RKDC seeks three male dancers for specific roles in the 2019 UK, Denmark & USA tours of 5 SOLDIERS and to be part of the premiere cast for a new production of 10 SOLDIERS:

  • 1 x male to play a white British male, playing age 17-25, to play the part of a squaddie
  • 1 x male to play a black British male, playing age 17-25, to play the part of a squaddie
  • 1 x male to play a British male, playing age 25-35, with a strong voice, to play the part of the sergeant

Please research the work before applying: http://5soldiers.co.uk and http://rosiekay.co.uk/project/5-soldiers-on-demand/

5 SOLDIERS & 10 SOLDIERS are presented in Association with The British Army. 5 SOLDIERS is supported by Wiltshire Creative. 10 SOLDIERS is presented in association with Birmingham Hippodrome.

Dancers need these qualities:

  • Applicants must have completed full time professional dance training.
  • Very fast at learning
  • Good memory for complex material
  • Strong posture and ‘military’ look * (although please read the notes below)
  • Fit, strong and high stamina levels
  • Good acting ability
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude, hard working and willing to contribute to a healthy, fun touring company atmosphere
  • Valid passport and able to attain a USA Visa (no previous arrests/convictions, no previous US visa refusal etc.)

*We welcome applications from people who feel they may not ‘look’ like the British Army, or who wouldn’t think they could be part of a show that represents the military.  Through this show we are breaking so many stereotypes, and we are very proud of this. We want this show to reflect the UK’s diverse society and be representative of society fully. Please bear in mind that the British Army do not permit facial/body piercings. Long hair and/or beards are only allowed for religious reasons. If appointed to the role you may be required to cut your hair/shave your head and/or face and remove any piercings.

Work contract

  • 5 SOLDIERS rehearsals 14-25 Jan 2019
  • 5 SOLDIERS touring (UK and Denmark): 27 Jan – 25 Feb
  • 10 SOLDIERS military training: 3 days in March TBC
  • 5 SOLDIERS UK and USA tour: 1-14 April
  • 10 SOLDIERS rehearsal and touring (UK): 1 May – 5 June (excluding 23-28 May)

RKDC is unable to sponsor work visas and you must have the legal right to work in the UK. If you have any queries about this please contact james@rosiekay.co.uk before applying to audition.

Equity/ITC Ethical Manager Contract: £471 pw for rehearsals (£483 pw from April), £500 pw for performance (£512.50 pw from April) plus holiday pay, all travel and accommodation plus touring per diem. 

Audition

Applicants must be available for at least on of the round one auditions and the recall date

London – round one
Thursday 4 October 2018, 11:00-17:30

Birmingham – round one
Friday 5 October 2018, 10:00-17:00

Recall in Birmingham
Friday 19 October 2018, 10:00-17:30

Audition will comprise of:

  • Fitness session and technique class with Rosie Kay
  • Learning drill repertoire
  • Creative tasks

Please note we cannot cover costs to attend the audition. We cannot offer an alternative date or online audition.

How to apply

Complete the application form below and upload a head shot, your CV and send a video link of you dancing by Thursday 20  September at 17:00. All applicants will be contacted by Thursday 27 September.