Salary: GBP £500 @ £100 p/d
Application Deadline: April 26, 2018 11:59 pm
Company: Propolis Theatre // Fen
Verbatim Domestic Violence and Abuse (DVA) R&D
In collaboration with University of Bristol and Fen, Propolis Theatre will be running an R&D period for a verbatim performance on women’s experiences of Domestic Violence and Abuse (yet to be titled). The company will be using and responding to qualitative data collected by researchers over a period of 10 years on women’s experiences of Domestic Violence and Abuse collated for www.healthtalk.org. Propolis are looking for a female performer to come in during the second week to become a core cast member and help devise around the material. This will culminate in a private sharing of material to venues, artists, charity representatives and healthcare professionals on the Friday. This R&D is supported by University of Bristol, Bristol Old Vic and using public funding from Arts Council England.
R&D taking place on 7th-11th May in central Bristol.
Fee is £100 p/d for a total of 5 days.
Travel: we can cover one return trip to get to Bristol and up to £20 travel expenses during the week.
Experience of performing verbatim desirable but not necessary
As the R&D is soon the first part of the audition will be a self tape audition. There is a possibility that there will be a follow up hour workshop in Bristol on the week commencing 30th April. Attached to this post is the audition pack with a full character breakdown of the role as well as instructions for the self-tape audition which needs to be emailed to the address given alongside a spotlight link or CV.
Melanie basic breakdown
The main role for this actor is Melanie, this actor will be multi-roling.
Main role: Melanie
Playing age: 25 – 42
Black British (Caribbean)
Background: Melanie is a black British (Caribbean) woman, single and living with her daughters aged 22, 20 and seven. She is a support worker for people with learning disabilities, but has taken time out from work, to care for family and to recover from a depressive illness.
Self tapes and CV’s must be sent to the email in the attached audition pack by Thursday at 11:59pm.
This has been pushed back from its previous deadline of Wednesday at 5pm.
Please email address on attached PDF with any questions or accessibility needs.