Smacnifico is holding SCHLOKTOBERFEST! The evenings promise to be a delight for the senses, with delectable and delicious Bavarian inspired entertainment and cuisine. Check out our caterers at Connections Catering.
When: Saturday 27/10/2018
Smacnifico would like to invite you to be part of our merry SCHLOKTOBERFEST ensemble to provide entertainment to our valued patrons. Part cabaret, part old-timey vaudeville, we are looking for performers that are prepared to dazzle with the bawdy the bizarre and and the bombastic. This could include but is not limited to the following: singing and instrument playing, dancing, sketch and stand-up comedy, puppetry, radio play, burlesque and circus. There will be an essential improvisational element to the evening throughout the acts and as roaming interactive characters.
We are interested in performers with all levels of experience. This is intended to be a truly collaborative experience and we welcome performers with ideas or experience in a particular act, or those that want to work with us to develop something new.
Each performer will receive a modest honorarium for their commitment
When: Sunday 22nd July 2018, 1-3pm Monday 23rd July 2018, 7.30-9.30pm
Sunday 29th July 2018, 1-3pm Monday 30th July 2018, 7.30-9.30pm
each auditionee will be given an individual time within the ranges above.
Where: Stafford Girl Guide Hall, Gamelin Crescent, Stafford
How to apply: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with a short note expressing interest and what type of act you are interested in doing. Please attach a one page CV and a head-shot. Please indicate all audition times you are available for.
What to prepare: Something that is going to show the strengths of your potential act or your strengths as a performer. Groups may audition together. We will have means to play music, you are welcome to bring costumes and props.
The Production Team
Shane is a multi-skilled and passionate performing arts maker and educator with nearly two decades of experience. A talented actor and singer, Shane has appeared in a plethora of musicals, plays, concerts, installation and interactive pieces, and children’s theatre. Shane is a Specialist Drama, Music and Media Arts Teacher who has worked as a Director, Creative Producer and facilitator for school based, independent, and community productions. Shane has demonstrated a continual dedication to improving his craft by taking up opportunities to train with internationally renowned theatre companies such as Queensland Shakespeare Ensemble, Bell Shakespeare, Zen Zen Zo, PEM, and the International School of Commedia dell’ Arte.
Since 2014 Natasha has been working heavily in the Brisbane live entertainment scene in burlesque, variety and comedy shows. Her keen eye for detail and creative flair has produced visually rich costumes, props and sets on stage. Her quirky aesthetic grew through her own projects in graphic design, fine art, comedy and performance art. Travelling across Australia performing, this multi award winning burlesque artist pushes gender boundaries with her alter ego's Nolens Volens and Baron Von Envy. Throughout 2017-2018 she worked on the comedy web series Freudian Slip (nominated for Best Australian Comedy at Melbourne Webfest) as production designer and wardrobe. She also is the co-creator of Improlesque which has toured across Australia with sold out shows. In 2018 she co-created Showgirls On Tour which debuted to rave reviews at the Anywhere Festival Brisbane. Whether she is street performing at a festival or working as a 1st Assistant Director on set, she is produces work far beyond expectations to make a mark with her unique creative perspective.
Trigger has been involved of the Australian theatre and burlesque scene for the past 15 years. Trigger is an established actor, director, choreographer and producer. He has studied Musical Theatre through Trinity College London and has completed his teaching diplomas in both Jazz and Tap through CSTD.Trigger is an internationally acclaimed burlesque performer and is the current reigning Burlesque Idol Australia. He has toured Australia performing to sold out audiences in nearly every state and most recently returned after jet setting around Europe where her performed at the acclaimed Vienna International Boylesque Festival! Known for his comedic style Trigger is a powerhouse performer who combines his classical dance training with his theatre flare to create show stopping acts!