Recruitment

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  • Where The Lines Are Drawn - Casting Call
    After the success of the last year’s touring production, Little Fish is in the process of casting a re-tour of this original theatre project exploring hate crime. WTLAD by Suha Al- Khayyat (Viralize, Jaded, Kiss & Tell) will be a 45-minute performance followed by a 30-minute workshop for young people exploring the motivations behind hate crime. Using four actors who will play multiple roles, the piece will explore how verbal abuse and cyberbullying can escalate into crime and violence, how UK laws protect victims of hate crime, and what happens to perpetrators after a crime is reported. The performance and workshop will be toured in secondary schools and youth clubs before a showcase performance across Bexley and Greenwich as a part of Anti-Hate Crime Week.

    Production dates:
    Auditions between 19th August & 7th September 2019
    Dates (subject to alteration)
    Mon. 16/09/19 – Fri. 20/9/19 - 1st rehearsal week 9am – 6pm
    Mon. 23/9/19 - Fri. 27/9/19 – 2nd rehearsal week 9am – 6pm, technical & dress rehearsals
    Mon. 30/9/19 - Fri. 18/10/19 – Touring schools and youth clubs (early starts and some evening shows).

    Pay above Equity minimum.

    Amina/Perry (Female, 16)
    Description: When Amina’s family moves into the area, it doesn’t take long before she finds a new best friend in Megan. Despite their differences in upbringing, they are surprised by how much they have in common. An offensive online post, however, tests their relationship, causing events to spiral out of control. The actor we are looking for must:
    *look like a teenager
    *be of African-American, Black-African, Black-Caribbean, Black-Other Areas, East Asian, Indian, Middle Eastern, Mixed Race, Native American or Pakistani heritage
    *perform in a SE London dialect
    *also be able to play the second role of a racist, footballing teenage boy, Perry
    *be able to take part in the workshop Q&A sessions after each show.

    Little Fish Theatre Company is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We ensure that safeguarding reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice. Appointments are made subject to references and a successful DBS check.
    Closing date: 02/09/2019
    Email CV and photo to casting@littlefishtheatre.co.uk

Supported by

National Lottery Community Funded Esemee Fairbaird BBC Children in need Arts Council England HER Centre Southwark Council Royal Borough of Greenwich London Borough of Bexley Global Fund for Children Investors in People