Dorset Youth Dance auditions
New dancers required for Dorset Youth Dance.
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The 5 Guiding Principles – a toolkit to help support the performing arts sector. Nearly half of our workforce are freelancers and the Freelance Taskforce (and Activate) think it imperative that – as the sector still suffers from the knock-on effects of the pandemic – organisations & freelancers collaborate to improve working practices. Together we […]
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Each year Activate offers thousands of people the chance to experience high quality performing arts. Whilst we receive core funding from Arts Council England, Dorset Council and BCP Council, as a charity we also rely on donations. Your generosity will help us give creatives the support they need to make outstanding work and strengthen the performing arts sector across Dorset.