MALE/FEMALE TRAINEE PERFORMERS REQUIRED for Family Christmas show based on ‘Hansel and Gretel’ for 5 – 11 year olds, produced by Unity Theatre in partnership with Hope Street Ltd. Type Studio residency, Unity Theatre; approx 45 performances for schools and family audiences. Rehearsals 5th Nov - 4th Dec 2012 in Liverpool city centre. Performances Opens 4th December and runs to January 12th Break between 24th December & 2nd January 2013 Contract £150.00 per week training allowance for 9 wks with a short break in the contract between Christmas and New Year Writer Jeff Young Director Ann Farrar Designers Alexandra Morton and Rosie Renals-Wells Composer/MD Patrick Dineen Auditions Workshop in Liverpool city centre, Saturday October 6th 10.30am onwards – please be available all day for call backs. Please let us know if you have any access requirements. This is a brand new and exciting re-interpretation of the Hansel and Gretel fairytale integrating music, song, physical theatre and ensemble playing. It requires performers who: • enjoy devising and approaching the creation of new work imaginatively • have or are prepared to learn physical theatre skills • are competent singers • have good movement skills • have good comedy skills • have an interest in puppetry • have worked previously with music, song and vocal techniques • relish working non-verbally as well as using text • are interested in making new kinds of theatre • will be Merseyside based for the duration of the run This is a music and song-based show and so ability to deliver a song is important (although you do not need to be vocally trained) Performers may also have additional and complementary skills but these are not essential. We actively encourage submissions from individuals that reflect the diversity of the community. This is a professional development programme for emerging performers. Trainee performers will be provided with: Professional development services offered by Hope Street. (Prepare the right CV, put them in touch with local professional photographers, engage them with local based agents, and generally empower them with information on all the ins & outs of working in the business) Email a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org OR post hard copy to: Hope Street Limited, 13a Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BQ (Or drop in – entrance on Arrad Street). Deadline for submissions: Monday 1st October at 12 NOON. Call Laura Cockett or Peter Ward on 0151 708 8007 for further information. If you wish details to be returned please enclose an SAE.
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