Director/Choreographer Lanre Malaolu is searching for White female dancers for his next film.

Where: London, United Kingdom

When: June 16th

Deadline for applications: June 14th

“THE CONVERSATION” explores the challenges black men and women experience when on a date/with a white partner and the conversation surrounding their racial experience needs to be had. Through expressive movement, we follow the journey of a black man and the challenges he encounters through this conversation, time and time again.

Lanre is looking for WHITE FEMALE DANCERS (1 lead, 3 supporting roles and ensemble) with a strong background in hip-hop, contemporary and/or experimental dance. Experience of picking up dynamic choreography, devising and partner work is desirable. Performers are encouraged to have a sense of fearlessness and willingness to push themselves to a bold and visceral emotional place for this project.

Rehearsals/shooting dates to be confirmed but will span from July – mid August.

Lanre’s previous work includes THE CIRCLE, a hybrid dance-documentary film commissioned by the BFI doc society, which will have its world premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest in June. FIGURE, a multi-award winning dance film Lanre made last year, has screened at film festivals around the world including, Zanzibar, Texas, Toronto, Vancouver and the BAFTA-recognized Aesthetica Film festival. He was the choreographer and movement artist on the British Council film DEAR MR. SHAKESPEARE (Sundance film festival, 2017).

To apply, please email CV, headshot and clips of you dancing to theconversationfilm@gmail.com. There will be an invite-only workshop audition on the 16th June, 5pm. Dancers must be based in London.

For further information, please visit www.lanremalaolu.com

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