Last Night I Met You Dreaming – Casting Opportunity


Last Night I Met You Dreaming – Casting Breakdown

Project Description        

Last Night I Met You Dreaming is a magic realist story about a journalist who uncovers the truth about a dangerous mining operation with the help of the spirit world. This visual show combines text, movement, music, animation and projection mapping and is inspired by Isabel Allende, Eve Ensler and Naomi Klein.

The piece is being performed at Ovalhouse as part of their FIRST BITES season of new and in-development work. The production is supported using public funding from the National Lottery through Arts Council England.

Rehearsals:                        21st – 25th May

                                            28th May – 1st June

                                             4th – 8th June 

Production Week:           11th – 16th June

Performances:                  14th, 15th, 16th June

Company:                          Fit to Burst CIC, Upstart Theatre, Ovalhouse Theatre

Director:                            Rebecca Tortora

Assistant Director:          Yusuf Niazi

Production Location:      Ovalhouse Theatre, London, United Kingdom

Closing Date:                    23rd March 2018

Casting Details:                Auditions - 4th April 2018

                                            Recalls - 11th April 2018

Looking for versatile physically trained actors with deep emotional range. All actors play multiple roles and must be competent in ensemble work, movement, text and basic singing. They will need to be comfortable working with projection and moving set.

Please send a headshot, letter of interest and CV to casting@fittoburst.co.uk by the 23rd of March.

Actor 1

Laura: A journalist, disconnected from her emotions. Boy: The boy who feels no pain.

Gender:                             Female

Playing Age:                      9 – 35

Pay Category:                   £460 p/w x 4 weeks

Appearance:                     Latin American

Actor 2

David Fields: Laura’s brother, a geologist. JP: A hubristic young journalist, Laura’s rival. Martin: Laura’s lover. Senor De Lastra: Owner of the De Lastra Estate. Basilio: A young miner, Eva’s lover. MC: The ring master of the circus of desire.

Gender:                              Male

Playing Age:                      17 – 50

Pay Category:                   £460 p/w x 4 weeks

Appearance:                     Latin American

Actor 3

Monique: Head of PR at the paper. Host. Eva the Crone: A shapeshifter, the spirit version of Eva the young girl. Eva: A 15-year-old girl who is connected to the spirit world. Regime Official

Gender:                             Female 

Playing Age:                      15 – 75

Pay Category:                   £460 p/w x 4 weeks

Appearance:                     Latin American

Actor 4

The Seer: An ancient mountain spirit. Edith: Laura’s Editor. Radio Caller. Eva the Crone: A shapeshifter, the spirit version of Eva the young girl. Madrina: Eva’s Godmother and Senor de Lastra’s House Keeper. GMC Lawyer. Miner

Strong singer required.

Gender:                              Female

Playing Age:                      25 – 75

Pay Category:                   £460 p/w x 4 weeks

Appearance:                     Latin American