Salary: GBP Equity minimum for rehearsals and performances
Application Deadline: February 10, 2019 5:00 pm
Company: Brave Bold Drama
Brave Bold Drama are looking for an exceptional, Bristol-based male or female identifying actor-musician of playing age 35-45 who can play an instrument on stage whilst singing for their brand new production of Wonderland. The show is for family audiences with children aged 5+ but is also dementia-sensitive, so that older family members living with dementia can also enjoy the performance with their families.
Confirmed tour dates (all daytime shows)
14th April: Swindon Fringe
29th April: Hareclive Academy, Hartcliffe
30th April: Fouracres Academy, Withywood
1st May: St Peter’s Primary, Bishopsworth
2nd May: Parson Street Primary, Bedminster Down
8th May: Waverley Gardens (Brunel Care extra-care-housing), Withywood
10th May: New Beginnings group, Withywood Centre, Withywood
6th-7th July: Shaftesbury Arts Centre, Shaftesbury
11th July: Fletcher House (assisted living facility)
13th July: Priddy Folk Festival
14th July: Little Theatre, Wells (Wells Theatre Festival)
12th August: Monday Club, BS3 Community Centre, Southville
More dates are likely to be added, to suit everyone’s availability. Please do not apply unless you are available for all the existing confirmed tour dates.
The Performer will be multi-roling a range of characters inspired by Alice in Wonderland, to include playing live music, singing, some object manipulation and some moments of improvisation based on audience participation. The performer will ideally:
- Be physically fit and a confident physical performer
- Be a confident singer able to hold harmonies, and a competent on-stage instrumentalist
- Have experience of working in family theatre
- Have experience of or be willing to learn about audiences who are living with dementia
- Have experience in improvisation
Auditions will be held in Bristol on Thurs 14th Feb and Sun 17th Feb depending upon performers’ availability. If neither of these are suitable let us know to see what other arrangements could be made.
Rehearsals will be for 3 weeks between 4th March and 5th April at Creative Workspace in Bristol.
See www.bravebolddrama.co.uk for more information on the show and the company.
Creative Workspace, Queens Road, Withywood, Bristol, BS13 8LF
Fees are Equity minimum. Travel costs will covered by the company if actors are willing to travel in one vehicle with the journey starting from our base Creative Workspace in Withywood. When touring to venues which are more than a 90 minute car journey from Bristol we will also arrange accommodation.
Please send your CV or Spotlight link, plus any links to video, to email@example.com with the subject title WONDERLAND PERFORMER. Please indicate if there are any audition dates you cannot do.
Closing date is 10th February at 5pm.
0117 964 6799