SWEDEN: actors with singing/instrument playing skills (m/f) 18-99, Swedish spkrs, for musical theatre show [P]
project title: Sotsot - Rôck N Gjut
production type: theatre
looking for actors
based in/around: Sweden
about the project
Smofa Teater is holding auditions for the first musical-show ever in Sweden and is calling for Swedish-speaking actors who can act and play instruments (Muso-Actor/ Actor-Muso/ Acrobat-Muso).
The show is a unique comedy-circus-rock-musical based in the 1970ies/1980ies about the (Swedish) working class in the countryside and the (Swedish) heavy industry.
It is based on a new script, by multiple award winner Kolja Schallenberg and original music by the international newcomer Simon Swahnström and the skills of each performer.
SOT - Rock’n’gjut will be playing from end of June to end of August 2024 in Forsvik (Sweden).
The rehearsals and show will take place in the Smofa theatre based in an industrial theatre building (indoor) in Forsvik, located in the Swedish countryside of historical Skaraborg, half way in between Stockholm and Gothenburg.
After agreement on negotiation for rehearsals and per show
(average wage for every cast member including competitive pay)
Paid expenses (costumes, make up, shoes, etc)
Additional benefits as organized tours, BBQs, get togethers, etc.
1st round will be held based on the showreels you are sending
2nd round will be a digital- or a real-life-meeting in October or November 2023 depending on the applicants residence.
2nd round auditions will be held just after invitation. For the 2nd round we might ask you to prepare songs and texts from the original musical.
playing age: 18 - 99
role languages: Swedish
Professional training (please state what, where and when in your CV)
Professional onstage experience with strong voice, excellent performing style and instrument technique
Strong stage presence, excellent interpretation skills and ability to move the audience
Preferably ability to play several different characters within acting and acting through music/ song
Ability to work as part of a team and orchestra (obligatory)
Stage language is Swedish (working language might be English due to international ensemble)
European resident and/or European passport.
Instruments we are looking for
Acoustic guitar/ e-guitar
Saxophone (soprano, tenor, alto)
Surprise us! All instruments are welcome!