[Notice of Audition]
Please note: The date of the audition has changed to October 23rd, 7pm at Odd Duck
SOS Productions will be holding auditions for a long-form improvisation group to perform in and around Seattle, WA. We are looking for people with 1 or more years of improvisational performance experience. Experience with long form (linear and non-linear) is preferred, but not necessary for audition. Please bring resume and headshot and be prepared to improvise.
Date: October 23, 2007
Location: Odd Duck Studio - 1214 10th Ave, Seattle
Please send an email to email@example.com to reserve a slot.
About the Project
This is a long-form improvisation group. Focus will be Chicago-style Harold. The group will meet weekly to rehearse (currently scheduled for Tuesday nights) with shows to begin in 2008. This will be an ongoing project with various shows and runs throughout the year – dedication to the group with this schedule in mind is paramount.
About SOS Productions
SOS Productions was formed by John Faga in 2004 and has produced “Sisters of Sal” and “National Comment Radio”.
The “Sisters of Sal”, a Seattle-based long form improvisation group, performed from 2003 through 2005 all across the Pacific Northwest including the 2004 and 2005 Seattle Festival of Improvised Theatre (SFIT) and a special performance with Ryan Stiles during the opening month of shows at the Upfront Theatre in Bellingham. “Sisters of Sal” was the 2004 Seattle Cagematch Champion and had long-standing runs at the ArtsWest and Bathhouse Theatres in Seattle.
National Comment Radio, an online sketch comedy podcast which ran from November of 2005 through February of 2007, has a subscription of over 1300 listeners in more than 10 countries and remains ranked in “Yahoo’s Top 50” most popular podcasts.
About John Faga
Originally from the Philadelphia area, John Faga is a comedy writer and performer living in Seattle, Washington. John has studied improvisation in Chicago with iO (formerly Improv Olympic) and The Annoyance, and in Seattle with Unexpected Productions as well as workshops with Mick Napier, Keith Johnstone, Joe Bill, Joe Flaherty and many others. In Chicago John was a member of “A Private Tea Party”, the Playground Theatre team “Damascus Steel” and performed regularly with the Playground Theatre’s “Big Yellow Bus”.
In Seattle John was a member and artistic director of “Sisters of Sal”, a long-form improvisation troupe which performed all across the Pacific Northwest from 2003-2005, and co-writer and producer of the popular comedy podcast National Comment Radio from 2005-2007.
Since 2004 John has been an ensemble member of Unexpected Productions, with whom he has had the great pleasure of touring Europe, Canada and the US and with whom he can be seen performing Seattle TheatreSports™ weekly at the Market Theatre at Pike’s Place Market.