Siobhan Davies Dance is seeking a freelance Dance Artist to support the development and delivery of our Primary programme. This programme takes the themes and practices of their artistic programme and translates these creatively for primary school projects.
Siobhan Davies Dance is an artist-led, contemporary arts organisation, founded and led by Siobhan Davies since 1988. We produce and tour the work of Siobhan Davies and other like-minded artists – commissioning new works and creating new partnerships to extend the possibilities for dance within the contemporary arts; we also offer a thought provoking programme of curated events, exhibitions and talks at our Studios, and enhance learning and engagement through participation and education projects.
We are seeking a freelance Dance Artist to support the development and delivery of our Primary programme. This programme takes the themes and practices of our artistic programme and translates these creatively for primary school projects.
For their initial contract, the Dance Artist will work on delivery of our Experience It programme at a local primary school, supported by and working with our current Dance Artist. The contract will provide training and development to allow the successful applicant to become a regular contributor to the planning and delivery of our wider Primary programme.
The successful candidate will have demonstrable professional experience of working as both a dance artist and educator, knowledge of contemporary arts, particularly dance and choreography, and a good understanding of the primary school National Curriculum. They will be an excellent communicator with strong planning and project development skills.
How to apply:
Application packs are available online at www.siobhandavies.com/vacancies and from our Reception on 020 7091 9650 or in person.
The deadline for applications is Monday 9 February at 12noon.
Interviews, including an observed teaching session, will be held on Wednesday 4 March 2015.
Siobhan Davies Dance is funded by Arts Council England, London
Registered charity nº.1010786
Siobhan Davies Dance is an Equal Opportunities employer.
Interview Date: 4 March 2015
Salary: Freelance – £950 fee for 9 day contract