With Flying Colours – A Theatre Commission, Theatre Royal Plymouth (paid)

With Flying Colours is an exciting new play-making programme for young people in areas of low cultural engagement and high deprivation in Plymouth. Working in local schools, children will co-create plays based on their own ideas and words supported by professional writers. Each school will develop their ideas into performance pieces which will pop up in the local community in a whole manner of unlikely spaces and places.

These performances will have high production values. Parents and community members will have the opportunity to meet industry professionals and learn new skills which can be used to support the young people through a variety of practical community based ‘making’ workshops. This will include costume design, making props and building sets. The year will culminate with the school plays that have been developed featuring alongside a professional production in a community based festival in July.

For a detailed overview of the commission, please contact Ben Vleminckx.

The fee for the development, creation and performance of this new production is £20,000 inclusive of travel and accommodation.

This fee has been worked out as follows:

–      R&D phase – £4000 (based on 40 hours at £100 per hour)

–      Rehearsals – £8760 (based on 4 actors and a director for a 3 week rehearsal period)

–      Performance – £2240 (based on 4 actors performing up to 10 times)

–      Costume & Set design and build – £3000

–      Accommodation and expenses – £2000

*N.B The above is a guide and is flexible to the approach of your company.

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 3rd December 2019 at TR2, Production and Learning Centre, Neptune Park, Plymouth, PL4 0SJ

For more information or to have a conversation before applying please contact Ben.Vleminckx@theatreroyal.com or call 01753 230544


Deadline: 27 November 2019 

Source: Arts Jobs

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