Actors for Tess R&D, Anonymous Is A Woman & Boileroom in Oxford

  • 23rd September 2018
  • London, Oxford
  • Part time
  • Paid (£10k-15k pro rata)
  • theatre
  • Leila Sykes


Anonymous is a Woman & Boileroom present…



A week of research and development for a visceral & bold new adaptation of 'Tess of the D’Urbervilles' by Thomas Hardy at the Oxford Playhouse from 24th- 31stOct 2018.

For further information about the companies and project please follow this link:

Required performer skills:

  • Strong actors with experience of devising and a playful attitude towards making/testing material.
  • Experience of stage acting on a main stage, ability to multi-role.
  • Comfortable with/experience in physical theatre/movement or dance. 
  • Ability to play an instrument which is portable for touring.
  • Ability to perform in a live and responsive environment, comfortable with audience participation.
  • Comfortable with touring, performing in outdoor spaces.
  • Good team players, Reliability and punctuality
  • Desirable: experience in folk music and dance.

BAME artists are encouraged to apply.

The engagement is for this R&D phase only, though the performers should be interested in further R&D in early 2019 and a regional tour in 2019 which would include outdoor performances.

Please apply with a short cover letter, headshot and spotlight link or CV.

All actors will multirole but basical breakdowns as follows:

Age: 20-40

Female- Retty Priddle/Ensemble

Age: 18-40

Male- Alec/Ensemble

Male- Angel/Ensemble

Female- Tess/Ensemble

Age: Over 40

Female- Joan/Ensemble

Male- John/Ensemble

Auditions will take place on the W/C 24thof Oct.

Please note: This is a paid position, transport from London to Oxford and accommodation in Oxford will also be provided.