Artistic Director Assistant for children and families work

Cost: N/A

Organiser: DancingStrong

Adesola Akinleye and DancingStrong company are looking for an Artistic Director’s Assistant to support the company during the Bath leg of their early year’s touring.

The company will be presenting ‘Found’ to young audiences and their families over three days 1, 2 & 3 June including a closed performance for Hospice families.

Forming part of a national tour of two works, ‘Found’ and ‘Light Steps’, the company presents gentle and thoughtful interactive work, devised during residencies with children as choreographic consultants. This year’s tour takes in both traditional theatre venues and Early Year / community settings and is supported by Take Art’s ‘Hopper’ commissioning programme.

Adesola would like to work with an assistant who is interested in interactive work and / or work for children

Tasks would include:

  • –  Shadowing the artistic director and assisting with pre and post show


  • –  Assisting with management or props and costumes
  • –  Assisting the company with collecting and collating audience feedback
  • –  Assisting the company with audience interaction elements as required

The company can offer travel expenses for travel from the Bath/Bristol surrounds, a small per diem towards food, plus an hour’s mentoring with Adesola. There are two shows per day on the 1 & 2 June and one on the 3rd June.

To apply please send a short statement telling us what you would hope to gain from the placement to [email protected]

Further information:
Short film – ‘The Making of Found’





Contact Details

Adesola Akinleye
[email protected]

Opportunity title: Artistic Director Assistant for children and families work
Expiry Date: 2018-05-18T00:00:00+01:00