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Creative Kirklees / Opportunities / Fri 04 Sep 2015

Commission opportunity: A new outdoor performance work

Commission opportunity:  A new outdoor performance work

Commission opportunity: A new outdoor performance work.

The Civic, Barnsley and Yorkshire Dance (Amplified Programme) seek to commission a new outdoor performance work to be presented in a non-theatre environment/every day spaces within Barnsley Town Centre and Leeds City Centre in Summer 2016

They can offer:
• £4,500 commission
• 4 weeks R&D/ rehearsal space. The first two weeks to take place at Yorkshire Dance in Leeds w/c 1 February and w/c 8 February and the second at The Civic in Barnsley dates TBC
• There is ambition for the work to be performed at 3 festivals across the North in June 2016
• Performances in Barnsley Town Centre on Saturday 9 July 2016 and a final performance in Leeds City Centre in the Summer 2016
• Mentorship and advocacy from Ian Morley, Theatre Programmer, The Civic and Natalie Duffield-Moore, Project Producer for Amplified
• A one day Marketing mentorship with the Marketing and Communications Manager at Yorkshire Dance and the Civic Marketing team

• Deadline for expressions of interest: 1pm, Friday 4 September 2015
• Shortlisted candidates will be informed by Friday 11 September 2015
• Interviews w/c Monday 21 September 2015, The Civic, Barnsley

How to apply:
Artists are required to submit the following by 1pm, Friday 4 September 2015
• Appropriate contact details (If you are applying as a collective/company of artists please specify a main contact person)
• A biography detailing who you are, your background, professional experience and description of the creative team.
• An artistic description contextualising the show you will develop for this commission.
• A rationale for how this programme will benefit you and why it is important to your artistic development
• If available, clips or links to examples of your previous work/work-in-progress
• An outline production budget

Proposals should be no more than 3 sides of A4 and emailed to:

For an informal discussion about the commission please contact:
• Ian Morley on 01226 327004
• Natalie Duffield-Moore on 0113 243 9867 Ext.118

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