The Cheriton Players

September 20, 2018

Chesil Theatre Casting Call – young actors required!

10 short plays by some of the best UK emerging writers are premiering at the 10×10 New Writing Festival 13 & 14 Oct 2.30pm and 7.45pm at the Chesil Theatre, Winchester. 
Festival Director, Deborah Edgington, is looking for actors for the following ten-minute plays:  
Rook Raven Crow (comedy)
A male actor playing age 20s black hair and tanned complexion (must look as if he could be of Mexican descent)
Black male actor  playing age 20s 
A female actor playing age 20s  Middle-eastern ethnicity 
The Worst of the Worst (drama)
2 male actors playing age 20s/30s to play prison inmates 
Distant Sky (drama)
1 male actor playing age 20s/30s  
1 female actor playing age 20s/30s 
Mum’s the Word (drama)
1 female actor playing age 20s/30s to play mother (demanding role, some big speeches, movement/physical theatre experience required) 
If you are interested in any of the above roles, please email Deborah at ASAP. Thank you.
Info about rehearsal schedule:
There will be 4 maybe 5 eve rehearsals at the home of either the director or cast member, whichever is convenient.
1 rehearsal involving everyone, (i.e. all 10 plays) at the theatre on Sun 7 Oct at 2.30pm to go through entrances and exits for each play. 
There will be a 30 minute tech on either the eve of 11th or 12th Oct (5 plays on 11th and 5 plays on 12th depending on running order). 
13 Oct – Full-dress rehearsal in the morning starting at 10am  – followed by first performance at 2.30pm and eve performance  at 7.45pm
14 Oct – performances 2.30pm and 7.45pm