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Black Actors/Actresses WANTED for weekly on-going radio drama soap opera series so that we can 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.

There is no pay but we reward you with copies of your episodic broadcasts and FREE 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 Peckham South London.

To be involved in the project, you will need to attend the "Meet & Greet" Workshop on Sunday 29th October 11.00am - 4.00pm 5th Floor (Green Side) Royal Festival Hall South Bank Center Waterloo in London SE1 8XX https://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/visit/getting-here

The 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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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

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Michelle Forrester

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Michelle Forester 32 Winston's girlfriend, mother of Sophia. Lives in 3 bedroom flat in Stephen Lawrence Drive. Born and bread in local area, went to same school as Winston, works part-time for a local councillor as a P.A and is involved in local politics. Had hopes of marrying Winston whom she‘s known since school and has been going out with him for 10 years. Is giving up on their relationship and sees herself as a single parent. Has a daughter, Sophia, aged 9 who has Sickle Cell. Her family are originally from Barbados; her grandparents are still alive and live by the sea in the nearby town of Kuti whilst her parents live in the suburbs of Ancesstington. Has two brothers and two sisters who all live locally. Is spiritual but not into organised religion although she goes to church from time to time for the sake of her daughter and her in laws.

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Female
Playing age:
20 to 90
posted:
05 October 2017
Closing date:
30 October 2017
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