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Current Vacancies

Please see below for our current vacancies and our Recruitment Statement:

  1. Dance Artists for Company of people
  2. Dance Entrepreneurs (via Kickstart Scheme)


1) DANCE ARTISTS – COMPANY OF PEOPLE:  We are looking for inspirational dance artists to join our team and bring to life the first phase of Company of People. You need to be interested in working in a collaborative way; have experience of working with a number of communities who have no previous dance experience; have a distinct choreographic practice; and have an interest in exploring gender, access, race and ethnic identities.

We are particularly interested in applicants from underrepresented intersections of gender and race. In particular we are interested in hearing from dance artists with all African, African Caribbean or all Asian heritage, which reflects the diverse ethnicities represented in the Chapeltown and Harehills area. It is also important for us to hear from Trans, Non Binary artists and artists with a disability (inclusive of neurodivergence, mental health conditions, chronic illness or other disabling conditions.)

If you are interested in applying please click through to the opportunities page here. 

Deadline for applications: 12 noon Monday 17th May



2) KICKSTART DANCE ENTREPRENEURS: We are looking to work with six dance entrepreneurs for a period of 6 months. The Dance Entrepreneurs will work alongside existing members of the YD team to help deliver day to day operations at Yorkshire Dance whilst developing their own creative project as part of a small dance company. The purpose of this structure is to enable the job holder to become a successful independent portfolio artist at the end of the placement. 

To find out more, and to apply please click here.

Please ensure you have read the job pack before applying. Click here to download it. 

Deadline: Wednesday 19th May 5.00pm

Please note this is for applicants aged between 16  24 years old only, who are on Universal Credit and are eligible to apply through the Kickstart Scheme.





Recruitment Statement

Our jobs are open to all.

We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Our jobs are open to all and we particularly welcome applications from people with a disability, people of African or Caribbean heritage and people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and people who experience racism, as they are currently under-represented at Yorkshire Dance.

We will commit to interviewing people who are ethnically diverse or have a disability who can demonstrate an acceptable level of evidence against the essential criteria of this role.

We operate a transparent scoring system, applying a score against each response the candidate gives to the essential skills and experience required by this role. If you would like more information about the scoring system please contact us on:admin@yorkshiredance.com.

There is a tick box on the application form which asks: Do you wish to be considered for this role under our commitment of interviewing people who are ethnically diverse or have a disability?  [  ]

Please tick this box if relevant to you. We will never ask for clarifying or supporting information at application stage. Information collected within the equal opportunities form is kept separately and anonymously and does not form part of the selection process.

If you require support in completing your application, or would like to receive or submit the application in an alternative format, please contact our Administrator Lizz on: admin@yorkshiredance.com

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