Casting Call: Blud by Kelly Jones, first production from brand new theatre company otherMother PAID ROLES

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Casting Call: Blud by Kelly Jones

 otherMother is a new Wales based theatre company launching in September 2015.  This is a great opportunity to be part of the launch of the company, and Kelly Jones’ debut play in Wales.

 We are casting for two female actors.  This is a new writing piece and we will continue to make tweaks through first week of rehearsals.  Both actors will be on stage for the duration of the play.  Successful applicants will be playing sisters and will need a strong connection, and a similar look or similar mannerisms.  Both actresses should be playful.

The play is set in the fictional town of Cotley, South London, situated next to the typically fictional middle class area of Helmsgate. It’s a town that has been forgotten about, rich in community and poor in economy. Its people look out for each other and join together on Saturday afternoons to support their local football team (The Cotley Blues). This is the highlight of the week.

Character Breakdown: 

Rita

Age: 21

Feisty and a true believer in tough love, Rita defines herself as a fighter.

Needs to have a strong physical presence, and a sense of unpredictability. Needs a deep sense of hardship and vulnerability, with the ability to keep this well hidden.  

A fee-based contract will be offered subject to funding to funding

 Lou

Age: 17

Energetic, ambitious, and curious, Lou defines herself as the loveable one.

Needs to be able to be playful, and highly physical.  Must have a naivety with the love of mischief and adventure, juxtaposed with a sense of hardship and boredom.  The actress must have strong comic timing.

A fee-based contract will be offered subject to funding

 Details:

Auditions: Wednesday 1st July in Cardiff

Rehearsals: 10th August – 31st August in central Cardiff location

Performance Week: 1st – 18th September in central Cardiff location

Fee: £430 per week

 How to apply:

To be considered for these roles please email castingothermother@gmail.com with a current headshot and CV by Friday 19th June.

Please note we are not able to cover any travel or subsistence costs for auditions.

If you are successful in application we will be in touch with further details on the audition process.

 Please note this project is subject to Arts Council Wales funding.  In the instance we are successful official offers will be made mid July.

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