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The Chinese Labour Corps

Production company: Blue Orange Arts

Overall Production Dates: 10th January – 5th February 2022

Auditions: we will start by doing a Zoom audition – Wednesday 17th November – we will then see a small number of candidates face to face at a date to be confirmed.


10th – 15th January – script workshop

17th – 22nd January – rehearsals

24th – 28th January – rehearsals

30th and 31st January – technical/dress

1st – 5th February – performances

We are looking for 2 Chinese actors for a brand new play called the Chinese Labour Corps. It tells one of the least known stories of the First World War about the 100,000 Chinese men who came to Europe to help the British as a Labour force..

Auditions and all rehearsals will be held at the Blue Orange Theatre in Birmingham


We are looking for:

1 x Male actor, Chinese, age 18 – 38

1 x Female actor, Chinese, age 18 – 38

There will be doubling involved.


Payment: There is a fixed fee of £2000 for this production.


We workshopped the piece earlier last year, based on the feedback received we have re-worked the script. The hope moving forward is to take the piece on a national tour.


If you are interested in applying for this production please send CV’s and a photo to: Johnny.chung [at]