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    Kazzum HQ holds a small but dedicated team that does a brilliant job of dreaming up the shows, developing them, delivering workshops, fundraising and managing everything.

     

    But when the time comes, we welcome in the extra performers, freelance theatre artists, workshop tutors and volunteers to help put each project or show on the road.

     

    Keep checking here for vacancies, or sign up to the Arts Council England’s Arts Jobs site and bulletin where we also advertise our vacancies.

     

    We currently do not have any EVS placements available. Our sending organisation for EVS placements is Jugend Info in Austria.

     

    Current opportunities

     

    Casting call

    Production – The Boy, The Bees and The Blizzard

     

    Written by Mike Akers and Directed by Heidi Vaughan

     

    Performed at Shoreditch Town Hall

     

    The boy, the bees and the blizzard explores a border between two worlds, where audiences will participate in problem solving through their personal migration and displacement.

     

    An active quest using headphones through The Ditch of Shoreditch Town Hall we prepare for a party honouring a new, mean spirited and mysterious leader this mission needs everyone to help. If you don’t come up with the goods we will all be in trouble!

     

    This hour-long adventure will engage children aged 6 + and their families through a mysterious, light, and playful mission that they will never forget.

     

    R&D: Wed. 7 June – Thu. 8 June 17

    Rehearsals: Mon. 30 October – Tue. 7 November 17

    Performance dates: Wed. 8 – Sat. 18 November 2017

     

    You must be available for all dates.

     

    Kazzum requires:
    All London based performers will ideally have experience in interactive theatre for young audiences.

     

    Performers need to feel confident to be in character and manage a young audience group at the same time.

     

    Character (s)

     

    Performer 1
    {HQ – Male – Playing age 30-50
    Highly knowledgeable, about science, technology and engineering, he operates sophisticated security protocols and is business savvy. However, he is also somewhat short-sighted. He is the lead narrator to the audience and has unexpected emotional depth.

     

    {The Boy/ The Leader – Male – Playing age 7/8
    A naturally curious and sensitive young boy who is working out how to handle setbacks and self-regulation. He drives others crazy whilst making their heart sing, often at the same time. Playful, bold and defiant.

     

    Performer 2
    {Cook – Female – Playing Age 21-30
    The Cook is a kind natured, forgetful and somewhat emotional Cinderella type character. She wears her heart on her sleeve and is expressive in her thoughts and feelings.

     

    {Gardener/Beekeeper – Male or Female – Playing age 18-38
    A forthcoming, action led woman who takes no prisoners. Direct, charming and with an ability to build a strong and positive relationship with the audience.

     

    Performer 3
    {Secretary – Female – Playing age 30-60
    A warm-hearted woman with professional excellence and pride. Reminiscent of a time gone by and with a real sense of fun. Meeting her feels like that of an old friend.

     

    {DJ/ Music Hall MD – Female – Playing age 50-70
    A dance floor master with the moves to match! She is happiest when others are dancing and unhappiest when they are not. A charismatic, joy filled woman.

     

    Any Supporting rolls will be taken on by young people undergoing professional development with Kazzum.

     

    Kazzum are an approved Equity/ITC management company and always pay equity recommended fees.

     

    Kazzum is committed to taking positive action to redress discrimination and to provide genuine equality of opportunity for all. Kazzum’s work draws inspiration from many international resources, developing its work from diverse stories, genres and art forms. Therefore, Kazzum is keen to hear from performers from a wide range of backgrounds to create a diverse and exciting creative team.

     

    Kazzum encourages applications from artists at any point in their career.

     

    Please send a copy of your CV and photo or Spotlight and let us know of your accessibility needs to:

     

    recruitment@Kazzum.org

     

    The deadline for applications is 10am Friday 12 May

     

    Auditions will be held on Wednesday 17th May 10am -6pm, at Shoreditch Town Hall

     

    If chosen to audition you will be notified on Monday 15th May.

     

    You can download the Casting Call here:

    The Boy, The Bees and The Blizzard – Kazzum Casting

     

    Volunteer Fundraiser

    Kazzum is an arts organisation for young audiences. We create innovative, outdoor and site-specific theatre, as well as installations, and a wide range of training and development opportunities for young people and emerging artists.

     

    We are looking for a Volunteer Fundraiser to support Kazzum’s fundraising activities. Creative ideas, energy and a friendly approach are essential for this role, as is a genuine interest in making art accessible to young people, especially those with limited opportunities to take part in creative activities.

     

    Description of tasks:

    Identify ways of raising additional funds by internet research and talking with companies

    Develop databases for corporate companies, local companies and individual givers

    Prepare fundraising materials to be distributed

    To assist the company in organising fundraising events and campaigns

    We are looking for volunteer(s) who are able to commit to 2 hours on a regular weekly/fortnightly basis. Work can be undertaken flexibly.

     

    If you have occasional spare time and would like to do your bit for charity, this is the perfect role for you. Meet new people, listen to people’s stories and experiences and spread the word of what a fantastic job Kazzum are doing!

     

    You will be given induction training into the various aspects of the work and receive ongoing support from the Artistic Director.

     

    To apply please email us with a recent CV, and reasons why this role appeals to you. If this is fitting to the company, we will then invite you in for a chat.

     

    For more information download:

    information-pack-for-volunteer-fundraiser-nov-2016

     

     

    Disabled Performers/Dancers

    We are always interested in hearing from disabled performers/dancers who would like to join the company to tour nationally.

     

    We encourage applications from disabled artists at any point in their career. Please send a copy of your CV and any links to your work to recruitment@kazzum.org.

     

    Please also let us know of your accessibility needs.

     

    Kazzum is an approved Equity/ITC management company and always pay equity recommended fees. We are an equal opportunities employer, who is actively seeking to employ people currently under-represented in the creative and cultural sector. This includes young people, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities.

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