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Stopgap Dance Company
Assistant Artistic Director (Maternity Cover)
Location: Farnham
Salary: £27,500
Deadline: 17 February 2020
Interview Date: 21 February 2020
Stopgap Dance Company is looking for an Assistant Artistic Director (maternity cover) to work alongside the Artistic Director as part of the management team to instigate, develop and implement high quality inclusive dance performance and development programmes.
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Stopgap Dance Company is particularly keen to receive applications from people who consider themselves to be in minority groups or be in disadvantaged circumstances, and the company will also consider providing financial assistance to travel to the interview in specific circumstances.

Key responsibilities:

  • To provide support to the Artistic Director through rehearsal direction of touring productions, remounting repertoire as directed and taking responsibility for some choreographic commissions as allocated
  • To tour with the artists when needed – nationally and internationally
  • To contribute to sustaining and developing the artistic vision of the company with the Artistic Director
  • To design and implement an effective and inclusive Sg2 training programme under the direction of the Artistic Director
  • To support with ensuring the wellbeing of Sg2 (Stopgap’s apprentice company)
  • To support the Artistic Director and Head of Talent Development to develop IRIS (Stopgap’s inclusive dance syllabus). Focusing on its content, teacher training and the quality of the IRIS dance groups both within and outside of Stopgap
  • To represent the company by delivering speeches, CPDs, workshops and residencies.
How to Apply
Please download and read the job description from Stopgap's website (see link below), and send your CV and a covering letter including links to your teaching or choreographic showreels, explaining why you would be suited to this role, along with the Equal Opportunities form to Lucy Bennett, Artistic Director on
Contact Details
Postal Address:
Stopgap Dance Company, Farnham Maltings, Bridge Square, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 7QR