Try it. Make it. Produce it.
If you’re young, creative and up for new experiences, join us! We’re looking for anyone aged 13 – 19 interested in learning new skills and exploring the ares of theatre, music, spoken word and technical production. Try one-off taster workshops, take part in short projects or join our Young Company and work towards planning and performing your own shows and events. Take a look at what’s coming up:
Uncover are hosting a casting call with award winning theatre company ThickSkin for their new show Chalk Farm:
Chalk Farm is an explosive new play written by critically-acclaimed playwrights Kieran Hurley and AJ Taudevin about love and blame during the 2011 London riots. The production will premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe 2013.
ThickSkin are looking for a talented male actor, aged 16+ to play 14 year-old Jamie.
Auditions are in London from the 10th – 13th May:
10th May – 17.30-19.30 at Lyric, Hammersmith
11th May - 10:00 – 13:30 at Toynbee Studios, Aldgate
11th May - 15:00 – 18:00 at Sadler’s Wells, Islington
13th May – 19.00-21.00 at Deptford Lounge, The Albany
Recalls will be held on 25th and 26th May, venue TBC.
For more information and for an application form, visit the ThickSkin website here.
Deadline for applications is 5pm on Thursday 9th May.
Uncover Youth Theatre
Uncover Youth Theatre is a FREE weekly drama group that works towards creating exciting theatre.
The group meet weekly and work towards creating performances for the Albany and other exciting festivals and venues. We have previously performed at the Albany, Soho Theatre, Lewisham People’s Day, Forest Fest and Brockley Max.
Uncover Occupation at Deptford Lounge
Uncover Youth Theatre are currently occupying Deptford Lounge where they will be performing a brand new show on the roof in July. Look out for us at the Lounge from may onwards.
To find out more please email us at email@example.com or text 07984 355826 or call 020 8692 4446
Uncover Theatre Company & Uncover Music Company
Uncover Theatre and Music Company members create their own work, produce events and learn about roles in the arts industry. This is your chance to take the next step towards a career or training in the arts. Work alongside professional artists and companies to make your idea a reality.
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR YOUNG PRODUCTION TEAM
Uncover in partnership with Gameshow is looking for young people (16-25yrs) to form a Young Production Team for a Christmas show, a new musical of Robin Hood.
The Young Production Team will:
• Have a unique insight into producing a professional production
• Work closely with Gameshow’s professional creative and technical teams
• Have opportunities to assist/shadow Gameshow’s director, choreographer, musical
director/composer, designer, lighting designer and other backstage roles
• Learn from and contribute to Gameshow’s production management and marketing campaign
• Help plan the production creatively, deciding on the storyline and shaping the overall design concept
• Support planning and running devising workshops for other non-professional groups
• Have opportunities to assist/operate lighting, sound design, stage management in performance and on tour
We are looking for a Young Production Team who:
• Are interested in working in professional theatre/arts
• Have experience of theatre/performing arts (eg. being in a performance, being an usher or working backstage)
• Can commit to the whole project
To apply send a short paragraph including what you are interested in, things you have done and why you would like to be involved to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 020 8692 4446 to speak to Gemma or Roisin for more information.
Gameshow is a theatre company based on collaboration and will shape the Young Production Team’s role around you and your needs and your interests Find out more about Gameshow here. Hours within the project are flexible but you will need to be available to meet at least once a week between the end of May and December.
May – June: Developing key ideas and the storyline and settings for the show
September: Non-professional groups join the process to devise original songs, dance routines and designs
November: Professional cast join the process for rehearsals of the show
December: Performances at the Albany, Canada Water Culture Space and Rich Mix in Bethnal Green
Informal interviews will be held at the Albany on Monday 20 May after 5pm.