CALLOUT: 2 x PERFORMERS

 

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. 

 

DETAILS:

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)

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR: 

Essential:

  • 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. 

Desirable: 

  • 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.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply, please email Becky at shybairntheatre@gmail.com 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 shybairntheatre@gmail.com 

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