Pied Piper actors are a versatile, hard-working bunch with strong musical talents and physical theatre skills.
Pied Piper tours each year in the UK. We also tour to Europe and to Asia.
Above all we look for actors with a genuine passion for children's theatre and theatre in education – actors who love telling a good story. If this sounds like you we would love to hear from you!
Production:The Big ENORMOUS Present by Tina Williams
Age Range of Audience: 3-8 years + families
Deadline for CV & Letter of Interest: 18 April 2018 (audition invites will be issued by 20 April 2018)
Auditions: 18 May 2018 (Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford)
Rehearsals: 29 October – 15 November 2018 (Guildford)
Preview: 16 November 2018 (Guildford)
South of England Tour to Schools & Theatres: 17 November 2018 – 17 February 2019
Director: Tina Williams
Designer: Catherine Chapman
Composer: Julian Butler
Movement Director: Angela Gasparetto
Location Information: Our funding does not allow for relocation costs, therefore all company members will need to live within 25 miles of the daily pick-up point which is Morden in South London (SM4 5AZ).
CASTING & CHARACTER INFORMATION
We are looking for three actors – 2F + 1M:
· experienced in physical theatre with strong singing ability
· able to play and physically embody 7 year old children
We wish to both celebrate and represent our diverse audiences – applications from culturally diverse backgrounds are actively encouraged and welcome!
Polly – shortest of the three children; lives with her Gran and her father works away from home; gets teased by the other children. A real Pollyanna character – positive and generous spirited.
Dot – friends with Jack; Dot is taller than Polly; the actor who plays Dot also plays the Lollipop Lady and one of the Dinner Ladies.
Jack – friends with Dot; Jack is taller than Dot; the actor who plays Jack also plays Mr. Carter, the school caretaker, one of the Dinner Ladies and Dad.
As a company we believe every artist is entitled to work in a supportive environment in which their input is valued, and fairly paid. Pied Piper is an ITC Ethical Manager and uses Equity/ITC contracts.
The cast and crew of Care of Henry on the beach in Bognor Regis.