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ENGLAND/SCOTLAND/WALES: actors (m/f) 18-60, Black / African Descent, English spkrs, for theatre [P]

ref # 239355

closing date: This casting is now closed

project title: Punch
production type: theatre
pay: paid

looking for: actors
based in/around: England/Scotland/Wales

about the project

Casting ”Punch!” a play – Seeking talent in the UK.

Ka Zimba Theatre in association with Teatro Internacional de Cabo Verde is casting actors to take part in a rehearsed reading of a brand new play written by award-winning playwright, Mark Norfolk which will be performed in the English language at the first-ever international theatre festival in Guinea Bissau, west Africa.

This is a fantastic, ground-breaking opportunity to encourage and nurture international theatre in Africa and the possibility of consideration for the full-stage production scheduled for international touring.

Paid Roles: €350.00 for an estimated 1 week of work (fees are paid at local rates). All travel, accommodation, and expenses will be taken care of plus a per diem of €10/day while abroad.


Looking to fill the following roles:
role 1 | actors | female
playing age: 18 - 30
role languages: English
role ethnicities: Black
ROLE: Ana (Supporting)
f, 18-30, Black / African Descent, with dance skills (African styles)

About the character: An impressionable village teen girl. This actor will also play Annetta, a beautiful teacher.
role 2 | actors | female
playing age: 18 - 50
role languages: English
role ethnicities: Black
ROLE: Cristina (Lead)
f, 18-50, Black / African Descent

About the character: A tough, ambitious and dependable woman.
role 3 | actors | male
playing age: 25 - 60
role languages: English
role ethnicities: Black
ROLE: Zhinzia (Lead)
m, 25-60, Black / African Descent

About the character: A Warlord character who is tough and brutal.
role 4 | actors | male
playing age: 25 - 60
role languages: English
role ethnicities: Black
ROLE: Juno (Supporting)
m, 25-60, Black / African Descent

About the character: He is a local village farmer. This actor also plays a hardened military commander, a significant part in the play.

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