Vacancy: Freelancer Creative Photographer / Archivist, SPID Theatre

London, Part time, Paid (£20k-25k pro rata).

Description: Are you passionate about theatre and community? SPID Theatre Co. is looking for artists of colour to join our team during the Estate Endz Black History Project.

SPID Theatre is an award winning youth arts charity that nurtures and develops a community of creative and empowered young artists from social housing estates in West London. Estate Endz is the SPID Theatre Heritage project for young people from 13 to 25 years old. In the second semester of 2020 it will be exploring themes around the Race Relations Acts and multicultural Britain in the 1960’s and 1970’s through free online workshops on Zoom.

The project will culminate in an online performance of a Radio Play. Therefore, we are looking for a passionate photographer or archivist to join our team. Our play is set in the 1960s, the time photography became more instant, more accessible and more established as an art form.

Skills: Do you have the skills to help add the visual elements we are looking for in online performance of a Radio Play? Do you have the techniques required to edit photographs? Are you aware of how to access rights to historical photographs? Do you know how to use the Zoom platform?

Responsibilities will include: Create a video using historical archives and photographs (Black History in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s and the history of the Mangrove 9 Trial) that will add the visual elements of an online Radio Play on Zoom, join a weekly one hour production meeting on Zoom on the following days: 10/09, 17/09, 24/09, 01/10, 08/10, 15/10, 22/10), and join weekly rehearsals on Zoom from 12:00pm to 2:00pm on the following days: 12/09, 19/09, 26/09, 03/10, 10/10 and the show day on the 17/10

Please send your CV and a cover letter, no longer than one side of A4, detailing how your skills and experiences would benefit our production.

The interviews are scheduled for the 22th and 24th September in the afternoon on Zoom.

Fee: £350.

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