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Current Opportunities

  

PROFESSIONAL ACTORS REQUIRED (FIXED TERM CONTRACT) 

Barbican Theatre seeks two professional male actors for a re-tour of Why Would You? by  Jon Nash. This is a show with accompanying workshops commissioned by Next Steps (Plymouth University, University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth College of Art, South Devon College, City College Plymouth, Strode College, PETROC). This Theatre and Education programme aims to support and encourage more young people to think about the benefits of higher education, student fees and funding.

TOTAL FEE PER ACTOR: £2290 (5 weeks @ £458 per week)

Aims:

The project aims to challenge attitudes, stimulate debate and overcome misconceptions around student fees and funding, resulting in the breaking down of finance as a barrier to young people’s views on going to university.

Target Audience:

The target audience will be Years 9-12 (14 to 17 yr olds) and their teachers.

Performances:

  • In a public venue for approx 200 audience members tbc
  • At a maximum of 15 schools over three weeks

 TIMETABLE

Rehearsal Period: 2 weeks:  11 September – 23 September

Touring: 3 weeks: 25 September – 13 October  touring schools in Devon and Cornwall 

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply download an application form here: ACTORS Application & Equal Opportunities Form (Mar 2017)

Once completed please email (along with a copy of your CV) to  info@barbicantheatre.co.uk or post to Dan Baker, Creative Producer, Barbican Theatre, Plymouth PL1 2NJ. 

(please ensure you complete all sections of the application form – we are particularly interested in why you would like to work on this project) 

Closing date: 1pm Wednesday 19 July 2017

Auditions:  Tuesday 25 July & Monday 7 August

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ANIMATION ARTIST REQUIRED (FREELANCE FIXED TERM CONTRACT) 

Barbican Theatre seeks an animation artist to add another creative dimension to the re- tour of Why Would You? by Jon Nash. This is a show with accompanying workshopscommissioned by Next Steps (Plymouth University, University of St Mark & St John, Plymouth College of Art, South Devon College, City College Plymouth, Strode College, PETROC). This Theatre and Education programme aims to support and encourage more young people to think about the benefits of higher education, student fees and funding.

The animation artist will produce art work that is used as a commentary on the theatre piece creating added value through the power of the visual images.

TOTAL FEE: £1000

  • Aims: The project aims to challenge attitudes, stimulate debate and overcome misconceptions around student fees and funding, resulting in the breaking down of finance as a barrier to young people’s views on going to university.
  • Target Audience: Years 9-12 (14 to 17 yr olds) and their teachers.
  • Performances: In a public venue for approx 200 audience members (tbc )At a maximum of 15 schools over three weeks

TIMETABLE

The Animation Artist will need to be available from 28 August to 15 September.  

APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply please download an application form here Barbican Theatre – Annimation Artist Application & Equal Opportunities Form (Jul 2017)

Once completed please send the application form along any relevant examples of previous work (CVs will only be accepted in addition to the application form) to Dan Baker, Creative Producer  email info@barbicantheatre.co.uk or post to Dan Baker, Barbican Theatre, Castle Street, Plymouth PL1 2NJ. 

Closing date: 1pm Wednesday 19 July 2017

Interviews: Wednesday 9 August 1pm – 4pm

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