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Quirk regularly collaborate with creatives and artists and are committed to creating valuable, paid development opportunities for artists living and working in the South West.

 

We will be expanding our team to work with a whole host of amazing South West creatives this year. Please check out the opportunities below and get in touch if you have any questions.

South Asian Diaspora Illustrator Call Out & Brief

Deadline For Applications: 31st July 2021

Fee: £750

Quirk Theatre is seeking a South Asian Diaspora Illustrator/Designer to collaborate on our new family Christmas show Rhia & the Tree of Lights. The illustrator will need to work collaboratively with Quirk and our co-Producing venue Exeter Phoenix to create:

 

  • An illustrated poster

  • Double sided flyer 

  • Design elements, to be used on social media, website & fossil-spotting guide.

 

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has fantastic illustration and digital design skills

  • Is able to work collaboratively alongside an in-house Marketing Designer

  • Is digitally proficient and a great communicator

  • Can streamline the hand-over of digital elements for ongoing use by the in-house Marketing & Design Team.

Global Majority Musician/Composer Call Out

Deadline For Applications: 13th August 2021

Fee: £1300

Quirk Theatre is seeking to collaborate with an exciting Global Majority musician/composer*, based in Devon/SW England, to create a vibrant original score for our new family theatre show - Rhia & the Tree of Lights, performing at Exeter Phoenix and Plough Arts (Torrington) in December 2021.

Applicants should have:

  • A high level of competence in at least 2 musical instruments

  • A foundational knowledge of, or a strong familiarity with, music from the Indian Subcontinent

  • Excellent, generous collaborative skills

  • A great imagination

  • Enthusiasm for, or seeking experience in, theatre

  • Great communication skills & an ability to be responsive in and outside of the rehearsal room

  • A love for the ridiculous!

South Asian Performer Call Out

Deadline For Applications: 10th September.

Fee: £481 per week or £100 for individual days (outside of a full week) worked

Quirk Theatre is seeking to cast a South Asian Female/Non-Binary performer 18+, based in Devon/SW England, to join the ensemble for Rhia & the Tree of Lights, performing at Exeter Phoenix and Plough Arts (Torrington) in December 2021.

Our ideal collaborator is:

  • A fantastic ensemble player with a healthy sense of the ridiculous

  • Able to multi-role in a playful, fast-paced environment

  • willing to generate ideas in the rehearsal room and contribute to the creation of the show.

  • Able to improvise and be comfortable with audience participation

  • Experience in devising is highly desirable.

  • A strong singing voice is also desirable but not essential. Please notify us if you play any instruments.