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Call for Apprentice Dancers | Great Exhibition of the North 2018 | MESH by Vanessa Grasse

MESH ©Ian Stanyon

Choreographer Vanessa Grasse is looking for two apprentice dancers to join her new project MESH, which will be performed as part of The Great Exhibition of the North.
£500 bursary available for each apprentice

Please note: you must be based in the North East.

Who are we looking for?

• Two apprentice dancers with good contact and improvisational skills
• Friendly and enthusiastic with ability to work with a cast of professional dancers and community participants
• 3rd year dance students or recent graduates
• Good team worker and mature attitude
• Full availability throughout rehearsal and performance dates
• Able to work at a professional standard

Your role in the project and what you will achieve:

• Providing support to community participants in rehearsal and performances
• Combining dancers’ and participants’ movement and engaging with the audience
• Gain experience of working in a professional project
• Learn from Vanessa’s unique choreographic group approach which uses improvisation, contact and site-responsive research
• Skills in working with large groups for site-specific work

How to apply?

You must be free to attend a workshop at Dance City, Temple St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4BR on Sunday 20 May 11.00am – 4.00pm.

Please contact Alex Anslow to book a place on the workshop and answer the following:

• Please tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do?
• What interests you about this project?
• Do you have any performance experience, and if so what?

0191 261 0505 / alex.anslow@dancecity.co.uk
Deadline: Monday 7 May 2018

To join the project you must be available on the following dates:
Rehearsal dates

Sat 2 Jun 1.00pm – 4.00pm
Sun 3 Jun 11.00am – 2.00pm
Sat 16 Jun 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Sun 17 Jun 1.00pm – 5.00pm
Wed 20 Jun 10.00am – 3.00pm
Thu 21 Jun 2.30pm – 5.00pm

Performance dates

22 – 24 Jun 10.00am – 6.00pm
20 – 22 Jul 10.00am – 6.00pm
3 – 5 Aug 10.00am – 6.00pm

For more information about the work please visit getnorth2018.com/mesh

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