Call out for singers; be part of an Inside Out Dorset Festival event

The Soaring Sky makes audible, a timeless changing landscape between dunes, sea and sky, through the live voices of singers along the dramatic coastal path to Hengistbury Head, Dorset.

Commissioned by Inside Out Dorset Festival and Activate Performing Arts as part of Hengistbury Headlines 2016. Festival dates: 22nd – 25th September 2016.


Arbonauts call out to local singers for The Soaring Sky at Hengistbury Head, Dorset.

We are looking for Dorset based singers to join us and be part of The Soaring Sky.

This is a great opportunity to be part of a unique and exciting performance within the renowned Inside Out Dorset festival 2016.

You’ll have the chance to perform with Arbonauts and meet artists, singers and other performers from the area.

What you need to know:

• You do not need to read music but should feel comfortable and confident performing in front of a large audience

• You should be aware of the physical stamina needed to stand and sing outdoors (if you have accessibility requirements please email Helen -

• You should be willing to embrace the unusual! 

Rehearsals & Performance dates: We understand that everyone has busy schedules and will try to make the rehearsal process as simple as possible. You should expect to attend up to 4 short rehearsals between between now and the festival. We will arrange these rehearsals once we have an idea of availability and commitments.

To allow us to find rehearsal dates that work for everyone please send us an email outlining:

• An indication of your preferred rehearsal time (if you have one) e.g. Monday evenings/Saturday mornings etc. 

Performances will take place on the 22nd – 25th September at Hengistbury Head. 

We ask that everyone who joins us can commit to a minimum of 2 of the following dates: 

• Wednesday 21st Sept (dress rehearsal: 2 hour commitment, time TBC) 

• Thu. 22nd Sep 12:45 – 16:15 (with breaks and refreshments) 

• Fri. 23rd Sept 12:45 – 16:15 (with breaks and refreshments) 

• Sat. 24th Sept 12:45 – 17:45 (with breaks and refreshments) 

• Sun. 25th Sept 12:45 – 17:45 (with breaks and refreshments)

If you are able to join us for additional dates to the minimum 2 please let us know. Any questions about taking part please contact 

Helen at

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Closing date: 
Wednesday 31st August 2016
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