CASTING CALL

Job Opportunities August 1, 2020

ACTORS & CIRCUS ARTISTS
Application Deadline: August 14th

What
Workshop for a creation project by Les 7 Doigts & Shocap mixing circus, theater, video projection and spoken-word.

Availability needed
Audition: August 21st 2020
Creation workshop: Sept 21st to 26th 2020
+ Possibility of long-term engagement (including other creation workshops TBC in 2021 + creation and touring planned for 2022)

Please send your application to Casting@The7Fingers.com with the mention “LIVICI Project” in the object of your mail. Your application should include the following:
– A bio and a resume
– Head shot and full body shot photos
– Videos links (excerpts and/or showreel of your work or stage performance)


ACTOR – MALE
Role: “Matt” (leading role), 2nd generation immigrant, aspiring poet and spoken-word artist.
Look: Asian (preferably Vietnamese) / Early 20’s  
Skills & experience wanted: 
– Text-based theatrical/movie actor
– Experience and/or interest for spoken-word poetry
– Strong or good physical condition (experience in physical theatre, acrobatics or dance is a plus)
Language: fluent in English (+ French, Vietnamese or Asian language is a plus)


ACTOR – MALE
Role: “Matt’s Dad” (main role), 1st generation immigrantLook: Asian (preferably Vietnamese) / late 50’s to late 60’s
Skills & experience wanted: 
– Text-based theatrical/movie actor
– Good physical condition (experience in physical theatre, acrobatics or dance is a plus)
Language: fluent in English (+ French, Vietnamese or Asian language is a plus)

CIRCUS – HAND TO HAND DUO (MALE & FEMALE)
Base: “Phil” Male (ideally 30’s to late 30’s) Flyer: “Louisa” Woman (should fit the casting of a young teenager)
Skills & experience wanted:
– World-class acrobatic level
– Experience / interest for acting and performing as talking characters
Language:
Base: Ideally French and English
Flyer: Must speak English (French is a plus)

CIRCUS – AERIALIST (DANCE-TRAPÈZE OR AERIAL RING)
Role
: “Lewis” androgynous / non-binary, performing a drag queen act (ideally 30’s to late 30’s)
Aerial discipline: Dance Trapeze or Aerial Ring or Aerial pole (other aerialist may apply as well)
Skills & experience wanted:
– World-class acrobatic level
– Experience / interest for acting and performing as a talking character
Language: Must speak English (French is a plus)

CIRCUS – 2 HOOP DIVING ACROBATS
Role: TBD
Acrobatic discipline: Strong Chinese Hoop diving skills (other acrobatic discipline like Chinese poles, trampoline, parkour… are a plus)
Skills & experience wanted: 
– World-class acrobatic level
– Experience / interest for acting and performing as a talking character
Language: Must speak English (French is a plus)

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