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Activate's Rosalind Conlon - insight into her role as Dance Producer

Rosalind Conlon is Activate Performing Arts' Dance Producer and has held this position for the past 7 years. The role is part-time (approx 2.5 days per week).

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Arts & Diversity survey launched

Do you work in the arts, culture or creative industries?

Take The Guardian's survey on diversity in the sector

Is it hard to get a job in the arts if you’re working class, minority ethnic, or a woman?

Do you need prior connections to get ahead?

And what do you think needs to change?

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Activate Performing Arts - Spring News And Opportunities, April 2015

Click here to view the April Newsletter

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We Love Inside Out Dorset David Glass Workshop Read more
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Activate's July 2015 Newsletter

To access Activate's July Newsletter, click here

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Arts Council report - The Contribution Arts Makes Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary Read more
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Outdoor Art Events Production: affordable 2-day course this October

Need help planning? Don’t understand the paperwork? Not sure how to deal with ‘access’ to your event?

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Great review for Tessa Bide's The Tap Dancing Mermaid

Tessa Bide from Bridport has gone and bagged a four-star review from The List (Edinburgh's Official listings magazine) with her first Fringe show. See it at Summerhall if you are in Edinburgh this August.

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Inside Out Festival 2014 - The Stats That Count

Take at look at this excellent infographic created by Activate to show the headline statistics of the 2014 Inside Out Dorset Festival. We wanted to share with you just how important it is to the ecology of Dorset. See you again in 2016 when we're planning to deliver another knockout festival.

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David GlassWorkshop 21st & 22nd March 2015

Activate's TheatreNet initiative enabled a range of artists and performers to attend the Creative Practice Workshop with David Glass (organised by Opera Circus) at Bridport Arts at a reduced price.

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Activate selected as a partner organisation Weston Jerwood Creative Bursary Scheme

Partners announced for Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries:

The new programme will be launched in June to provide paid placements for graduates from lower income backgrounds.

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Free streaming of National Theatre productions for schools

National Theatre. On Demand. In schools.

From September teachers can stream National Theatre productions direct to classrooms for free.

From September 2015, classrooms across the UK will be able to experience the National Theatre’s smash-hit productions of

Hamlet, Othello and Frankenstein.

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