Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

Dance Base supports a rolling programme of paid opportunities for dance and movement professionals, including artist residencies, scratch nights, surgeries, and professional development events. Participants are often selected via an open call process and we strive to offer equality of opportunity, regardless of experience or access needs.

We will list current opportunities on this page and on our social media platforms so please check regularly for updates.

Deadline: Monday 10 June

Autumn Residency Call Out

Deadline: Monday 10 June, 11:00

Throughout the year, Dance Base offer a series of paid residencies to professional dance artists, choreographers and companies who are based in Scotland to develop their work in a supportive, well equipped, and welcoming space. Applications for our Autumn Residency Programme are open now.

Image Credit: Dance Base and EIF in studio week, photographed by Amy Sinead.

Deadline: Friday 28 June, 11:00

Dancers Emerging Bursary Scheme

Deadline: Friday 28 June

Dance Base Scotland are recruiting four emerging dance / movement artists to join the Dancers Emerging Bursary Scheme (DEBS) – a supportive programme of mentoring, guidance and practical support led by Dance Base and our 2024/25 mentor, dance artist Rob Heaslip!

Image credit: Amy Sinead

Teaching With Dance Base

Are you a professional teacher interested in working with Dance Base? 

We run frequent call outs for various opportunities, but we always welcome artists and teachers to get in touch with us if they are interested in joining the Dance Base community. We offer an extensive programme of classes for professionals and the public throughout the year with opportunities for visiting guest teachers and workshops.

For information about teaching on our programmes contact our Programmes Manager with your details and CV at