Nutkhut is looking for two exceptional performers to take part in a paid two week R&D for our new family show,

The Princess and the Chickpea.

We are looking to develop the show in collaboration with selected performers over two weeks with a sharing at the end.


Audition 20th or 25th July 2017 TBC. Please indicate your availability for both of these dates.

R&D 18th-29th September (inclusive) 2017 TBC All applicants must be available for the full two weeks. We are looking for:

One female dancer / performer

The role will include playing Princesses from around the world as well as other parts that will be developed over the R&D period.

We are seeking people at a high level in:

Kathak Dance

Balinese Dance

And a secondary skill in at least one of the disciplines below:

  • Other South Asian dance (e.g. Bharatanatyam / Bhangra / Kuchipudi etc.)
  • Flamenco
  • Tumbling
  • Kathak
  • Balinese Dance

The Prince

For this role we are looking for a performer at a high level in Kathak dance who is open to working with comedy. The suitable candidate would ideally also have a secondary skill in one of the following disciplines:

  • Acting
  • Physical Theatre

We are strongly committed to diversity and encourage submissions from all backgrounds.

To apply please send a CV, headshot and video links of your work with “Princess & the Chickpea Auditions” in the subject line to:

Deadline for applications is 5pm Wednesday 12th July 2017

We are only able to reply to shortlisted applicants who will be notified by Friday 14th July. Any questions, please email

We look forward to hearing from you!