Rapunzel on now sale
Following our hugely successful visit to the 18th Assitej World Congress in Warsaw, Poland in May 2014 and then KidsFest Hong Kong in June. Our production of Rapunzel is now available to book for Spring 2015.
Written by Mike Kenny wRapunzel
For more information or to book, please contact Alison Povey, Tour Manager on 0113 388 0027 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BBC Performing Arts Fellow
BBC Performing Arts Fellow
As part of the BBC Performing Arts Fellowship, tutti frutti is seeking an individual who has shown dedication towards a career in theatre for children and who demonstrates potential to take the next step towards a professional career as a playwright for children’s theatre. tutti frutti is a national and international touring theatre company, funded by Arts Council England, who creates theatre for children aged 3-7 years.
The fellowship will provide:
- A tailor-made programme to develop your skills
- Guidance and mentoring provided by experienced staff and leading children’s writers
- An opportunity to explore your writing and experience working on a selection of projects
- Attendance at children’s theatre festivals
- Performance or readings of your work
The fellowship will take place between January and December 2015 through an agreed flexible programme.
Please note that this fellowship is subject to tutti frutti being chosen as a host organisation (confirmation to be received in November 2014). The BBC Fellowship is not a salaried post, but provides funding to cover expenses, time and resources needed to properly support and nurture a developing writer.
If you are interested in this opportunity, email Wendy Harris with a CV and covering letter (1 sides of A4 maximum) detailing:
- some of your experience in creating theatre for children
- how this fellowship will benefit you in your career and support your professional goals
If you have any queries please contact Wendy Harris 0113 3880027
Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 4th August 2014.
If selected, you must be available for an interview on 14th August 2014 in Leeds. Please note that as detailed in the BBC’s guidelines, if you have previously worked for tutti frutti in any paid capacity, you are not eligible to apply. For more information on the Fellowship, see www.bbc.co.uk/performingartsfund/grants/paf-fellowship
Individuals from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply for this training opportunity as it is widely recognised that there is a lack of diversity in the sector.
Cast for Princess and the Pea
We'd like to welcome on board our cast for Princess and the Pea who are, Oliver Mawdsley (Princess and Princesses!) Danielle Bird (The Princess) and Joanne Brown (The Queen) On tour from 18 September! More information about the show here. Not for the faint hearted… fake Princesses… or those who have trouble sleeping at night!
Technical Stage Manager role
tutti frutti seeks a Technical Stage Manager, who has experience of and an enthusiasm for, working with children in non-theatre spaces and small and mid-scale theatre venues both nationally and internationally. The Technical Stage Manager, who will join an acting company of three, must have experience of driving and touring in a long wheel base transit van and be technically very competent in sound and lighting. This is a senior role and candidates will need to be able to demonstrate substantial experience of managing touring productions. For a full job description and more information about tour see our jobs page here.
Bye bye to Monday’s Child
Our tour of Monday's Child finished in back in Yorkshire, at The Civic, Barnsley yesterday. It's been a great tour and wonderful to be part of the Yorkshire Festival and the reviews and audience feedback we've received have been amazing to thank you all!
No rest for the tutti's though! Auditions for our Autumn production The Princess and the Pea are being held today and designs for the show are in process (you can see them here) keep in touch via facebook, twitter or the via mailing list and we'll keep you up to date with developments!