2016 May

Casting – Real Human Being Tour Autumn 2016

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Taking Flight are casting for the Autumn tour of Real Human Being by Matthew Bulgo. This is a Forum Theatre piece which raises awareness of Disability Hate Crime. Rehearsals begin 5th September in Cardiff, touring to schools across Wales until 19th November 2016.

Casting for the following roles (please note two of the characters in Real Human Being are disabled people, please do not apply for these roles if you are non disabled.)

Alys, female, 16/17 years old, college student, disabled
Rhys, male, 16/17 years old, college student, non disabled
Catrin, female, 16/17 years old, college student
Tom, male/female, 22 years old, disabled

This is a tough tour – it requires stamina, a good sense of humour and sometimes a thick skin.
Desirable but not essential – driving license, workshop / Forum experiences, South Wales base.
Please send CV and photos with a covering letter to elise@takingflighttheatre.co.uk by 10am 20th May

Taking Flight Theatre Company is seeking to appoint a part-time General Manager

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Taking Flight Theatre Company is seeking to appoint a part- time General Manager

This is a new fixed-term, part-time post, funded by Arts Council Wales in order to assist Taking Flight to develop its infrastructure, increasing the sophistication of its management procedures and ensuring that fits administrative functions are robustly able to support the company’s creative vision. This includes the day- to- day financial management of the company and fund- raising. We’re looking for someone with a “Can Do” attitude, who can bring commitment, flair and practical skill to a flexible, sometimes chaotic but inclusive working environment for a twelve month period. This role is based in Cardiff.

If you feel you’ve got the energy and experience for this challenge, we’d be pleased to hear from you.

Application details and further information can be obtained by emailing beth@takingflighttheatre.co.uk:


Salary: £14,508 for 22.5 hours per week
Closing date for applications: Wednesday 18th May 2016 at noon
Interviews (tbc) Friday 27th May 2016.
Taking Flight Theatre Company is project funded by The Arts Council of Wales and the Welsh Assembly Government.
We are a Registered Charity, committed to Equal Opportunities

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