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English National Ballet is a bold company of ambitious dancers, choreographers, costumiers, musicians and designers. The dynamic new management partnership between Artistic Director, internationally renowned ballerina Tamara Rojo and Executive Director, Caroline Thomson heralds the start of an exciting and ambitious new phase in the incredible story of English National Ballet (ENB).

English National Ballet is committed to equal opportunities and encourages applications from all sectors of our society.

DANCE FOR PARKINSON'S: ASSOCIATE DANCE ARTIST AND ASSOCIATE MUSICIAN

English National Ballet in partnership with DanceEast will be bringing Dance for Parkinson's to Ipswich in October 2014. English National Ballet and DanceEast, two of the UK’s leading dance organisations, share a vision towards the power of dance to inspire and enrich the lives of people with Parkinson’s.

ASSOCIATE DANCE ARTIST

We are looking to recruit a highly experienced, passionate and committed Associate Dance Artist to join our team and to co-lead our Dance for Parkinson’s classes in Ipswich drawing on the themes, dance material, concepts and music from English National Ballet’s repertoire.

You will have significant professional dance teaching experience including delivering dance for different groups such as adults, older people, people with Dementia, Parkinson’s and disabilities. You will be confident in your standard of ballet and contemporary technique, demonstrating a high level of competency, and be able to select appropriate dance material from the repertoire to develop and plan the class content in collaboration with a musician.

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Applicants must be prepared to work in Ipswich.

Application Process
Please apply with an introductory email stating your interest in the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements. Attach a current CV and the details of two referees. Applicants will be required to undertake and enhanced DBS and to obtain their own public liability insurance.

Please send your application to:
Email: lucy.bayliss@danceeast.co.uk
Closing date for application: Thursday 2 October, 17.00

DANCE FOR PARKINSON'S - ASSOCIATE MUSICIAN

We are looking to recruit a Freelance Associate Musician to accompany and co-lead our Dance for Parkinson’s classes in Ipswich utilising a range of musical techniques and drawing on the music from English National Ballet’s repertoire.

You will have improvisatory skills and good score-reading skills, and be comfortable adapting and arranging music to suit the class. You will co-lead sections of the class, developing vocal and rhythmic ideas and have an interest in, and ideally experience, in working in dance for different groups, including adults, older people, people with dementia, Parkinson’s and disabilities. 

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Applicants must be prepared to work in Ipswich.

Application Process
Please apply with an introductory email stating your interest in the role and how your skills and experience meet the requirements. Attach a current CV and the details of two referees. Applicants will be required to undertake and enhanced DBS and to obtain their own public liability insurance.

Please send your application to:
Email: lucy.bayliss@danceeast.co.uk
Closing date for application: Thursday 2 October, 17.00

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