Artistic Director - Coast Youth Dance Company

Exciting opportunity at Pavilion Dance South West

Pavilion Dance South West is the strategic lead for dance development across the region, with a state of the art venue right by the beach in sunny Bournemouth, and an important national remit.

We are seeking a highly skilled and creative dance practitioner, with a passion for working with young people to work with Coast Youth Dance Company, our resident youth dance company.

Artistic Director - Coast Youth Dance Company
£5000 – Inclusive of tax and expenses

The Artistic Director will work closely with the Young People’s Producer to provide high quality dance training to the company of dancers aged 14-19 years old, develop CYDC’s artistic vision and provide pre-vocational training alongside choreographic intensives. The role is to work alongside visiting choreographers during intensives as they create work with the company and to prepare the company for performances, as well as offer an experienced pastoral support to the young people in Coast.

The successful candidate will have strong technical and creative dance skills and demonstrate vision and imagination paired with a track record of delivering high quality Youth Dance.

The post will be based at Pavilion Dance South West’s National Dance House in Bournemouth.


How to apply

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Closing date for expressions of interest: 9am Monday 5th June 2017

Interviews will be held at Pavilion Dance on: Tuesday 20th June 2017

Pavilion Dance South West is an Equal Opportunities Employer