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BAT Theatre’s Mission

We welcome and embrace our shared humanity through live theater. We question norms and thrive because of our diversity and energetic commitment to excellence.

Our History

Beginning in 1955 we began presenting community-based theater in what is now the City of Burien. Our shows have made people laugh, cry, think, and dream. In 1980, we decided to continue our goal of entertaining and educating by incorporating under the name Burien Little Theatre. Then in 2013, we decided to change our name to today's Burien Actors Theatre.  In 2020 Mayor Matta, Council members Marx, Moore, and Argon voted to close the Annex, BAT's home of 40 years leaving BAT without a permanent home. Please join us as we feature shows guaranteed to captivate and put a smile on your face!

Our Board

BAT Theatre is a not-for-profit (IRS 501(c) (3)) entity.

BAT Theatre is governed by a Board of Trustees. We are proud to have the following members of the community as Trustees for this season:


Scott Gifford - President

Paul Gould - Treasurer

Barbara Reamer - Secretary


Jeri Hein
Stephen Feldman
Eva Mitchell

Joe Scott

Vernonika Kalmar

BAT’s Staff:

Managing Director – Maggie Larrick (Contact Maggie)
Artistic Director – Eric Dickman (Contact Eric)


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