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Arabic speaking Performer for The Welcoming Party

Leading on from its highly successful world premiere at the Manchester International Festival, The Welcoming Party will be performed in Germany in September 2018. Theatre-Rites is currently looking for a highly skilled performer to join our ensemble cast of 7.

We are initially searching for performers who speak Arabic and fit into any of the following categories:

  • have Refugee status
  • have a refugee heritage
  • are migrants

-All applicants must have permission to travel and work in the UK and Germany.
-You do not need to speak German
-We would be interested to know if you have any musical skills, but this is not an essential requirement.
-We are particularly interested in performers from or with heritage from Sub-Saharan and West African countries.

The Welcoming Party explores the difficulties facing refugees and the stories of their journeys and arrivals. We will be rehearsing it in Germany during August for September performances. Click here more information and a short trailer.

Key Dates:
19th March 2018, 10am Deadline for applications
29th March 2018 Auditions in London
12th August – 5th September 2018 Rehearsals in Germany
6th– 16th September 2018 Performances in Germany

HOW TO APPLY: Please provide us with

  • A CV and a link to a short clip (if available) of you performing
  • Why you would like to be part of our ensemble
  • Confirmation that you are eligible to travel to and work in Germany
  • Details of your heritage and languages spoken
  • Your availability for an audition on Thursday 29th March in London

Please send this information to casting@theatre-rites.co.uk and feel free to email us or give us a call on 0207 164 6196 if you have any questions.

This is a paid position and will be in accordance with ITC/Equity rates & regulations.

Deadline for applying: 19th March 2018 at 10am

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