Choreographer placement with Scottish Dance Theatre

Choreographer placement with Scottish Dance Theatre

Deadline: Wednesday 11 September 2024, 11:00am

Dance Base and Scottish Dance Theatre are collaborating to support one Scotland-based independent dance maker to develop their choreographic practice by working with the Scottish Dance Theatre company for one week in November 2024!
The Dance Base & Scottish Dance Theatre choreographer placement will provide a local artist with the opportunity to undertake a week of research and experimentation with the Scottish Dance Theatre company with no expected outcome. This is an opportunity for Scotland-based dance artist to research creative ideas that would benefit from working with multiple performers in a supportive and collaborative environment.

The choreographer placement will provide:

  • A total fee of £1,260.
  • Eight days engagement (3 days preparation and 5 days with the full company of dancers).
  • Mentoring and support from Artistic Director Joan Clevillé and the rehearsal director.
  • Access to existing Dundee Rep and Scottish Dance Theatre costumes & props store.
  • An opportunity to host a sharing at the end of the week.
  • Travel expenses to Dundee, accommodation and per diems (if required).
  • An additional budget to cover access provision.

Who is it for?
This placement is open to dance artists who:

  • Are currently full-time residents in Scotland
  • Have an interest in developing their choreographic practice in the context of repertory dance companies and group ensembles.
  • Have experience in producing and touring at least one professional live performance work.

Please read the Application guidelines for further information.

How to apply
To apply applicants are invited to complete An Online Application Form
The online application can be completed in a written or video/audio recording format. The form details word count and recording duration. Visual quality, camera and editing skills will not be taken into consideration for filmed submissions, and spelling and grammar will not form part of the consideration of written applications.

Timeline:
Deadline for submissions: Wednesday 11 September, at 11:00am
Panel Meeting: Thursday 19 September
Artists Informed by: Week commencing Monday 23 September
Preparation Days: October 2024 (dates to be agreed with the company – likely to include 21 October when the company are performing)
Creative Week: 4 – 8 November 2024