October 23, 2014

are looking for six actors to join our 2015 national tour of ‘The Duffy Show’ 

Tour Information: 

‘The Duffy Show’ consists of two Auckland-based teams (three actors in each team) to tour for a period of approximately ten months travelling from the top of the North Island to the bottom of the South Island. Performing in Duffy schools with audience sizes ranging from 10 to 400, this is a great way to see the country while practising your craft and getting paid. This established tour has been around for 15 years and is an amazing experience for those involved.

Each team performs The Duffy Show twice a day, five days a week, making this a great way to develop your craft and gain confidence as an actor. Actors are paid a wage with the addition of per diems and accommodation allowances when away from Auckland. Teams are provided with a touring vehicle and trailer while fuel and any other tour-related travel costs (e.g. ferries) are also covered.

The tour begins February 9th and ends September 25th 2015 (this is likely to be extended to early November) with rehearsals consisting of a four day script workshop in December 2014 and a month long rehearsal block starting January 12th 2014.

For more information on the Duffy Books in Homes programme check out: www.booksinhomes.org.nz 

What are we looking for?

– Actors who are looking for a slightly more long term opportunity than most acting gigs

– Actors willing to perform generously with a youthful audience

– Actors with basic abilities to sing and play musical instruments

– Actors with full driver’s license

Please note: This is an Auckland based opportunity. Duffy Books in Homes cannot assist with accommodation etc for those not Auckland based.

Audition Info:

Wellington auditions will be held on Saturday 15th November

Auckland auditions will be held on Sunday 16th November

Register your interest and send your CV by Wednesday 12 November to david.rumney@booksinhomes.org.nz 
(Also if you have any questions please email David.)

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