opportunity: Dance Practitioner required for Phoenix Theatre Community Dance Project

The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre, a thriving and inclusive Arts Centre in Northeast Hants is looking for 1-2 dance practitioners for their summer community dance project “Marching On . . . . ! “

The project will focus on the changing landscape of Whitehill & Bordon after the departure of the Army and the town’s regeneration as a green town. You will be required to lead a weekly after school dance workshop in various local schools over a 5 week period, as well as attending occasional evening/daytime rehearsals in order to work with professional dancer and choreographer Elizabeth Blake to create a short professional dance piece (probably contemporary dance based) for the performance. You will need to have experience of planning and delivering themed workshops in schools and need to be DBS checked. The school workshops may be in a street/contemporary/physical theatre style (TBC.)

Workshops and rehearsals will take place 2 June – 5 July and the performance (part of the Whitehill & Bordon Arts Festival 2014) will take place in The Phoenix Theatre on Saturday 5 July at 6pm. Fee is £200.

Please send CV and details of availability for the attention of Elizabeth Blake to info@phoenixarts.co.uk or The Phoenix Theatre & Arts Centre, Station Road, Bordon, Hants GU35 0LR by 6 May 2014.

opportunity: Without Walls Research & Development (R&D) investment

Without Walls invites artists and companies from any discipline to request R&D support for the development of new outdoor work for presentation and touring in 2015 or 2016

Research and Development support

We have a limited budget to invest in Research and Development (R&D) support for artists to create new shows for presentation in 2015 or 2016. We recognise that ambitious new work takes time to bring to fruition and that artists can benefit from the opportunity to explore new ideas as part of the development process, before committing to a production. We also know that this type of planning process can assist with fundraising for a new project and that it can be a useful way of engaging commissioners, supporters and partners in new work.

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call out for artists and companies for SPILL National Platform 2014

Are you an artist or company at the beginning of your career making experimental performance, sound, film, video, installation, new media/digital practices or activist actions and living in the UK or Ireland?

The SPILL National Platform for emerging artists is at the heart of SPILL Festival; showcasing innovative, daring and exciting work.

SPILL Festival 2014 will take place from 29 October – 2 November 2014 and present 35 SPILL National Platform artists across a range of spaces in Ipswich, Suffolk as part of SPILL Festival. A high profile panel will select the artists or companies that will be presented.

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symposium coordinator

We’re are looking for an experienced event planner to coordinate the commercial and subsidised sector theatre symposium on 19th June 2014, in conjunction with the greenhouse project manager.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, experience of coordinating conference events, and experience of budget management. The symposium coordinator will be the first point of contact for all queries relating to the event.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to Heather Rose, heather.rose@farnhammaltings.com. The closing date for applications is Tuesday 22nd April, and interviews will be held on Friday 25th April.

The contract is for 20 days, to start as soon as possible, for a fee of £150 per day.

Please click here to download the full job description.

the most haunting love story ever told…Orpheus

Little Bulb are back at Battersea Arts Centre this spring with a revival of Orpheus – a co production with Battersea Arts Centre. First staged last year but returning due to popular demand for a six-week run and in August, they will be take Orpheus to Salzburg Festival where the Artistic Director Alex Scott has been nominated for the Young Director’s Award, in recognition of the show’s genre-bending innovation.

Be transported to 1930s Paris where legendary musician, Django Reinhardt, has been cast as the lead in a new production of Orpheus. Your host for the evening is the charismatic songstress Yvette Pépin. With her troupe of operatic players she performs the thrilling tale of Orpheus’s ill-fated descent into the underworld to reclaim his lost love, Eurydice.

Here’s a sneak peek of ‘The Story of Orpheus & Eurydice’

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