CALL OUT FOR COMPANY APPRENTICE
Ascension Dance Company is looking for a Company Apprentice based in the West Midlands to take part in our Outdoor Show ‘The Other Side’.
Applications from outside the West Midlands will still be considered but we cannot reimburse travel or accommodation costs.
Ascension Dance Company is looking for a Company Apprentice to join us through the next stage of ‘The Other Side’. It would be an opportunity to be immersed in a professional environment, train with the company and collaborators, as well as shadow a member of the cast to learn one of the roles in the piece. We are looking for someone with contemporary dance technique, stage presence and are comfortable working with set in an outdoor setting
If you are comfortable with heights, love the outdoors, enjoy camping and are local to the West Midlands then this callout is for you!
We do not require a minimum of 3 years of professional performance experience, but we do desire formal dance training. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.
We encourage applications from dancers of all ethnicities and cultural backgrounds particularly;
Black, Asian and South Asian descent
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Wednesday 20th April 2022 / 12PM
SHORTLISTED APPLICATION INVITED TO AUDITION: Thursday 21st April 2022
AUDITION DAY: Tuesday 26th April 2022
AUDITION CANDIDATES CONTACTED: Wednesday 27th April 2022
EXTENDED: Friday 22nd April 2022 / 12PM
SHORTLISTED APPLICATIONS INVITED:
Friday 22nd April 2022 / 6PM
Company Apprentice Call Out Brief
Submit a video (30s - 2 minutes) of you working outdoors on a piece of set. (Bench, wall, rail, tree etc)
Submit your Dance CV
Answer the following questions;
What experience do you have working or performing in an outdoor setting?
Briefly talk about examples of how you've professionally had to adapt to new surroundings?
Can you give us examples of when you've had to work collaboratively in a professional setting?
Please submit your information via the google form link below.
Please be aware that as a requirement of the engagement, might require you to be working:
Outdoors (on foam flooring)
As part of a group
With large pieces of set to be moved by the performers
Camping and performing outdoors as part of some tour dates
Applicants do not need but would benefit from having experience in one of the following disciplines;
Parkour / Freerunning
Gymnastics or Tumbling
Equality & Inclusion
If you would like support or have any queries regarding the format or submission of the application, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
We actively encourage applications from communities that are underrepresented within the arts.
We welcome applications from people from all backgrounds who feel they align with our mission, vision and values.