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Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2014 09:42


METRO-BOULOT-DODO has been commissioned to create a new large scale outdoor performance called SAFE HOUSE by Without Walls. The show will tour to a number of the Without Walls festivals and involves working on a large ground based structure, combining aerial performance and interactive projection work.

METRO-BOULOT-DODO are an award winning company who are associate artists at CURVE in Leicester. MBD are known for their emotionally engaging narratives, haunting soundtracks and visual flair. MBD are collaborating with Wired Aerial Theatre on the Aerial design and Choreography for SAFE HOUSE.

Wired Aerial Theatre, internationally acclaimed aerial performance artists are part of the team responsible for the international success of 'AS THE WORLD TIPPED. Draw and Code are providing the animations and Safe House is being produced by Event International.


METRO-BOULOT-DODO and Wired Aerial Theatre are looking for 8 outstanding performers with a range of skills to create, rehearse and tour SAFE HOUSE. This is an exciting opportunity to be the first cast of this show working with the artistic directors during the creation period. The performers will have training in physical performance and an interest in aerial theatre practice. Other desirable skills are contemporary dance, parkour, gymnastics, climbing and acting. We also welcome climbers/riggers who have an interest in performing.
All applicants should consider the following :
Be capable/comfortable with working at heights of up to 20m

Have a high level of physical fitness, be strong and athletic

Experience of aerial wall work is preferred but not essential (specific training will be provided)

Have some experience of technical work in the aerial industry (preferred but not essential -specific training will be provided)

Be capable of learning choreographed movement (ground and aerial)

Be experienced in devising own movement and eager to work creatively under direction.

Have great team skills and enjoy working closely with others

Have good communication skills

MUST be available for all rehearsal and performance dates

AUDITIONS Auditions are by invitation only and will be held on Tuesday 25th February at Aircraft Circus The Hangar from 10am until 8pm.Mellish House, Harrington Way, London SE18 5NR


April 8th - April 11th

April 21st - April 25th

April 28th - May 2nd

May 5th - May 9th


May15th - May 17th

May 22nd - May 24th

June 19th - June 21st

30th July - August 1st

TO APPLY: Before applying please familiarise yourself with METRO-BOULOT- DODO and Wired Aerial. If you are interested in this role please send a CV, photo and/or link to a show reel as well as a short account of why you would like to become a member of the SAFE HOUSE team and how the role would suit you.

If you can not email please post to:


LCB DEPOT, 31 Rutland Street,
Leicester, LE1 1RE

Deadline for applications is Friday 14th February at 5pm. Applications arriving after this date will not be considered.
Successful applicants will be notified by email no later than 18th Feb 2014.

Safe House - Commissioned by Without Walls, Norfolk & Norwich Festival and Stockton International Riverside Festival. Co-commissioned by Brighton Festival, Greenwich+Docklands International Festival and Leicester City Council.

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