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Audition for It's Over... R&D


Where: Leeds, UK

When: Sunday, 29 September 2019 

Deadline to Apply: Friday, 13 September 2019

Sam Burkett is looking for three Leeds-based dancers who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or as women for the first stage of development of a new work titled:  It’s Over If He Can Turn Him Over. Experience working with text, improvisation, and contact work is necessary, and teaching experience is desirable. 

It’s Over if He Can Turn Him Over is a new work of dance theatre by Sam Burkett which explores how people who identify as LGBTQ+ and/or as women relate to masculinity in themselves and in others through the lens of the 1990 Wrestlemania VI Championship match between Hulk Hogan and the Ultimate Warrior.

  • 1 week of R&D in Edinburgh (October 28th - November 1st) 

  • Research workshops in Leeds 

    • 2 hour community workshops on the evenings of the 20th, 21st, and 22nd of November 

  • 2 weeks of R&D in Leeds (December 9th - 19th) 


  • £500 p/w for each week of R&D (3 weeks)

  • £35 p/h to lead one of three community workshops (2 hours)

  • Return travel from Leeds to Edinburgh and Accommodation + Per Diem while in Edinburgh are covered.

Please send the following with subject line ‘AUDITION’ to samuel.burkett (at) by 13/09/2019

  • CV

  • Headshot

  • Showreel Link

  • Statement of Interest

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