Choreographer for Site-specific University production, University of Chichester Conservatoire

Description

We are looking for a choreographer who will work with us to support third year Musical Theatre students to devise, create and perform a full-scale site-specific production in April 2021.

You will work as part of a professional creative team who are responsible for creating the piece alongside the student company. This production is designed to experiment with and push the boundaries of the Musical Theatre form, is presented to audiences as an immersive experience and takes place in a non-theatre space. Locations for previous productions have included a working farm, backstage at a theatre, an old dairy and a countryside youth hostel.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of 2 years relevant experience who can take responsibility for the overall choreographic interpretation of the production. You will need to be able to support an Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captains who will be student performers and be mindful of student dynamics and needs. We are a friendly team and all work together to contribute to artistic planning.

Dates

This is a fixed term role starting at the end of September 2020 until the beginning of May 2021, part-time.

Fee

This role will be paid on a self-employed basis.

Semester 1: £750 (excluding VAT) (4 days plus planning)

Semester 2: £2250 (excluding VAT) (days to be agreed)

Deadline: Friday 14th August

Interviews: Wednesday 19th August

Please follow this link to a full job description and application details.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/t9nhyotz0g8v28t/University%20of%20Chichester%20Choreographer%20job%20description%20final%2031st%20July.pdf?dl=0

Equal Opportunities

The University of Chichester is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

We are striving to broaden the work that we commission, present and support so that it reflects a wider range of voices and a broader intersectionality. We are therefore actively seeking applications from people of colour who can work with us to realise this ambition.

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