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Manasamitra is delighted to announce that it has been successful with its application for the England`s Strategic Touring Fund through the Arts Council. We are very happy about the opportunity we have been given to bring South Asian musical theatre productions to venues across Yorkshire.
AUDITIONS CALL STRATEGIC TOURING PROGRAM 2013/15
For the last six years Manasamitra, the vibrant Yorkshire based South Asian arts organisation has created new innovative work with a series of accomplished musicians and dancers. The company is now seeking to expand its pool of freelance dancers and musicians to create a team to help deliver a new body of work for its upcoming Arts Council England funded Strategic Tour which commences autumn/winter 2013 with a confirmed touring circuit of 15 venues.
Dancers and musicians from any genre are able to apply. Whilst knowledge of musical and dance styles from India would be desirable they are not essential. Good ensemble artists who have the ability to think outside the box and enjoy both working to a brief, as well as a looser devised process are required.
Dancers/Musicians are required to send a full CV and DVD/CD clips demonstrating their work by 30th April 2013 to Supriya Nagarajan, Artistic Director, Manasamitra, 13 Wellington Road, Dewsbury, WF13 1HF. Email : email@example.com, web: www.manasamitra.com
Shortlisted artists will be invited to audition in either Leeds or London in May 2013.
REQUIRED: Business Development Manager/Touring
Manasamitra is a highly creative Yorkshire based arts organisation using the heritage and traditions of India to create original, innovative musical theatre. The company seeks an experienced Business Development Manager/Touring to continue its programme of organizational development and assist delivering our successful Arts council England (ACE) Strategic Touring Award.
This is a P/T hrs weekly, fixed term post running till end October 2014 27,052 pro rata.
This post was created in 2012 with funding support from ACE to help the company achieve the next phase of its development. Over the last 18 months, the current post holder has worked with the Artistic Director to put systems in place to secure the company finacially and structurally. Manasamitra recently successfully secured a 3 year Strategic Touring award from ACE and became a KMC Creative Partner, consequently the role is changing and this post is being re-advertised to reflect changes in the companys needs.
The post holder will deliver a key role by leading the development and implementation of a comprehensive commercial strategy working directly with the CEO/Artistic Director. The post holder will be responsible for continuing the business forward planning, liaising with current funders, generating opportunities and playing an important part in overseeing the Strategic Touring Programme. (Job description downloadable)
We need a dynamic self starter, who wants to join Manasamitras creative team and bring business, touring and financial expertise to the company to help maintain its present level of development. The role retains a high degree of autonomy and it is important that the post holder is able to confidently and effectively manage their workload whilst actively seeking out improvements which benefit the company.
Application letter and CV to Supriya Nagarajan Artistic Director/CEO
Manasamitra, Dewsbury Business Centre, 13, Wellington Road, Dewsbury WF13 1HF or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is 12 noon Wednesday 22nd May 2013. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 29th May 2013 at Manasamtiras Dewsbury Business Centre offices.
Tel: 01924 694192
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted on Thursday 23rd May 2013
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