Daryl Beeton Productions seeks two Disabled performers for new show “Special”

Closing Date: 21 February 2020

Daryl Beeton Productions

Location: London, Ipswich, Leicester

Remuneration: All fees are in line with Equity/ITC rates 


A Different Way written in black font on a white background

“Special” – Disabled & non-Disabled Performer Call Out

How do we navigate the use language in today’s changing society? Join three characters, with three different views, as they try to figure it out.

“Special” is a new show aimed at young people aged 14+ that explores ‘language and identity’ from the view point of Disabled and non-disabled young people. The project is led by Daryl Beeton, in partnership with The New Wolsey Theatre Ipswich & Half Moon Theatre.

During this period of R&D we will work together to develop the characters and working towards a ‘script in hand’ sharing at the A Different Way Symposium. Directed by Nicola Miles-Wildin and written by Daryl Beeton with dramaturge support from Chris Elwell, Half Moon Theatre.

Call out:
We are looking for three performers to join our R&D creative team:
1 x white male, non-Disabled performer
Playing age: 18 – 25 years old

2 x Disabled Performers (we are particularly keen to hear from Disabled performers of colour for these roles)
Playing age: 18 – 25 years old

All performers will require the following skills/experience:
-Experience of working on new writing and devising
-Experience in promenade work
-A collaborative and exploratory working approach
-A willingness to travel to Ipswich and Leicester

Dates – 2020:
Monday 30 March – Friday 3 April 2020, Creative R&D, Ipswich (5 days)
Either 23, 24 or 25 April, Re-rehearsal, Location TBC (1 day)
Wednesday 29 April 2020, A Different Way Symposium, Leicester (1 day)

Application deadline: Friday 21 February 2020
Group Audition: Saturday 29 February 2020, London

To apply:
For further details and information on how to apply, visit the website.

Inclusion is at the heart of everything Daryl Beeton Productions exists to achieve and we particularly encourage BAME applicants.

About A Different Way
A Different Way is a project led by Daryl Beeton Productions, with core partners Half Moon Theatre, Spark Arts for Children, New Wolsey Theatre and Mimbre with supporting partners Graeae Theatre Company, Attenborough Arts Centre and TYA UK, to support the growth of inclusive theatre for young audiences. A Different Way will see the company research and develop three new shows for different age groups, delving into the nuances of access and inclusion in meaningful and entertaining ways