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“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever” said Mahatma Gandhi.

It’s a great principle, and one that pays dividends for arts professionals. Which is why we’re relaunching our Conferences, Training & Events section to include a broader spread of learning opportunities.

As well as continuing to bring you news of professional development events aimed at helping you to unlock your talent, we have curated an online searchable database of relevant accredited courses being delivered by education providers in the UK and beyond.

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Up to £10,000 of extra funding for individual artists

Supporting a dynamic and captivating English arts scene

We want to discover England’s most exciting individual artists – artists who are bringing something to their local community or the people and communities around them.

With the support of the Arts Council England, we have £125,000 of extra funding to put towards crowdfunding projects run by individual artists.Do you have an artistic project or an idea that will benefit the people around you? If so, you could get up to £10,000 extra funding towards your crowdfunding project.

 

Supporting a dynamic and captivating English arts scene

We want to discover England’s most exciting individual artists - artists who are bringing something to their local community or the people and communities around them.

With the support of the Arts Council England, we have £125,000 of extra funding to put towards crowdfunding projects run by individual artists.Do you have an artistic project or an idea that will benefit the people around you? If so, you could get up to £10,000 extra funding towards your crowdfunding project.

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Business in the Community Diversity Benchmark

What is the Business in the Community Diversity Benchmark?
The Business in the Community Diversity Benchmark measures age, gender and race workplace diversity. The benchmark is a management tool to help organisations evaluate their performance, including peer comparisons, and inform evidence-based decision-making around workplace diversity.

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Progression: Artist Support, Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre are looking for emerging and early career artists to support through their Progression programme. Progression supports creative young people, as well as emerging and early career artists, to develop their skills, artistic practice and careers.

The project offers various forms of support, including space, mentoring, performance opportunities, producing and production support and general advice. There is no formal application procedure, but artists and companies should contact Chris Williams – chris@glypt.co.uk – for an initial discussion. You are advised to send some information about your practice, what you are currently working on and what support you are looking for. This will help us to decide whether or not your work might be a good fit with the organisation, and if we are able to support you. We also recommend inviting us to see your work where possible.

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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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Storytelling Masterclass with Cardboard Citizens – Sunday 12th March 2017

What you will learn

Learn skills in making theatre from renowned Forum Theatre and storytelling experts Cardboard Citizens. Find out more about how they work and their approach to working with marginalised people and how to develop your own Forum theatre.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Understand the theory and practice of Forum Theatre
  • Have awareness of how to create and perform in an interactive Forum Theatre production
  • Apply Forum Theatre techniques in your own practice
  • Be confident in storytelling and performance techniques

Cost

Full fee £40

Concession fee £30

Senior fee £35

Learn skills in making theatre from renowned Forum Theatre and storytelling experts Cardboard Citizens. Find out more about how they work and their approach to working with marginalised people and how to develop your own Forum theatre.

By the end of the course you will be able to

Understand the theory and practice of Forum Theatre
Have awareness of how to create and perform in an interactive Forum Theatre production
Apply Forum Theatre techniques in your own practice
Be confident in storytelling and performance techniques
Cost

Full fee £40

Concession fee £30

Senior fee £35

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Arts Oasis International Residency for Performers – 25th May-1st June 2017

We believe that performers all over the world belong to “one huge small world” speaking the universal “intercultural” language, and need to meet each other to refresh energies, find new collaborations, share creative ideas and have great fun!

For this we have created Arts Oasis Residency!

Arts Oasis is the annual international residential lab for performing arts practitioners from different countries working in various techniques, genres and styles. This creative residency is open to dancers, choreographers, actors and contemporary circus performers with professional stage experience, multidisciplinary artists passionate and inspired by movement, dance and Physical Theatre, interested in practical research of contemporary performance practice together with colleagues from all over the world.

Arts Oasis residency means:

  • international epicentre for meeting like-minded artists, new discoveries and creative inspiration;
  • safe environment for creative risks and exploring new ideas;
  • platform for exchange and network, potential future artistic collaborations and firm creative partnerships.
To apply for participation, please fill in the online Application Form.
If you have questions about this program, please contact iugte.projects@gmail.com

Monastero Santa Croce - Tuscany, Italy

We believe that performers all over the world belong to "one huge small world" speaking the universal “intercultural” language, and need to meet each other to refresh energies, find new collaborations, share creative ideas and have great fun!

For this we have created Arts Oasis Residency!

Arts Oasis is the annual international residential lab for performing arts practitioners from different countries working in various techniques, genres and styles. This creative residency is open to dancers, choreographers, actors and contemporary circus performers with professional stage experience, multidisciplinary artists passionate and inspired by movement, dance and Physical Theatre, interested in practical research of contemporary performance practice together with colleagues from all over the world.

Participation is by application. If you have questions about this program, please contact iugte.projects@gmail.com

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