“Speaking the Speechless Way”

A FREE Workshop & Casting Opportunity

(Speechless) Theatre Company are excited to offer a free 3-hour workshop exploring their unique working method. (Speechless) are specialists in making plays-with-no-words set in bizarre and quirky worlds. Participants will explore the key principles behind making (Speechless) work led by co-artistic directors Ant Cule and James Callàs Ball. Be prepared for games, silliness and dancing. How do (Speechless) speak the (Speechless) way? How do you engage in a strange world without uttering a word?

Where: Waterloo – exact location revealed when place is confirmed

Date: Monday 13th June

Time: 19:00 – 22:00

Cost: Free!

How to apply:

To apply for a place, please tell us a little about yourself and send a CV to
Let us know if you want to be considered for the casting opportunity below.
Please note that unfortunately, we have limited space and won’t be able to offer a place to everyone who applies.

Casting Opportunity:
The workshop will give a performers an opportunity to meet and work with co-artistic directors Ant and James. (Speechless) are currently seeking a female performer for performances of their current production, Drawn In.

Female – Age: 25 -35 – Any Ethnicity
Must be a good physical performer and keen to have fun, but physical theatre experience is not essential.
‘The woman is created from a drawing. She meets her creator and questions the world around her, but knows more than is expected’

Drawn In (Synopsis):

A man wakes up in a room with a pen, a wall, and a set of instructions.
Anything he draws on the wall comes into existence at the touch of a button.
But what happens when he creates more than he can handle?
What happens when he tries to play god, and create life?
And how do you make friends with a piece of string?
A dystopian Penny Crayon about life, death, and what holds the key.

Audience Reaction to Drawn In:

“Funny as hell. Really enjoyable but with really sweet moments. Truly, truly great.”

“Amazing, so funny! Just hilarious”

A great comic performer” – Shelley Hastings, Battersea Arts Centre

Performance Dates:

Wednesday 27th July – Kings Head Theatre, Islington
Sunday 31st July – Kings Head Theatre, Islington

We are in talks with a theatre in Paris (provisional dates are 9th/10th July) and other possible venues in London. There are potential dates in the future including the Edinburgh Fringe 2017.

Rehearsal Dates & Payment:

Rehearsals will be in late June near Euston Square/Warren Street. Dates tbc. A fee is to be agreed at a later dates. Equity performance rates for Kings Head Theatre.