MummyJi Is Searching For the Stars of the Midlands

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Would-be stars of the stage will have the chance to fulfil their dreams at an Asian variety talent show at Birmingham Repertory Theatre from 20 to 22 November 2014.

 

In a dream, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan called upon the fictional character, MummyJi to find and launch the best new British Asian talent. MummyJi is now searching all over the Midlands to find the best up-and-coming variety talent that the region has to offer, and introduce it to the world in her show, MummyJi Presents.

 

Rifco Arts, the team that created Britain’s Got Bhangraand Break The Floorboards, restages the smash hit show that has been staged annually at Watford Palace Theatre since 2012.  Rifco are an award winning British Asian Theatre Company that develops and creates vibrant, accessible and high quality theatre which reflects and celebrates the contemporary British Asian experience. They have a strong belief in artistic excellence, and particularly Artist Development; working with new writers, nurturing young artists and creating new and exciting work, involving the community every step of the way.

 

The night of entertainment and comedy, hosted by MummyJi, showcases some of the best British Asian talent, and this year she’s giving performers from the Midlands a chance to be in her spectacular line-up and present their talent to the city.

Applicants must have an Asian-inspired act, though performers can be anything from singers to rappers, dancers to gymnasts, and everything in between. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to showcase their talent to The REP’s diverse audiences as one of MummyJi’s guests.

 

Performers interested in applying should email their name and contact details along with a file (video or sound) and / or link (website, YouTube, etc) of their act to birmingham@rifcoarts.com .

 

Acts should be around 5 minutes in length. Auditions will be held on 5 October with rehearsals 18 -19 November and performances 20 – 22 November. The deadline for applicants is 22 September.

 

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