Tameside Creative Community (CIC) ran workshops and interviews with residents to gather their anecdotes, stories, memories and personal experiences of being a resident in Tameside.
They are looking for an artist to shape this material into a theatre script using the key stories and themes that arose in the workshops. The artist will then rehearse and direct the script with community performers for a rehearsed reading that will be performed in September 2021.
– Give dramatic shape to the stories collected through the interviews and workshops
– Create text inspired by these interviews, that shapes into a story.
– Create a theatre script for live performance, no longer than 1 hour.
– Create the script in collaboration with Tameside Creative Community (CIC).
– Run three workshops with Tameside Creative Community to collaborate on the development of the script.
– Rehearse and Direct community performers for a rehearsed reading of the script in September 2021 at a venue in Tameside.
– Experience of writing dramatically or writing a play
– Experience creating work for performance
– Experience writing from other source materials/ writing to a brief
– Experience working with non-professional artists
– A strong co-creation practice
– Experience working and collaborating with communities
– Experience leading group sessions
– Manchester based
– Desirable – to have connections to Tameside
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