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Open casting call


We’re delighted to announce an open call for auditionees for a new Welsh language production which will be touring Wales in Spring 2022.

An electric fusion of theatre, pop music and rap, the production is directed by Frân Wen Artistic Director, Gethin Evans, and co-created with Hannah McPake, Casi Wyn, Lemarl Freckleton and Gareth Evans-Jones.

The story follows Alys who has left home for the first time. A new city. A new world. It’s time to start living her best life.

We’re looking for:

60 – 65, female
A Welsh speaker actress with playing age 60 – 65 years old, comfortable with multi-disciplinary practice and devised process’.

The character is passionate, tough, unsentimental and fears she may have spent a lifetime giving the meaningless meaning.

25 – 30, female
A Welsh speaking actress with playing age 25 – 30 years old, comfortable with multi-disciplinary practice and devised process’.

The character is determined, independent, rebellious and fears nothing more than being rootless.

KEY DATES

22 November
Auditions in Cardiff

23 November
Auditions in Menai Bridge

(We can also offer online meetings if required)

14 February – 16 March
Rehearsals

17 March – 9 April
Performances

PROCESS

If you are a professional unrepresented artist and would like to discuss the roles please contact Olwen Williams on olwen@franwen.com or send us a DM – we are also casting through agents and Spotlight.

We are members of Independent Theatre Council and will offer fees in excess of their minimum terms and conditions.

Travel, relocation and touring allowances will be provided in line with ITC / Equity rates.

ACCESS

Please contact us if you have any access requirements and we will endeavour to meet them.

Frân Wen welcomes and encourages applications from under-represented groups of people including black and minority ethnic groups. We recognise the social model of disability and are committed to working with our employees to remove barriers to inclusion.