Casting 2 Male Actors for Bird’s Nest Billy 2019 Tour

BIRD’S NEST BILLY features puppetry, playful interaction, and original sound design, a magical adventure for 3-7 year olds and their families.

We are looking for 2 Male actors for the roles of BILLY and his big brother BO for a national studio theatre tour Spring 2019.

The actor playing BILLY will be a playful, thoughtful and engaging performer, able to convincingly play a child and interact naturally with a young audience.

The actor playing BO will be able to convincingly play a child. He will double as the adult characters Billy meets on his adventures and will have the ability to multi role, and lead young audiences through the participatory story telling.

Experience of children’s theatre, participatory work and puppetry would also be desirable. Fidget Theatre actively encourage applications from BAME performers.

Rehearsals: w/c 28th January 2019- 15th February 2019

Tour: Various dates Feb- May 2019, 15+ Venues

Wages: Β£475 per week and Β£150 per performance day


To apply please send your Spotlight link or CV including photograph to

Workshop auditions will be held at Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds: Wednesday 21st November 2018

Deadline for applications: 12pm Thursday 15th November 2018


We will be running daytime and early evening auditions. If you would prefer one of these options please let us know.