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Callout for Freelance Project Evaluator (Exeter Northcott Futures)

Exeter Northcott Futures is a programme of support and professional development for South West theatre makers, comprising of an Artist Programme for artists and makers in the early stages of their career, a Producers Programme for new producers and an Associate Companies scheme for mid-career artists looking for a step-up in their career.

We are looking to appoint a freelance project evaluator, based in the region, to analyse the data we have collected through our evaluation framework and write a report, referring to our original goals and assessing the project outcomes. The report produced will be used as a learning and advocacy tool to report back to our supporters, and to strengthen our Talent Development offer moving forward.

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DEADLINE: MONDAY 5TH JULY, 6PM

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Call-out for artists for community festival (SET FEE)

In collaboration with the Newcourt Community Association, the Exeter Northcott Theatre are organising a creative community festival!

We’re looking for local artists (living in or with a strong connection to the Newcourt area) to share creative experiences with festival visitors. We’re thinking of performances or activities such as:

– A short performance
– Meet the puppets
– A mini-workshop
– An interactive craft activity
– A mini-gig of songs or poems
– Something we haven’t even thought of!

Morning programming will be focused on work for children and families; afternoon programming on offers suitable for all ages.

Selected artists will receive a fee of £200 per creative sharing.

DEADLINE: FRIDAY 2 JULY, 5PM

Find out more through the link below, or contact Nicole Redfern for an informal chat. Click “Apply Now” to register your interest and tell us about the experience you’d like to offer.

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Heritage Project Volunteers

We are looking for enthusiastic and inquisitive volunteers interested in local history and theatre to participate in an Oral History programme this summer.

The Oral History programme is part of a much wider project exploring the theatre’s history and archives – more information can be found here.

A team of passionate volunteers will receive training and support to develop oral history skills, specifically around interviewing and transcribing. This team will then carry out interviews with several key people from the theatre’s history, to help us tell the story of live performance and creativity in Exeter and Devon over the past 50 years.

“I have loved working for the Northcott and have found a multitude of interesting facts about Exeter and the theatre and how it has changed over the years. It will always have a special place in my heart!” (Heritage Project intern)

For more information about the role, click ‘more info’ below.

To apply, please get in touch with our Heritage Manager, Sophie McCormack, at heritage@exeternorthcott.co.uk with some information about why you’re interested in getting involved. You can also call for an informal chat on 01392 722411

DEADLINE: TUESDAY 22 JUNE 2021, 12PM

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TRAINING COMPANY: PAID PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES FOR 16-24 YEAR OLDS

KICKSTART YOUR CAREER IN THE PERFORMING ARTS …

Exeter Northcott Theatre is delighted to be working with the Government’s Kickstart programme to offer a number of paid six-month training placements for young people interested in developing a career within the performing arts.

We’re looking for up to 16 young people to become part of a new ‘Training Company’, offering participants a combination of intensive, studio-based, performance training and opportunities to create new live performances, including large-scale outdoor work during the Summer, and new small-scale theatre which will be shared as part of Exeter Fringe Festival this Autumn.

Participants can expect to work alongside our professional creative team, as they gain CV-boosting skills and first-hand experience of working within the theatre industry. They will also receive individual mentoring and sessions focusing on future employability.

The Training Company will run from 1st June to 26th November 2021, and will be based in Exeter, including time working at both the Northcott & Barnfield Theatres.

Participants will be employed for 25 hours per week (Mon-Weds except during performance periods when working days will vary), and will be paid the National Minimum Wage / National Living Wage, depending on age.

WHO’S THIS FOR…

As these placements are funded by the Government’s Kickstart programme, they are open to anyone aged 16-24 years, who is currently in receipt of Universal Credit.

There are no other formal eligibility requirements, but we’re looking for young people who can demonstrate a strong interest in, and some experience of performing – this could be as an actor, singer, dancer, musician or in some other area.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED…

To apply you will need to be referred to us by your Job Centre Work Coach, so we’d advise you to speak to them first and then complete the simple online application at the Apply Now link below. Your Job Centre Work Coach will also be able to tell you about possible help with travel costs.

WE’RE STILL ACCEPTING REFERRALS!

There’s time for you to register for Universal Credit and apply for this Kickstart opportunity, but please note that we will be filling the 16 available places as applications come in, so we’d advise you not to delay applying if you’re interested.

If you have any questions about the opportunity, drop us a line at jobs@exeternorthcott.co.uk and we’ll get back in touch as soon as possible.

If you’re currently a student and wondering about applying for Universal Credit, visit www.gov.uk/guidance/universal-credit-and-students for more information.

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