Carey Seward writes, directs, and performs theatre, film, and rock n’ roll at the top of the world in Fairbanks, Alaska.
Seward’s work focuses on stories that represent, uplift, honor and celebrate female, non-binary, queer, trans, kinky, differently abled people and Alaskans throughout history and into the future.
Member – Dramatist’s Guild of America
Board Member – International Centre for Women Playwrights
FRIZZ! Seward’s Solo Rock Musical (2023)
An autobiographical story about negotiating the pressures of diet culture, the cis-hetero male gaze, mental illness and addiction with humor, authenticity and rock n’ roll!
The Weight of the World (2022)
Woulod you say it online? Would you say it to their face?
A place-based play set on the Parks Highway near Fairbanks, Alaska. The story of one crazy night on the longest day of the year under the midnight sun. What would you do if “the one” showed up out of the blue when you needed actual help?
Herstory of Ann Shaxpere (2021)
William Shakespeare has two marriage bonds on record, one on Saturday November 27, 1582 to an unknown Anne Whateley and one the next day to his life-long wife Ann Hathaway. This romance follows the events of that infamous day in Stratford-upon-Avon, England and the real people involved.
Selection – Theatre Alaska’s Alaska Writer’s Workshop 2021 Workshop – Brown University/Trinity Rep Graduate Program Official selection of the Valdez Theatre Conference (June 2021) Official Selection of the Cold Read Series (NYC June 2021)
Short plays 2022
Illumination (Radio Play) – Place based in Juneau, Alaska. When roommates trek to an ice cave to make a fire spinning video, more than the cave is illuminated. SCRIPT
The Real World – A Pandemic Zoom Play. Two long-time friends navigate The return to society after the pandemic and deal with their feeling about the beauty industry. SCRIPT
Breathing Underwater – Placed based in Seward, Alaska. A teacher and a child find themselves crying in the cool darkness of the underground tank at the Sealife Center, they help one another heal. SCRIPT
A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Fairbanks Shakespeare Theatre Summer 2022
Shakespeare’s enduring classic came to life in a community production featuring a set of living flowers, an authentic production of the classic comedy.
NA Convention Tucson, Arizona (August 2022)
Mental Health Mosaics – Out North – Anchorage, Alaska (March-April 2022)
A project combining mental wellness, addiction recovery, and theatre in a unique solo show with autobiography, revelation and puppets!
The Sound of Music – Fairbanks Light Opera Theater 2019
The 25th Anniversary production for Fairbanks’ local musical theater company. A very popular and community oriented production.