Position Overview:

Title: Actor/ Performer
Location: Civic Studios office (BKC, Mumbai, India)
Start-date: Immediate
Commitment type: Full time or part time basis availability/ project type
Pay: Compensation commensurate with experience

Project Description:

Civic Studios is developing a new Hindi Youtube channel for young India. The channel consists of humour led sketches with a tadka of social & civic reform messaging. The idea is to instigate change with laughter, portraying civic sense as the new common sense.

Our formats will range from fiction sketches, quiz shows, how to’s and more. Each video is approximately 3-10 min long.

Role Description:

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.

Role Requirement:

We are looking for actors across various ages, genders for lead as well as supporting roles.

Key profile

  • 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, ideology, and ability, 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 hello@civicstudios.com 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:

  • Mid-Day – A studio that’s seriously entertaining
  • The Hindu – Ways of seeing entertainment
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