Thank you to everyone who applied for our paid media internship! Happy to announce, our 2018 intern will be Lucia Fortune-Ely. Lucia is a Third Year Geography undergraduate currently at the University of Bristol. Having danced from a young age, Lucia is an alumna of the National Youth Dance Company and the Centre for Advanced Training at London Contemporary Dance School. Now nearing the end of her academic studies, she is interested in arts management, administration and combining her interests of geography, philosophy and politics in the creative arts. Lucia will join us during the making of 'Puzzle Creature' at Swindon Dance from next week!
We're on the look out for a Media Intern to support our Puzzle Creature creation process!
Working alongside Neon's Artistic Director Adrienne Hart and mentored by Float PR founder Sofia Ilyas, the successful candidate will record and describe Neon’s new production on their own terms, exploring new ways in which to engage their peer group with the performing arts. We're looking for a creative self-starter aged 18 - 25 years old who is based in the Southwest region.
Send your CV and a cover letter or a short video (5-minutes max) describing your experience / interest in the role, alongside the below equal opportunities form to:
Ian Abbott - email@example.com
Equal Opportunities Form (click to download)
Deadline: 30th June 2018
Fee: £650 Bursary (travel inclusive)
Applicants must be able to commit a minimum 5 days to the project between 23rd July – 17th August 2018. All working days/hours are negotiable.
Neon Dance Wild Card at Sadler's Wells, March 2018. Images by Camilla Greenwell.
Part of our recent sold out Wild Card event at Sadler's Wells, Sebastian Reynolds has put together this special, vinyl only mix of piano and piano related music for your ears! The mix features works from master composers such as Erik Satie, John Cage and Olivier Messiaen alongside tuned percussion music from Thailand and Bali, and modern electronic acts Colleen and Aphex Twin. Enjoy!
We're super happy to be working in collaboration with Oxford based composer Sebastian Reynolds and the award winning Thai dance artist Pichet Klunchun on an evening of live traditional Thai music and dance, with a modern, contemporary twist! Informed by research trips to Bangkok exploring Jataka mythology in contemporary Thailand and subsequent studio time with our collaborative team at DanceXchange we're now into the final phase of development as we produce 'Mahajanaka' a retelling of a traditional Jataka tale. There will be a few opportunities to find out more about this international project kicking off at the Ashmolean Museum on the 15th February (12.30 - 1.30 in the lecture room - free to attend). Our preview performance will take place at Wiltshire Music Centre over the Easter weekend and you can pre book your tickets here:
Join Neon Dance for a curated evening of up close performances and live music encounters at Sadler's Wells, part of Nils Frahm's International Piano Day. Our first night has sold out already, second night just added due to demand! 🙌
Neon's Adrienne Hart will begin work on a new creation for Company of Elders in January 2018. The internationally renowned over-60s performance company have proven since 1989 it's never too late to start dancing!