Casting Call – The Tempest

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Actors M/F for an outdoor, promenade, accessible tour of Wales of The Tempest.

Taking Flight are an award winning inclusive theatre company based in Cardiff, working with access at the heart of the creative process. This production of The Tempest will push boundaries and requires actors who are not afraid of hard work or challenges both in the rehearsal room and on tour. A good sense of humour and excellent work ethic are essential. Also desirable (but not essential) are actors with the following skills: driving license and willingness to drive on tour, ability to play a portable musical instrument, a strong singing voice, good movement skills, touring experience, a base in South Wales. The tour is to some of the most beautiful venues in Wales, actors will need to be prepared for the vigour of touring outdoors – we perform whatever the weather and it does rain in Wales!

This is an ITC/Equity contract and Taking Flight are signed up to the ITC Ethical Managers contract and adhere to Equity’s Outdoor touring guidelines. This tour is funded by Arts Council Wales

Overall dates are May – July/ August 2017 (exact dates tbc)

Deadline for applications 21st November 5pm

Auditions w/c 5th Dec or w/c 12th Dec

Taking Flight actively encourage applications from disabled, D/deaf and sensory impaired performers.

Please email submissions to marking the subject bar The Tempest. Please send a CV, headshot and cover email explaining why you are interested in working with Taking Flight.

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

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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