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Wanted: Volunteer Cast Performers for 2014 Commonwealth Games


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Want to play a key role at the opening and closing ceremonies of this year’s Commonwealth Games?

We are delighted to be able to share with you the opportunity to apply to be a Ceremonies Volunteer Cast Performer in the Glasgow 2014 Opening and Closing Ceremonies.

The Opening and Closing Ceremonies of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games are an opportunity to showcase our culture, creativity and character on a global stage. We are planning an unforgettable party – an ambitious celebration to welcome the world to Scotland’s liveliest city. We are looking for a cast of up to 3,000 and we hope that you can take part in this once in a lifetime opportunity.

We wish we could accept applications from everyone; however, there are some basic eligibility requirements you’ll need to meet in order to apply for your chance to be a Ceremonies Volunteer Cast Performer.

Please read the eligibility requirements below.

You must:

  1. be over 18 years old by 1 March 2014
  2. be able to communicate in and understand English
  3. have the right to work in the UK
  4. agree to a background security check
  5. be available to attend auditions in March 2014 if you are invited
  6. be available to attend rehearsals from June and up to the 3 August 2014 in order to be considered to perform in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies
  7. be available to attend rehearsals during May/June 2014 in order to be considered to perform in any pre-record sequences (if you select this option)
  8. be available to perform on 23 July (Opening Ceremony) and/or 3 August 2014 (Closing Ceremony)
  9. be able to meet the cost of travelling to an audition, rehearsals and performances within Glasgow
  10. be able to provide us with a telephone number and email address

For more information and to register your interest visit the website for Volunteer Cast Performers.

Please note that the application closing date is 14 February 2014 at 17:00 – unfortunately any applications after this time and date cannot be considered so we advise submitting applications in advance of the deadline.

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