Performer auditions

Audition details

We are currently casting for three upcoming projects:

Sharing Joy: touring June-July 2018
We seek four actors for Sharing Joy, our highly successful show for care homes. We use this short tour to train actors in full mask performance for future theatre tours, and to teach the ethos of our company. The show is created for people living with dementia and their carers, and you will receive full training in working with this group. We perform Sharing Joy in care homes, hospitals and theatres and this tour finishes with dates at the RSC. We believe in the extraordinary impact that high quality, well-tailored theatre can have in these settings, and we create surprising, playful, unpredictable and inclusive performances. Our standards are high and previous casts have included performers from Cirque de Soleil, Philippe Gaulier and Le Coq.

You can find more information about Sharing Joy here

Walkabout: ongoing
Vamos Theatre performs full mask Walkabout regularly throughout the UK and worldwide, and draw from a pool of performers who are trained specifically for the acts we present. Our Walkabout is humorous, cheeky, and instantly recognizable, and we usual perform in a group of two or three actors.

You can find more information about Walkabout here

Finding Joy: touring UK and Europe Sept-Nov 2018
Depending on the availability of existing cast members, we are seeking performers for the autumn tour of Finding Joy¸ our award-winning show about dementia. Finding Joy has toured the world, including to many countries in Europe and to China; the autumn 2018 tour will include dates in the UK, including three at the RSC, and Germany.

You can find more information about Finding Joy here

For all three projects we are looking for experienced physical theatre actors, both male and female, to perform in one or more of these productions. Applicants should have strong physical performance skills, be creative, hard-working, reliable and comfortable with devised theatre: mask experience is preferable, but not essential.

For Sharing Joy in particular, we seek performers who are open, warm, playful, cheeky and loving, who see the importance of this work and relate well to older people. Performances use full mask, dancing and singing, and skills in at least one of these areas is important.

Please do not apply unless you have at least 3 years’ professional acting experience, including touring.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from everyone who fits the job description, regardless of race, sex, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.

Tour details:
Sharing Joy;
Rehearsals: weekdays only June 4th-June 15th 2018, Worcester UK
Tour: mainly Mon-Fri (with some exceptions), June 18th-July 29th 2018, UK

Finding Joy:
Rehearsals: from Sept 10th 2018
Tour: Sept 26th - end Nov 2018

Ongoing dates

Auditions will be over a full day and workshop-based.
Date and time: April 17th 2018, 11am-6pm.
Where: Worcester Arts Workshop, Sansome Street, Worcester, WR1 1UE (2 mins walk from Worcester Foregate St railway station)

To apply
Please submit your C.V. with a short letter explaining your interest in Vamos Theatre to by 4th April 2018.

Due to the volume of applications, it will not be possible for us to respond to everyone. If you are successful in being invited to audition, you will hear from us by April 11th 2018 at the latest.

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