In the final list of opportunities for young underrepresented people in the arts before our break next week, you’ll find some crackers from Clean Break, a treat for nature writers and several jobs via the Kickstart scheme for 18-24 year olds. Good luck!
Whisper TV want to meet disabled people interested in working behind the scenes in sports TV.
More info here:https://www.whisper.tv/news/whisper-aims-to-increase-disability-representation-in-sports-production
Graeae are running a new short course to help disabled theatre-makers develop their theatre-making skills, and with the aim of fostering a safe space to support creativity and artistic development for a new collective of Deaf, disabled and neurodivergent artists at any stage of their career.
Deadline 12th Sept: https://graeae.org/our-work/let-me-be/
PiPA are hiring a Yorkshire-based project manager, and strongly welcome applications from underrepresented groups in the performing arts, namely people who are D/deaf and/or disabled, people from Black, Asian and Ethnically diverse backgrounds, and parents/carers from lower socio-economic backgrounds.
Deadline 13th Sept:https://pipacampaign.org/resource/project-manager-job
Clean Break’s Young Artists Development Programme is a year-long programme offering training, workshops and live performance opportunities to support the new talent of under-represented women artists.
Deadline 13th Sept:https://www.cleanbreak.org.uk/members/
Clean Break also run a Members Programme offering a programme of workshops to women who have lived experience of the criminal justice system or are at risk of entering it due to drug alcohol or mental health issues.
Shape Arts’ Free Reads programme, which provides free feedback for disabled writers on a low income, is now open.
Deadline 21st Sept: https://www.shapearts.org.uk/blog/low-income-disabled-writers-get-professional-feedback-on-your-work
Bristol Ideas have a paid residency for a Brisol-based working class writer.
Deadline 22nd Sept:https://www.bristolideas.co.uk/news/category/working-class-writers-festival/opportunity-for-working-class-writer-in-new-festival/
Arts Admin are looking for a new ‘People, Culture and Change Manager’ which is a full time position.
Deadline 24th Sept: https://www.artsadmin.co.uk/about/jobs/
Soho Theatre have several jobs available via the Kickstart scheme, which are open to people aged 18-24 who are referred by their Kickstart work coach.
Deadline 27th Sept: https://sohotheatre.com/about/jobs/
The Young Vic’s Genesis Future Director’s Award for disabled emerging directors is open until 27th Sept:
Camden People’s Theatre are currently accepting applications for Sprint 2022, a festival of new and unusual theatre. Submit proposals for performanced-ready work for the chance to be programmed (60/40 box office split). They particularly welcome and encourage applications from artists who identify as D/deaf and/or disabled; neurodiverse; working-class, benefit class, criminal class and/or underclass; global majority; migrant; or LGBTQ+.
Deadline 29th September: https://www.cptheatre.co.uk/get-involved/opportunities/
The Nan Shepherd Prize is a literary prize for underrepresented voices in nature writing. It aims to celebrate nature writing and provide an inclusive platform for new and emerging nature writers from underrepresented backgrounds. Submit a book synopsis and writing sample to potentially win a book deal and £10,000 advance.
Deadline 6th October: https://nanshepherdprize.com/
The Chris Ledger Legacy Awards for D/deaf and Disabled Artists, managed by the University of Atypical on behalf of Unlimited and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, is open for applications. The awards support Northern Irish artist who are Disabled, D/deaf or Neurodiverse.
Deadline 12th Oct: https://universityofatypical.org/clla/