Opportunities

Dancefest [Professional Development]

Therapeutic Movement Workshops

Sunday 27 September 2015, 10am - 3pm at University of Worcester, Sheila Scott Building, Turnpike Close, St John's, Worcester, WR2 6AB. Useful tools and ideas for dance practitioners and teachers to use when choreographing and dancing with children with profound disabilities. Focusing on bodies and props, this therapeutic day of dance is led by dance movement psychotherapist Laura Glendenning and dance practitioner Cat Weager, and will include a visit to Worcester Snoezelen. Cost - £25. Visit www.dancefest.co.uk to book.

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Independent Dance [Professional Development]

Independent Dance offers professional development opportunities for artists and emerging artists including artist who are disabled. Please contact the organisation for current information on these opportunities.

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Exim Dance [Professional Development]

Professional Development

Exim offer an Open Company Class at Plymouth University on Friday mornings from 8.30am - 10am for disabled and non-disabled dancers aged 16 plus years. During the summer, daily open class sessions run some weeks in the mornings. Please see Exim's website for more information.

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Taking Flight Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Taking Flight Theatre Company

Taking Flight often run courses on various topics including puppetry, facilitator training, Shakespeare, audition technique. These courses are aimed at disabled, D/deaf, sensory impaired and non disabled participants and foster an inclusive learning environment. Please contact us to be added to our training mailing list.

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Coreo Cymru [Professional Development]

Please contact the organisation direct to find out about current and upcoming professional development opportunities for dance artists who are disabled in Wales.

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Shetland Arts [Professional Development]

Please contact Sheltand Arts for details of any current or upcoming professional development opportunities for artists who are disabled.

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Dance House [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance House for details of their current programme.

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Dance Base [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance Base for details of their current programme.

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Citymoves Dance Agency [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Citymoves Dance Agency for details of their current programme.

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DU Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact DU Dance for details of their current programme.

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Dance Action Zone Leeds (Dazl) [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dazl for details of their current programme.

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TAN Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact TAN Dance for details of their current programme.

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Rubicon Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Rubicon Dance for details of their current programme.

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Powys Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Powys Dance for details of their current programme.

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Dawns i Bawb [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dawns i Bawb for details of their current programme.

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NEW Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact NEW Dance for details of their current programme.

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Yorkshire Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Yorkshire Dance for details of their current programme.

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DanceXchange [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact DanceXchange Dance for details of their current programme.

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Dancefest [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact dancefest for details of their current programme.

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Swindon Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Swindon Dance for details of their current programme.

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Take Art [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Take Art for details of their current programme.

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Plymouth Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Plymouth Dance for details of their current programme.

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Pavilion Dance South West [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Pavilion Dance South West for details of their current programme.

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Dance in Devon [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance in Devon for details of their current programme.

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Bath Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Bath Dance for details of their current programme.

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Activate Performing Arts [Professional Development]

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Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Activate for details of their current programme.

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South East Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact South East Dance for details of their current programme.

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MDI [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact MDI for details of their current programme.

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Ludus Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Ludus Dance for details of their current programme.

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Dance Manchester [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance Manchester for details of their current programme.

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Dance Cumbria [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance Cumbria for details of their current programme.

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North West Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact North West Dance for details of their current programme.

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Cheshire Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Cheshire Dance for details of their current programme.

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Dance City [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance City for details of their current programme.

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The Place [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Peter Laycock, Project Officer, for information about professional development opportunities - 020 7121 1036 or peter.laycock@theplace.org.uk.

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Sadler's Wells (Learning) [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Sadler's Wells (Learning) for details of their current programme.

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Greenwich Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Greenwich Dance for details of their current programme.

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East London Dance [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact East London Dance for details of their current programme.

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deda [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact deda for details of their current programme.

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Dance4 [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance4 for details of their current programme.

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artsNK [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact artsNK for details of their current programme.

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DanceEast [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact Dance East for details of their current programme.

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DanceDigital [Professional Development]

Dance development agencies and organisations run professional development workshops and sessions for professional and emerging dance artists and choreographers. Please contact DanceDigital for details of their current programme.

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Drake Music [Professional Development]

Drake Music run projects for adults which provide training and performance opportunities. One example of this work is The Prospectors, a band of musicians with cerebral palsy which meet once a week in Stockport. The group jams out exciting new versions of pop, funk and soul classics. The band recently played leading Manchester venue, Band on the Wall, where they debuted some of their self-penned material. Contact the regional teams for more info on this and similar opportunities: North West England: NWinfo@drakemusic.org South West England: SWinfo@drakemusic.org London: LONinfo@drakemusic.org

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Streetwise Community Circus Workshops [Professional Development]

The Streetwise Samba Band have been beating their drums for 15 years and have had several line up changes over that time as old members go on to pastures new. Building on the success of this, SCCW are launching a new Samba Programme for individuals living with disabilities which commenced in February 2014. This new project aims to combine the skills of the Samba band with the skills and experience of SCCW's disability team making this art for accessible to individuals who would not have the opportunity . This is a pilot project to assess potential for future development throughout Northern Ireland.

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Streetwise Community Circus Workshops [Professional Development]

Streetwise Community Circus Workshops (SCCW) has a highly trained and experienced staff who include tutors with over 10 years experience working with people of all ages with disabilities. Workshops are tailored to the specific needs of the group with the full range of circus skills offered. These have proved very successful and SCCW currently runs projects in partnership with Belfast Trust Health Promotion, Northern Trust, National Autistic Society, and Belfast Activity Centre. Workshops can be organised as one off workshops or a programme of workshops leading up to an event or public showcase. Please contact the organisation for further information.

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Foot in Hand [Professional Development]

Room for Manoeuvre is a five day intensive (usually run during summer holidays) for experienced disabled and non-disabled dancers/artists wishing to create choreography in a supportive lab atmosphere. It offers dancers from diverse backgrounds a unique networking opportunity. Please contact Foot in Hand for details of upcoming opportunities.

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Indepen-dance [Professional Development]

Indepen-dance provides quarterly training events relating to Inclusive dance practice. These course are facilitated by specialists in their field from across the UK and Europe. Indepen-dance delivers courses on a regular basis to other inclusive dance companies within the UK, Europe and Americas, the most recent course took place in Paraguay 2013.

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IdeasTap [Professional Development]

IdeasTap provides professional development through the IdeasTap Spa programme of workshops, seminars, Q&As and CV Clinics. Opportunities to network with other young artists and the IdeasMag which provides practical advice for young artists, can also be accessed via the website.

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Touchdown Dance [Professional Development]

Touchdown Dance deliver training sessions in the core methods and processes the Company works with. These are open to people with and without disabilities. The Company also run training sessions in leadership skills for learning disabled performers/artists.

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Drake Music Scotland [Professional Development]

Drake Music Scotland offers training and mentoring programmes for musicians keen to work in the field and CPD is provided for those joining their pool of Associate Musicians. Training and CPD opportunities are also tailored to the needs of teachers, including Soundbeam and music technology training built into Switch ON to Music projects, resources and ongoing support after projects have taken place, short courses and in-service training for instrumental instructors.

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Drake Music Scotland [Professional Development]

As part of the musicSPACE programme, Drake Music Scotland provides artistic and technical support for musicians with disabilities alongside recording studio facilities, projects and training. Contact the organisation for further information.

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Foot in Hand [Professional Development]

Professional development is an important part of Foot in Hand's work and the Company has a strong track record in mentoring, training and working with artists from a wide range of backgrounds, including disabled artists. Please contact the organisation for details of any current or upcoming opportunities.

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Touchdown Dance [Professional Development]

The Company has worked nationally and internationally providing specialist training for professionals in dance and dance film work for people with visual impairments. Please contact the organisation for details of any current or upcoming opportunities.

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Lawnmowers Theatre Company [Professional Development]

The Lawnmowers Actors have provided theatre, comedy and music workshops alongside forum and legislative theatre training. Please contact the organisation for details of current opportunities.

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Limelight Music [Professional Development]

Limelight offers mentoring and professional development opportunities for emerging and established disabled musicians, as well as offering platforms for their music. Please contact the organisation for further information of current or upcoming opportunities.

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Indepen-dance [Professional Development]

Indepen-dance offers training opportunities throughout the year for carers, social work staff, dance practitioners and community dancers. The organisation also offer work experience and student placements for those interested in finding out about Indepen-dance and its work with its dancers, the community and professional dance sector.

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Green Candle Dance Company [Professional Development]

Green Candle run a varied programme of workshops and training programmes for artists and practitioners with and without disabilities. This includes running Inset and Professional Development courses on leading dance with Older People and Early Years for participants with or without disabilities.

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Act Too [Professional Development]

Baked Bean Pro is an agency open to all members of Baked Bean Theatre and Dance groups which places disabled performers in film and television roles.

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Amici Dance Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Amici have produced a Resource Pack and DVD, called 'The Magic of Amici', targeted mainly at Arts Practitioners who would like to learn more about the company and their working practices and as a guide to running workshops "the Amici way".

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Hands On web resource (managed by DaDaFest) [Professional Development]

The Hands On web resource provides opportunities for d/Deaf people working in the arts and cultural sectors to share ideas and opportunities, offer support and network. Sign up to the resource at http://be-hands-on.ning.com.

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Arts & Disability Forum [Professional Development]

Offer peer education, workshops and training sessions for disabled artists. The GUIA EU project connects disabled artists in Northern Ireland connect with disabled artists in Croatia, Poland, Czech Republic, Germany, Rumania and Turkey. Please contact the organisation for details of current and upcoming opportunities.

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Birds of Paradise Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Offer a range of projects and initiatives aimed at emerging and established theatre practitioners and companies. These have included Access All Areas, an open space style event for theatre practitioners interested in making their work as accessible as possible and Agent for Change, a programme which promotes dialogue, discussion and includes artistic master classes. Contact Birds of Paradise for details of current opportunities.

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Mind the Gap [Professional Development]

Mind the Gap runs workshops for emerging and established artists and practitioners. Contact Mind the Gap for details of current and upcoming workshops. Mind the Gap also offers 'Come-and-See' Days for disabled and non-disabled theatre groups and special schools throughout the year. These give participants a chance to find out more about Mind the Gap, see actors at work and take part in a session. Days can be arranged on a date to suit the group (where possible). We welcome placements, interns and volunteers.

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Wicked Fish Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Offer training projects and workshops in arts, community and education venues. Contact Wicked Fish for further details.

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DIY Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Developing Different Voices: DIY is working in partnership with Curious Minds, the bridge organisation for the North West to support this project which offers networking and professional development to teachers and practitioners working in special schools and SEN settings. DIY Theatre Company is a Training and Support Agency for Arts Award and offers a specialist training programme for professionals aiming to offer Arts Award to young people with learning disabilities.

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Carousel [Professional Development]

Provides support systems and networks for disabled artists alongside training events and workshops. Please contact the organisation for details of current and upcoming opportunities.

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Arcadea [Professional Development]

Arcadea runs Artist Forums for professional and aspiring professional artists. Please contact the organisation for details of current and upcoming opportunities.

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Vital Xposure [Professional Development]

The Company offers a trainee placement with building based and touring experience as well as tailor-made training courses to suit the individual. Vital Xposure also offers mentoring, matching trainees with appropriate paid mentors who are highly skilled within the creative industries. Please contact the Company for further details of these opportunities.

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Celf o Gwmpas [Professional Development]

Celf has been running an Arts Council of Wales funded Training and Mentoring Programme aimed at artists with learning disabilities and mental health issues since 2009. Using Celf's gallery and studio resources, the programme provides professional development opportunities for artists including mentoring, exhibition and touring opportunities and residency and exchange opportunities in the UK and in Europe. Please contact the organisation for further information.

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Celf o Gwmpas [Professional Development]

Creative Steps is an initiative launched by Arts Council Wales (ACW) to get a wider range of high quality artistic work created and presented in Wales, by a wider range of people. Through the programme, ACW are supporting Celf o Gwmpas to develop and deliver an exchange programme for disabled artists between Scotland, England and Wales, building partnerships with other organisations that have a reputation for high quality work. The initial planning and research will include partner organisation visits and symposia to inform the development of a full 3 year programme. As well as fully involving the disabled artists in the research, the project will enable them to work with Celf and a consultant to establish their own Artists Forum to take the project forward. Please contact the organisation for further information.

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flip [Professional Development]

flip Artists

flip Artists - supported by the Esmee Fairbairn Foundation, flip is assisting nine disabled artists in Scotland to develop their artistic practice. See http://artists.flip.org.uk

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Musical Arc [Professional Development]

The organisation employs some artists on a self-employed basis according to professional circumstances. For further information on membership and development opportunities, please contact the organisation.

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FRONTLINEdance [Professional Development]

The Company provides opportunities for emerging dance artists to shadow workshops, which has often led to the role of assistant workshop leader and workshop leaders. A mixture of professional opportunities, paid, unpaid and a mix of both come out of it.

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GDance [Professional Development]

The GDance Fellowship Scheme GDance's Fellowship Scheme is designed to enable a range of Dance Leaders, Producers and Artists to achieve their potential through meeting a tailored, agreed set of personal aims. The benefits, dependent on the aims of each Fellow, can include: - mentoring from a professional choreographer, Dance Leader or producer / manager - a contribution to travel and/or training costs to attend courses, performances and conferences - free places on GDance courses - opportunities to shadow, and benefit from observations with, experienced dance practitioners - assisting at GDance events and / or in the office or studio - self-reflection, evaluation and reporting on learning GDance also work closely with the University of Gloucester to host at least one placement student per year. For more information on Fellowships and placements, please contact the organisation.

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GDance [Professional Development]

GDance offers a range of training and professional development opportunities for disabled and non-disabled artists and practitioners. Examples of recent opportunities include: - Lead In: An introduction to dance leadership and teaching dance. - Integrated ChoreoLAB delivered in partnership with Pavilion Dance South West and South East Dance, a development and choreographic opportunity for artists working in integrated dance. Wherever possible, GDance seeks to include professional development opportunities (for disabled artists and others, eg. Apprentice dancers, stewardship development) in professional production projects. For details of current opportunities, please contact the organisation.

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No Limits Theatre [Professional Development]

No Limits offer advanced workshops to performing arts students as well as training for teachers. Please contact the organisation for further details.

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Magpie Dance [Professional Development]

Magpie offer training to teachers in schools, dance practitioners and workers in social care settings. Training includes the following: - Dance: Inclusive bespoke dance practice training for professionals - Health: Training in working to improve non-verbal communication methods - Education - INSET & CPD: Training for teachers from primary, secondary, mainstream and special schools - The Inclusive Dance Practice Training (IDPT) Scheme: An in-depth intensive programme delivered in partnership with Canterbury Christchurch University as an accredited part of the degree course for students on the performance degree course. Previous clients include Trinity Laban, Greenwich Dance, Royal Academy of Dancing, Dance Resource Belfast, Youth Dance England, Oxleas NHS Health Trust.

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Foundation for Community Dance [Professional Development]

The Foundation produces and collaborates on networking event, training days and workshops for disabled dance artists and practitioners. The Foundation for Community Dance Summer School takes place every year and features courses for dance artists and practitioners across a range of areas including working with disabled and inclusive groups. See the website for details of current opportunities and the summer school. The website also features a dedicated area 'Dance, Deaf and Disabled People, which contains details of courses and conferences and information sources for disabled dance artists and practitioners.

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everyBODY dance [Professional Development]

Contact the organisation for details of any current professional development opportunities with the Company.

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everyBODY dance [Professional Development]

Contact the organisation for details of any current professional development opportunities with the Company.

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Graeae Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Graeae has worked in partnership with Circus Space to run training in trapeze, hoops, silks, rope, aerial work and tightrope walking. Please contact Graeae for details of planned or future circus opportunities.

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Turtle Key Arts [Professional Development]

Turtle Key Arts produces and manages performance arts projects and companies. They usually produce projects from conception through to delivery but are also able to supply a more specific element of a project, such as consultancy, fund raising, marketing and production management. Please contact the organisation for further information.

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Extant [Professional Development]

Extant's broad training programme takes the participant on a creative learning journey. Extant works: - to develop skills and opportunities for visually impaired artists and - to guide arts venues and services to become more accessible to blind and partially sighted audiences, performers and employees. Extant training workshops have included; writing for radio and the stage, improving performance skills in acting, dance, magic and clown work, Alexander Technique, Feldenkrais and voice workshops. All Extant training is created in collaboration with steering groups made up of visually impaired people. Check the website or contact the team for more information on upcoming opportunities.

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Attenborough Arts Centre [Professional Development]

Attenborough Arts Centre invites anyone in the community to engage with the arts. Our current arts programme pilots new approaches to performance and creative learning, supporting local and national artists to take risks and try new ideas, especially those with emerging careers and disabled artists. We encourage partnerships to develop artists cross-over and collaboration with different art forms. We are looking to develop further work, aiming to foster debate with artists, students, academics and wider audiences. Our new exhibitions programme focuses on art that is relevant, engaging and accessible, critical and progressive. Our exhibitions will have a social motivation exploring the changing role of contemporary art, its local and global relevance; supporting practical, aesthetic, and poetic new approaches to our society, our environment and our place within the two. Please see website for further information about current and upcoming opportunities.

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Drake Music [Professional Development]

Through the Artistic Development programme, Drake Music aims to support disabled musicians to develop their work and careers so that they can play a major part in the wider landscape of the arts and culture. This is done in many ways: including running regional projects such as Connect and Collaborate London; Laboratory days; and Jam & Scratch days, where musicians can play together and test out new work on an audience. Projects are also being developed across different platforms, collaborating with artists and companies from other disciplines - such as writers, visual artists, filmmakers and dancers - creating live performances, online experiences and films/videos. See the website and contact the team for details of current workshops, projects and events.

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Deafinitely Theatre [Professional Development]

In 2013 Deafinitely Theatre launched the HUB, to bring d/Deaf actors and theatre practitioners together to participate in workshops, tuition and all aspects of theatre. Workshops so far...History of Theatre led by Andrew Muir and Mark Sands to give an overview of the development and styles of drama from Greek to the modern day. Deaf Theatre History workshop led by Simon Floodgate from University of Reading looking at the development and history of deaf theatre. Improvising and Devising led by Steve Harper from "Told By An Idiot" and introducing various games, exercises and even stage combat training. Space, Time, Rhythm & Body - Theatre Before The Word led by Omar Elerian from Bush Theatre giving plenty of tips for either scripted or devised work. Bachir Sachir from International Visual Theatre (Paris) delivered multi-disciplinary strands of acting especially rhythm and timing. The HUB is developing actors profiles and skills through its programme to encourage more participation in mainstream theatres. Contact Deafinitely Theatre for details of upcoming workshops and events.

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DaDaFest [Professional Development]

DaDaFest hosts a number of projects, initiatives and workshops outside the festival which focus on Disability and d/Deaf Arts. Contact DaDaFest for details of current projects. DaDa Fest also publishes the Hands On web resource which provides opportunities for d/Deaf people working in the arts and cultural sectors to share ideas and opportunities, offer support and network. Sign up at: http://be-hands-on.ning.com.

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Shape Arts [Professional Development]

The Signposting Guide: An on-line resource offering handy tips and hints for disabled people on a range of subjects from applying for a job to diversifying your audiences and presenting your artwork.

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Link Up Arts [Professional Development]

Café Lua runs every second Wednesday of the month (excluding August) at Salisbury Arts Centre - a social get together for artists with disabilities and an informal open space for inspiration and discussion. As well as networking and discussion, every month there is a focus on a particular topic or issue, with occasional workshops and visits to exhibitions or performances in other venues. Link Up Arts produces a regular newsletter for disabled artists and those interested in disability arts. The newsletter is also an opportunity for artists to showcase work. Link Up Arts is keen to explore a range of events to engage disabled artists.

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Disability Arts Cymru [Professional Development]

- Publishes training opportunities from across Wales in its 'What's On' publication and on its website. - Runs a number of projects which provides skills development across a range of artforms for disabled artists. - Offers an Advisory & Support Scheme for disabled artists to help identify training needs and opportunities.

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Graeae Theatre Company [Professional Development]

Graeae continues its aim to develop professionally trained disabled artists who will enrich the artistic industry in the UK, reflecting the full diversity of the population. Get in touch with Graeae to find out more about its current and upcoming training programmes.

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Stopgap Dance Company [Professional Development]

Dancer Training: Stopgap provides bespoke training for dancers which promotes collaboration between disabled and non-disabled dance artists. Teacher Training Programme: Stopgap runs annual one day teacher training workshops for Trinity Laban's Professional Development Programme and at the Royal Academy of Dance as well as workshops at Farnham Maltings. Training sessions can be organised for dance teachers, community dance artists and students on request.

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Orpheus [Professional Development]

Orpheus is an independent specialist college that offers a life-changing programme of independence skills to young disabled adults who are motivated by the performing arts. Please visit their website or contact the organisation for further information on current opportunities and how to apply.

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Candoco Dance Company [Professional Development]

- Candoco delivers tailored training for artists through its Teacher Training Intensives, International Labs, Dancer Development Days and Choreographic Hothouses. - Candoco also offers bespoke mentoring and consultancy programmes for artists and institutions and maintains a growing network of Candoco Artists who act as ambassadors of inclusive dance.  - Candoco strives to educate and engage artists, practitioners and the general public in discussion and debate about dance through its In Dialogue events. Please contact the organisation for details of specific current and upcoming opportunities.

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