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Production Diary - Company Of Wolves; Samantha Gillingham

Read extracts from the Production & Marketing Assistant's Diary; a fascinating glimpse behind the scenes on just how much wprk goes into staging a performance.

Samantha Gillingham was awarded a coveted place as Activate's Projects and Promotions Assistant through the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary Scheme

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Emma Williams – Work with Dorset Wildlife Trust

Artists in progress - an update on Activate supported artists and projects they are working on:

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Review: A howl at the moon - Company of Wolves, Durlston Country Park

Company of Wolves, Burn The Curtain, Durlston Country Park, Swanage - Saturday 23rd April

This event was supported by Activate (Artsreach, Arts Development Company, Durlston Country Park, Arts Council England)

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Dorset Youth Dance Company Class (DYDC) - skills sessions for young people

Dorset Youth Dance Company Class (DYDC)

Activate are launching a new set of youth dance opportunities for young people in Dorset. 

The aim of the classes is to develop and expand the existing skills, expertise and experiences that young dancers already have.

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The Acting Voice, workshop: bursaries available

Only 2 bursaries remaining!

Activate is supporting ‘The Acting Voice’ workshop at The Lyric Theatre, by providing 5 bursaries to cover the full cost (£20).

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New Parkinson's Dance class, Sherborne

Pavilion Dance South West is joining with ArtsLink to bring Parkinson's Dance to Sherborne. This new class is specially designed to be fun, stimulating, motivating and challenging, these sessions support the improvement of balance, coordination and suppleness.

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Burn The Curtain presents 'The Company of Wolves'

Join Burn the Curtain for an after-dark theatre adventure outdoors at Durlston Country Park this April

‘One beast and only one howls in the woods at night'

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Youth Dance Opportunity, Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Coast Youth dance company for aspiring dancers aged 16-25 years Audition : Sunday 6th March 2016, 10am-4pm

PDSW is calling for committed and aspiring dancers aged 16-25 years to become part of the Coast Youth Dance Company, a brand-new opportunity for 2016. 

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Staffing Changes

There's much afoot here at the Activate office, including an exciting change in staff. As we bid a fond  farewell to producer Anna Golding, we welcome on board Michaela Shaw who will take over from Anna, this month, as Part Time Producer, specializing in Youth Dance and Diversity.

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Activate Performing Arts - 25 years

This year Activate celebrates 25 years working in Dorset. 

Starting life as Dorset Dance and managed by a group of enthusiastic volunteers passionate about dance.

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