Call for the provision of an actor for Esplora
The Malta Council for Science and Technology is inviting applications from artists for the provision of Puppeteer and Storyteller services for Esplora, in order to set up a 3-artist show which will tour in 30 Primary School around Malta and Gozo between March and June 2017. The script and training in performing this puppet show will be provided. Artist will have the opportunity to work with an experienced international puppeteer. All resources needed and transport cost to tour the different schools will be covered.
Esplora, Malta’s Interactive Science Centre, is an informal educational and recreation facility suited to visitors of all age groups. It is located at Villa Bighi in Kalkara, and its primary aim is for visitors to experience science as being fun, exciting, and enjoyable by engaging with science through hands-on interaction.
Interested artist are required to submit a CV and portfolio of work. Submission, evaluation and selection of candidates for the provision of either puppeteer or storyteller services will be in the form of a one-stage process in which the artist submits all the necessary information, and is subsequently asked in to a workshop style audition in order to enable a decision on acceptance or rejection. Applicants will be required to attend an audition on Thursday, 5th January 2017.
The fee for each 45-minute show shall be of €35 inclusive of VAT (including preparation time pre-show and clearing up post-show), up to a maximum total of €1,500 inclusive of VAT.
Interested candidates should have experience in acting and relevant work over a period of time. CV and Portfolio of work are to be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Artist Proposal Submission” as a subject. It is the responsibility of the service provider to ensure the timely and correct delivery of the application to the Council. All received proposals shall be acknowledged by email. Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, 4th January 2017 at c.o.b.