Casting call for Lanterns at Chester Zoo

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PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ROLES ARE NOW CLOSED.

If you have applied and not yet been contacted, we will be in touch shortly.

 

More details below:

As twilight falls at the zoo, a magical Christmas sorting office and postal depot come to life.

Roles we are casting for:

Actors 

Production title: Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Production location: Chester Zoo

Day rate: £100 per day for 22 days

Key Dates: 20th November & 23rd November– 31st December (with the 24th, 25th & 26th of December off)

Gender: Female or Male

Age: Over 21

Skills: Strong improvisation and interaction skills. Should be able to whistle or sing well.

 

Dancers

Production title: Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Production location: Chester Zoo

Day rate: £150 per day for 22 days

Key Dates: 20th November &  23rd– 31st December (with the 24th, 25th & 26th of December off)

Gender: Female or Male

Age: Over 21

Skills: Skilled dancer, in classical forms, as well as being adept at improvisation and interaction.

 

Acrobats

Production title: Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Production location: Chester Zoo

Day rate: £150 per day for 22 days

Key Dates: 20th November & 23rd November– 31st December (with the 24th, 25th & 26th of December off)

Gender: Female or Male

Age: Over 21

Skills: Acrobatic skills, including trapeze and aerial work, as well as being adept at improvisation and interaction. Rigging skills preferable.

 

Roller skaters

Production title: Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Production location: Chester Zoo

Day rate: £100 per day for 22 days

Key Dates: 20th November & 23rd November– 31st December (with the 24th, 25th & 26th of December off)

Gender: Female or Male

Age: Over 21

Skills: Strong roller skating skills as well as being adept at improvisation and interaction.

 

Stilt-walkers

Production title: Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Production location: Chester Zoo

Day rate: £100 per day for 22 days

Key Dates: 20th November & 23rd November– 31st December (with the 24th, 25th & 26th of December off)

Gender: Female or Male

Age: Over 21

Skills: Strong skills in stilt-walking –able to walk for reasonable distances whilst interacting with audiences. Good improvisation skills.

 

Musicians

Production title: Lanterns at Chester Zoo

Production location: Chester Zoo

Day rate: £150 per day for 22 days

Key Dates: 20th November & 23rd November– 31st December (with the 24th, 25th & 26th of December off)

Gender: Female or Male

Age: Over 21

Skills: Adept at playing a string instrument in a group. Should be able to play Christmas classics.