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# Opportunities at DQDT

Freelance Community Dance Artist:


Job Opportunity:  

We are seeking an experienced Community Dance Artist (CDA) with strong facilitation skills to deliver a 10 week programme of participatory dance activities for young people 4 - 18 years of age under the title “Let’s Dance Together”. 


The programme will be delivered in three separate age groups as part of DQDT’s Saturday Participatory Programme during Autumn 2023 and will conclude with an informal showing of the work and themes explored. The class will run from October 7th - December 9th 2023 every Saturday applicants must be available for every Saturday


The CDA will be supported by Artistic Director Dylan Quinn in the planning of the programme of workshops to ensure the activities fulfil the aims of the programme as supported by The Community Foundation. Workshop delivery will be supported by DQDT volunteers. 


Workshops will take place as part of DQDT’s established programme of Saturday classes :

Mini Movers 4-7 year olds

Funky Feet 8 - 11 year olds

Connect Youth Dance 12 - 18 year olds


A fee of £2000 is being offered for the planning and delivery of the programme of workshops, an additional amount £25 per day towards travel costs is also provided. General and small administration tasks will be required as part of the contract of work. 2 short pre meetings will be required in the planning process with at least one of them in person. The promotion, registration and space confirmation of the programme will be managed in association with DQDT. Workshop delivery will be supported by DQDT volunteers. 


The programme of work has been made possible as a result of funding from the The Community Fountain Business I Fund. The successful applicant will be supported by Artistic Director Dylan Quinn to ensure the workshops delivered fulfil the themes of the DQDT’s community programme. 


If you are interested in working with Dylan Quinn Dance Theatre as FCDA please forward a brief application letter and CV to with the subject line Let's Dance Together FCDA.


Please ensure in your application letter/CV you detail your specific experience in relation to youth dance community facilitation and a brief paragraph explaining why you are interested in the project. 


Deadline for application is 15th September.  

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