AUDITIONS: Where No Man Has Gone Before

Seattle Experimental Theater will be holding auditions December 2nd from 7 – 9pm at Theatre Puget Sound (Seattle Center) for Where No Man Has Gone Before, an improvised parody of the original Star Trek series. Callbacks will be December 3rd from 7-9pm. An audition appointment is required; please see below for submission information.

SET is seeking improvisers with a minimum of two years of scripted or improv experience to join our troupe for our January show run at Theatre Off Jackson. Performers of all ages, ethnicities and body types are encouraged to audition. We will be casting a few named character parts, including the part of Khan, for the January run.

Knowledge of Star Trek is a plus, but not a requirement. Performers for Where No Man Has Gone Before are paid as a percentage of the show profits.

Availability for following upcoming performance dates is preferred, but not required:

Show dates:

  • January 8, 9, 10 at 8pm
  • January 11th at 2pm

Rehearsal/Tech dates:

  • Sat December 13th 2-6pm
  • Sat December 20th 2-6pm
  • Sun December 28th 2-6pm
  • Sat January 3rd 2-6pm
  • Sun January 4th 2-6pm
  • January 6th 7-10pm
  • January 7th 7-10pm

 

Where No Man Has Gone Before began in 2011. In addition to runs at various local venues, it has also been featured at The Seattle Festival of Improv Theater, The Hawaii Festival of Improv Theater, Emerald City Comi-con, Geek Girl Con, and many others.

For an audition spot, send an email to auditions@seattleexperimentaltheater.com with your name, resume and headshot. Auditions will be in groups, in 30 minute slots. Please let us know if you would prefer a 7pm, 7:45pm or 8:30pm audition slot.

If you are interested in the show but cannot make one of the audition times; or if you have conflicts with any of the above dates, please let us know. at the above email address.

Returning January 2015: “Where No Man Has Gone Before”!

After an extended away mission, Seattle Experimental Theater is proud to announce the return of our original hit improvised Star Trek parody, Where No Man Has Gone Before, January 8 -11, 2015!

Tickets are available now at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/947133 – like us on Facebook or subscribe to our mailing list (at right) for special holiday ticket deals on Thanksgiving weekend!

For the first time since 2012, we’ll be debuting a brand new episode format – stay tuned for more details!


Full Press Release:

Where No Man Has Gone Before, Seattle Experimental Theater’s hit  improvised parody of the original Star Trek TV series, is returning to Theatre Off Jackson in January with a brand new episode. Join the crew of the enterprise as they encounter an old foe that puts the crew and ship in unforeseen danger.

At every performance, the cast will use suggestions from the audience to create a brand new episode. Each performance is a completely original adventure.

Where No Man Has Gone Before has played at various Seattle venues, receiving popular and critical acclaim. It has been featured in the Hawaii Improvaganza Festival, The Seattle Festival of Improv Theater, Geek Girl Con, and at Emerald City Comi-Con in 2013 and 2014.

The cast of Where No Man Has Gone Before is Tony Beeman,  Colin Madison, Jekeva Phillips, Wayne Pishue, Cheryl Platz, and Nicholas Schell.

Where No Man Has Gone Before is directed by Jeannine Clarke.

Performances are January 8, 9 and 10th at 8pm and January 11th at 2pm.

Tickets are $15 online at www.theatreoffjackson.org, or $18 at the door.

For more information about the show or Seattle Experimental Theater, visit www.seattleexperimentaltheater.com.

The cast of "Where No Man Has Gone Before" (2014). L to R: Cheryl Platz, Tony Beeman, Nicholas Schell, Doug Willott,  Wayne Pishue, and Colin Madison.

The cast of “Where No Man Has Gone Before” (2014). L to R: Cheryl Platz, Tony Beeman, Nicholas Schell, Doug Willott, Wayne Pishue, and Colin Madison.

“Wedding Horror Stories” comes to the Pocket Theater in November!

Seattle Experimental Theater Press Release
Media Contact: Jeannine Clarke
Kill Date: November 9, 2014

Wedding Horror Stories

A comedic retelling of your ugly wedding stories
Coming to the Pocket Theater on November 7th & 8th!
Click Here for Tickets!

(Seattle, Wa) Weddings: open bars, embarrassing family members and terrible bridesmaids dresses. We feel your pain. Seattle Experimental Theater is proud to announce the return of its hit wedding comedy—Wedding Horror Stories. SET is opening the Pandora’s Box of your wedding memories and retelling them as we all take a therapeutic, healing journey through the worst that weddings have to offer. Each performance the cast will take wedding stories from the audience to retell onstage for comedic results. Whether you’re attending a wedding this season or still recovering from old wounds, we can help you laugh it off.

Wedding Horror Stories will perform November 7th and 8th at 8:30pm at the Pocket Theatre at 8312 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle WA 98103.

Wedding Horror Stories is created by Jeannine Clarke and Samantha Hecker. It is directed by Jeannine Clarke. The show debuted in Summer 2013 to the delight of audiences in the University District.

The cast of Wedding Horror Stories is Tony Beeman, Lauren Bond, Daryl DuCharme, Christine Riippi, and Chris Wong.

Tickets are available for $10 online at the Pocket Theater’s website, or $14 at the door at the door 30 minutes before the show.

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CLOSING WEEKEND for “The Wolf and the Witch”!

Just three more chances to see the world premiere of our new improvised fairy tale show, “The Wolf and the Witch”, at the Ballard Underground: Friday October 10th at 8PM, Saturday October 11th at 8PM, and Sunday October 12th at 2PM.

Tickets are $15 at the door, or $12 in advance at Brown Paper Tickets by clicking here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/840770 Kids get in for just $10.

And for those with families, did you know that we’re one of “Erika’s Weekend Picks” on SeattlesChild.com? Our show is appropriate for ages 6 and up.

Last weekend’s shows were a great success and delighted audience members of all ages. As an audience member Saturday put it on Facebook, “Great show! Really fun! (5 stars)”.

Don’t miss your last chance to see our unique fairy tales come to life!

GETTING THERE:
Ballard Underground
220 NW Market St, Seattle, WA, WA 98107

Finding the front door can be tricky, a bit like a fairytale journey. The Ballard Underground is located between Bop Street Records and Great Harvest Northwest. Take the street level door down the staircase and our lobby is the second door on your left. If you hit the Metaphysical library, you’ve gone too far!

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“The Wolf and the Witch” opens THIS WEEKEND!

We are beyond excited to be bringing the world premiere of our new improvised fairy tale show, “The Wolf and the Witch”, to the Ballard Underground for 2 weekends starting THIS FRIDAY October 3rd and running through October 12.

Click here to buy tickets!

And for those with families, did you know that we’re one of “Erika’s Weekend Picks” on SeattlesChild.com this weekend? Advance tickets are just $10 for the kids, and $12 for all other kids at heart. Our show is appropriate for ages 6 and up.

All shows at 8PM except for the Sunday, Oct 12 matinee performance at 2PM.

GETTING THERE:
Ballard Underground
220 NW Market St, Seattle, WA, WA 98107

Finding the front door can be tricky, a bit like a fairytale journey. The Ballard Underground is located between Bop Street Records and Great Harvest Northwest. Take the street level door down the staircase and our lobby is the second door on your left. If you hit the Metaphysical library, you’ve gone too far!

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