StoneCrabs Theatre is looking for actors and actor-musicians for our ‘Out On An Island’ short film (to be filmed on the Isle of Wight), as well as the research and development of a new play inspired by the Out On An Island project

We are looking for actors with good  improvisation, sightreading and storytelling skills. Candidates must be happy to rehearse online with some presential rehearsals (if permitted).  Rehearsals for the short film will be carried out online, with presential filming on the Isle of Wight. 

We encourage applications from actors based on the Isle of Wight and nearby areas, especially actors from diverse backgrounds, those who identify as LGBTQ+ and allies.


When: The R&D and short film will take place early/mid December.

Fee: Minimum equity.

To apply: please send us an email with your current CV, photo and the role you would like to be considered for to 

Tell us: why you would like to be considered for the project, your phone/mobile number, and your availability for audition and R&D work.

Auditions: If selected, we will email you a short text for you to prepare a ‘self-tape’ and/or invite you for an online Zoom audition.

Engagement:  7 hours (R&D & Filming) across 3 sessions that can be decided between director and actor on appointment.

Deadline: 15th November 2020. 


A1 – playing age mid 20s, identifies as Gay, must play a music instrument.

A2 – playing age mid 30s, identifies as Queer.

B1, – playing age 40s, identifies as a Lesbian.

B2 – playing age 40s or 50s, identifies as Trans.

C – playing age 30s, identifies as Gay.

Narrator 1 – any playing age, identifies as genderfluid.

Narrator 2 – any playing age, identifies as genderfluid, must play a music instrument.

Narrator 3 – playing age late teens/early 20s.

Narrator 4 – playing age 60s/70s.

StoneCrabs is working in partnership with Prettyr Ltd and our ‘Out On An Island’ project and short film is supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Arts Council England.