Stage Manager for Boy Who Cried Wolf
tutti frutti seeks a Touring Stage Manager to join an acting company of three, who has experience of and an enthusiasm for working with children in non theatre venues and small-scale and mid-scale theatre venues. The Stage Manager must have experience of driving and touring in a long wheel base transit van and have experience of small-scale national touring and mid-scale international touring. For more information please see our jobs page. Good luck!
Casting for ‘Boy Who Cried Wolf’
Our Autumn show The Boy who Cried Wolf will open at The York Theatre Royal Studio on Friday the 27th September and we're now inviting applications for the cast! We need performers who have experience of and an enthusiasm for working with children in small-scale theatre venues. The play will be rehearsed in York and the base for touring will be from York. Auditions will be help in York on the 7th June and in London on the 17th and 18th June. For full details please see here
creative training opportunity for writers
We are delighted to be running our very successful First Words project again this year in collaboration with Sheffield Theatres, Manchester Royal Exchange, Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, the Dukes Lancaster and Freedom Studios.
First Words is a unique training project to support the development of 6 writers from the North of England who want to create theatre for children.
We are now inviting applications for this years project which begins in July and runs until the Autumn.
Have you ever thought about creating a piece of theatre for children age 3 and above? It might be story based, an installation, a participatory adventure or site specific – if so this may be for you!
For more information and how to apply please go here!
Hue Boy on tour
This heart-warming storytelling performance transports you to a Caribbean village where tutti frutti brings to life this delightful book. With a vibrant set designed by Alison Heffernan, original music by Ivan Stott and additional movement brought to us by our choreographer Joanne Moven, the show is set in a beautiful environment under a colourful parasol that creates a special place to enjoy this unique interactive experience.
Full information and tour dates can be found here
Bye Rapunzel, hello Hue Boy
Our tour of Rapunzel finished back in Yorkshire on Saturday, at The LBT, after 153 performances, in forty four different Theatres, Schools and Community Centres all over the country. It’s been a great tour, a lovely cast and some wonderful audiences so thanks to all!
Back at base we’re busy working on our next production which is a newly developed version of the delightful Smarties Prize winning book by Rita Phillips Mitchell, Hue Boy.
This heart-warming storytelling performance transports you to a Caribbean village where tutti frutti brings to life this delightful book. With a vibrant set, original soundscape and visual movement style, the show is set in a beautiful environment under a parasol that creates a special place to enjoy this unique interactive experience.
‘Under the Parasol [Hue Boy] rates as one of the best enrichment experiences I have seen in 30 years of education.' Drighlington Primary School
Hue Boy is now available for bookings for the period 27 April until 15 June 2013. For more information and to book, contact Alison Povey, Tour Manager, 0113 388 0027 firstname.lastname@example.org
'The children were mesmerised from before the parasol opened until the very end of the workshop.' Swillington Primary School