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Black Male ACTORS wanted for WEEKLY Radio Drama Soap Opera

We want to create a pool of performers from which the cast of each episode can be drawn from.
The series www.492kornaklub.com explores the themes of family, community and social and political injustices.

We reward you with copies of your episodic broadcasts and FREE Radio Acting TRAINING as well being part of an innovative exciting project where you can develop and enhance your performance skills working alongside industry professionals.

LIVE Performances on the radio are always every Friday between 4.00pm – 6.00pm in Queens Road Peckham SE15 South London.

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU ARE NOT AVAILABLE for the live performances on the radio

To be involved in the project, you will need to attend the "Meet & Greet" Workshop on Sunday 16 July 11.00am - 3.30pm 5th Floor (Green Side) Royal Festival Hall South Bank Centre Waterloo in London SE1 8XX

The Meet & Greet workshop is design to:

• Get to know your skills and abilities
• Select performers who like the project and want to work with us
• Build a pool of performers we can draw on for future episodes
• Create characters for the series
• Introduce you to the company’s conventions formats, patterns and styles needed for Live Dramatic Improvisations on air

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Improvisation

Dramatic improvisation is a big house and lots of different things go on in there. The work we do is outside comedic improvisation. There will be certain conventions that we will use in this project that you need to be familiar with. We focus on a set of basic skills or aptitudes within improvisation for example Tension, Focus and Attitude

For further information contact Tony Cealy 07956 877358 tctonycealy@gmail.com

This is a Radio of the Oppressed project.
www.tonycealy.com

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Dwayne Matthews

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Dwayne Matthews 23,Rachel’s Grandson; a part time youth worker, he comes into the project for the evening youth work sessions. He likes sport, the young people; he’s good at banter, handsome. He's having trouble getting a permanent job. Dorothy taught his mother (Lorna Matthews) at school, he spends most days job hunting and developing his technique to become a motivational speaker; he has watched the campaign speeches by Barrack Obama a million times over; he’s is also keen on listening to Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela. He reads books and listens to tape on motivation and self development. He encourages the young people at the centre to have debates about social issues.

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Male
Playing age:
20 to 90
posted:
25 June 2017
Closing date:
15 September 2017
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