Lois Taylor, Gemma Kempthorne and Sarah Fairhall are looking for a strong and engaging male dancer/physical performer to co-create and perform ACE funded Physical Postcards touring work.
We explore sending and receiving danced messages from the body. The performance brings the audience into our process of making Physical Postcards through playful and informal conversations, choreographed work and in the moment improvised responses to the audiences writing.

Where: Cornwall/Devon, UK

Devising – One day in your own time pre-September and together September 3rd – 14th.
Performance – September 15th, 21st, October 6th and one more tbc between September 15th and October 6th

Deadline for applications: 24th June 2018

We are looking for a strong performer and collaborative individual to co-create the work, who is interested in investing in it for current and future performance opportunities. You will need to enjoy and be confident in exploring and expressing your ideas, in movement and text and be playful and inventive. Really positive skills are Improvisation, contact, voice work, creative writing, dance/movement technical or/an originality.

Context

In 2015/16 ACE funded us to develop a digital project called Physical Postcards. We explored 1 minute danced messages captured on film. We developed this in a range of professional and community contexts. As a part of the project, we held 6 performative sharings of our creative process and film outcomes. We discovered some exciting things that engaged the audience, that we want to build on to create live performance work for rural touring. The website is for that project only. It will be updated as we develop the new work.
“Wow, what a beautiful project. A real privilege to witness this life. Thank you for a wonderful evening. I felt totally absorbed by the whole spirit of the project. Very personal, authentic, honest, beautiful, moving and real.”

How to apply

Please send to physicalpostcards@gmail.com
A letter of application outlining your skills relevant to the project, reasons for interest in it, who you are and what you might be able to bring to this way of working
Links to footage of you dancing in performance, improvisation or studio play time.
A CV of relevant experiences with a simple ID photo
For applicants who would be strong for the project, we will arrange a face to face meets up or Skype interview/audition end of June early July.Fee: £1500 Travel: £100

Accommodation: To be discussed on an individual basis, support given to find very cheap accommodation.

For further information, please visit www.physicalpostcards.co.uk

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