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Call out - Summer '23
Who are we:
We are a 9 person company based in the South West of England and perform mainly in the UK. We tour a 45 minute circus theatre show which includes ensemble juggling, group acrobatics and lots of physical fun. We like to work as one big team and try to make sure that everyone's voice is included.
What we want:
We are looking for 2 performers to understudy multiple roles in our outdoor circus theatre show.
Roles and skills:
Acro flyer with tap/Irish dance experience
Experience in flying banquine, 3 highs, and dynamic skills.
Ability to perform a 2 minute tap/Irish dance solo.
Acro base and juggler
Experience in basing banquine, dynamic skills, and midding 3 highs.
Solid multi-person pass juggling.
Have a strong grounding in working theatrically with an ability to improvise and devise.
Be comfortable with character work
Excited about working as part of a big team in creation and on stage
Willing to share the responsibilities within a touring company on and off the stage
We welcome and actively seek individuals who are underrepresented in our workforce and in the arts community. . If you are concerned about accessibility in relation to either of these roles, please email us on email@example.com and we can have a chat about it.
Selected applicants will be invited to an audition day on 30th March at 101 Creation Space in Newbury. They will each receive a £75 contribution towards their expenses and there will be accommodation the night before if wanted.
Chosen understudies must be available for:
Rehearsals in Bristol: 15th - 19th May.
Summer show dates: It is highly likely that each understudy will have at least one show date during the summer. Good availability during the summer is desirable. Show dates will be different for each understudy and will be discussed at the audition day.
Rehearsals: £120/day. A contribution to travel and accommodation will be arranged.
Show (max 2/day): £300 for first day of event. £220 for each following day. Travel and accommodation provided.
A large part of this understudy program is funding dependent. If we do not receive our funding we will do our best to make it happen but all details are subject to change. We will know if our funding bid is successful by 24th March at the absolute latest.
How to apply
We would like you to fill in a google form where there is space to upload
A short statement of interest (200 words max)
Your CV or short bio (200 words max)
Your showreel, video of you performing or your practice
The link to the form is here
If you would prefer to do a video application, please see the guidance here
Closing date for applications: 9th March
If you would like any of this information in a different format or would like a chat about anything mentioned above, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking forward to seeing your applications!