Actor with Forum experience needed at Lewisham Youth Theate

Lewisham Youth Theatre is seeking an Actor for our ‘Young Touring Company’, part of our ‘Step Up Project’

Deadline to apply: 26 March 2019

Open Until:

Posted: 03/12/2019

You will work alongside our Director & professional creative team, performing with, & supporting/mentoring, 3 Creative Apprentices (aged 16-24) to create a forum piece & accompanying workshop that will tour to Lewisham Secondary Schools in March 2019.

We are looking for a young actor, male or female, with a playing age of 16 to 25 with experience of devising & performing Forum Theatre for young audiences. This is an acting role with additional support/mentoring for the Creative Apprentices.

Fee:  Up to £1000 (depending on experience).  


Rehearsals :    Wed 8th May & Wed 15th May, 

                         then Tuesdays and Wednesdays from  Tues 4th June to Tues 2nd July

Schools Tour: Wed 3rd & Thurs 4th July, Tuesday 9th, Wed 10th

Performance at the International Youth Arts Festival in Kingston: Thurs 11th July

Plus a public performance  at The Broadway Studio Theatre, Catford date to be confirmed                          

Evaluation session – Wed 17th July.

To Apply:        Please send your CV, photo & covering letter detailing your forum theatre work & experience of performing to young audiences to:          

Helen Stanley –  h.stanley@lewishamyouththeatre.com .

Closing Date:  Tues 26 March 2019        

Auditions:    Tues 2nd April & Recall Fri 5th April

You will need to have a DBS check for this contract.

Check out our website for more information on the ‘Step Up’ Project & our work www.lewishamyouththeatre.com

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

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