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"Stuff and Nonsense make the world a better place." - Chris Chibnall (Broadchurch, Doctor Who)
"A must see for the whole family" - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
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"A must see for the whole family" - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Emperor's New Clothes
"Huge smiles all round, we haven’t stopped talking about it since!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
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"Huge smiles all round, we haven’t stopped talking about it since!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
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"Puppetry, live music and good old-fashioned charm are sprouting up left, right and centre" The Stage on The Enormous Turnip
"A fabulous production, so cleverly put together!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
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"A fabulous production, so cleverly put together!" ★★★★★ Audience member on The Gingerbread Man
"Outstanding children's theatre." - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Enormous Turnip
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"Outstanding children's theatre." - ★★★★★ Audience member on The Enormous Turnip
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"One of the most delightful ways to while away 50 minutes" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
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"A perfect introduction to theatre… absorbing and accessible" Plymouth Herald
"Enchants the child in every adult" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
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"Enchants the child in every adult" The Stage on 3 Little Pigs
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Pinocchio – Casting Call!

We seek: Two exceptional, experienced physical performers to play lead multi-role characters.

Geppetto: Pinocchio’s aged father
Male Role – Playing age around 60.

Skills required:

  • We are looking for a playful musician who can play a chordal instrument live, to accompany singing
  • A musician who feels comfortable playing and singing in character whilst also moving around
  • Be able to play one of the following to a high skill level: accordion, mandolin, banjo, melodeon, bazouki, mandola or blues/jazz style guitar
  • Folk or jazz style musician able to duet and improvise
  • A strong vocal range and ability to sing very high
  • Ability to work physically and be happy to climb on and interact with the set. (NB that parts of the set are moved during the performance by the performers.)
  • Happy to work at height on the set.
  • Physical fitness and resilience
  • Ability to be funny and engage with an audience.

Pinocchio, grown up son of Gepetto and father of Sonny who is a young man now.
A male performer playing age 35-45.

Skills required:

  • An experienced, engaging performer, for a highly physical role to play lead character, multi role some smaller roles and to puppeteer a range of puppets.
  • Must be happy to lift others and be lifted, happy working at height and to interact with a set that moves and changes.
  • Must be physically strong and resilient, as the role is very physical; performers move set elements as part of the onstage action.
  • Must have worked physically with other performers as an ensemble.
  • You will need a confident singing voice to sing duets.
  • The role requires you to be funny and tragic, so experience of comedy or clowning is essential.


Download the full casting callout here

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