We are delighted to be touring “Heart Of Light”.

Forest Tribe Dance Theatre is seeking 1 female performer with dance experience to take the leading role “Sita”.

The show will be touring across libraries and theatres in Autumn 2019. “Heart Of Light” is a multi-sensory production for children aged 5 years and upwards. We are looking for a performer who is comfortable with movement. They should be at ease with ‘play’ and interacting with their audience.

We are searching for:
-Skilled Actor who are comfortable with physical movement OR dancer/mover who are comfortable with acting.
-Preferably with clowning experience.
-Preferably with modern movement vocabulary (different genres)
-Preferably with a minimum of 2 years professional experience.
-A Performer who are able to commit to rehearsal and touring phases.
-A singing voice is an advantage
-Previous work with children
-Preferably has a DBS

We particularly encourage applications from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) performers.

The contract will be for :

-Rehearsals: 7th - 12th October 2019 based in North West (Manchester / Cheshire) .
-2 weeks touring: 21st October - 2nd November 2019, UK wide tour.

All rates are above ITC equity.

Applicants should email Artistic Director, Debbie Bandara hello@forest-tribe.com providing:
-CV with a referee
-Online videos of previous work.
-A brief covering letter (no more than 1000 words max)

Deadline for all applications : Friday 9th August 5pm

If you have not heard from Forest Tribe Dance Theatre assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion by Friday 16th August 5pm

Successful applicants will be invited to an audition in Early September (dates to be confirmed).

We encourage to view our previous production “Prince Of Fire” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TW12bBoEg6Q&t=26s


Some applicants will be asked to learn choreography.
For further information contact hello@forest-tribe.com.

Casting call: Heart of Light

Application deadline:

9th August 2019


Mid September

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