MAC Birmingham Performing Arts Fellowship – call for Expressions of Interest

mac birmingham intends to make an application the BBC Performing Arts Fund to host a Performing Arts Fellowship under the recently announced 2014 scheme. The scheme aims to support individuals through the early stages of their performing arts careers; helping them to establish themselves in the professional world through bespoke placements within existing performing arts organisations.
The scheme covers dance, theatre, music and anything in-between, through this scheme the BBC hopes to identify the next generation of performing arts talent, whether they are directors, choreographers, composers, playwrights, dancers, actors, musicians, producers or any other creative working in the sector.
You can read more about the scheme here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/performingartsfund/grants/paf-fellowship
A Performing Arts Fellowship at mac will offer an emerging practitioner an exciting opportunity to develop their professional practice and gain experience within a thriving contemporary arts centre. mac will work with the practitioner to tailor the fellowship to the individual’s needs and offer skills through training and development; opportunities to collaborate with our associate visiting artists and creative organisations and support from our professional in house team.
This is an open call for expressions of interest.

How to apply:

  • You cannot have had any paid employment at mac birmingham in the past.
  • In order to express an interest please send your current CV; samples of your work (either by providing a CD/DVD or links to an online platform); the name and contact details of a referee and a short proposal.

Deadline for applications: Thursday 5th June at 10am.

Please send your application to nextgen@macarts.co.uk with the subject heading ‘Fellowship 2014’ or deliver in person to mac, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, B12 9QH. Please mark: ‘for the attention of Daniel Whitehouse, Next Generation Producer’.
There will be an interview for shortlisted candidates on Thursday 12th June at mac.
Please note, if you are successful at this point in the application you will be asked for your collaboration in developing the main application to the BBC Performing Arts Fund. The fellowship will only be awarded should mac be successful with this.

Source: IdeasTap Creative Briefs

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