Worshop – audition
by Takahiro Fujita / mum & gypsy

When : in the period November 14–27, 2023
Where : Sansepolcro (Arezzo), Teatro della Misericordia
Application deadline : October 25, 2023
Who it is for : actors, actresses and performers of any age interested in participating in a new Italy-Japan co-production
How to apply : by sending CV and a brief presentation and motivation letter to fabbricaeuropa.workshop@gmail.com

The audition will take place from November 14 to 26, 2023.
Applicants will be called in groups of maximum 15 participants according to the following calendar:
November 14-15, h 13:00-17:00: Team A
November 16-17, h 13:00-17:00: Team B
November 18-19, h 13:00-17:00: Team C
November 20-21, h 13:00-17:00: Team D

At the end of this first phase, those who will take part in the second selection phase, which will take place from 24 to 26 November, will be called back by 5pm on 23 November.

Once the entire process has been concluded, the names of those who will take part in the production will be communicated. Selected applicants will participate in the production phase which will take place in Japan in the months of August and September 2024 (August 1 – September 11, in Tokyo). The show will be presented at the Toyooka Theater Festival (September 14-24) and subsequently in Italy.

Participation requirements:
– Knowledge of the English language
– Applicants must guarantee their availability for the entire 2-month period (August and September 2024, in Japan) for the production of the show
– Travel and accommodation costs to participate in the audition are at each participant’s expense.

mum & gypsy is a theatre company founded by Japanese director and playwright Takahiro Fujita. Born in 1985, he has written and directed all of the company’s productions. He won the Kishida Kunio Drama Award, Japan’s most acclaimed theater award for the playwright, at the age of 26, and the Yomiuri Theatre Grand Prize for Outstanding Director at 30. In 2016, he created and presented Il Mio Tempo – My Time, an international co-production featuring Italian and Japanese actors. In his works, he often use a cinematic technique showing the refrain of an iconic scene from different angles and viewpoints.

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