05/01/2017 12:00 AM

Volunteer Performers Required by The Tetley

Gain experience of public performance and work alongside one of today’s most exciting contemporary artists.

 Deadline Monday 9 January 2017, 5pm
The Tetley are recruiting a team of volunteer performers to participate in a series of performance works by celebrated Spanish artist Dora García as part of her exhibition These Books Were Alive; They Spoke to Me! at The Tetley 2 February – 23 April 2017.

These Books Were Alive; They Spoke to Me! is García’s first institutional solo show in the UK. Providing a retrospective look at her career and an opportunity to stage new iterations of performance works based on texts written by the artist, collaborators and iconic literary works such as James Joyce’s Finnegan’s Wake.
What is the opportunity?
We are looking for team of volunteer performers to be part of a 10-week programme of live performances as part of Dora García’s exhibition These Books Were Alive; They Spoke to Me! (2 February – 23 April 2017). Volunteers will receive training in workshops between Thursday 26 January – Wednesday 1 February 2017 with Dora García and her collaborator Michelangelo Miccolis.
Who are we looking for?
Ideal candidates include drama, performance and contemporary art students and members of amateur acting groups wishing to gain more experience in public performance in a gallery context.
As a volunteer you will be required to perform at the exhibition preview on Thursday 2 February 6-8pm, and then at scheduled times throughout the exhibition. We ask that volunteers are able to give a minimum of 3 hours per week to take part in performances throughout the exhibition run.
More information can be found here: http://thetetley.org/volunteering/