Wonder Girl

Casting Call Out for Wonder Girl First Bite at Ovalhouse 2018

Francisca | Female | 45-55 yrs | Black British / Asian / Mixed Ethnicity

Francisca is a Social Work Manager to Mary, who is Wonderful’s key worker. Francisca is ambitious and jaded. Some singing required.

Overview of Project:

Wonder Girl

Written by Eva Edo
Directed by Eloise Lally
Design & Costume by Amanda Mascarenhas
Sound Design by Jonny Wharton
Dramaturgy by Neil Grutchfield
Co-Produced by Ovalhouse & Rua Arts
Funded by Arts Council England

Wonderful a seemingly silent 17 year old care leaver seeks revenge on adults who let children down using the devices at her disposal – a few pizzas, Pentecostal rhetoric and one lost soul. A full length play which explores the notion that children in care are super heroes who have to escape into their own surreal worlds to survive. It examines the decisions which care leavers make and their mental health.

The First Bite series at Ovalhouse aims to help develop work. This is an R&D phase for Wonder Girl with the emphasis on text and characters and working with a creative team to stage an exciting, fresh production.


TBC | Team Meet and read through

Sept 17 – 23 | Rehearsal at Ovalhouse

Sept 24 – 29 | Some evening rehearsals, Set build, etc

Oct 1 – 7 | Rehearsal at Ovalhouse

Oct 8 – 10 | Production and technical rehearsal at Ovalhouse

Oct 11 – 13 | 3 performances 7.30PM Upstairs Theatre at Ovalhouse

Note. The cast must be available for all rehearsals, technical rehearsals and performances.

Fee: This is a paid opportunity for a London Fringe R&D production.


Please send your spotlight link or CV, Headshot and showreels to maeve.oneill@gmail.com If you have a showreel, please also send a link to that. 

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