Imagineer are looking for Dancers, Physical Theatre and Circus Performers for an outdoor performance residency for Bridge project exploring bridging divides.
Where: Midlands, London, UK
When: Auditions W/B 21st Jan
Devising/Creation March – July 201
Deadline for applications: Monday 7th January 10am
We are looking to cast an ensemble company of highly engaging and authentic physical, circus and dance theatre performers with a strong comic performing presence that is legible outdoors for a large audience and who are experienced at improvising with the public and ensemble devising. We want people who can move well and follow set choreographies; we envisage a mixture of people, some of whom are dance trained and some who may not be. We are looking for performers who have at least two circus disciplines to performance level, including acrobatic/parkour. We don’t have a fixed view of what circus disciplines we will include but are interested to explore: handstand/hand balance; acrobalance; teeterboard; slackline;
Comfortable to perform at a stage height of 5m+ outdoors
Happy to vocalise and climb a rope, vocalise while climbing a rope
Able to learn and perform some agreed text
Also desirable: counterweighting; bungee; music / singing skills
4th to 9th March 2019 – Devising / R&D (in Coventry)
15th June to 14th July 2019 – Creation (in Coventry)
19th August to 6th September 2019 – Rehearsals & technical (in Coventry)
7th to 28th September 2019 – Bridge Performances and Residencies in Coventry and Grantham
Bridge continues into 2020, with likely rehearsals in May / June, a confirmed residency in Worcester in July and potential for touring to other locations July – Sept 2020.
To apply, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org outlining why the project appeals to you and attach a CV and links to show-reel and/or videos of your performance work by 10 am on Monday 7th January 2019. One day workshop auditions will be held week beginning 21st January in London and the Midlands.
For further information, please visit https://www.imagineer-productions.co.uk/