Worcestershire Arts Partnership Blog

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Job Opportunity

3 Actors required by Jestaminute Community Theatre c.i.c
We need three actors with significant devising/improvisation experience to work with writer/director Andy Higgitt to devise/rehearse/perform a new full length play. Funded by ACE and Worcestershire County Council, the play will tour to venues across Worcestershire; and will tell the stories of fictional characters based on the accounts of people who have experienced domestic abuse.
Each actor will be required to take on 2 main roles:
Female 1 playing age late 30’s -early 40’s
a) Lisa -long suffering victim of abuse from a controlling husband
b) Ruth -professional woman, perpetrator of abuse in a same sex relationship
Female 2 playing age early –late 20’s
a) Sara perpetrator of often violent abuse against her husband
b) Selina victim of abuse in a same sex relationship
Male playing age early –late 40’s
a)Terry perpetrator of abuse against wife (Lisa); more psychological/emotional  abuse, rather than physical
b) Michael – victim of physical+ emotional abuse from wife ( Sara)
Audition in Redditch Wednesday  22nd May
Actors must be available for:
Devising:       3rd – 8th June; to include some preparatory guidance from professionals working in the field (Stonham) and  a show back of work-in- progress on 6th June to an invited audience.
Rehearsals: 19th, 20th, 21st, 24th, 25th, & 26th June          
Performances: 27th, 29th, 30th June, 4th 5th & 6th July.
Contract fee £1700
Closing date : 1 pm 11th May
Please email Andy with your CV:
Any questions please email.

Jestaminute Community Theatre c.i.c is a social enterprise whose objects are:
"to use performance and media arts to enhance the life and well-being, and to enhance social cohesion  of the residents in  the midlands"

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