The Lab Collective are casting a new interactive performance funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in partnership with the University of Birmingham, the University of Plymouth, Stand and Stare productions and Friends without Borders.
The piece is designed to question how immersive technology can create social change, with a specific focus on public attitude towards asylum seekers. The piece will be devised with the performers and based on a series of case studies which have been collated by our research team.
Role: Asylum Seeker
1 x male performer, playing age 28-36
Experience in immersive or interactive performance (highly desirable), excellent improvisation and devising skills and a keen interest in politics and socially motivated performance (a must!), comfortable in working with challenging content.
We are focusing our search on Pakistani, Indian or Iraqi performers who are able to speak regional dialects fluently.
The work we create will be a prototype show, performed to an invited audience in both London and Birmingham. Performers must be available for the following dates:
Casting meetings will be held on the daytime of the 25th of October, and should last no longer than 20 minutes.
28th October - Team meeting
7th November - Rehearsal
15th November - Rehearsal
17th November - Prototype performance at Theatre Delicatessen
24th November - Rehearsal
1st November - Prototype performance at Birmingham University
Fee of £100 per day plus £80 for the team meeting
Please contact us at by Sunday the 14th October, and include a headshot, CV or link to your spotlight, mandy profile or website and a brief covering letter telling us why you’re a good fit for the project.