Want to get involved?
We always welcome volunteers who want to get more actively involved and support the project.
Actors with strong Impro Skills wanted for the Series
We require a wide range of actors/voices and non actors in different ages, genders from diverse ethnic backgrounds for the on-going series. You don't need any experience, just a commitment.
We reward you with being part of an innovative exciting project where you can develop and enhance your performance skills working alongside industry professionals.
Ideally people who can sustain different character voices and have strong improvisational skills would suit the project best.
LIVE Performances on the radio are always every Friday between 4.00pm – 6.00pm in Queens Road Peckham South London.
We reward you with copies of your episodic broadcasts and FREE Radio Acting TRAINING as well being part of an innovative exciting project where you can develop and enhance your performance skills working alongside industry professionals.
If you’re looking to get involve, you can attend our next "Meet & Greet" Workshop (dates tbc) held on the 5th Floor (Green Side) Royal Festival Hall Southbank Centre Waterloo in London SE1 8XX
The Meet & Greet workshop is design to:
• Get to know your skills and abilities
• Select performers who like the project and want to work with us
• Build a pool of performers we can draw on for future episodes
• Create characters for the series
• Introduce you to the company’s conventions formats, patterns and styles needed for Live dramatic improvisations on air
This is a Radio of the Oppressed project.
The training we offer:
These workshops act as a training package to develop your skills and abilities to become an ensemble member. At the end of the training, we will offer you opportunities to perform with our pool of experienced performers. Please note, these training workshops are FREE of charge!
The final stages of the training is designed to offer a more intense opportunity to get stuck into the work and finally graduate from the training program and launch you into the series.
These are designed to:
- Develop and enhance the characters for the series
- Learn the essential grammar of dramatic improvisations
- Extend primary relationships with other characters
- Develop narrative and dramatic journeys for future story lines that are extraordinary, truthful and exciting.
Principals guiding our work:
Dramatic improvisation is a big house and lots of different things go on in there. The work we do is outside comedic improvisation. There will be certain conventions that we will use in this project that you need to be familiar with. We focus on a set of basic skills or aptitudes within improvisation practice identified as;
There are certain concepts or understandings which will be useful to know and share. A good source of information can be found by reading Chris Johnston’s book ‘The Improvisation Game’
- Theatre of the Oppressed
Although it is not mandatory, if possible we recommend that you read browse or just Google Augusto Boal's books, if you have not done so already—particularly Theater of the Oppressed, Games for Actors and Non-Actors, and The Aesthetics of the Oppressed. In addition, being conversant with Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of the Oppressed might help you and others grasp the theoretical foundations of Theater of the Oppressed in much greater depth and detail.
How to Apply
Send a CV, (small res) Photo and covering letter to Tony Cealy (492 Workshops in Subject Line) at [email protected] highlighting reason why you’re interested in the project and what you can potentially offer to the project and company.
We are looking for actors who can commit to the workshops where you will gain new skills and techniques in performing, devising and social change. The process will stand alone as satisfying and beneficial for all.
If you are interested to know more about our guiding principles please click:
Sound Designers wanted for our series
Role specification and Project brief
Whether you dream in sound effects, have your head in a range of urban sounds, or just have a range of different types of music at your finger tips, we need you to assist us in producing our weekly broadcasts on Galaxy Radio 102.5FM.
You’re need to be flexible and creative to work on your own to identify and source a wide range of sounds for the episodes.
You’re be needing a laptop to create, compose, edit and score motifs, ditties, sounds or effects for the radio play. Also the ability to understand narrative drama, tension, mood, atmosphere and character will be useful.
Reporting to the Director, you’ll be joining a highly professional team of artists and production staff in the studio.
Laptop or computer to source material
Support and supervision
With Producer and Director Tony Cealy
Project aims and objectives
To provide sounds and effects for the ongoing series
Ideally you need to be available Fridays 5pm - 6pm in Peckham
Apply with CV and covering letter to [email protected] explaining your interest.
FREELANCE FUNDRAISER - BID WRITER WANTED
We are looking for an individual or company to co-design a fundraising strategy and deliver focused application bids for trusts, foundations or grant bodies to
support our artistic and organisational ambitions.We are looking for an individual or company to co-design a fundraising strategy and deliver focused application bids for trusts, foundations or grant bodies to
You can be based anywhere in the UK but must be prepared to travel occasionally to London if you live outside and be confident in using technology (e.g.
Zoom or Skype).
To apply: Email [email protected] for an information pack.
The application involves submitting a proposal for the work. Proposals must provide the following information:
· A proposed methodology
· Details of the organisation and/or individuals involved including experience in similar projects in the arts sector.
· A timeline
· A budget showing breakdown of fees against timeline for the duration of the project
For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Tony Cealy, Director (CEO) [email protected] with the words INFORMAL CHAT in the subject
You need to be flexible and creative to work on your own in your own time to create, analyse, assess, interpret and summarise the findings of the value for this project.
You will need to create a range of participatory evaluation tools which can demonstrate the project’s added value and lessons learnt as well show how far the listeners and communities have benefited since being involved with the project.
There are opportunities to work in the studio, on and off line as well as gaining experience of all that goes into making the project run smoothly. Noh Budget Films is committed to ensuring people who work with us receive experiences and skills that are useful and relevant to them.
Reporting to the Producer, you’ll be joining a highly professional team of artists and production staff.
Apply to [email protected] explaining how you would approach this project.