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About Us

18th Ave Theater in Seattle is a non-profit, Polish community theater. We started our activities in May 2021 and started rehearsals at The Polish Home at Capitol Hill in Seattle. Our mission is to cultivate the Polish language and culture. We want to serve the local Polish community by performing for Polish families in the greater Seattle area. We aim to be inclusive and remove barriers and make our shows available for all who want to join us. That is why our shows are ticketed on a pay what you can basis.

Poster for the performance

The Adventures of the Mischievous Flea

The performance entitled "The Adventures of the Mischievous Flea" is based on the adaptation of a fairy tale by Jan Brzechwa. The purpose of the performance is:

  • teach through play

  • create a colorful immersive performance

  • enrich the experience with elements of music, light, and sound effects.


The premiere is on Friday, June 24th at 6:30 PM. The second performance is on Saturday, June 25th at 2PM. You can purchase tickets on EventBrite. Thank you for all your support!

Out theater is a volunteer-based, non profit organization. We appreciate all your support. To make it possible for everyone to join us we decided to remove the financial barrier and we offer a Pay what you can option for our tickets.


  • Jerzy Staszak - Narrator

  • Paulina Phung - Main character the Mischievious Flea

  • Steve Chernyavskiy (Shop owner, the Beetle, Waiter, the King, Casino Player, Captain, the Elephant)

  • Amelia Kułakowska (Miss Kika, friend, Casino Player, the Elegant lady on a train, the Chancellor…)

  • Lilianna, Martyna (Travelers, Spiders, Cockroaches, little Fleas, Guards, Casino Players)

  • Anna Kułakowska (founder, coordinator, Friend, Moth, Judge)

  • Ada Olewska - costumes and props manager

  • Alicja Cholewińska - costumes and props support

  • Beata Jacobsen - decorations and scenery

  • Victoria Jacobsen - scenery and backstage support

  • Marcin Pączkowski - Music consultations

  • Krzysztof Kułakowski - music, sound, graphic design, and creative design

  • Mike Lion - production consultant, props and costumes rental

  • James T. Washburn - Production Consultant

Call for support and volunteers

If you would like to join us, there are a few volunteer roles to fill:

  • Play director

  • Scenery director

  • Backstage support, and decorations

  • Hair and makeup artist

  • Bake sale and coffee/tea sale & bar

Please, send your applications to teatr@polishhome.org .


  • Upcoming December play - 10th December 2022

  • Premiere - 24th June 2022

  • Performances - 25th June, 8th July 2022

  • Music, Sound, Lights - May 2022

  • Scenery - May/June 2022

  • Advertising - May - June 2022

  • Art contest - April - June 2022

  • Major purchases - April/May 2022

  • Costumes - April/May 2022

  • PR, website, social presence - February 2022

Financing and support

Our play is co-financed by the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Los Angeles.

Art contest poster

Art contest
"What chirps and hisses in the grass?"

We invite all kids, preteens, and teenagers to participate in the Art Contest. Attractive prizes awaits the winners and laureates.

All you need to do:

  1. Illustrate an insect of your choosing

  2. Send a picture of the art work with author's name, phone number to: teatr@polishhome.org

  3. Deliver your artwork to the 18th Ave Theater at the Polish Home Association.

The Gallery of Art Works will be displayed in the Polish Home from 24th to 25th June 2022

The prizes will be awarded after our performances at 8PM 24th June and at 3:30PM on 25th June.

More: See contest rules in Polish and in English.

Poster art by Magdalena Gustowska-Kucharska.


If you would like to know more contact us at: teatr@polishhome.org

We meet for rehearsals on Fridays at 6:30 PM in the Polish Cultural Center in Seattle.