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Casting call for Milk Presents: Bullish

10 April 2017

Milk Presents make queer and irreverent performances which disrupt and celebrate gender and identity. Milk Presents are an Associate Company of Derby Theatre and the Bush Theatre and are making a new show - BULLISH - maybe you’d like to be in it? 

We are looking to meet tomboys, gurrrlls, boiz and actors who define as genderqueer, transmasc or non-binary. We especially welcome expressions of interest from artists of colour.

Age: 18-35

In BULLISH, ancient mythology meets modern gender negotiation. Inspired by Ovid’s Minotaur, a gender fierce ensemble of hopers and renegades try to pass, pack and blag their way out of the labyrinth.

BULLISH is a new play written by Lucy J Skilbeck, supported by Arts Council England and is the winner of the Jerwood Home Run Commission.

The show is in development. It is an ensemble piece and has been through two stages of research and development.


  • Desired: 4 - 7 May - Research and Development (London), work-in-progress performance 7th May Camden People's Theatre


  • 19th June - 15 July, rehearsals, Derby Theatre
  • 21st July, Preview Performance 1, Derby Theatre
  • 31st July - 3rd August, rehearsals, Cambridge Junction
  • 4th August, Preview Performance 2, Cambridge Junction 
  • 4th - 8th September, Production Week, Camden People’s Theatre
  • 11th - 30th September, Production Run, Camden People’s Theatre
  • 30th September - 9th November, Possible UK Tour, (TBC)

Equity rates of pay apply for rehearsals and production 

If you would like to be considered for an initial audition please email Milk Presents (by 17th April) with your CV, a picture of yourself, a brief outline of your interests and experience (no more than 100 words) and either 1 or 2 selected website/ youtube / vimeo / spotlight links.

Audition Date: 20th April, Oval House Theatre, London

(Auditions will be for the ensemble and show as a whole, and not role specific)  

Milk Presents is Ruby Glaskin, Adam Robertson and Lucy J Skilbeck.

Praise for Milk Presents' previous work:

'Powerful, Dynamic and Irreverent' The Scotsman 

'Magical transformations and emotional ballast' The Guardian 

'Theatre that flies in the face of Convention' The Stage 

WINNER of the Scotsman Fringe First, Spirit of the Fringe and Stage award, Edinburgh Festival 2016