Julie Briskman (Linda) is the Co-Founder and Artistic Producer of The Seagull Project where her roles include Arkadina in The Seagull, Olga in The Three Sisters, and Ranevskaya in The Cherry Orchard. She has played leading roles at all of Seattle’s major theaters, most recently (before COVID) appearing as Sugar in Tiny Beautiful Things, and Vera in Indecent at Seattle Rep, and  as Mrs. Malaprop in THE RIVALS at Seattle Shakespeare Theatre. National credits include: Yale Repertory Theater, Berkeley Repertory Theater, Trinity Repertory Company, Milwaukee Repertory Theater, The Old Globe, Portland Center Stage, Arizona Theater Company, and seven seasons at The Guthrie Theatre in Minneapolis. Julie is a proud recipient of the Lunt-Fontanne fellowship, (David Hyde Pierce Master Teacher), and was a member of the Ten Chimneys invited Master Class with Olympia Dukakis, who became her dear friend and mentor in all things Chekhov.