We recruit 50 extras to appear in Romeo Castellucci's "La Divina Commedia -Inferno"


Romeo Castellucci made a strong impact on the Japanese audience upon the presentation of “Hey Girl!” at Festival/Tokyo 09 Spring. Following, the consecutive staging of Castellucci’s "La Divina Commedia: Inferno / Purgatorio / Paradiso" is the main attraction at F/T 09 Autumn. For the Tokyo presentation of "Inferno" we currently recruit 50 extras of all ages to take part in Castellucci's unique interpretation of Dante's masterpiece! This is a once in a lifetime chance to work with the groundbreaking artist, whose work has left unforgettable impressions on audiences all over the world since its premiere at the Avignon Festival in 2008.

■We recruit

25 Male Extras:
ONE boy 7-8 years
FIVE teenagers
TEN men between 18 and 45 years of age
EIGHT men between 45 and 65 years of age
ONE man between 65 and 70 years of age

25 Female Extras:
ONE girl 7-8 years
FIVE teenagers
TEN women between 18 and 45 years of age
EIGHT women between 45 and 65 years of age
ONE woman between 65 and 70 years of age

■Rehearsal and performance schedule

12/8 (Tue) Rehearsal (16:00-22:00)
12/9 (Wed) Rehearsal (16:00-22:00)
12/10 (Thu) Rehearsal (In the afternoon) / General Rehearsal
12/11 (Fri) Rehearsal (In the afternoon)/ Performance (19:00)
12/12 (Sat) Performance (in the afternoon) (TBD)
12/13 (Sun) Performance (in the afternoon) (TBD)
*Venue : Tokyo Metropolitan Art Space rehearsal room and Medium Hall
*The above-mentioned schedule is subject to change


Attendance at every rehearsal and show
No stage experience needed, however it is required to take directions from the director and choreographer, and learn a group movement sequence

Please fill in the following, and send your application by E-mail to:
Deadline: Friday July 31, 2009

2.Date of birth (age)
3.Name of the station closest to your home, and how you get to Ikebukuro
4.Telephone number on which you can reached in the daytime
5.Job, affiliation, resume, and a few words explaining why you wish to be cast as an "Inferno" extra
6.Full-body photograph
7.Height, Weight and Size (S/M/L/LL)(for costume information)

Please title the e-mail "Inferno Extras"
Depending on the number of applicants, we take the permission to select the extras
We will inform about the results after the deadline.


Transportation costs (max 1,000 JPY / day)
Two complimentary tickets for the F/T 09 Autumn lineup


Festival/Tokyo Executive Committee
"La Divina Commedia" production coordinator: Hassel