Tutti Frutti Productions

Jack Frost by Joseph Coelho for children aged 3+


Production Company: Tutti Frutti Productions

Auditions – workshop: 26/27 July 2022 Leeds

Recall workshop: 28 July 2022 Leeds

Rehearsals: 12 September – 7 October 2022 Leeds

National tour: 8 October – 2 December 2022

Canada Water Run:  – 10 December 2022 London

Crucible Run: 12 – 31 December 2022 Sheffield

Director: Ellie Manners

Writer: Joseph Coelho

Designer: Warda Abbasi

Composer: Tayo Akinbode

Movement Director: Sundeep Saini

Lighting Director: Callum Macdonald

Production Manager: Danielle Harris


Fee: £505 per week plus pensions contributions and holiday pay.

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




tutti frutti are currently seeking three talented actor musicians:


One male performer, to play: Young Jack 

This performer must have great comic timing, good physical skills, and excellent singing voice or the ability to play a musical instrumentJack is reflective, poetic and is very sensitive to the feelings and emotions of others.


One female performer, to play: Young Annika

This performer must have good physical skills, comic timing, and an excellent singing voice, The ability to play a musical instrument is also desirableAnnika is anxious and trying to find her voice in the world.


One female performer, to play: Mum and Ensemble

This performer will multi role and must have great characterisation, dance or movement ability, comic timing, an excellent singing voice plus the ability to play a musical instrument. They could have experience with delivering poetry 

Additional ensemble roles are – Father frost, Oshiroi Baba baba, The sky gods. 


As an equal opportunities employer we encourage applications from artists that reflect our diverse audiences. We welcome diversity in all its forms and we positively encourage D/deaf and disabled people and/or people of the global majority to apply.


Submit to Spotlight or send a CV & Photograph by 20 June 2022 to:

Casting Director: Jo Adamson-Parker


No phone calls please


If you don’t hear back from us by 28 June 2022, this means on this occasion we have not selected you for an audition. *If you are invited to audition, there will be an option to submit a self-tape instead of attending the audition days on 26/27 July. Those who are shortlisted from the self-tapes will be invited to attend the recall workshop in Leeds on 28 July 2022.


tutti frutti is an exciting and dynamic touring theatre company specializing in work for children aged 3-7 years and their families. We tour newly commissioned plays regionally, nationally and internationally. We work with artists that are specialists in making work for children and creating visually exciting, engaging and meaningful theatre for children. We have recently developed our touring profile abroad and are currently on our first tour of the US.


To delight children with meaningful, imaginative, visual, story-based theatre.


We are a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England and funded by LCC. We are a charity and a company limited by guarantee and we have reserves of eight months operating costs.

We are seeking new Trustees to complement the experience of our existing Board and to work closely with the core team to realise tutti frutti’s artistic programme and determine the development of the company over the forthcoming years. We are looking for passionate, individuals who are willing to share their energy and skills to help us navigate a challenging climate and come on an exciting, creative journey. We are particularly keen to welcome as Trustees individuals who represent the diversity of modern Britain and who can support the company in better creating work for diverse communities and audiences. Board members are required to champion fundraising and diversity.


What will you get out of it?

  • A rewarding experience – helping a creative company prosper and be successful.
  • Being ‘at the centre of the action’, helping to support strategic decisions about the things that matter and enable the company to thrive.
  • Putting your skills and experience to good use by supporting the company’s mission and vison.
  • The personal learning and satisfaction that comes from applying your skills and experience in a new context.
  • Attendance at tutti frutti performances and events.
  • Training to be a Trustee


If you would like to find out more, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact Emma Killick 0113 3880027 for an informal discussion.