Vamos Theatre seeks Full Mask Actors

Payment Details:

Paid

Location:

UK Wide

Gender:

Male, Female

Age Range:

21 to 100

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Vamos Theatre seeks full mask actors

Auditions: Wed 7th and Thurs 8th June 2017, 10am-5pm; Worcester, UK

Vamos Theatre, the UK’s leading full mask theatre company, is casting for two of its upcoming touring productions. Finding Joy, the company’s award-winning show about dementia, tours the UK from September to November 2017, concluding with possible dates in China. Vamos’s new production, A Brave Face, will tour from end Jan-May 2018, opening at London International Mime Festival, including possible dates in Germany.

We are looking for experienced physical theatre actors, both male and female, to perform in one or both productions. Applicants should have strong physical skills, be creative, hard-working, reliable and comfortable with devised theatre: mask experience is preferable but not essential. Please do not apply unless you have at least 3 years’ professional acting experience, including touring.

Auditions will be workshop-based, and held over two days. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from everyone who fits the job description, regardless of race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or age. Within the casting, as a genuine occupational requirement, we are aiming to find a person of short stature (male or female), and a black or Asian actor (male).

Vamos Theatre devises and tours accessible, humorous and fearless work which showcases the best in full mask performance. Vamos is dedicated to making work based on stories of real people, and productions are rooted in true life experiences and events. The company was established in 2006, and is based in Worcester, UK.

Tour details: Finding Joy: rehearsals from August 23rd 2017 (there may be flexibility with some casting to allow for Edinburgh commitments); touring September 15th - end November 2017. A Brave Face: rehearses from December 4th 2017 (break for Xmas and New Year’s Eve); touring January 31st - May 2018.

Auditions: Wed 7th and Thurs 8th June 2017, 10am-5pm Worcester Arts Workshop, Sansome Street, Worcester, WR1 1UE (2 mins walk from Worcester Foregate St railway station)

Please apply by 28th May 2017. Those invited to audition will hear by Monday 5th June latest.


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