The Invisible Dot Ltd is one of the most exciting and innovative production companies in the country. Having worked extensively with cutting edge comedians Tim Key, Mark Watson, Daniel Kitson, David O’Doherty and Simon Amstell they are uniquely placed to to bring audiences the next generation of exceptional acts emerging through the Edinburgh Fringe and the London alternative circuit… The Invisible Dot Tour is taking place for the first time in 2012, a snapshot of the most exciting and funny new acts in the country right now. Check out more info & tickets!
Best Newcomer Nominee – Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Awards 2011
FHM Stand Up Hero 2010 (ITV4)
Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year 2010
Chortle Best Breakthrough Act Nominee 2011
‘So You Think You’re Funny’ finalist 2008
As well as star of Live At The Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats, Stand-up for the Week & more!
Do you want to work at the Edinburgh Festival 2012?
– Accommodation & expenses provided
– You’ll be needed for about 6 hours a day e.g. flyering, sourcing reviews etc.
-You need to be enthusiastic and willing to talk to people! (But you’ll be flyering for some of the best acts in comedy so you’ll want to tell people how great their shows are anyway!)
– Accommodation & expenses provided
– You need experience for this role e.g. basic sound a lights from a sound desk and confident use of a mac.
– You’ll be needed for about 3 – 4 hours a day, plus tech rehearsals on the first day and any extra shows if they get added.
If you’re interested, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Tweet @comedyblog
APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED!
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