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About eclectictheater

Eclectic Theater is a professional theatre company in Seattle, WA., dedicated to producing and presenting original, contemporary and classic works for the stage and screen. Plays, Improv, Stand-Up and Sketch Comedy and more! Eclectic Theater is powered by Shunpike. Shunpike is the 501(c)(3) non-profit agency that fuel innovation in the arts by building productive partnerships, cultivating leadership and providing direct services to arts groups of all kinds. Learn more at

I have been reelected to the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Board as President! August 14, 2017, 3:08pm On Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, the ballot tabulation of the Seattle Local election was conducted. Please note that some candidates ran unopposed and were declared elected without the necessity of a membership vote. Following are the results of … Continue reading

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This is the first trailer for The Scottish Play, a new series that I’m part of!

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Being Union is the Progressive Choice

This morning, my wife and I are preparing to go to Ellensburg to be adjudicators for the Washington State Thespian Festival today and tomorrow. And today is Saint Patrick’s Day! So I’m wearing my green Keep Film In WA shirt. Yesterday … Continue reading

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January, 2017 Update!

40 SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local President Rik Deskin: Keep Film in WA Rik Deskin is President of SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local.  Rik shares how and why he got involved in the political side of SAG-AFTRA.  Rik also talks to us about the … Continue reading

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Rik Deskin October Update!

  Rik will be seen next at the TCM Models & Talent October Social  (You must be represented by TCM to attend) on October 12th. The Social begins at 5:30 and Rik will be the guest speaker at 6:30. In … Continue reading

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Rik Deskin’s April Appearances!

Today, at 4:30pm Rik will be a guest at the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local Conservatory event: The Business of Acting. At Eclectic Theater. Tomorrow, Rik will make a second appearance on the Irish Radio International program, Irish heArts, which will air at 11am on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Rik Deskin to be a guest on Irish Radio!

Rik Deskin will be a guest on the Irish Radio International program, Irish heArts, at 11am on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Listen Live on the internet at:  

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Keep Film in Washington!

Hello film aficionados, My last post was pre-election, so I want to thank you for your support and votes. I am happy to be serving now as the SAG-AFTRA Seattle Local President, representing the interests of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and Washington. … Continue reading

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Vote for me 3 times! As President, Board Member and Convention Delegate. Continue reading

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Mayor Murray supports new legislation to increase film production in Washington

Originally posted on Seattle Office of Film + Music:
Mayor Murray announced his support of Senate Bill 6027 (SB 6027), introduced last week in the Washington State Senate to increase the funding for the Motion Picture Competitiveness Program. The bill doubles the…

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