessions/FOH - (2004-2010) I have run concessions and assisted front of house staff (ticketing, ushering) at Empty Space Theatre, Open Circle Theatre and Seattle Public Theatre on a volunteer basis.
Liberty Deli (1995 to 2004) - Owner/proprietor
Purchasing, hiring and training staff, product management, licenses, taxes and reports, payroll, marketing, scheduling employees, negotiations with vendors, landlord and theater companies.
Cafe Solstice (2005 - date) - Lunch manager
I am currently working part-time at this cafe where I manage the lunch program, which includes menu development, product sourcing, training, ordering and working the line.
Apartment/Rehearsal Space Management; Alki Shores Apartments (1999-2004)
While leasing the ground floor restaurant I also managed 16 living units, including theatre rehearsal space and dressing rooms, and some temporary artist housing.
The Evergreen State College (1983); MPA Public Administration
University of Washington (2006-2011); theatre history, modern and contemporary theatre, French language (75 undergraduate and graduate credits, mostly audited).
Theatre Puget Sound
Playing French Seattle (UW student organization, board member)
Alliance Française de Seattle (former Executive Board member)
Northwest Film Forum
Shows Produced by Steeplechase Productions (2001-2011)
Tom Ansart, Producer
What Happened Was…(Tom Noonan) John Lowrie
A Couple of White Chicks Sitting Around Talking (John Noonan) John Lowrie
The Hothouse (Harold Pinter) Bill Dore
The Maids (Jean Genet) Isabelle Milinski
Criminal Hearts (Jane Martin) Karen Lane
Uncle Vanya (Anton Chekov) Jason Rasmussen
I’m Getting My Act Together…(Gretchen Cryer) Sabrina Prada
Seascape (Edward Albee) Jason Rasmussen
When We Dead Awaken (Henrik Ibsen) Francis Hearn
Reckless (Craig Lucas) Roger Tompkins
Jack and Jill (Jane Martin) Ilene Fins
The Millionairess (George Bernard Shaw) Roger Tompkins
Art (Yasmina Reza) Chris Mayse
The Gamblers (Fyodor Dostoevsky, adaptation by Tom Ansart) Dennis Kleinsmith
Huis Clos (Jean Paul Sartre, translation by Tom Ansart) Chris Mayse
Vixen a Reindeer Cabaret (Billie Wildrick) Billie Wildrick
Lettice and Loveage (Peter Shaffer) Mark Zufeld
Life X 3 (Yasmina Reza) Daniel Wilson
Les Romanesques (Edmond Rostand) Scott Taylor
The Cicada Tree (Tom Ansart) Tom Ansart
L’atelier d’écriture (Cesare Orioli) Margaretta Lantz
Nous Etions Assis sur le Rivage du Monde (José Pliya) Tom Ansart
Cannibales (José Pliya) Tom Ansart
Les Effracteurs (José Pliya) David Garfinkle
Complexe de Thénardier (José Pliya) Joseph Lavy
Balzac (Balzac) Tom Ansart
Old Clown Wanted (Matei Visniec) Roger Tompkins
Feydeau Composé (Feydeau) Cecile Casanover
Le Deuxieme Tilleul a Gauche (José Pliya) Tom Ansart
Happy Days (Beckett) Leonid Anisimov
Conte de Deux Villes (Dickens) Tom Ansart
Le Médecin Malgré Lui (Molière) Roger Tompkins
Les Révoltés de la Bounty (Jules Verne) Tom Ansart
La Leçon Adrian Cameron