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We are currently casting an Actor Musician for one woman show Pirate Bonnie

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To apply please email fidgettheatrecompany@gmail.com outlining your relevant experience plus a CV and/or Spotlight link

Female Actor-musician required

Pirate Bonnie is a new show for children and family audiences funded by Arts Council England and Leeds Libraries.

The show is a welcoming, music-filled new play for 4-8 year-old pirates and their families.

Pirate Bonnie is looking for treasure – but no ordinary treasure, for she is no ordinary Pirate. The treasures she seeks are stories, the long-lost stories of swashbuckling Pirates.

The audience are greeted by Bonnie and invited on board her ship to join the crew, set sail and discover treasures. Each treasure recovered is a forgotten legend of a real female pirate. In typical Fidget Theatre style, the show is warm and witty with original songs and friendly interaction for children and their grown-ups who all become Bonnie’s ship-shape crew.

Pirate Bonnie will be touring to a mixture of theatre venues, libraries, rural community venues and arts festivals mainly in the north of England.

We are looking for an Actor-musician. Female, playing age 25-50

The performer playing Pirate Bonnie will have a strong singing voice, the ability to play the accordion, some puppetry skills and experience of managing audience participation in-role.

For this role we actively encourage applications from performers from underrepresented backgrounds.

Dates

Auditions

w/c 9th January 2023 daytime or evening TBC

Rehearsals (Leeds)

w/c 30th January 2023

w/c 6th February 2023

Tour (Studio theatres and non-theatre spaces)

Full weeks:

w/c 13th February 2023

w/c 20th February 2023

w/c 27th March 2023

w/c 3rd April 2023

w/c 10th April 2023

Additional dates:

11th, 14th, 22nd March 2023

24th/25th June 2023

**We are seeking to cast two performers to learn the role of Bonnie, so may be able to work around some availability issues with the above dates**

Fees
£520 per full week

£175 per additional day

£50 per travel day

To apply please email fidgettheatrecompany@gmail.com outlining your relevant experience plus a CV and/or Spotlight link