Punch Buggy Theatre

Director

Punch Buggy Theatre is looking for an experienced theatre director for the production of a new Australian play to be produced in 2019 / 2020. Based on the following job requirements, and given we are a non-profit theatre company, much of the role will be volunteer. However, we are happy to negotiate payment for the right applicant. The role involves the following:

* dramaturgy / script development (where necessary)

* auditioning of actors

* the rehearsal process

* collaboration with designers and technicians

* collaboration with the producer

* collaboration with the publicist

Synopsis of the play:

Set in 1890s Melbourne, the play follows the friendship of two teenagers in a time of Depression and rebirth. A young banker becomes addicted to gambling and befriends a young musician, who frequents opium dens. The play explores notions of manhood, the creative process, the lure of self-destruction, fatherhood, suicide and grief. 

Cast:

The play has 17 characters and can be performed by 8 actors (4 m + 4 f)

Elements:

The play features guitar music, puppetry, dance


If this opportunity is of interest, or you would like further information, please email punchbuggytheatre@gmail.com.

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Performers & Musicians
Location

Melbourne

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