Based in Liverpool Collective Encounters is a national company specialising in theatre for social change. The company has recently been commissioned by National Museums Liverpool to deliver the drama element of the House of Memories Museum training for social care staff working with people living with dementia. The play will be written and directed by Sarah Thornton and will include elements of audience/performance interaction. They are looking for
- 1 x female performer with a playing age of 65+.
- 1 x female performer with a playing age of 50 – 65.
- 1 x actor/joker (male or female) with substantial experience of forum theatre facilitation.
All performers are required to play a variety of characters and will have adeptness for regional accents. All performers will need to have excellent improvisation skills as well as experience of or an understanding of interactive theatre.
Rehearsals will take place in Liverpool. Rehearsal weeks are split to take into account the Christmas break. Rehearsals dates are
- Monday 13th November – Saturday 21st December 2013
- Monday 6th January – Saturday 18th January 2014
Performances will take place during the hours of 10am – 3pm. From the 20thJanuary until the 28thMarch there will be a total of 14 x performances in Liverpool and the Midlands. Venues are the Museum of Liverpool and a key Midlands cultural venue (actual venue tbc).
The 4-week rehearsal is offered on an ITC/Equity contract at £430 p/w.
Fees for the 14 performances are offered on a freelance contract basis at a rate of £150 per performance.
Expenses for relocation can be negotiated.
Auditions will take place in Liverpool on 13thNovember 2013. To apply please send your CV and headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org by Monday 11th November. For more information call 07811175095.