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.