Apply to be Executive Director of Dance in Devon; Perform at Watch This Space and U.Dance Regional 2015; Events, Opportunites and Performances in Devon
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Apply to perform in 2015 dance platforms 

Dance in Devon are hosting two dance platforms for Devon:

Watch This Space 
22nd January 2015 at Exeter Northcott
We are looking for performers for our South West contemporary dance platform. Now in its 7th year, Watch This Space offers a regional platform for home grown talent. If you have a piece you would like to share you have until the 1st December to apply.

U.Dance SW Regional
As the regional partner working with Youth Dance England, Dance in Devon are hosting a regional platform at Exeter Northcott in Spring 2015 (date tbc). Those who take part in the U.Dance regional will have the chance to be selected for the U.Dance National in Plymouth between 22-25th July 2015. We are looking for youth dance companies in the South West, performers aged 11 – 19 years old, and inclusive or integrated groups are especially welcome (ages 11 – 24 years old). You have until the 19th December to apply. 

Dance in Devon are looking for an Executive Director
We are looking for someone who can bring innovation, energy and passion to dance development in Devon. We need an exceptional individual to lead this small but ambitious organisation and keep us moving forward. If this opportunity sounds exciting, download an information pack here. You have until the 21st November to apply. 

Creative Conversation with Wayne McGregor CBE
4th December, 7-8.15pm, Dartington SPACE, Totnes
Wayne McGregor will hold the final Creative Conversation of 2014, in discussion with Gay Watson. Hear directly from Wayne about his approach to working with scientific collaborators and the process behind his craft. This is a free event.

STEAM: Dawlish Local Line
5th December, 4.30pm
Meet outside Dawlish Train Station. Free.
As part of arts wave devon, Dance in Devon has been working with Dawlish to create Dawlish Journeys, a major new arts project that has been designed with and for the community. Join us to celebrate with a parkour performance from The Urban Playground Team who have been working with The Dawlish Dancers and students from local schools. As part of the performance there will also be a lantern parade with local primary schools and home educated young people. We will also launch an art and poetry exhibition, and showcase further dance performances from local schools between 6-7pm at The Strand Centre. This event is part of the Christmas lights switch on. 

The Dance in Devon team are off to People Dancing International Conference in Cardiff with The Foundation for Community Dance. Our Silver Dancers project will be one of the featured case studies from Pavilion Dance South West on Friday’s session on Older People Dancing.  We look forward to seeing some of you there.

Lizzy Humber, Dance in Devon

Autumn Dance Diary

Impact Tour
14th November
Cygnet Theatre Exeter
Exim Dance Company ask you to find time to remember the past, the underlying ties that bind and the cemented connections we try to break. Please contact Exim for workshop opportunities and further tour details.

Life Forces
18th November 
Exeter Phoenix
Jane Mason's Life Forces offers a meditation on memory’s place in the face of uncertain futures, and on transformation and change as the core ground of being, the ‘life force’ that links everything and everyone. Joined by writer/performer Phil Smith.
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Iris and The Vast Rocks
18th November
Dartington SPACE
24th February
Exeter Phoenix
In this piece Richard Chappell Dance (pictured) tackle the mental health problem Nyctophobia, an extreme fear of the dark.  It links to the absence and presence of light.  IRIS also draws on the science behind reflection and refraction.

Of Land and Tongue
22nd November
Barbican Theatre

Theo Clinkard's brand new double bill delivers a truly visceral dance experience in an intimate setting, where live music and breathtaking dance rips across the floor right at the audience's feet.

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Wayne McGregor | Random Dance 

Open Pilates class
3rd-6th December 2014
9-10am. Studio 6, Dartington SPACE
Taught by Catarina Carvalho, Rehearsal Assistant for Wayne McGregor | Random Dance, these classes are open to all abilities: max 10 places  £5.00 per session.
Book here

Open Company class
3rd-6th December 2014
10.15-11.30am.  Studio 6, Dartington SPACE 
Taught by Antoine Vereecken, Restager/Rehersal Director for Wayne McGregor, Random Dance, these classes are aimed at those with a high technical ability. £5 per session.  
Book here

Mind and Movement Workshop
4th December 2014
4.30-6.30pm. Studio 6, Dartington SPACE
Mind and Movement is a new choreographic resource from Wayne McGregor | Random Dance (pictured) which is based around the Choreographic Thinking Tools that have emerged from Wayne McGregor's methods in the studio and which are grounded in a decade of research with cognitive scientists.  The workshop will be delivered by Jasmine Wilson, Director of Creative Learning for Random Dance.  £15.
Book here
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Open workshop with Lisa May Thomas
18th November
2-4pm, Studio 6
Dartington SPACE
Lisa May Thomas and Andy Pink and a small group of dancers will be in residence at Dartington to continue their creative research project The Touch Diaries. You are warmly invited to participate in an open workshop.

‘Common Dance’ 
22nd November, Teignmouth
23rd November, Exeter
Phil Smith and Melanie Kloetzel are exploring possibilities for making ‘common dance’ scores based on subjective responses to everyday places and their mythogeographies. They would like to invite anyone interested to come and test out the scores with them – scores designed for anyone to use. Limited spaces.

Body Work
24th-25th November
Studio 1 Dartington SPACE
Gentle rejuvenative exercise and movement education in body-mind integration and constructive rest, with Rosalyn Maynard.

Dance Network Active (DNA)
25th November4.30-5.45pm
St Lukes Campus, Exeter 
A free event for all dance teachers/educators/artists working with young people

Masterclass with Russell Maliphant
29th November, 11am-2pm
@The House, Plymouth University
£20 (£12.50)

Flying Low and Passing Through
10-11th January 2015
@The House, Plymouth University
2 day workshop with Leila McMillan 
£70 (£40)

Attik Youth Dance Company
Open Classes Wednesday 5.30-6.30pm
Radiant House, Plymouth.
For young people who would like to dance and extend their physicals skills with the company.
£2.50 per session.

See more opportunities.
Header Image: Jane Mason, Photographer Benjamin J Borley
Opportunities Image: Crystal Zillwood,
Photographer Kevin Clifford
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