Call out for freelance dance artists

5 October 2021

We’re currently looking for freelance dance artists, to work with us on an ad-hoc basis, to help us deliver our participatory and engagement programme across Greater Manchester.

We’re calling out for practitioners with a range of skills to deliver The Saturday Sessions, our programme for young people, age 4-16, in the first instance, with the possibility of working on various other up-and-coming projects.

We’re seeking dance artists who have experience of working in community and/or educational settings such as:

  • Children and young people
  • Early years
  • Health & wellbeing
  • Integrated practice; learning disabilities & additional needs
  • Qualified to degree level in dance, or an equivalent dance qualification/experience
  • A minimum of 2 years experience of designing and delivering dance workshops in community and/or school settings.
  • Excellent delivery skills. Confident and adaptable to teach workshops in a variety of settings for a wide range of people.
  • Passionate and committed to delivering high quality dance experiences with an ability to inspire and engage people through dance.
  • Excellent verbal and communication skills.
  • Reliable, collaborative and able to work as part of a team as well as independently.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Self-reflective and committed to continuous development to improve the experience for participants
  • A commitment to Company Chameleon’s vision, brand values and future direction for sessions
  • A car user with access to a vehicle
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • Arts Award Advisor training

If you’re interested in working with us, then please express your interest by sharing:

-Your CV and a covering letter, highlighting your key skills, areas of experience and how you meet the person criteria
-A video (no longer than five minutes) describing your key skills, areas of experience and how you meet the person criteria

Please share the above by email to Amber Calland, our Learning & Participation Officer, at by the end of Friday 29 October .

To note, our teaching rate of pay is dependent on experience.

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