house: Opportunities

technical manager, arts at the old fire station. d/l 11 February 2019

To work with the Deputy Director and Director to provide a high theatre technical service to clients requiring sound and theatre lighting. To manage the Arts technical department within pre agreed budgets. Promote the venue and ensure a professional service is provided to all users of the Old Fire Station. Some building wide support required.

£25,000-£28,000 pa dependent on experience.

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the school for wise children producer. d/l 11 February 2019

We are seeking a Producer to lead our training programme, The School for Wise Children. The Producer will lead The School, developing course structure and content as well as managing and administrating all aspects of the School.

We need a highly motivated, creative and organised individual excited by the opportunity to come in at the start, and with the drive and vision to help us to shape The School and its mission. The successful candidate will be able to work with a range of participants, artists and partners and will have the ability to balance creative ideas with efficient delivery of the project. A proven track record in project management and experience in the field are essential.

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lead artist commission, revoluton arts. d/l 17 February 2019

We are seeking an artist/group of artists/arts organisation (lead artist) to create and deliver a community-devised project that explores democracy and the justice system in Luton/the UK. The project must work with young people (14-24), be presented outside of the town centre and would ideally be realised as a promenade theatre piece that uses both outdoor and indoor spaces. Other artforms and interdisciplinary approaches, including dance, music and digital may be incorporated. The project must feature young people from Luton as ensemble members and the upskilling and mentoring of non-professional ensemble members must be taken into consideration in the proposed approach. It is expected that audiences will be challenged and will be introduced to spaces and places that they have not been before.

Provocation: In August, join local young people on a journey through their neighbourhood. See the world through their eyes, examining the justice system, the decisions they face, and the stories that matter to them.

Vision: An ambitious production that takes the audience on a journey through the world of young people in Luton. By meandering through their backstreets, parks, lounge rooms and schools, places are reinvented, young voices are heard and authentic stories are told.

Timeline:

Project development: from March 2019
Season: August 2019
Budget: The total budget for the production is £59,475.

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producer x 3, coventry city of culture. d/l 11 February 2019

We are looking for 3 creative people, social activists with a range of expertise, who can work with us across the wider cultural and entertainment sectors and our broad communities to build and produce incredible, unique events and new commissions that are inclusive, youthful in attitude, multicultural and that will reflect the pioneering and innovative spirit of our international city.

Our programme will be produced and presented on different scales, across a range of art forms, and a range of venues, reflecting our internationalism and the many cultures of our communities. It will develop creative responses to the question of building stronger communities as well as delivering events that will inspire and create a buzz.

We’re looking for ‘ideas people’, people who can turn grassroots ideas into incredible and unique events and spectacles.

This role is perfect for those who get excited about working with artists and communities to co-create and develop work from the early stages of an idea through to ambitious results.

Salary – £35,000 – £40,000 gross pa dependent on experience

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coordinator – buckinghamshire library and community touring. d/l 15 February 2019

This is a new role, supported by the Rothschild’s Foundation and ACE, designed to extend the range of people engaging with cultural activity across Buckinghamshire. Working with a number of partners including the Library Service and County Arts team the ambition is to build a performance programme of work in libraries and rekindle a model of touring contemporary theatre to village communities. A key indicator of success will be our ability, over the three years, to build a network amongst community promoters and a partnership with the libraries that sustains touring across the county in the longer term.

We are seeking someone to:

Manage the successful delivery of a three-year programme designed to build the audience for contemporary performance in targeted areas across the Buckinghamshire.
Work with and support Essex Cultural Diversity Project on an annual arts commission.
Manage the overall project budget.
Hours: 22.5 per week

Salary: £32,000 pro rata

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assistant director placement, 20 stories high. d/l 11 February 2019

20 Stories High is seeking an Assistant Director to join the 20 Stories High team for a 5-month part-time placement from March-July 2019. As part of the Artistic Director Leadership Program, this opportunity is specifically for People of Colour.

The Assistant Director placement will include:

Assisting our Associate Director on a 20 Stories High Young Actors Company international production
Assisting our Associate Director on the R&D for a new show
Leading their own R&D process on a their project idea
Participating in company creative and participation planning processes.
Who We Are Looking For

Our Assistant Director will have:

An ambition to work as a professional theatre director
An interest in working with culturally diverse and working class young people
An idea for a new theatre project they are passionate about making
A hunger for developing their skills and their knowledge of theatre-making.
The assistant director must be over 18 and have a base in the North West.

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call out: artist proposals for all-ages live art. d/l 27 february 2019

Word of Warning and Z-arts are now calling for proposals for Haphazard 2019, our 5th free ‘all ages’ live art day taking place on Sat 27 Apr 2019, 12-3pm in and around Z-arts, Manchester M15 5ZA.

This is not live art for children but live art for all ages - and we mean from tot to timeworn, 8 months to 80 years - so work should have appeal for adults and children alike (even if the kids need to explain it to the adults!)

From experience, what work best are big surreal images, interesting repetitive movement and nothing too text heavy.

We have access to a number of spaces (see space info sheet below): a café, an atrium, some small spaces, some stairwells and a big black box.

Durational, intervention, and ‘come and go’ work seems to work the best - we’re not really looking for sit-down theatre shows.

This isn’t a really formal selection process with lots of criteria, but work does need to be legal and you must have the right to perform it!

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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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