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OPEN CALL: Catalan and Balearic Artist Residency Programme
As part of the development of a long term reciprocal partnership between Catalan, Balearic and UK cultural organisations, SeaChange Arts is launching a new programme of residencies in 2018 for artists working in the Circus and Street Arts sectors (indoors and outdoors) and across a variety of disciplines.
We will be looking to work with selected Catalan and Balearic artists on a range of creative projects over an intensive period of 8 months from October 2018 to June 2019 and welcomes applications from companies with shows at any stage of development.
A flexible, bespoke package of non-financial benefits and support will be offered to selected companies seeking to develop their shows, collaborate and widen their access to markets across Europe.
The residency programme will be developed with support from the following partners: Institut Ramon Llull, Institut d’Estudis Baleàrics and Trapezi, the Circus Fair of Catalonia.
To find out more and to apply, please download the open call document(s) below.
Deadline for applications 30 June 2018.
Join the SeaChange Board
SeaChange Arts is recruiting new board members to join the charity as we enter our 21st year in 2019. SeaChange is an independent arts development charity, dedicated to delivering outstanding opportunities for artists and communities through supporting, hosting and delivering circus and street arts projects and events in Great Yarmouth, the UK and beyond.
SeaChange’s Mission is “to provide transformational opportunities for artists and communities by supporting, hosting and delivering world class international circus and street art projects and events”.
SeaChange’s Vision is “to aspire to create in Great Yarmouth an International Centre of Excellence for circus and street arts creation, training and delivery, to be a UK and European leader in development of the sector and the UK’s main gateway to Europe”.
We are seeking exceptional individuals with strategic vision and an interest in the arts. We are particularly keen to hear from applicants with skills and experience in the following areas:
- Energy and renewables
- Finance and accountancy
- PR, marketing and audience development
- Education and training
- Leisure and tourism
- Business and commercial development
- International community
- Arts at a national/international level
Candidates should be willing to commit to attending four board meetings per year, with additional committee and advisory work as appropriate.
Meetings are held in Great Yarmouth, usually at 5.30pm.
This is a voluntary role, but reasonable out-of-pocket expenses can be covered.
Trustee information pack can be downloaded here: New Trustee Information Pack
For more information, or to discuss this role and the work of SeaChange Arts, please contact: Malcolm Colin-Stokes, Chairman of Trustees on 01493 843089 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Drill House 150 Artist Call Out
Drill House 150 – HLF Project
We are looking to work with artists from a variety of disciplines to run community and educational workshops as part of the 150th year celebrations of the Drill House.
Photography, visual arts, arts and crafts, dance, circus, music, photography, animation.
and to create installations:
Sound installations/Photo Booth set & props/video projections / heritage interpretation boards.
The workshops and installations are to be informed by archive research, oral histories and stories collected as part of the project .
- The building and its architecture
- Military training and war
- Family and community
- Sport and fitness
- Circus, arts and performance
The installations should reflect these key themes.
Completion 9th June
Please send us a short expression of interest detailing your interest in the project and experience of working in an arts – heritage context. Along with your fees (day rates), CV and examples of previous work.
Please send this to email@example.com
Seachange Arts have received a grant of £49,400 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for a project to celebrate and explore the historic York Road Drill Hall, in this its 150th year. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, the project, Drill House 150 focuses on the history of the building in both its military and community roles.
Drill House Staff
Want to work with SeaChange Arts?
SeaChange are dedicated to delivering outstanding circus and street arts events and opportunities, including the Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts.
Following around £1m of work on our Drill House building in Great Yarmouth, courtesy of investment from Arts Council England, the Drill House is set to become a leading international centre for circus and street arts creation as well as a vital community hub. We’re on the look-out for a people to help us develop our team and a range of exciting projects.
We’re looking for the following roles on casual and freelance contracts:
CIRCUS & PERFORMANCE TUTORS
We’re keen to expand our team of tutors, so if you are a circus tutor, or you work in a related field, (dance, theatre, gymnastics) who’d like to get involved in circus, we’d love to hear from you.
CIRCUS RIGGERS & TECHNICIANS
Experienced circus riggers and lighting and audio crew to support events and residencies at the Drill House.
ARTISTS, MAKERS & FABRICATORS
We’ll be expanding our work creating fabulous festival décor, delivering creative workshops, and building crazy contraptions. If you’re an artist, maker or fabricator who’d like to get involved in the world of street arts, we’d love to hear from you!
CASUAL EVENT & OPERATIONAL STAFF
We’re looking for outgoing, enthusiastic and flexible Drill House crew members to staff and set up events and residencies, building operations, support event publicity and look after audiences and visitors at the Drill House.
If you think this sounds like you and you want to get involved with SeaChange Arts, please send a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org