Dance n Chat Lead Artist – Call Out

We are looking for a local experienced and dynamic youth dance practitioner to be the Lead Artist for Dance n Chat – an exciting multi-partnership project that utilises the 5 ways of wellbeing through dance to empower young people and nurture their wellbeing.

The Lead Artist will work closely with Lisa Lort, Dance Producer for Wellbeing, alongside a collaborative in-studio team, including a Dorset Mind  Health Practitioner and school representative to provide an excellent supportive environment to nurture self and creativity.

We actively encourage artists with different ideas, stories, and dance backgrounds to apply. We are a disability confident employer and open to considerations about how this role might be fulfilled.

The successful candidate will have a strong background in delivering high-quality youth dance and a confident experience of using dance as a tool to nurture wellbeing, whilst being able to demonstrate vision and imagination.

How to apply

Please read the call out and job specification and email your CV alongside a cover letter no longer than 2 pages or a 3-minute video to with the subject title ‘Dance n Chat Artistic Lead’.

Please also ensure you attach a completed equal opportunity form.

Application schedule


Full information is ready to be downloaded in all accessible formats and see below for application deadlines.

If you have any questions or would like to have an impartial chat please contact, Lisa Lort, Dance Producer for Wellbeing on

We look forward to hearing from you!

Responsible to

Dance Producer for Wellbeing


Freelance Contract


Pavilion Dance, Bournemouth

Salary range

Freelance Fee £3950



How to Apply


Midday, Friday 10 December


Second week in Jan (date and time TBC)


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