Wesley Frugé

About Wesley Frugé

A native Texan, Wesley relocated to Seattle in late 2013 after living in NYC for 8 years. In NYC, he founded Forward Flux Productions, a company that he has now moved to Seattle. With Forward Flux, he produced and directed Green Whales (Gay City, Seattle); produced, developed and directed the world premiere play Still Life (Gay City, Seattle); conceived, wrote and directed the FringeNYC 2012 hit play FriendAndy.com (HERE Arts Center); conceived, developed and directed the 21 day artist residency collaborate:create (5 cycles in NYC, 1 cycle in Seattle); produced the world premiere play Robot Songs off-off-Broadway starring Spencer Plachy (Broadway: Romeo & Juliet) and directed by Patrick Pearson (Producing Artistic Director, Ford's Theatre); and conceived, produced and directed The Flux Salon new works series (11 Salons complete). Elsewhere, Wesley has assistant directed Silence at Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, worked as a teaching artist for the Alley Theatre, and directed Godspell and assistant directed Smokey Joe’s Café (KCACTF runner-up) at Sam Houston State University. In addition, Wesley spent five consecutive years performing on stage around the country. Select credits include: "Ryan" in High School Musical (Jenny Wiley Theatre), "Action" in West Side Story (Little Theatre on the Square), "Henry" in Red Badge of Courage (Main Street Theatre), Guys and Dolls (Prather Entertainment Group - Tour), A Christmas Carol (National Tour), and Neither Heaven Nor Earth (Off-Broadway). Wesley has a diverse corporate work background ranging from the public to private sectors, and he is currently employed at williamsworks, a philanthropic consulting firm, as Special Assistant to the CEO. In NYC, his most recent position was at Ralph Lauren as Executive Assistant to the Senior Vice President of Merchandising. He has also worked as a Personal Assistant, and as lead Event Planner on countless events, including events for The Schultz Family Foundation, The Clinton Foundation, Donna Karan, WebMD, among others. Wesley holds a BFA in Musical Theatre with a minor in Speech Communication from Sam Houston State University. Email: wesley@forwardflux.com Twitter: @wesleyfruge Instagram: wesleyfruge Snapchat: wesleyfruge Regular Internet: www.wesleyfruge.com
Executive Artistic Director

Meet our 2017 Season

The Forward Flux 2017 season features plays that challenge, while also offering escape (and don’t we all need a little escape these days?). Our Artistic Director and Literary Manager discuss selecting the season and what you can expect on our stage this year.

February 8th, 2017|

A look back at AFTER ORLANDO

The playwrights, actors and performers involved in AFTER ORLANDO share their reflections on the Pulse shooting and the power of art to respond to tragedy.

December 15th, 2016|

Let’s go to the Double Feature…

THE WEDDING GIFT and THE SUMMER HOUSE are playing Double Feature style at Gay City Arts until Oct. 8th, 2016. Director Wesley Frugé talks about how the two plays elevate each other when viewed back to back.

October 3rd, 2016|
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