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We’re looking to support a Dance Company to undertake R&D on Digital work for Children and their grown ups. 

We’re really interested in ideas that:

About Pavilion Dance South West:

The PDSW vision is that dance touches everyone’s lives. We transform communities through dance by opening doors, holding hands and enabling people to see themselves in all that we do. In our Bournemouth-based venue, we present dance performances, exhibitions and (usually) more than 40 dance classes every week. Our online digital programme launched in 2020. We are a centre of excellence for socially relevant dance with a national reach and have a strong civic role to enhance the quality of life for residents and visitors to Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole. 

PDSW Programme themes: Dancing in the Streets, Digital Dance, Children & Their Grown Ups

PDSW’s Digital questions: 

How can we make all our Digital content accessible?

What is our Digital brand going to be?

How can we evoke the senses of our Digital audience?

Our Values: Kind; Inclusive; Inspiring and Passionate

About you:

You create Dance – based work. 

We particularly encourage applications from people whose backgrounds and experience are underrepresented within the creative industries, including people who experience racism and d/Deaf and Disabled candidates 

This is open to people working anywhere in the world. The project is English-speaking. CC and BSL can be made available for meetings. 

The R&D:

What PDSW can provide:

What you’d present:

Our process and key dates: 

A panel will consider all applications and select two that most meet PDSW’s work as outlined above. The panel will have representation from the freelance community and from different perspectives. Two digital proposals that the panel think most align with PDSW’s work will be shortlisted.

To apply:

Email with your application. Make sure you include:

Your application can be written (an email or attached proposal of no more than 2 sides of A4), a voice memo, or a video (max 5 minutes)

Please title your email ‘Children and their Grown Ups Digital R&D

Intellectual Property 

This will belong to the artist or company and images/film of the work will only be used by PDSW for purposes related to this R&D or documentation of our programme.

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