Talawa Theatre Company is coming to Richmond and they are looking for two boys to join their all-Black cast for Arthur Miller’s All My Sons.
Who are WE looking for?
We are looking for 2 confident Black or mixed race boys to share the part of Bert. You don’t have to be an experienced actor. You just need to be:
- in year 4, 5 or 6 at school
- able to do an American accent
- able to learn about 2 pages of dialogue
- confident enough to perform on a big stage at your local theatre
When is it?
Rehearsal Dates: 1-hour after school on 25, 26 and 30 March 2015
Performance Dates: 31 March – 4 April 2015. Each boy will do 3 or 4 performances.
Please note, one of these performances will take place during school hours.
How do I audition?
We will be holding an audition workshop on 10 March, 5.30pm at Richmond Theatre. To book your place or if you have any questions, please contact Gail Babb on firstname.lastname@example.org or 020 7251 6644
Please Note: This is a paid role and Talawa will obtain a Child Performance License on each boy’s behalf.
More Information on Talawa Theatre Company and All My Sons
Talawa Theatre Company is the UK's primary Black-led theatre company. Led by Artistic Director Michael Buffong, Talawa aims to create work informed by the wealth and diversity of the Black British experience, invest in talent, build audiences and inspire dialogue with and within communities across Britain.
Talawa’s critically acclaimed production of All My Sons played to full houses and standing ovations when it opened in with Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester last year.
All My Sons is set just after World War II. Joe Keller a successful businessman, loving family man and pillar of the community lives with his wife Kate. Joe and Kate's happiness is overcast by one thing - their son is missing in action, presumed dead by all but his mother...
Bert is a neighbourhood boy who plays cops-and-robbers with Joe Keller. Joe pretends to be the Chief of Police and Bert his Deputy.