Powder House, a new Welsh company, are looking for 4 x devisor-performers to take part in a week-long R&D of their first project, Saethu Cwningod / Shooting Rabbits.
Developed in co-production with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru and Sherman Theatre , Saethu Cwningod / Shooting Rabbits will be the first project by the new Welsh company, Powder House. Looking through the eyes of the 200 or so Welsh volunteers who fought in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War 1936–1939, the project will investigate the rise of right-wing, isolationist sentiment at home and across Europe, in historical and contemporary accounts. The project aims to question Wales’s relationship with the European community, and how international actions shape the country and people at home.
The piece will employ physical, visual storytelling, with a multilingual approach to the text in Welsh, English, Spanish, Basque and Catalan.
- Experience of devising performance through physical work.
- Ability to play generously.
- Ability to speak the languages listed above.
- Musical ability, instrumental and voice.
This is a paid role offering MRSL grade 2 rate: £455 a week. Please note that Powder House are unable to contribute additional support towards travel and accommodation.
Workshop-auditions to take place on 23 March in Cardiff.
Work to take place between 17–21 April in Cardiff.
To apply, please send a statement of interest along with CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org
About the company:
Powder House is a Cardiff-based theatre company aiming to create contemporary international theatre with a distinctly Welsh voice. Powder House is Chelsey Gillard & Jac Ifan Moore.