Rebecca Cook on set of John Carpenter's The Ward

An active member of the Washington arts community where she grew up, Rebecca Cook got her AAS in Radio Broadcasting at SFCC and her BA in Theatre from EWU. She has worked as an actress, director, costumer, make-up artist, accountant, producer, and director in film and theater 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 and founded her own small company, Thundering Kitten Productions. 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 the President of Spokane Film Project. She has narrated various commercial and documentary voice overs, as well as brought to life over 100 audiobooks. Keeping to her theater roots, she has produced several original works play festivals for Spokane Stage Left Theater and has had the pleasure of being a living history actress at The Campbell House for over 10 years. Most recently, she began a class on Film Producing at SFCC each fall. 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 here in Spokane.