County: King County
Grants for Artists' Progress (GAP) Awards 2021
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Andrew Lee Creech (he/him) is a Seattle-born writer, performer, and content creator. He is the creator of The Legacy Plays Project–a nine-play, multi-century-spanning meditation on the lives and journeys of Black Americans through pivotal moments in American History (currently in development). Commissions: ACT Theatre/Trial & Error Productions (Current-2024). Full-length plays: When We Rise, Last Drive to Dodge (2021 Ashland New Plays Festival winner), Riverwood (2020 Ashland New Plays Festival semifinalist), JOURNEY WEST! The Legend of Lewis & Clark (2018 Gregory Awards People’s Choice Nominee for Outstanding New Play), and The Wild-Hearted. His work has been developed and presented at ACT Theatre, Seattle Public Theater, Copious Love Productions, Radial Theater Project, and others. Under the name “Papadontcreech“, Andrew has amassed over 80,000 followers across all social media platforms, where he occasionally shares his opinions and attempts to make you laugh. Andrew holds a BFA in Theatre (Playwriting/Directing emphasis) from Cornish College of the Arts. 2021 GAP Award funding will go towards financially supporting Andrew as he begins work on the next play in The Legacy Plays Project cycle.
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Andrew Lee Creech, Wonderful Life, ArtsWest, 2015, Photo by Michael Brunk.
Andrew Lee Creech and Corey Spruill, Girl You Know It's True, The Stay Up Late Show/Theatre Off Jackson, 2014, photo by Ian Johnston of Dangerpants Photography.
Andrew Lee Creech, 2019, Photo by Brett Love.
Left to Right: Varsha Raghavan, Kat Schelonka, Antwan Crawford, Jeremy Behrens, Nikki Suyama, Keenan, Ward, Matt Dela Cruz, Francesca Betancourt, & Jordan Moeller, JOURNEY WEST! The Legend of Lewis & Clark, Copious Love Productions/Theatre Off Jackson, 2018, Photo by Brett Love.
Sarah Rose Nottingham, JOURNEY WEST! The Legend of Lewis & Clark, Copious Love Productions/Theatre Off Jackson, 2018, Photo by Brett Love.