For dancers, dance teachers, students, therapists, care partners, people with Parkinson's and allied health professionals. Training is offered by Dance for Parkinson’s Network UK and People Dancing, in partnership with Fresh Arts, North Bristol NHS Trust and English National Ballet.
Applications are open for up to £5000, plus mentoring and in-kind support, to enable dance creatives to research, test and/or launch new artistic and entrepreneurial ideas. Deadline for applications: 10am, Monday 20 February
Attitude is Everything improves Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music by working in partnership with audiences, artists and the music industry. The Grassroots Project Manager will be responsible for delivering a Charter of Best Practice project to grassroots venues and playing a significant part in driving forward a new Breaking the Sound Barriers programme.
A six-day course from the International School of Storytelling at Emerson College, led by storyteller Roi Gal-Or and medical doctor Daniela Scaglione. Cost: £325 Sunday 19 February at 19:30 to Friday 24 February at 12:30
'Connector' to develop work between mask theatre and health and care sectors, Worcester – deadline 24 February 2017
Vamos Theatre requires a freelance 'Connector' to work on a two-year ACE Strategic Touring-funded project to opportunities to work with the health and care sectors, particularly in relation to dementia. A job description is attached. For a complete breakdown of the project, and two year time scale, please contact the Vamos office on 01905 312921.
Youth Music is a national charity investing in music-making projects for children and young people facing challenging circumstances.
Collage Artist/Workshop Facilitator – Science Engagement Project, London – deadline 28 February 2017
Imperial College London is seeking a collage artist experienced in facilitating creative workshops with children and families to collaborate on a science engagement project for the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Sadler’s Wells is inviting applications from over-60s groups across the country to perform in Elixir Extracts, part of Elixir Festival 2017. It is looking for a diverse range of dance works of approximately 5-8 minutes in length, to be performed in the Lilian Baylis Studio on 24 & 25 June.
Artists of all disciplines are invited to apply for the 2017 WHAT 2017 artist-in-residence programme, focused on participation and collaboration with University Hospital Waterford. Read more
Friday, 3 March 2017, 10am to 5pm The Geffrye Museum of the Home, 136 Kingsland Road, London E2 8EA
City Arts is looking for a Digital Project Officer to work with an App Developer and Designer to produce a high-end app for older people, carers and health professionals. The successful applicant will be a creative, motivated and dynamic person, and a brilliant communicator with a good knowledge of digital technology and its potential for individuals and communities.
A degree course which focuses on participation in cross-artform projects. For students interested in collaboration, communication and leadership in a range of cultural and socially-engaged contexts. The course aims to prepare students for life in the arts industry, with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and employability.
A practice-based seminar aimed at mental health professionals (psychiatrists, psychologists, psychotherapists, arts therapists, and counsellors) who wish to learn more about the processes the arts therapies offer, and professionals who are interested in incorporating receptive music therapy methods into their practice.
CNWL Arts in Health is looking for a volunteer project worker to join the Arts in Health team, working closely with North West London Arts Psychotherapies service. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with artists from a variety of backgrounds. The role would suit someone considering an arts-based career in mental health.
Of interest to arts practitioners, community arts workers, occupational and arts therapists, group workers, reminiscence practitioners, and staff from health and social care services who are interested and/or experienced in positive approaches to dementia care. Contact the ERN (see below) to apply, or Read more.