Live & Local: Developing Artists in Rural Touring day for Lincolnshire & Nottinghamshire Artists
- Are you or do you consider yourself to be a professional arts organisation or performer?
- Do you ideally live or work in either Lincolnshire or Nottinghamshire or have strong links to either or both counties?
- Have you considered rural touring?
Live and Local, through its Developing Artists in Rural Touring (DART) programme, is looking to find and support artists interested in rural touring.
We are running a whole day for performing artists and arts organisation to find out about opportunities to tour performances in rural locations with Live & Local. At the event you will get to meet our friendly and helpful staff, meet performers and promoters as well as having an opportunity to tell us about yourselves. We are prioritising those artists who work or are based in Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire. You could be a musician, dancer, spoken word artist or theatre maker.
Details of the Day
- Tuesday 8th February 2022
- Venue – Newark Civil War Centre
- Time 10.00 to 4pm for a 10.30 start.
We will fund each company (up to 12) £200 to come along and we’ll treat you to lunch and tea and coffee too.
How can I be part of this?
Apply by completing the application form by Friday 14th Jan at 5pm. You will need to be available on the 8th February to apply.
For more information and to download the application form please go to the link Jobs at Live & Local (liveandlocal.org.uk)
What is the selection process?
Applications will be assessed on the following criteria:
- Links to one of both counties
- Artistic quality
- Interest in rural touring
Please also feel free to email Steve Wilson, Artist Engagement Officer, Steve@liveandlocal.org.uk if you have any questions.
What happens after the programme?
We will be looking to support those organisations/individuals further through mentoring support with the aim for you to be able to have a show ready for rural touring.
About Live & Local
Live & Local is an arts organisation with more than 20 years’ experience of touring professional performing arts into rural communities. From its base in Warwick, it has grown to serve 8 counties, being: Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Worcestershire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. We currently programme about 500 shows a year in 300 rural locations. Take a look around the website to find out more.