Stuff & Nonsense Theatre Company are seeking experienced physical performers/puppeteers to join their established company. Stuff & Nonsense create thoughtful yet energetic shows for families with young children. They seek strong team members who are able to work hard and contribute to a positive work ethic.
Performers tour with the company as part of the team for get-ins and get-outs alongside the company production manager. There is an ethos of team work, good humour and support. Contracts are paid at and above equity/ITC rates and include travel and accommodation.
Stuff and Nonsense is a company that values its team of artists and technical staff and prefers to bring performers into the company that are looking to spend some time with the company over the next few years.
The work is part time and so would suit someone who has other projects that they wish to follow as a portfolio of work. They are a company that values professional development and members of the company are often offered other roles and also to develop education work if they have those skills overseen by acclaimed actor and company artistic director: Niki McCretton
THE ELVES AND THE SHOEMAKER
Remount of existing touring show:
Two-hander, 75 minute show
See clips from the show here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8H...
Belinda - Female - playing age 25-35 Comedic performer with excellent puppetry and acting skills. Quick paced lines to deliver plus must be able to work in a duo to create comic timing with opposite actor. Physically demanding role, basic dance skills required, puppetry experience essential, performing to family audiences, alto singing voice. Any clown training an advantage. Height: petite 5’2 max Build: any
Sam - Male - playing age 40-48 Comedic performer with excellent puppetry and acting skills. Quick paced lines to deliver plus must be able to work in a duo to create comic timing with opposite actor. Physically demanding role, basic dance skills required, puppetry experience essential, experience of performing to family audiences, strong singing voice. Any clown training an advantage. Height: 5’10 upwards Build: Slim
Rehearsals: Performances: w/c 5 and w/c 12 Sept 2016. The Point/The Berry. 17/18 Sept 2016. The Berry Theatre, Hedge End. 20 Nov 2016 – 30 Dec 2016. Norden Farm, Maidenhead. Christmas Day off. Max 6 days working/week.
Locality: United Kingdom
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