R&D - Dancer-Musicians (ideally Midland based) for development of new family production (apply by 11th Feb)


CASTING - Call out for Dancer-Musicians!
R&D on new show for children & families

Wriggle are excited to announce they have successfully secured funding from Arts Council England and Coventry 2021 fund for research & development on their next show which is all about our sense of touch and how this effects our daily lives.
The R&D project encompasses both creative studio days as well as testing of ideas with children and families in schools and libraries and will take place from May to July 2019.
This period will be followed by devising of the full show late 2020 and a national tour in 2021. The show will have 3 performers and will incorporate dance, physical theatre, live music and digital projections.
Wriggle are working in partnership with Warwick Arts Centre and Coventry University.

Wriggle are seeking:

- 3 performers for the initial R&D phase who are exceptional dancers/physical performers and who also have a musical talent, or, exceptional musicians who can dance.

Dancers must have professional experience/training in contemporary dance technique and be used to working collaboratively, contributing throughout the creative process. They should also be able to play a musical instrument to a high standard or have experience with percussion / beatboxing.

Musicians must have some dance training and be confident and comfortable with playing and moving at the same time, as well as able to contribute creatively to the project, responding to composition tasks and have the ability to improvise. Being able to sing would also be advantageous.

Rehearsals take place in Coventry at Coventry University and Warwick Arts Centre and testing of ideas in Coventry / Warwickshire schools and libraries so ideally Midlands based performers or those easily able to travel to this location.

R&D Phase 1 - May 14th, 15th, 20th, 21st, 22nd
Testing Performances - 4th & 5th June
R&D Phase 2 - June 10th, 11th, 12th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th & July 1st
Filming for R&D Trailer - July 2nd

Please send your CV, a covering letter and a link to some video footage of yourself dancing AND of your musical abilities to:

**Application deadline – 10am Monday 11th February 2019**

Auditions are being held in Coventry on Weds 6th March 2019

About Wriggle
Wriggle Dance Theatre are a Midlands based company who specialise in making interactive dance theatre shows for young children and their families. Wriggle has developed and refined a formula for producing and performing magical and inspiring dance theatre that engages, connects with and moves a very young audience. Our work is funny, heart-warming, emotional, and full of integrity. Our work tours Nationally to theatre spaces as well as an extensive education and outreach programme that runs alongside our performance work.

For further information about or work visit https://www.wriggledancetheatre.co.uk

source: wriggledancetheatre.co.uk