ACTOR MUSICIAN CALL OUT
Paper Balloon Theatre are seeking an actor musician for our upcoming tour of new production for families: The Boy and The Mermaid.
Paper Balloon produce original theatre for young people and their families. The Boy and the Mermaid is our 3rd touring production, on its debut tour of the South East and London.
We are looking for a third performer to join our team in this new musical production, with music and lyrics by Darren Clark (These Trees are Made of Blood, The Scarecrow’s Wedding).
Rehearsals: 6-24th February 2017 Inclusive (London and Folkestone)
-Highly skilled accordion
-Any additional instruments not essential but desirable
-Strong character actor
-Movement/physical theatre experience
This role is open to applicants of all genders and all ethnic backgrounds.
The actor-musician will be lead musician on the piece, joining an ensemble cast of 3, playing mutli-roles and puppeteering
Saturday 25th Feb
Horsebridge Arts Centre
Sunday 26th Feb
Cornerstone Arts Centre
Sunday 5th March
Tuesday 4th April
Friday 7th April
Monday 10th April
Arlington Arts Centre
Saturday 15th April
Colchester Arts Centre
Saturday 27th May
Sunday 28th May
Watermans Arts Centre
Tuesday 30th May
Wednesday 31st May
Friday 2nd June
Fee: (above equity minimum) £3150
Accommodation and Travel outside of London provided
Friday 27th January 10am – 1pm
Venue: near London Bridge
Please prepare one instrumental accordion piece, and one song accompanied on accordion that shows off your voice.
The music in the show is inspired by sea shanties. A sea shanty piece is not necessary, however please bear this style in mind when preparing your piece.
For additional instruments, please prepare one more instrumental piece on your preferred instrument.
You may be asked to respond to direction from the Musical Director.
Call backs for the afternoon (12-1pm) will be a workshop audition.
Please wear clothes you are comfortable moving in. You may be asked to improvise puppetry with found objects.
It’s not necessary to prepare anything for this section.
Please send CV and covering letter along with any Spotlight/Web Links to Alex and Darren firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see web page for further details
Applications Close by 12pm Wednesday 25th Jan
Unfortunately we are only able to respond to applicants successful in reaching audition.
We look forward to receiving your applications.
ACTOR MUSICIAN WANTED
Paper Balloon Theatre Company are looking for an actor-musician for our family Christmas production of Once Upon a Snowflake at Pegasus Theatre this December.
You will be live scoring and performing music in support of two performers in this original musical production for families (age 3+)
We are looking for a skilled multi-instrumentalist who is happy improvising and performing in front of a live audience, with the following skills and instruments:
- strong singer
- Preferably should have knowledge of looping and own mac laptop with logic pro x.*
*these are desirable but not essential: we are happy to discuss possibilities with alternate instruments and equipment
You will be required to learn and perform a score, support songs and provide music/sound effects for an improvised section.
In particular we are looking for fun collaborators who will enjoy working on this fun project and would be interested in future collaboration with the company.
This role is open to performers of all ethnic backgrounds and genders.
from 5th - 24th December inclusive.
1 week of rehearsals (Oxford)
Daily performances (with day breaks) from 13th-24th December @ Pegasus Theatre, Oxford
pay is above Equity minimum (£1350) for entire engagement
We are looking for performers with access to an Oxfordshire base as we are unable to provide accommodation and relocation costs for this engagement.
Please contact Alex & Darren with a covering letter and CV/ websites/ testimonials via email@example.com explaining why you'd like to take part in the production by 29/10/16
Please view the show trailer for a feel of the production.
Auditions will be held on Monday 14th November at Pegasus Theatre, Oxford.
Please note that as a small company, we will only be able to contact those successful in reaching audition, by no later than Friday 4th November.
We look forward to receiving your applications!
If you are in the area then why not join us at...
Horsebridge Arts Centre, Whitstable, CT5 1AF
Saturday 30th January 2016 (2pm-3.15pm)
Free, fun, one-off family workshop exploring the underwater world.
Learn about songwriting, traditional sea-shanties and hear some fishy tales!
Sing songs with our award winning songwriter Darren Clark, play games and help us find the Sound of the Sea.
You can listen to some of Darren's music at his website www.darrenclarkmusic.co.uk or below: