Title: Actor/ Performer
Location: Civic Studios office (BKC, Mumbai, India)
Commitment type: Full time or part time basis availability/ project type
Pay: Compensation commensurate with experience
Civic Studios runs a Hindi digital content channel called Pocket Change that creates relatable, comedy content for young Indians with civic engagement at its heart. We talk about issues around laws, policy, governance and policing that affect young people, in a way that empowers them to make better use of our institutions of democracy.
We are looking for performers who can be actors and hosts in our different video series. They will be the faces of the show, where they bring their relatable charm, lively energy, and comic timing to our scripts. The performers will be key contributors in developing the personality of the series and building a connection with our young audience.
We are looking for actors across various ages, genders for lead as well as supporting roles.
- Excellent fluency in Hindi (spoken and written); knowledge of more languages is welcome
- Based in or can relocate to Mumbai (post Covid is acceptable)
- Proven comfort in speaking in front of the camera; prior professional experience is welcome but not essential
We actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds irrespective of gender, sexuality, caste, class, ability, and ideology, and aim to provide a nourishing workspace for all.
All roles at Civic Studios require an interest in civic engagement and participative democracy.
How to apply
Please send in the following in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Applying for Actor/Performer’:
- Your resume
- A short cover note/email about why you’re interested in this position
- Your creative portfolio with video links of any previous camera work
- Your social media handles
- How you found out about this position
Read more about Civic Studios and Civic Entertainment:
- MIT Comparative Media Studies Dept.: How Entertainment can help fix the system
- Professor Henry Jenkins: How Do You Like It So Far? Podcast: Anushka Shah on Civic Entertainment