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Dance Base
Deadline: 14 June 2021
Twenty years since we opened our purpose-built studios for Scotland’s National Centre for Dance and closer to thirty years since the organisation was founded, Dance Base is at a moment of generational change. After 27 years Morag Deyes MBE will be passing on the role of Artistic Director in September 2021 and will bid her final farewells after delivering our 2022 Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme.
YDance
Deadline: 20 June 2021
YDance has been awarded funding from the Creative Scotland Youth Arts Fund to offer three young dance artists aged 21 – 25 the opportunity to work on a new project called Take Flight. The three positions offer young emerging dance practitioners a unique opportunity to develop their skills in creating, performing and teaching with the guidance of experienced YDance staff. They will be mentored by YDance Artistic Director Anna Kenrick and work alongside Linzi McLagan, Head of Education at YDance and Philippa Clark, theatre director, facilitator and educator.
East London Dance
Deadline: 21 June 2021
As East London Dance starts its next pioneering chapter from a new home at The Talent House, the Trustees are seeking to appoint a new Creative Director & Chief Executive. The Creative Director & Chief Executive will lead East London Dance in its role of championing and growing east London’s dance scene. You will provide creative and strategic leadership across our participation, artist support and performance programmes, and ensure our long-term resilience and relevance amidst a fast-changing environment.
People Dancing
Deadline: 21 June 2021
Are you someone interested in or already working in socially engaged dance practice and committed to developing the agency and artistic expression of all who participate?

People Dancing is looking for experienced, curious, creative dance teaching artists/practitioners who are interested in extending their skills and practice in leading dance for people living with Parkinson’s.

Timescale: July – September 2021. A fee of £300.00 is offered to participate in this professional development opportunity.
The Spark Arts for Children
Deadline: 21 June 2021
Due to an organisational review and our growing portfolio of work, The Spark Arts for Children is looking to recruit for the new post of Communications Manager. This person will be responsible for all aspects of planning, developing, delivering and evaluating strategic communications and digital activities. The role incorporates the full range of communication needs including press, web, social media and print to ensure Sparks audiences are excited and engaged.
YDance
Deadline: 24 June 2021
YDance has been awarded funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to offer two dance artists the opportunity to work on a new project called Step It Up. This project will look at the different ways in which teachers can use kinaesthetic learning through dance to support and challenge pupils to raise and reach their potential. Through practical sessions and online Career Long Professional Learning (CLPL), teachers and the Step It Up Dance Artists in Education will take part in an in-depth experiential learning process led by reflection.
People Dancing
Deadline: 25 June 2021
Are you someone interested in or already working in socially engaged dance practice and committed to developing the agency and artistic expression of all who participate?

People Dancing is looking for an experienced, curious, creative person to lead, champion and advocate the development of dance and cultural activity alongside people living with Parkinson’s in Birmingham & West Midlands.
People Dancing
Deadline: 25 June 2021
Are you someone interested in or already working in socially engaged dance practice and committed to developing the agency and artistic expression of all who participate?

People Dancing is looking for an experienced, curious, creative person to lead, champion and advocate the development of dance and cultural activity alongside people living with Parkinson’s in the North East (including Durham & Newcastle).
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance
Deadline: 05 July 2021
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance is looking to appoint a dynamic and ambitious Executive Director to work alongside the Artistic Director in leading the company and its dedicated team through our next stage of ambition and growth. The role will provide strategic leadership and business direction and will lead on all managerial, financial and operational functions of the company.
Second Hand Dance
Deadline: 05 July 2021
The Company and Projects Manager will work alongside Rosie Heafford, Artistic Director and Claire Summerfield, Executive Producer to support the strategic direction, projects and partnerships, and administrative operations of Second Hand Dance.
Cheshire Dance
Deadline: 07 July 2021
‘Wildfire Rising’ is an associate artist programme that aims to remove barriers of inequality by investing in and supporting dance artists from the African, South Asian, East Asian and South East Asian Diasporas to make way for the rising of their artistry, representation and development. The programme will recruit three North West based dance artists who will each take part in paid, bespoke professional development and reflection, as well as receiving a £1.5k commission with support to develop their own dance work. Each Wildfire Rising Associate Artist will receive a total fee of £3.5k.
South East Dance
Deadline: 09 July 2021
We are looking for a Building Manager with experience of running a building, who is excited by the possibilities of The Dance Space and with a friendly, can-do approach who can contribute to our vision of The Dance Space as a place that is welcoming to everybody on an equal basis.