Cscape is seeking one professional male and one professional female dancer to join the company in their forthcoming production of Hansel and Gretel. The company creates highly theatrical Dance Theatre work, and is based in Cornwall, led by Artistic Director Sally Knight. The show will be a promenade, site-specific work created for the Lost Gardens of Heligan, a spectacular garden site in Cornwall. Incorporating dance, story-telling, installation, film and design Cscape is seeking multi-skilled performers of the highest calibre.
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Role: Father / Wood cutter (Ideally height over 5’9)
Role: Mother / Chorus
Both roles require the performer to have a sense of maturity, ideally aged 30+
Applicants should have excellent contemporary technique, strong theatrical and dance story-telling skills, strong devising skills and experience in using voice and text in large spaces. Must be a good communicator and team player. The ability to sing within a chorus and/or the ability to play a musical instrument would also be an advantage.
Applicants should be available for all the following dates:
Contract period: 26th July to 2nd September (5.5 week contract)
This position is paid and accommodation will be provided for the duration of the contract for dancers who live outside of Cornwall, along with return travel to Cornwall where applicable.
A clean driving license would be useful, but not required.
Please note the majority of the work will be devised outside on site, so dancers may get wet and muddy, although we have ordered wall-to- wall sunshine in advance. A good sense of humour is always helpful.
To apply please send a CV and headshot along with a suitable show reel link showing your strengths as a performer for this project to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please provide two references for recent work.
Application deadline: Friday 23rd June