CASTING - GLOBAL BLACK VOICES
Global Black Voices: performers expression of interest
Global Voices Theatre are currently working with the Roundhouse to present Global Black Voices on 10th August, 2019. You can find further info about the event here: https://www.roundhouse.org.uk/whats-on/2019/fades-braids-and-identity/global-black-voices/
We are looking for:
- performers to take part in short rehearsed readings for the event.We are particularly interested in hearing from actors whose playing age is 35+
To participate as a performer, you must be available for a full day 10am-9.30pm on 10th August for rehearsals and technical rehearsal.
Performers will receive a fee of £75 for their work.
**DEADLINE: 5pm, Sunday 21st July**TO APPLY
Complete form HERE (https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfUvLWmjxJUti5MuSRqTotWMb0Aku1BIPtNZ8JbQy4GoJz1Ew/viewform)
The first ever Global Black Voices showcases excerpts of plays by black writers from around the globe never before staged in the UK.
Curated by poet and journalist Bridget Minamore, the selected works are:
• Deux Femmes on the Edge de la Revolution by France-Luce Benson (USA/Haiti) directed by Kaleya Baxe
• The Preacher’s Wife by Shayera Dark (Nigeria) directed by Abigail Sewell
• No Easter Sunday for Queers by Koleka Putuma (South Africa) directed by Femi Elufowoju Jr.
• I Love Him BUT… by Maxwell Odoi-Yeboah (Ghana) directed by Sean Graham
• How Blood Go by Lisa Langford (USA) directed by Stella Odunlami
• 54 Silhouettes by Africa Ukoh (Nigeria) directed by Anastasia Osei-Kuffour
The readings will be followed by a post-performance conversation about the works featured and the common themes unearthed.
A platform for stories unheard: Global Voices is a theatre company working with international playwrights based outside the UK to showcase plays in translation and from the wider English-speaking world, through uniquely curated events.