Never Mind The Weather

Audition Notice

Fizz & Chips Productions


An outdoor piece of physical theatre for young audiences, focusing on the theme of adapting to forces outside of our control. More info on the project can be found here:

Commission Award for Fizz&Chips – Riverbank Arts Centre

The project will consist of three weeks of R&D with work in progress sharings from Monday 18th January – Friday 5th February.

  • Audition Call –

Dancer or actor with significant experience in movement/physical theatre required for a brand new show for young audiences (ages 5-10 years old).

We are open to all genders, ethnicity and ages over 18. We’re looking for Physical Actors or/and Professional Dancers who are up for working in a curious, playful, responsive way with an unpredictable and wonderful audience. Previous experience of working with children is a bonus, but not essential.

 Never Mind The Weather is funded by the Arts Council Commissions Award and is delivered in partnership with the Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, interspersed with in-progress showings at local schools. Rehearsals will take place in the Riverbank, as well as a one-week residency in Shawbrook Dance.

Please send a CV (no more than 2 pages) and links to/ examples of previous work with a brief cover note or details of relevant work to date.

Email – by 5pm on Friday 31st of December, 2020.

If you have any further questions about the project, don’t hesitate to get in touch via email with Martha Fitzgerald Director.

What are the dates and the deal?

R&D week 1 – Monday 18th – Friday 22nd January Riverbank Arts Centre Newbridge

R&D week 2 – Sunday 24th – Friday 29th January Shawbrook Longford

R&D week 3 – Monday 1st – Friday 5th February Riverbank Arts Centre Newbridge

Fee €650 a week (travel and accommodation expenses available for performers outside of commuting distance from Newbridge).

Please indicate on your application whether you or your client would require travel and accommodation if selected for this project.