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PROJECT CO-ORDINATORHull UK City of Culture 2017

LGBT50 Intergenerational Dance Project
Period of Contract: March to end of July 2017
Fee: £3,750 for notionally 30 days,
including local travel expenses

Yorkshire Dance is commissioned by Hull UK City of Culture 2017, alongside Duckie in the realisation of an intergenerational performance commission as part of a national event marking the 50th anniversary of decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK. The event will take place in Hull city centre in July 2017.

Critically acclaimed choreographer Gary Clarke will lead the artistic direction of the dance commission which will include a cast of 8 professional dance artists and up to 42 non-professional dancers aged 16+. The community cast will be recruited primarily from the LGBT community and its friends in Hull and Yorkshire.

We are looking for a freelance co-ordinator to work as part of a team on the delivery of LGBT50 Performance Project (Hull 2017).

TO APPLY, please download an information pack and send a cover letter outlining how you meet the person specification, your CV and 2 references to Kirsty Redhead,

If you would like an informal chat about the post, please call Kirsty on 0113 259 5703

Closing date: Friday 24 February 2017, 12 noon
Interviews: Thursday 2nd March 2017 in Hull, between 10am – 2pm


£22K – £24k – LEEDS

Permanent Contract
Full time – 37.5 hours per week
Sector: Arts, Culture, Heritage, Community and Youth/Children

Can you help us get more people involved in dance? Yorkshire Dance champions the value of dance and its development in Yorkshire, creating opportunities for people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities to see, make and take part in high quality dance. Alongside this, we support artists and practitioners to research, create and present new contemporary work.

We currently have an exciting new opportunity for a Development Officer, working with our senior management team to help us move towards the next stage in our growth. This position is ideal for someone who is ready to take the next step in their fundraising career, and includes opportunities for professional support and mentoring.

You will be a dynamic people person and team player who thrives on working with a wide range of people. You will enjoy using your initiative alongside your experience of the arts, public and charitable sectors to develop creative approaches to raising awareness and income for a wide range of projects and services undertaken by Yorkshire Dance. You will have excellent communication and organisation skills. Flexibility in hours and some travel outside the region may be required.

TO APPLY, please download an information pack, an application form and the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form or request a pack by email from Sorry, we can’t accept CVs.

Closing date: 10am 27 February 2017
Interviews: Thursday 9 March 2017 in Leeds

Yorkshire Dance is an equal opportunities employer.

Yorkshire Dance is supported using public funding by Arts Council England and Leeds City Council.



West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Fresh is our annual showcase of high quality youth dance from across Yorkshire, and part of U.Dance, a national celebration of performance by young people. This year, Fresh is taking place on Saturday 1 April at The West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds.

Yorkshire Dance is looking for a team of enthusiastic, highly motivated and friendly individuals to help us with a variety of responsibilities on the day. Whether you are interested in dance, theatre, performance, event/stage management or you are just a good natured and dedicated individual we want to hear from you.

Volunteers will be needed throughout the day and into the evening. Some of the roles volunteers can expect to do on the day include: assisting with tech rehearsals and workshops; chaperoning groups to rehearsals and workshops; assisting with group registration and helping out backstage during the event.

If you would like more information about the event or Yorkshire Dance, please contact Niamh Bryson via phone 0113 259 5707 or email

If you would like to be a volunteer, please email the following information to Niamh Bryson (email above):

  • Contact Details
  • Availability on the day 
  • 100 words detailing previous volunteering experience and skills and why you would like to volunteer at Fresh 2017.


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