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Male and Female Actors Required for Murder Mysteries in Cardiff

Male and Female Actors Required for Murder Mysteries in Cardiff

Cardiff, UK
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Funny men and women required for Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner Company for series of shows in chain restaurant throughout the year.

Laugh and Let Die are a comedy Murder Mystery company that have been performing for 6 years, and after experiencing massive growth in the last 12 months, we are looking to recruit local teams of actors for shows across the country.

We perform several different formats and themes, and the shows we are casting for here are our most popular two hander dinner party shows.

You will be playing multiple roles in the show, and the script we are asking you to provide the audition video with won’t necessarily be the role you get, but we think it will give us a good idea of whether you can perform the sort of comedy characters we are after.

The show is pretty much all improvisation, so you will have to be able to think on your feet. We do have prompt questions that the detective gives to the guests to read out if they are struggling (which is often!), so you can have some ready made responses up your sleeve.
The show is improvisation, but there is a script as well for beginners, which may sound counter intuitive but it works. We have been having newbies perform with the script in hand on a clipboard, and ready made jokes and retorts are in the script, so you will never be short of something to say. We are of course looking for you to come up with your own funnies as well though!

We are looking to book actors for a series of shows at chain restaurants across the country (confirmed dates and venues below, but there will be more), and we want a team of actors that will eventually be able to deliver the shows without support on the night from the company. Initially, you will be performing with an actor that has been with the company since its inception, and will give you lots of support. We are NOT looking for actors to do every date at every venue. E.g. If you live in Cardiff, then we will probably only be booking you for Cardiff dates! We are looking to build big company casts in all the areas we are working in so we have a big pool to draw on.

We are a comedy company and we are looking for funny people. We play it for laughs, there are no puzzles or codes to crack in our shows. We are there for the jokes!

THE AUDITION
We are giving you the first lines for one of our Detective Characters Jack (or Jacky) Frost, from our Game of Thrones spoof, Game of Groans.
We are looking for larger than life characters, who will fill a room. And we want you to make us laugh.

SPECIFICS
The fee is £70 per performance.
Call time at the venue is 6:00pm. Show time 7:00pm. On stage for about 45 mins, and then 3 x 20 minute segments between food courses. Finished (including clearing up) at around 11.00pm. Actual show finishes around 10.30pm.

We perform up and down the country and the business has blown up in the last twelve months. We have partnerships with Grosvenor Casino, CDG Restaurant Group, Match. com, Xtreme Events, Red Cactus Events, LastNightOfFreedom stag and hen parties, and many others, and are not expecting the growth of the business to slow down.
Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates
There won't be a conventional rehearsal, but there will be prep done over the phone or Skype/Facetime (excuse the inclusion of any areas not covered in this group, we are casting for many shows)
We are casting for the following shows:
28-Jun Birmingham
4-July Nottingham
5 July Cardiff
19 July Blackpool
16 July Liverpool
20-Jul York
26-Jul Birmingham
1 Aug Nottingham
2 Aug Cardiff
2 Aug Sheffield
16 Aug Blackpool
30-Aug Birmingham
2 Sep Sheffield
6 Sep Cardiff
5 Sep Nottingham
07-Sep Alsager
20 Sep Blackpool
27-Sep Birmingham
3 Oct Nottingham
4 Oct Sheffield
25-Oct Birmingham
25 Oct Blackpool
26-Oct Brynteg (Wales)
31 Oct Nottingham
1 Nov Cardiff
1 Nov Sheffield
02-Nov Alsager
We look forward to hearing from you.
Regards
Laugh and Let Die

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

We are requesting self tapes for the audition.
No rehearsal as such, just prep over the phone, and we will provide a video of one of our events for your training.
The show dates are above

Job payment

Paid - £70 per show


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Jack Frost

Detective Character - play it however you want, but make us laugh!

Males, aged 18 and over from Cardiff, UK

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Jackie Frost

Detective Character - play it however you want, but make us laugh!

Females, aged 18 and over from Cardiff, UK

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Listing created: 17 May 2019
Applications close: 30 June 2019
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