Thursday, 4 May 2017

OxOnArts.info - Employment Opportunity - 5-Day Theatre-Making Residency (16-25) - closing date Friday 19th May 2017

5-Day Theatre-Making Residency (16-25)

Salary / Fee: 
N/A
Closing Date: 
Wednesday, 17 May, 2017
Pegasus Performance Lab: Theatre-Making Residency with the Conker Group
Tuesday 30th May – Saturday 3rd June 2017 (May Half Term)

A Free Training & Development opportunity for all creative and curious young people aged 16-25.
No experience necessary.

Pegasus Performance Lab is a unique opportunity to work with a professional company to create an exciting and innovative new show which will be shared for the first time at Pegasus Theatre on Saturday 3rd June.
During the residency, you will be invited to help create & perform in a show alongside theatre-makers from The Conker Group, a professional company. The show you’ll be making is entitled‘A Very British Bird Show’. It will use migrating birds to explore what it means to make extraordinary journeys in search of a home through the use of song, movement and audio recordings. You do not need to be able to sing, dance, know about migrating birds or have done any acting before, The Conker Group welcome anyone who is interested in trying something different, developing creative confidence and collaborating as a team.
The residency will culminate in a professionally staged work-in-progress performance at Pegasus Theatre.
The residency offer includes:
• No cost to attend, with help towards travel costs / expenses
• A chance to gain insight into a professional working theatre environment
• Creating & performing in a staged sharing

The residency will be delivered over five sessions on Tuesday 30th May – Friday 2nd June from 10:30am – 2pm & Saturday 3rd June 11am – 7pm (including work-in-progress performance). You must be available to commit to all 5 sessions in order to take part.
Eligibility: Open to all creative & curious young people aged 16-25, no experience necessary.
How to apply: We only have 12 spaces on this residency. Please contact the email below to request an application form.
Deadline: Wednesday 17th May at 5pm. Successful applicants will be contacted on Friday 19th May.
Contact Details: 
Pegasus Theatre, Magdalen Road, Oxford, OX4 1RE | 01865 812 150 | nadia.rich@pegasustheatre.org.uk