Opportunities

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1. THE MOONWATCHER (3 posts)

Horse + Bamboo are currently developing a new touring show. The Moonwatcher is a new Horse + Bamboo production, written and devised by poet Shamshad Khan and director Bob Frith. It’s an hour-long show integrating poetry and visual performance, with music composed and recorded by Arun Ghosh.

The Moonwatcher is the story of Rahmi, who leaves Pakistan as a young woman to meet her husband who has settled to work in Lancashire. The unfolding narrative is told by Rahmi’s daughter Azrah.

The Moonwatcher shows an intimate but challenging relationship between mother and daughter, while portraying the common journey of a British South Asian family in a wider context. The subject matter is mainly derived from the Different Moons project developed by Bob and Shamshad over the past five years. Part of this involved interviews with local first generation immigrants from South Asia, which have formed the basis of the storyline. The show will be co-directed by Shamshad and Bob.

We are looking for two South Asian women performers and a technical director. Download details below.

TO DOWNLOAD INFORMATION PACK CLICK HERE.

Performers – please download the APPLICATION FORM as either PDF or .DOC:

MOONWATCHER PERFORMER APPLICATION FORM PDF

MOONWATCHER PERFORMER APPLICATION FORM WORD

Technical Director applicants – please reply with a letter of application (see details in the INFORMATION PACK).

Closing date is 22nd July 2017.

2. WORK PLACEMENTS

We have occasional and limited opportunities for work experience placements within our organisation. We will endeavour to tailor these placements to meet the individual interests of the student to enable them to get the most out of the experience. This means that availability of placement opportunities will always depend on our current programme.

 

Our venue is wheelchair accessible. Horse + Bamboo is an equal opportunities employer.