Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures & Re:Bourne are recruiting a new cohort of emerging Community Dance Artists

30 Mar 2016

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Matthew Bourne’s New Adventures & Re:Bourne are recruiting a new cohort of emerging Community Dance Artists to participate in a series of three residential weekends. This is an exceptional professional development opportunity for emerging dance practitioners working in communities across England.


What Are We Looking For? We are looking to recruit 15 dance artists, who use a variety of dance styles, who are under 35 years old and who have been working in community settings for less than fve years. We hope to fnd a group of artists whose work spans both urban and rural settings and who represent the diversity of contemporary England.

What We Offer? Over the course of twelve months the selected cohort of artists will take part in three residential weekends at the Company’s base at Farnham Maltings in Surrey. Each residential will comprise practical workshops, class and skills-sharings as well as guest teachers from a wide variety of dance backgrounds sharing their practice. Workshops in areas such as fundraising, time-management and networking aim to provide the cohort with a range of skills to support successful careers as community dance artists. The training is funded by Arts Council England and travel expenses, accommodation and per diems are provided.

How To Nominate? If you know someone who would beneft from this opportunity send their name, contact number and email address to Nick Kyprianou at Tell us who you are, and in a couple of sentences why you are nominating the individual. We’ll then get in touch.

How To Apply? Send your CV and a cover letter stating why you would like to take part, and what you feel you would gain from this opportunity, to All applications to be received by: Friday 29 April, 12pm

“The weekends have helped me to gain extra tools and information, broadening my skills and gaining more confidence. There is a comforting reassurance that myself and the other community dance artists are all in the same boat, always supporting each other in our work, even though we are all across the country.” Murilo Leite d’Imperio, South West based artist from the 2015–2016 Cohort


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