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Dance Audition: Search for Umrao Jaan

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Phizzical in association with Embrace Arts is re-imagining Umrao Jaan Ada by Mirza Hadi Ruswa in a fresh and adventurous dance narrative production. This is a decadent tale of love, exploitation and reconciliation choreographed by Sonia Sabri with music composed by Devesh Sodha, live tabla by Rishii Chowdhury and written by Samir Bhamra.

AUDITION DATES
Saturday 2 August 2014, Liverpool and Hope University
Sunday 3 August 2014, University of Leicester

CHARACTERS AVAILABLE TO AUDITION

Umrao Jaan
Khanum Jaan (the Madame)
Gauhar Mirza (the pimp)
Nawab Sultan (the lover)
Bismillah (a courtesan)
Nicholas Shelby (British Soldier)
British Female

Dance skills are mandatory
Singing and acting skills desired

2014 WORKSHOPS
MON 22 SEPT – SUN 5 OCT

2014 REHEARSALS
WED 26 NOV – WED 10 DEC

2014 PERFORMANCES
THU 11 – FRI 12 DEC 2014
FRI 19 – SAT 20 DEC 2014

HOW TO APPLY / MORE INFO
Email your CV and headshots to [email protected]