Now Casting: Range of Actors Sought for New Play + More UK Roles

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These screen and voice projects are casting for actors and talent in the UK right now, so sharpen your self-taping and audition skills and get busy. 

Play about fatphobia casting in London
Paper Mug Theatre is casting an "edgy romcom" about fatphobia, written by Rory Thomas-Howes and directed by Tim McArthur. All roles require a Birmingham/West Midlands accent. Lloyd is male, playing-age 24–30, and any ethnicity. He’s insecure, funny, and awkward. Plus-sized and with excellent dance skills. Amy is female, playing-age 25–30, and any ethnicity. Opinionated, loud, independent, also plus-sized and with excellent dance skills. Kane is any gender or none, playing-age 25–35, and any ethnicity. Plus-sized and with excellent dance skills. Ghilli is male, or gender-nonconforming, playing-age 25–30, and South Asian or Indian. A powerful drag queen. Scales is any gender, playing-age 25–30, and any ethnicity. The project rehearses in early October and pays £483 for one week. Head to the casting notice for more details and to apply now. 

Short film casting male lead 
A short psychological film exploring relationship dynamics is casting for a male lead, playing-age 18–26, and white. The character is handsome, confident, and direct - he knows what he wants and how to get it. He’s about to meet a woman who leaves him speechless. Shooting in October, the role is paid £50 and performers will receive an IMDb credit plus a copy for showreels. Check out the casting notice for more details and to apply now. 

App seeking musicians and singers 
The Compete App is looking for musicians and singers to front a music challenge. Performers of any gender, with a playing age of 18–35, can be based anywhere but must have the ability to self-record high quality video to submit. The project pays $200. Head to the casting notice for more info and to apply now. 
 

Workshop facilitators needed in London
Moving Waves is casting for experienced workshop facilitators to join its team of freelancers. The company believes the arts are a very powerful tool in transforming lives and developing skills and is seeking people passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. You’ll need experience working with vulnerable groups and/or children and the team are particularly interested in hearing from people with experience in teaching music, drama, dance, self-expression, art, yoga, and musical theatre. Pay starts at £25 per hour – introductory training and ongoing support is provided. Check out the casting notice for more info and to apply now.

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