Casting International Performers – Turks and Caicos

Creativiva Caribbean Inc. is proud to offer an opportunity to perform at the Beaches Turks and Caicos Resort Villages and Spa and live on one of the world’s most beautiful beaches for 6 months. 

We are accepting applications from artists worldwide – including USA, Europe and Asia!

Rehearsals: May 22 – July 16, 2017 in Toronto, Canada

On-Site Rehearsals: July 17 – July 31, 2017 in Turks and Caicos Islands

Shows Open: August 1, 2017 – January 31, 2018 (6 Months) in Turks and Caicos Islands

 

All candidates must be available for the full duration of the contract. 

All candidates must have a valid passport to travel internationally. 

All candidates must be 18+.

 

This is a paid, non-union contract.

 

We are seeking:

 

Actors  

Casting male and female actors for various roles
Must have on-stage experience in musical theatre
Experience in singing and dancing is required
Ability to work as part of a team
Must be fluent in English

 

Dancers 

Must be trained in two of the following techniques: jazz, contemporary, hip-hop
Casting male and female dancers for various roles
Experience in musical theatre, singing and acting is an asset
Ability to work as part of a team
Working proficiency in English is a must

 

Circus Artists 

Professional Circus Training (or equivalent level if self-taught)
Minimum of 2 different acts (Ground, Aerial, Comedy, etc.)
Must have your own acts and equipment
Casting male and female artists
Ability to work as part of a team
Working proficiency in English is a must

 

Submission:

 

Actors & Dancers:

Please submit the following:

A CV (Resume) in English
A Headshot
Link(s) to your Demo Reel; Youtube links, etc. (Do not send video attachments)

 

Circus:

Please submit the following:

A CV (Resume) in English (note your main disciplines; min. 2)
A Headshot
Link(s) to your Demo Reel; Youtube links, etc. (Do not send video attachments)

 

How to Submit: 

 

Please send your submission to casting@creativiva.ca

All submissions must include in the subject line: Discipline (Actor, Dancer, or Circus), Country (in which you are applying from), Turks and Caicos

Please note in your email where you saw this submission.

Deadline to submit is: April 2, 2017 11:59pm EST. 

 

We thank everyone for their interest, but only selected candidates will be contacted for our interview process, via Skype. 
Only complete applications (CV, Headshot, Links) will be considered

 

Terms and Conditions

 

Rehearsal Period in Toronto, Canada:

Dates:     May 22 – July 16 (8 weeks)

Fee:
    Performers will be paid CAD$1,500/month for the rehearsals in Toronto.

In addition to the fee above, Creativiva Caribbean Inc. will provide:
    – economy flight (round trip) between residence airport and Toronto, Canada;

    – luggage fees for up to 2 checked bags with personal items and any checked bags with performing equipment;

    – accommodation in Toronto, Canada (shared rooms)

During the rehearsal period, selected candidates must be available for all photo shoots, video shoots, meetings and any promotional events while in Toronto, inclusive in the performers rehearsal fee.

 

Rehearsals in Turks and Caicos Islands

Dates: July 17-31 (2 weeks)

Fee:

    Performers will be paid CAD$750 total for the rehearsal period in Turks and Caicos.

In addition to the fee above, Creativiva Caribbean Inc. will provide:
    – economy flight (round trip) between Toronto, Canada and Providenciales, Turks and         Caicos Islands;

    – luggage fees for up to 2 checked bags with personal items and any checked bags with         performing equipment;

    – airport transfer in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands;

    – accommodation on site, in double rooms, equipped for staff necessities;

    – 3 meals per day;

    – beach access;

    – staff pool access;

    – performance costumes;

    – performance props;
    – performance shoes;
    – performance makeup

During the rehearsal period, selected candidates must be available for all photo shoots, video shoots, meetings and any promotional events while in Turks and Caicos, inclusive in the performers rehearsal fee.

 

Performances in Turks and Caicos Islands

Dates: Aug 1, 2017 – Jan 31, 2018 (6 months)

Performance schedule: 

5 working days (one show per night, for 4 nights a week and one day participating in the parade). 

Shows: All ages musical theatre productions (duration 50 min each)

Parade: Weekly event with all artists walking through the resort grounds (duration 35 min)

Venue: outdoor stage

 

Fee:

    Salary will be paid monthly for 6 months of performance and will be determined based on skill set and role of the performer in the productions.

Additionally provided for performances in Turks and Caicos Islands:
    – accommodation on site, in double-rooms, equipped for staff necessities;
    – 3 meals per day;
    – beach access;
    – staff pool access;
    – performance costumes;
    – performance props;
    – performance shoes;
    – performance makeup 

 

Additionally performers must take part in any promotional activities and social events for travel agents as requested by the resort (non-performance), inclusive in the performance fee.

 

Insurance:

Canada: 

Performers must obtain their own travel insurance for rehearsal period in Canada at their own expense.

 

Turks and Caicos Islands:

A health insurance plan will be provided and the cost will be split amongst 3 parties: the resort, Creativiva Caribbean Inc. and the performer. Each party will contribute to the insurance plan monthly in the following breakdown: US$170/month divided between the resort (US$44.43/month), Creativiva Caribbean (US$56.67/month) and Performer (US$68.90/month, deducted from monthly salary).

Visas/Work permits:

Canada: 

Producer covers the fee of a visa application or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTa) to rehearse in Canada (depending on country of residence). 

Performer provides at their own expense all required documentation to obtain a Canadian Visa, if required (exact requirements vary based on country of residence).

 

Turks and Caicos Islands: 

Creativiva Caribbean Inc. covers the fee of a work permit application and handles the process to attain work permit for Turks and Caicos Islands. 

 

In order to obtain a work permit, the performer must provide, at their own expense the following:

 

1. Police Record valid within 6 months (in English or with certified translation to English).

2. Six (6) Passport Pictures (35×45, colour, no seal) – each photo is to be certified by a notary.

3. Copy of Passport (certified by a notary) (in English or with certified translation to English).

4. Resume (in English).

5. Relevant Diplomas or Certificates (certified by notary) (in English or with certified translation to English).

6. Medical form with exam and test results (in English or with certified translation to English).

7. Courier delivery of the package from country of residence to resort in Turks and Caicos Islands.

 

Thank you for your interest in Creativiva Caribbean!

For full details, visit: http://www.creativiva.ca/turksandcaicoscasting/

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