Jobs

Current job opportunities:

Stage Manager

Casting- spring tour

Little Feet Design Assistant

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STAGE MANAGER

tutti frutti seeks a Technical Stage Manager who has experience of and an enthusiasm for presenting work for children in non-theatre spaces and small and mid-scale theatre venues. 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.

 

The play will be rehearsed in York and the base for national touring will be York.

Application deadline: 12pm 21st February 2018

Interview date: Tuesday 27th February 2018 in Leeds

Rehearsals: 9 April to 4 May 2018 (York)

Opening Performances: 5 May 2018 at the Assembly Rooms in Leeds

National Tour: 6 May to 5 July 2018

Production: Keepy Uppy by Evan Placey

 

The Team

Director: Wendy Harris

Writer: Evan Placey

Designer: Kate Bunce

Composer: Dominic Sales

Movement Director: Jôel Daniels

Production Manager: Chris Firth

Lighting Designer: Zanna Woodgate

General Manager: Emma Killick

Admin & Operations Manager: Mosa Mpetha

Sales & Marketing Manager: Sophie Backhouse

 

How to apply:

Please download the Keepy Uppy – Technical Stage Manager Job Description. Complete the application form and send to Wendy Harris (wendy@tutti-frutti.org.uk) by 12pm on Wednesday 21st February 2018. Alternatively post to: Wendy Harris, tutti frutti productions, Shine, Harehills Road, Leeds, LS8 5HS.

We actively encourage applications from individuals that reflect our culturally diverse audience.

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CASTING INFORMATION

 

Application deadline: 5pm Friday 9th February

Auditions – workshop:  19, 20, 21st Feb 2018 (London)

Recall workshop:  21st Feb afternoon in London

Rehearsals:  (York) 9th April – 4th May 2018

National Tour:  5th May – 4th July 2018

Production: Keepy Uppy by Evan Placey

 

tutti frutti productions is funded by Arts Council England and is an ITC company.

The play will be rehearsed in York and the base for touring will be from York. All touring teams are DBS checked as part of normal employment procedure.

 

CAST

We are currently seeking professional performers aged over 18 to play:

 

One Male performer to play: Joey a boy aged 10

The production is very, movement based and this performer must have exceptional dance skills with physical comedy or devising skills. A strong dance technique is essential with Breaking, hip- hop or football skills as  desirable. The Play is written in rhyme.

 

One Female performer to play: Mum and ensemble

This performer must have exceptional dance skills with good physical comedy or devising skills. A strong dance technique is essential with Breaking, hip- hop  or football skills as  desirable.  The production is very movement based and the Play is written in rhyme.

 

How to apply:

Send a CV & photograph to: Wendy Harris, Artistic Director at wendy@tutti-frutti.org.uk. No phone calls please.

We actively encourage applications from BAME performers.

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DESIGN ASSISTANT 

Are you a designer, maker, artist, craftsperson or have an interest in design? Are you from or based in Leeds?

We are offering a unique opportunity for a creative person to develop their design skills by creating two unique foyer spaces at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds and at York Theatre Royal as part of our Little Feet Festival of Children’s Theatre.

Deadline to apply: 28th February 2018

 

What’s the deal?

  • You get to design and transform a theatre foyer into a child-friendly space to complement our Festival based on the theme of birthday celebrations.
  • You will receive mentoring and support from top theatre designer Kate Bunce and from the tutti frutti team.
  • You will be provided with a set amount or money to spend on each theatre foyer.
  • You will have the opportunity to attend tutti frutti design meetings for future shows.
  • You will receive a fee of £600 plus travel expenses.
  • You be must be from or based in Leeds to be eligible.

 

How to apply:

Before applying please read the Little Feet Design Assistant Job Description. To keep the process simple and to ensure this opportunity is open to all, you can apply in a variety of ways – you can write to us or show us in pictures or other creative platforms, as long as you cover the following areas:

  • We want to hear about you. Tell us briefly about yourself and what you have been doing to date.
  • Share with us why this opportunity would be exciting or useful for you.
  • Complete the equal opportunities form below.

 

Send this material to:

Wendy Harris, Artistic Director by email to wendy@tutti-frutti.org.uk, or by post to tutti frutti, Shine, Harehills Rd, Leeds, LS8 5HS.

We actively encourage applications from individuals that reflect our culturally diverse audience.