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Frankenstein: Call Out to Join Performer Pool, Battersea Arts Centre

  • London
  • combined arts, dance, interdisciplinary arts, museums, music, theatre
  • Simon Clear recruitment@bac.org.uk

Description

Frankenstein: How To Make A Monsteris a Battersea Arts Centre and BAC Beatbox Academy Production. The show premiered at Battersea Arts Centre in March 2018 to sell-out audiences and 5 star reviews. 

The production was made by members of the BAC Beatbox Academy - a participation project for 16-29 year olds which engages young people local to Battersea Arts Centre and has been running in the building for 10 years. Over a year and a half, the show was imagined and devised by an auditioned group of exceptional young artists. 

From July onwards, the show will be touring to large venues such as the Liverpool Everyman Theatre and Battersea Arts Centre's newly re-opened Grand Hall. 

In order to work flexibly with all the performers involved, we are looking to create a larger ensemble of touring artists who can perform the show. 

Who we are looking for

We are looking to cast 3 - 6 exceptional people to join the production 'performer pool.' You do not need to have professional stage experience, only to show talent. 

We are looking for outstanding individuals who are:

  • Singers (who can beatbox or show ability to learn)
  • Beatboxers (who can sing or show ability to learn)
  • Rappers/spoken word artists (who can sing/beatbox or show ability to learn)
  • Comfortable with basic movement work
  • Open-minded, team-players who are interested in performing in a vocal collective
  • Able to commit to touring dates (NB we anticipate touring will occur within term times)
  • Aged 16-29

We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and particularly encourage BAME performers and those with disabilities. 

How to Apply

Download and read the full call out for more information about the opportunity, the show and how to apply. To apply, please send a 2 minute video of yourself singing, beatboxing, or rapping to Lara Taylor larat@bac.org.uk. Please introduce yourself at the start of the video and showcase all your skills. 

Shortlisted candidates will be called to audition on Sunday 17 June at Battersea Arts Centre. 

Deadline: Midnight, Wednesday 13 June
Auditions: Sunday 17 June