We are looking for two performers for an R&D of our new show ‘Burnout’, a play about class, race and the climate movement supported by Arts Council England and Live Theatre. 



Pay: £1000, paid at £100 per day for 10 days


Key Dates: 3rd - 14th May 2021 (R&D and work-in-progress sharing)


Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne (Travel / Accommodation will be covered, if necessary)



  • Experienced in devised theatre-making 

  • Experienced in collaborative processes

  • A willing and open attitude to generate ideas and material in rehearsals 

  • Knowledge of, and interest in, climate justice 

  • Identify as working class, benefit class, under class or criminal class and/or experience racism in society as a person of colour. 


  • From or based in the North East 

  • Experienced performing spoken word and/or poetry

  • Confident mover (not professionally trained as a dancer, just happy to get a bit sweaty!)

We encourage applications from womxn and non-binary people, and individuals from communities impacted by climate change in the global south. We welcome applications from performers with specific access needs.


To apply, please email Becky at with:

  • CV (Spotlight or similar) 

  • A short video, voice note or written statement on why you wish to be involved and how you meet our criteria (max 500 words or 2 mins)

  • Complete this Equal Opportunities form 


Deadline: Friday 26th February 2021 

We will send out invitations to audition by Mon 1st March.

Auditions: Thursday 4th March and Friday 5th March 2021, times TBC 


Recall Auditions: Thursday 11th March and Friday 12th March 2021, times TBC


Auditions will take place online via Zoom. Initial Auditions will be individual, recall will be in a small group. They will each take no longer than 1 hour. 

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by 26th March 2021

If you have any questions please email Becky at 

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