The Lowry Youth Dance Ambassador Scheme aims to create opportunities for young people with an interest for dance in the North West of England to work with world-renowned choreographers and dancers on a number of levels; whether that be holding interviews, writing reviews, watching rehearsals or being mentored by dancers.
Young people's ideas are vital to The Lowry; and the Dance Ambassador programme gives those who are excited about sharing their experiences and opinions on dance, a platform to shape dance within the region.
The scheme is youth led and you can keep in touch with the latest Dance Ambassador Activity on their wordpress, facebook and twitter pages!
Take a look at our Dance Ambassador video to find out more. There's even a small introduction from the amazing Matthew Bourne!
APPLY FOR THE YOUTH DANCE AMBASSADOR PLACEMENT AT THE LOWRY NOW!
Youth Dance Ambassador Placement – 26 week placement (unpaid, covers travel expenses), 2 days per week, starts week commencing 25th January 2016.
The Lowry is an internationally acclaimed cultural landmark situated at the heart of MediaCityUK, one of the world’s most exciting culture and media destinations.
As the Youth Dance Ambassador (YDA) Placement you will support the Marketing and Learning & Engagement teams to deliver and promote the YDA scheme and the U.Dance 2016 Framework, while building upon your knowledge and skills of working within a professional dance role. You will develop content for the newsletter and digital channels, assist in the planning and promotion of recruitment, open days and training evenings and promote the activity surrounding U.Dance NW 2016 and the National Festival U.Dance 2016 (led by Youth Dance England/ One Dance UK) which is being hosted at The Lowry.
Enthusiasm for the arts, audience development and youth dance is essential as is knowledge of the dance sector in the North West and the National Framework. The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering workshops in a variety of settings with young people from a variety of backgrounds.
The application deadline for this vacancy is Friday 08 January 2016 at 10am.
Interviews will take place on Thursday 14 January 2016.
To apply for this position please download an application form and recruitment pack.
KEEP IN TOUCH
To keep up to date
with the latest Dance Ambassador news, read interviews with leading
choreographers, see footage of the latest productions or even contribute
your own reviews of dance work, follow the activity online at lowryyouthdance.wordpress.com or 'like'/'follow' The Lowry Youth Dance Ambassador Scheme on Facebook and Twitter!
If you want any further information or have any questions about The Lowry Youth Dance Ambassadors please email Dance.Ambassadors@thelowry.com