house: Opportunities

resident producer, oxford playhouse. d/l 29 April 2019

Magdalen College School, Oxford and Oxford Playhouse have created this opportunity to enable a talented, ambitious theatre maker to gain experience of professional theatre and apply their learning through a variety of productions and outreach programmes. The post holder will undertake a wide variety of duties across both organisations, with opportunities for mentoring, training and shadowing from Oxford Playhouse. The role will be working with the Resident Director and the Producing team at Oxford Playhouse.

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £20,000 pa

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resident director, oxford playhouse. d/l 29 April 2019

Magdalen College School, Oxford and Oxford Playhouse have created this opportunity to enable a talented, ambitious theatre maker to gain experience of professional theatre and apply their learning through a variety of school productions and outreach programmes. The post holder will undertake a wide variety of duties across both organisations, with opportunities for training, shadowing and assistant directing at Oxford Playhouse.

Hours: Full-time

Salary: £20,000 pa

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head of production, watford palace theatre. d/l 29 April 2019

This post oversees the technical co-ordination of all in-house productions, touring shows, hires, and take part projects. The post holder is responsible for the smooth running of the backstage operation and scenic construction workshop,
and for overseeing the management of Health & Safety within all production activities.

To lead, alongside the Artistic Director, WPT’s culture of supporting and enabling the work of creative and technical teams, to support the ambition of the project or production within the financial, human, physical and time resources
allocated to it.

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call out for festival artists, the point, eastleigh. d/l 25 April 2019

Funded by Arts Council England, Eastleigh Unwrapped Festival is a day of free outdoor performance curated by The Point, Eastleigh. With over 8,000 audience members attending the day it’s the perfect place to share your next idea.

We would like to offer Eastleigh Unwrapped as a first outing for a piece of work and are seeking small scale static and/or walkabout work for outdoor spaces. Performing alongside a number of high profile companies this opportunity could support the development of your show.

What we are looking for:

- Work that is accessible to new family audiences, that is entertaining, fun and dynamic

- Any art-form including dance, theatre, circus, street art, storytelling, music

- Preferably with audience interaction

- 15-20 minutes of work-in-progress/ scratch ideas that could be repeated during the day

- Minimal technical support required

What do you receive?

- Up to £200 expenses paid

- Up to two slots within the programme

- Feature on the Eastleigh Unwrapped website and social media platforms

- A high-profile platform to showcase ideas

- Feedback (if desired) from The Point’s staff team and audiences

- Invitation to VIP breakfast

Please send an expression of interest, no longer than 1 side of A4 to with examples of any previous work and contact details.

Deadline for submission: Friday 26th April

Outcome by: Friday 17th May

You must be free to perform on Saturday 22nd June

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call out for performance, camden people’s theatre. d/l 22 April 2019

In autumn 2019, Camden People’s Theatre will present a new season of performance interrogating trigger warnings, offence-taking, no-platforming – and the culture of the so-called ‘snowflake’.

The festival will run from October 22 to November 9, 2019. We are now actively seeking theatre projects to be included in this festival.

What we’re looking for:

Full-length productions or performances exploring, or relevant to, the festival’s themes
New works-in-progress of approx. 20mins in length – to appear on ‘scratch’ platforms as part of the festival
Any other performance work that may be relevant to the themes of our festival
What we’re offering:

An opportunity to perform in our festival
A box-office split of 60/40 in artists’ favour; or a fee to participate in festival ‘scratch’ nights
Technical support
Comprehensive PR and marketing support
Discount tickets to other events in the festival
If you would like to submit an application, please read the call-out information document and apply via the Google Form linked inside.

The deadline for submissions is Monday 22 April at 10am.

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youth arts producer, strike a light festival. 22 april

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic about working with young people to join our team. This role will be to coordinate and manage the delivery of our participation offer, including weekly classes, schools’ engagement and work with young audiences.

This is expected to be a 2.5 day per week post, with potential for a 3 day per week post combining this role with our Youth Theatre practitioner role.

You will be passionate about young people’s access to the arts and supporting disadvantaged young people to engage. You will be motivated by creative ideas and have a healthy love of organisation. You will be confident working directly with young people, communicating with schools and managing freelance tutors.

The role is offered on a freelance basis with a fixed fee of £13,000. The post is offered on a one year contract in the first instance so we can review the role with you as our programme develops.

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new work production assistant, national theatre. d/l 19 April 2019

The New Work Production Assistant will provide production, technical and administrative support to the New Work Department. They will constantly respond to the demands of evolving workshops including production and technical duties, in addition to office duties which support the development of New Work. You will be an integral part of the team, and will take an active role in all of the department’s activities.

This is a unique opportunity for someone with an interest in working in the theatre. Based on your career ambition, this role will provide you with the opportunity to develop key skills in the area of theatre that you want to work in which will help you develop into production and stage management roles.

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marketing officer, yvonne arnaud. d/l April 2019

Under new Director Joanna Read we have an exciting opportunity for a confident self -starter and team player to join our Marketing Department and be part of the team transforming the Yvonne Arnaud Theatre. As Marketing Officer you will be a self-starter, digital native, with strong copy writing and design skills, ready to bring a fresh approach to developing group sales and keen to build on your current marketing experience.

Salary - Marketing Officer £26k per annum

Applications close 15th April

Interviews Week commencing 22nd April

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time to stare bursary, b&r productions. d/l 07 June 2019

Supported by Arts Council England, B&R Productions have developed the residential Time To Stare Bursary Programme at The Studio in rural Three Oaks, East Sussex in response to the need for small and medium sized companies and arts partnerships to have time away from the daily demands of management and delivery, time to walk, think and dream, to generate and explore new ways of working, to take stock, develop ideas and strategy and equip themselves with the wherewithal to thrive in increasingly challenging circumstances, making work that reflects not only how we are now but how we will be and how we adapt to the demands of a rapidly developing world.

B&R Productions are inviting applications for the second Time To Stare residential bursary for small to medium size arts organisations and individual practitioners to support development of new work or company strategy.

Closing date June 7th 2019.

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jerwood new work fund. d/l 3 June 2019

Funding for artists, artistic groups and artist-led organisations to undertake the research, development and creation of new work to enable a step-change in their practice and profile.

The Jerwood New Work Fund provides funding for the research, development, creation, production and dissemination of new work, with a focus on developing artistic practice.

It aims to advance artistic practice by encouraging applicants to investigate the creative process and take risks that lead to the development of unique new works destined to connect with a public audience.

This fund is focused on the initial creation process, but can support the full artistic cycle from the initial idea through to presentation. As with all our work, the priority is to support artists, curators and/or producers’ professional development, so we expect all proposals to demonstrate a significant step-change in their practice and/or career growth. We are comfortable not knowing what the outcome might be at the application stage.

We particularly welcome applications for:

innovative research and development processes
diverse cross-art form investigations
new collaborations and/or cross-art form partnerships
new work on a new scale for the applicant(s)
new work outside institutional contexts
new work that challenges existing practices
We look forward to being surprised and challenged.

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trustee, national centre for circus arts. d/l 26 April 2019

The National Centre for Circus Arts is a registered charity and the UK’s creative hub for the development of world-class circus arts education, creation and performance. An Arts Council England National Portfolio organisation and a member of the Conservatoire for Dance and Drama, we offer the UK’s first BA (Hons) degree, support professional artists and circus arts companies, provide progressive pre-vocational training and recreational circus activity for all.

The National Centre for Circus Arts is seeking new trustees with broad-ranging expertise to join our dedicated board. At this time we are particularly keen to hear from anyone with expertise in brand development and marketing, entrepreneurship, audit and Higher and/or Further Education, who can help to support our organisation through the next exciting stages in the development of circus arts in the UK.

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ITC Arts Training Timetable

These training courses are designed to provide you with the toolkit of essential skills and specialist knowledge needed to run a performing arts company successfully.

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