Rebecca Cook on set of John Carpenter's The Ward
An active member of the Washington film community, Rebecca Cook got her AAS in Radio at SFCC and her BA in Theatre from EWU. She has worked as an actress, director, costumer, make-up artist, accountant, producer, and director throughout the region. For the last several years, she has worked on over 20 feature films, several commercial productions, and all 5 seasons of Syfy Channel’s Z Nation, as well as directed several award-winning short films. She founded her own company, Thundering Kitten Productions and the volunteer organization Spokane Women in Film & Television (SWIFT). In her passion for the film industry, she serves as Vice President for IATSE Local 488, serves on the board of Washington Filmworks, and is also President of Spokane Film Project. She has narrated various commercial and documentary voice overs, as well as brought to life over 80 audiobooks. Keeping to her theater roots, she produces three original works festivals for Spokane Stage Left Theater annually. For the past nine years, she's had the pleasure of being a living history actress at The Campbell House and bringing to life their cook from 1910, Hulda Olsen. She even enjoys rescuing feral cats from time to time. Because of her diverse background in the industry and entertaining style, she teaches classes and has been asked to speak to many students and local professionals about her journey creating a life in the arts.