R&D - 5x Experienced UK based Female Dance Artists (who are also mothers) for development of new project 'MOTHER' (apply by 18th Feb)



Restoke are looking for:

- 5 experienced dance artists who are also mothers to join us for an R&D (research and development) residency for our new project MOTHER.

Taking place in Stoke-on-Trent, 8th– 12th of April 2019 and bringing together professional dancers, singers and a creative writer who are also mothers.

The aims of the residency are:
  • To use motherhood as the starting point for devising new collaborative work which will form the basis for a larger participatory project in the future.
  • To provide a nurturing environment for mother-dancers to absorb themselves in a creative process outside of the routines of their child-raising responsibilities. 
  • To create new networks between artists who are balancing careers in the performing arts with raising children, identifying challenges and sharing this learning.

We are looking to work with a diverse group of dance artists who have a high level of training, over 5 years experience of working professionally in performance or performance-making, based in the UK and with a range of motherhood experiences


Dates: 8th– 12th April 9.30-4.30 each day

Location: New Vic Theatre, Etruria Rd, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0JG

Fee: £500 plus travel costs. We will also provide accommodation in Stoke-on-Trent and some meals.

Please email CV, Photo and a few details about your role as a mother to:
Clare Reynolds info@restoke.org.uk

***Deadline: 18th February 12pm***

Restoke is an arts organisation who put the people of Stoke-on-Trent at the heart of our performance work. We produce performances in surprising locations - from pottery factories to a disused chapel, from swimming pools to a Working Mens club. We work with people in Stoke alongside professional artists in dance, music and spoken-word to co-create our performances and programmes which are driven by the stories, talents and commitment of those who take part. For more information visit: www.restoke.org.uk

source: artsjobs.org.uk