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Director: Steven Lee. Based on the classic children’s nursery rhyme this original production blends live action with puppetry and animation to present an exciting new perspective on this much loved story.
The show will be touring to a range of venues including The Tricycle Theatre, Exeter Northcott, The Grand Wolverhampton, Buxton Opera House, Hull Truck and Derby Guildhall.
Rehearsals will be 5 days a week (including weekends) from Saturday 14th January to Friday 3rd February and then the 6th to the 10th February 2012.
Previews are arranged for the 4th and 5th February and then 65 tour dates follow with the show premiering at Malvern Festival Theatre on February 11th and touring through until July 25th – mostly weekends and school holidays.
Applicants should send a CV, headshot and cover note to email@example.com with the word “FLY” in the subject heading.
Auditions will take place in early November in Egham (J13 of the M25 or 35 minutes from Waterloo/Clapham Junction)
Rehearsals will also be in Egham so all applicants should have a base in London or close to the M25.
Fee is £3350 for the contract plus 33 nights of accommodation (for venues beyond driving distance.) Transport is provided to all venues leaving daily from Egham.
Apply to: Rebecca Dugan
|Role Name||Gender||Ethnicity||Age Range||Description|
|Narrator||Male||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||A Russian scientist whose job depends on his successfully researching the story of the amazing old woman who ate a menagerie of animals. An eccentric genius. Bright, excitable and heartfelt. Male, 5’ 8” to 6’ 3”. The ideal applicant will be a strong performer with a nice comic turn and a good singing voice in the tenor or high baritone range. Ability to speak with the character’s Russian accent a must.|
|Old Woman||Male||Any Ethnicity||Any Age||A very physical role requiring an actor with strong improvisational skills, a flair for non verbal communication and great comic timing. Male 5’ 7” to 6’ 1”. The ideal applicant will be good natured, humorous and highly watchable.|