Call for theatre-makers

Be a part of an interactive urban game bringing local heritage to life!

Performers will embody historical characters from the area of Elephant and Castle through fun, interactive, site-responsive performance. Stationed outside at points of intersection between the adult and kids’ hunts, the three characters will animate the past for children - delighting participants both young and old as they play City Hunt Elephant.

Performance Dates: October 24th, 25th, & 28th

  • Must be available all day on all three days.

Rehearsal/Devising: 8 hours (split up over two days)

  • To be determined with performers once they have been casted.

Pay: £400

Looking for theatre makers who are:

  • Interested in devising and performing roles based on historical characters.
  • Experienced with immersive and interactive performance work.
  • Comfortable engaging directly with audience in a one-on-one capacity.
  • Willing to do solo research and character development outside of the set rehearsal/devising times.

Character Breakdown:

  • Ras Prince Monolulu (real name Peter Carl Mackay) (1881 - 1965)
    • Institution on the British racing scene from the 1920s until the time of his death.

How to apply

To be considered for this role please send a headshot and CV to or by 6pm Friday 2nd October. Please don't contact Talawa Theatre Company.

Feel free to get in touch for more information.

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