opportunity: Project Assistant Intern, Arts Partnership Surrey

opportunity: Project Assistant Intern, Arts Partnership Surrey

Arts Partnership Surrey is looking for a Project Assistant Intern to support the delivery of its programme of activity. The Arts Partnership is a strategic alliance of nine local authorities working together through the arts to improve the lives of people in Surrey. The main focus of this role is to support the administration and delivery of art projects across the county.
For a full role specification and person specification please click here to download a job description. You should send your CV and Covering Letter to Christine Lee at christine.lee@farnhammaltings.com by 9am, 1 February 2016.
The post is 30 hours a week for a period of six months.
Interview date: Tuesday 9 February 2016.
Please note: This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme. At the time of applying you must be 18 – 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with the Job Centre Plus.

not for the likes of me commission awarded to Dante or Die

Dante or Die set to make theatre for Surrey’s Sport & Leisure Centres in 2016

  • Dante or Die are the recipients of the not for the likes of me commission from Arts Partnership Surrey and Farnham Maltings
  • The commission exists to present a tour of a new or extant piece of theatre across the county that has, at its heart, the ambition to reach people who don’t normally engage with the arts
  • The new production entitled Take On Me will be an oddball homage to fitness crazes; the lifestyle, culture and stories of people who regularly use local sports centres.

Dante or Die’s Take on Me has been selected by a panel as the recipient of not for the likes of me, a £30,000 commission from Arts Partnership Surrey and Farnham Maltings, from over 80 applications. The project, working in collaboration with leisure centres across the county, will begin development in early 2016, with the finished production touring later in the year.

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callout for work for new festival at artsdepot

artsdepot are looking for artists and companies to be part of Room, a new festival which will take place in November 2015 in artsdepot’s Creation Space.

Room is a performance platform for quality ideas and new work, across art forms, that can animate the room and be tested in front of a live audience. Room will be comprised of a night of student work, a double bill of new ideas and one night of nearly tour ready work.

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opportunity: Stage Manager, It’s A Wonderful Life

We are looking for a stage manager for our production of It’s a Wonderful Life, based on a story by Phillip Van Doren Stern, directed by Gavin Stride.  Following the success of our 2014 tour we are remounting the piece and touring it to village halls and community centres across the country this Winter.

We rehearse from 11 November 2015 at Farnham Maltings and open on 27 November 2015 and then tour until 31 January 2016.  The contract will be from 9 November 2015 – 1 February 2016.  The company will work 5-6 days a week.
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opportunity: hotbed 2015 commissions announced

Hotbed is The Cambridge New Writing theatre festival produced by Menagerie Theatre Company, co-produced with the Cambridge Junction and presented in association with Soho Theatre.

Held since 2002, festival commissions have included work by Tim Etchells, Naomi Wallace, Steve Waters, Fraser Grace, Ed Harris, Diane Samuels, Jane Upton, Chris O’Connell and Janice Okoh as well as dozens of first-time and up-and-coming writers.

For 2015  we are looking to commission new work for the festival which will be developed as  Showcase Festival Productions in Cambridge in 2015 and as full productions for national and international touring in 2016 and beyond.

See the commissioning briefs below for full information.

The Deadline for applications is 9th March 2015


Hotbed What’s Up Doc 2015 Commissioning brief-1

opportunity: theatre internship

Theatre Intern

We are looking for an Intern to work within the theatre team working on a variety of different projects learning first-hand the reality of working in a professional arts organisation.

Application is by CV and Covering Letter, please click here to download the job pack.

The post is 30 hours a week for a period of six months. Rate: £6.50 per hr

The closing date for applications is Monday 23 March, 12pm.

Please note: This paid internship has been created as part of the Creative Employment Programme. At the time of applying you must be 18 – 24 years old and you must be registered as unemployed with the Job Centre Plus.

opportunity: greenhouse Producer Fellowships

Two £5,000 bursaries to support a one year relationship between a producer and a venue – or venues – in the house network

We want to bring together the know-how and inventiveness of entrepreneurial producers with the physical resources and local audiences of ambitious regional venues.  By offering the producer a degree of stability and the venue additional capacity, we aim to enable both partners to explore new ways of unlocking the creative potential of our theatre buildings, support the creation of new work and build loyal and adventurous audiences.

We also hope that the fellowships might act as an intervention, challenging expectations around what theatre is produced, who by, where and for who.

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opporunity: Sparks Might Fly: UHArts Theatre Commission

UHArts, based at the University of Hertfordshire, is launching its new vision to produce contemporary touring theatre for young audiences inspired by the work of our world class academic researchers.

In order to give as many theatre makers and performance artists an opportunity to become involved, we are launching a £3,000 grant to develop new ideas that emanate from the key themes of Everyday Lives in War, our current research project on the impacts of the First World War. The grant is supported by the Diamond Fund.

Everyday Lives in War is an initiative launched by the Heritage Hub based at the School of Humanities. It is one of 5 national engagement centres, focusing on key themes:

  • First World War food and farming
  • Theatre and entertainment
  • Conscientious objection and military tribunals
  • Supernatural beliefs
  • Childhood
  • Family relationships
  • Cartoons, trench publications and popular culture

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opportunity: Rural and Community Touring Strategic Scoping Project – Southeast

A partnership of organisations working within the rural and community touring sector across the east and southeast of England have funding via Arts Council England to contract an experienced and enthusiastic consultant who can fulfil the role of facilitator,  provocateur and project manager in supporting the partners to address the following burning question:

‘How do we extend the reach of rural touring past what we already do to reach new and under-engaged audiences and what are the implications this might have for place, content, models and partnerships?’

Please find attached a consultant’s brief which outlines the purpose, aims and objectives for the role and details the mechanisms for applying.

Deadline: 12pm 18th February 2015


opportunity: call-out for artists to participate in the Works series at Brighton Dome

Brighton Dome have a great opportunity for artists to participate in a work in development platform, see below for more details…

The Works is an opportunity for artists to present their work in development on Wed 4 Mar 2015. The particular focus is cross-artform and interdisciplinary exploration across theatre, dance and music.

At the heart of The Works is a dialogue between artists and audiences. It is an opportunity for artists to seek the opinions of the audience they wish to attract, and an opportunity for people who care about performance to engage in collective dramaturgy, supporting artists to envisage the choices and possibilities available to them.

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