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The Funhouse Family

  • The Funhouse Family
  • Non-Union Theater
  • Theater or Stage
  • Non-Union; Other Union
  • Seattle, WA
  • Project Begins: Jul 7, 2019
  • Project Ends: Sep 29, 2019
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  • Contact Person: Sandra Bobman
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    Prefered method of submission: Other

    Audition Location:
    Seattle Center Armory 4th Floor Studio B
    305 Harrison St, Seattle, WA 98109

    Submission instructions:
    If you are interested and available to audition please sign up for a time slot here:

The Funhouse Family Presents
at Annex Theatre
Created by Brian Toews
Directed by Alex Garramone, Brian Toews, and Francie Mylet
Assistant Directed by Andrew Davies and Kiefer Harrington
Production Stage Management by Sandra Bobman
Featuring Victoria Felix as the Funhouse Presentor and Kwesi Phillips as the Funhouse Assistin'

Featuring the writing of Rachel Atkins, Marie Biondollilo, Rachael Carnes, Marcus Gorman, Jake Foerg, Levi Friedman, and Seayoung Yim

Funhouse V is our recurring flagship play anthology inspired by The Twilight Zone, Black Mirror, Saturday Night Live, Mr. Show and Adult Swim. Funhouse V is an irreverent and experimental anthology play series that will explore the shifting cultural landscape of the Pacific Northwest through an absurd, irreverent, and satirical lens.

The Funhouse Family produces irreverent and experimental original content characterized by a multi-genre format that reaches beyond traditional theatrical norms. Each live show is comprised of a series of short plays that serve as a rotating platform for diverse up-and-coming playwrights, directors, actors, and designers. We strive to make theatre accessible to all audiences by working with artists from a wide variety of creative backgrounds, including theatre arts, music, film, graphic design, comedy, and literary arts. The Funhouse Family wants artists to take bold risks in their storytelling.

Funhouse I received a staged-reading at Seattle Repertory Theatre and premiered at Seattle’s Eclectic Theater in June 2017. Funhouses II and III premiered at The Slate Theater in October 2017 and April 2018, respectively. Funhouse IV premiered at Theatre Off Jackson in November 2018. Funhouse Tonight! premiered at Theatre Off Jackson in May 2019. Keep an eye out for Now That’s What I Call Funhouse! at Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar in August 2019 and Funhouse V at Annex Theatre in September 2019.
Want more? Find The Funhouse Family Podcast wherever you listen!

This is a show for mature audiences (18+). Scripts will be available on June 2; a shared google drive folder link will be available on June 2 so check by here for the link at that time. Please read the scripts before auditioning.

Can't make it to auditions on June 22nd?
No problem! Let our production stage manager, Sandra Bobman know at and we can arrange for you to drop-in at callbacks on June 23.

Can't make it to auditions AND callbacks?
No worries! You can video record your audition and send to our production stage manager, Sandra Bobman ( with an electronic copy of your headshot and resume.

Rehearsals will be in the evenings after 5pm Sundays - Thursdays starting July10 - September 13 depending on director and actor's availability and scheduling. Rehearsals will primarily be at the Seattle Center Armory 4th floor.

Production Team Dinner / First-Read Through Sunday, July 7 from 5-10pm @ Location TBD

Designer Run Sunday, September 8 from 6-10pm @ Annex Theatre

Tech/Dress/Preview from September 15 – September 18 @ Annex Theatre

Performances September 19 – September 28 @ Annex Theatre (Thurs. - Saturday 6 shows, two-weekends, 8pm GO, call times TBD most likely after 5pm)

Pick-up Rehearsal September 25 @ Location TBD

A comprehensive rehearsal schedule will be available at auditions.

Sign up for auditions here:


Other details:
A few notes about the audition app and signing up process:
· The slots have been set up for 5 minutes each

· Simply put your full name in a slot and follow the directions from there.

· Slots are first come, first serve. Selecting a slot quickly is encouraged if you have specific time constraints.

· Currently there is no way for actors to retrieve the audition time from the site once you've signed up, so please record your audition time before closing out the app process.

· If at any point you need to change your time slot, please cancel your original slot first, then follow the link to book a new slot.

If you have any trouble, please contact our stage manager, Sandra Bobman.


Character Breakdown / Project Needs
Casting a Performing Ensemble of 8-10 actors.

Our Funhouse V ensemble will include actors that identify as womxn, people of color, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and any member of currently or historically marginalized groups.

Audition/Interview Dates:
Saturday, June 22 from 1-5pm (5 minute slots)

Callbacks or second audition/interview?
Sunday, June 23 from 7-10pm

Audition Requirements:
Tell us a 90 second story from your life (true or fictional). In addition, if you can play an instrument and sing (guitar, violin, flute, etc.) please prepare 16 bars of a song for us.

Please bring a resume and a headshot.

Sides/Script download:

Monetary compensation:
$75 Stipend

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