Call out for Actor for new Rural touring show – Autumn 2020
Arts Alive are looking for a mature performer with a playing age of 45+ who has experience in creating devised theatre work. The performer will work with our Director and Designer to shape the show.
The Performer will ideally have a good quality singing voice and play at least one musical instrument. They will have strong physical theatre skills and will be a confident and engaging storyteller. Some puppetry experience would also be beneficial.
Audition Date; 20 January 2020, 11.30 – 4pm, The Hive , 5 Belmont, Shrewsbury SY1 1TE
Devising Dates; 14-16 Sept 2020 – in Shrewsbury
Rehearsal week; 5- 9 Oct 2020 – in Shrewsbury
Tour Dates; 12- 16 Oct, 19- 23 Oct 2020. Across venues in Shropshire. Technician for the show will be driving a van to get to the rural venues.
(Possibility of a third week of touring , awaiting funding decision.)
Actor will need to hold a current DBS check.
Arts Alive is the rural touring scheme for Shropshire and Herefordshire www.artsalive.co.uk and in partnership with MediaActive Projects , a creative media and moving image organisation
www.mediaactive.org was awarded Celebrating Age funding through Arts Council England. Following two years of artist led work with older people 55+, the creative material developed by participants will contribute to the shaping of the touring performance piece.
The performer will be accompanied by a technician on tour.
Fee; £3,600 -18 days work at £200 daily.
The successful actor will need to make their own arrangements for accommodation during the performance, devising, and rehearsal process.
Arts Alive is interested in performers that reflect the diversity of our nation and has an inclusive approach to opportunities for all.
To apply; please send a CV (in any format) plus either a link to an online showreel or a 1 minute performance clip captured on your phones showcasing storytelling skills to firstname.lastname@example.org