One Horse Town auditions - Annex Theatre

Annex Theatre

About the project and the company


ABOUT THE COMPANY: Annex annually produces 5 world-premiere plays by living playwrights and helmed by local directors, ranging from radical reinterpretations of classic scripts and ensemble-generated devised spectacles to dynamic solo performances and evocatively relevant plays.


ACCESSIBILITY INFO: Annex Theatre is not wheelchair accessible. There are two flights of stairs to get to Annex Theatre and no elevator in the building. There are two steps to get to the two bathrooms in the space, which are both single stalled and gender neutral.

We would also like to keep the space low scent to no-scent, so please try to refrain from wearing strong scented products or oils.


LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: Our daily lives and the artistic processes for this project are happening on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people, specifically the Duwamish Tribe, who are still here and are the rightful stewards of this land. We encourage you to make a contribution to the Duwamish Tribe by paying rent to



One Horse Town by Minna Lee is a part of Annex’s upcoming 33rd season and will be running from April 2nd – May 2nd in 2020.

One Horse Town by Minna Lee

Directed by Grace Carmack

Stage Managed by Selina Senn


After the apocalypse, a trio of queer ranchers are protecting the last horse on earth from a group of starving runaways, who are trying their best not to become cannibals. All of them, ranchers and runaways alike, struggle to remember what makes them human in a world urging them to forget their compassion and their sanity.


Rehearsals will be Mon-Fri from:

2/10/20 -3/27/20 times TBD

Tech rehearsals will be 3/28 and 3/29 times TBD

Dress and Preview will be 3/30-4/1

Show will run 4/2-5/2



Please read character breakdowns below. We will send you a PDF copy of the full script once we receive your form.


We will be hosting two one-hour long workshops each day on December 14 and December 15 (You will only need to be at one). In the form below, you’ll be able to tell us which workshop that you’d like to attend. If you cannot make it to a workshop and would like an opportunity to audition, please email Minna Lee at to make another arrangement. We want to see everyone!


Times: The first workshop each day is from 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM and the second workshop is from 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM


People in the room: Grace Carmack (Director, they/them), Minna Lee (Playwright, they/them/she/her)


Sign up for an audition by filling out this Google form:

Location of Audition

Annex Theatre: 1100 E. Pike St. (11th Ave. at E. Pike St.) Seattle, WA 98122

Other details


Audition requirements

Please prepare a 60 second piece, which can be in the form of a monologue, song, poem, or movement piece that suits your comfort and person. If you have other ideas for personal performative offering- we’d love to know! The audition will be in the form of a workshop led by our director, Grace Carmack. Prepare for a soft process and please bring water, comfortable shoes/clothes, and anything else you might need to take care of yourself. We will be doing group compositions, working on sides from the script provided at the audition, and wrapping up with 60 second monologue, poem, or movement piece that allows for your success and comfort. Thank you for offering your time and consideration to our project!

Character breakdown / Project needs
A fallen scientist and owner of the ranch/car wash. Any ethnicity. They/Them
A person of color who works on the ranch and had a past career as a famous sculptor. They're secretly a hopeless romantic. They/Them
A white identifying rancher and lover of nature. Purest person on the ranch. She/Her
A person of color with a deep love for poetry. Intelligent and soft. She/Her
A white identifying runaway from the city. Hungriest person on the ranch. She/Her
Leader of Lane and Susan. Full of secrets. Any ethnicity. She/Her
Mr. Wilson
The last horse on earth. Actor will be operating a puppet.
Additional information
Preferred method of submission


Audition/Interview dates

Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15

Pay type


Audition location

Seattle WA

Pay type

$50 $50

Callbacks or second audition/interview?

No Callbacks

Submission instructions

To audition, please fill out this Google form:

Union Requirements


Equity Contract