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a blend of theatre, dance, lyricism & school daze nostalgia.


Initially a short film of the same name which premiered at Edinburgh Fringe Digital ‘21, IS DAT U YH? was adapted into an outdoor theatre experience. Debuting at Greenwich+Docklands International Festival and Albany Theatre, Sep '21. AND NOW we are bringing it to stage @ Brixton House this July!

the joyous and poetic ode to

way back when.


 The galdem experience a whacky wanderlust! 

Through surreal memories, and a nudge from an unpredictable guide, they rediscover their love of home. Supplying us with all the vim and nonsense inbetween!

Seeking Actor/Movement Performers

for devising in motion

'the confidence to try is more important than 'perfection'


Email with "IDUY Casting" in the subject line to register your interest.

Include your CV/Spotlight Link and headshot. (failure to do so will mean you cannot be considered).

If your spotlight does not include a reel already, include a link to your showreel or footage of you acting. 


Initiative's Artistic Director, Executive Producer, Creative Associate & existing cast


Sat 29th April, 11am-2pm 


For IDUY? it’s all about imagination, confidence and cast chemistry! We want a chance to really get to know your artistry. Leave any anxiousness behind and come ready to play.


 Workshop Includes:

  • Text, ensemble & improvisational work

  • Movement: you will be taught a short choreo 

  • Prepare a 1 minute contemporary monologue (this will be utilised during the workshop)


Wear flexible clothing.


You may be presented with unseen text during the audition. If you have any access needs let us know.

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IDUY includes theatre, dance, and spoken-word

The show requires dynamic multidisciplinary performers/theatre-makers


  • Available for all dates

  • Black* women

  • London based

  • Actor/Dancer

  • Imaginative and intuitive performers

  • Good improvisation and devising skills

  • Ability to learn lines quickly

  • Comfortable with exploring movement 

  • Some dance/choreography experience  (street/afrodance/dancehall styles)

  • Open to lyricism/wordplay/rap

  • Desirable: singing ability (not mandatory)

*We define 'Black' as of Black African, Caribbean, Afro-Latinx and African American heritage, including those of bi-racial Black heritage


Rehearsals WK 1 | Mon 19th - Fri 23rd June 

Rehearsals WK 2 | Mon 26th - Fri 30th June 


Tech & Performances: Mon 3rd - Sat 8th July

PAY: £1500 flat rate

Additional performance dates pending subject to ACE. Confirmation in early June

“10 out of 10”

GDIF audience member

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