‘What’s New’ items added to Creative Stoke, 7th Sept 2009

What’s New items added to Creative Stoke, 7th Sept 2009:—

New! 07.09.09     A dance event for Stoke-on-Trent, Raw Energy, will be held on Saturday 16th January 2010 at The Victoria Hall, Stoke-on-Trent. Raw Energy will be produced by Birmingham’s DanceXchange, as a lead-in event for the national U.Dance Festival (1st-4th July 2010). Applications for Raw Energy are invited from West Midlands groups, and dance pieces submitted should be no longer than six minutes in length. Interested? Contact either Hannah White at Stoke-on-Trent Theatres:  hannahwhite@theambassadors.com   or Preya Chauhan at DanceXchange:  preya.chauhan@dancexchange.org.uk

The main U.Dance England 2010 Festival will take place in Birmingham from 1st-4th July 2010. It will include a three-night residential stay, a workshop/seminar programme and a public dance performance on Sunday 4th July at the Birmingham Hippodrome. Birmingham’s DanceXchange are supporting the event and their studios in the nearby Custard Factory will be used for most of the classes and workshops. West Midlands dance troupes are also invited to apply for this main U.Dance England event. The deadline for U.Dance applications is 30th November 2009.

New! 07.09.09    
Job:   Animators with recent professional experience are required as sessional Lecturers in Animation at the Stoke-on-Trent campus of Staffordshire University, to teach on undergraduate degrees in 2D and 3D Animation and Visual Effects (VFX). Expressions of interest, accompanied by a full C.V., should be sent to: Mr Chris Priestman, Programme Area Manager, Faculty of Arts, Media and Design, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2DE.

New! 07.09.09    
Job:  A part-time Lecturer in Scriptwriting (0.4) is required at the Stoke-on-Trent campus of Staffordshire University. (ref: AMD08/21). Salary: £30,595 – £35,468 per annum pro rata. The university is looking for a practising scriptwriter who also has a passion for passing on their experience to the aspiring creators of tomorrow’s TV programmes and films. If you have a portfolio of recent scripts that have been professionally produced for television, whether in drama or documentary, they are keen to hear from you. Deadline: 25th September 2009. More detail from:  jobs@staffs.ac.uk  quoting reference AMD08/21.

New! 07.09.09    
The Stoke-on-Trent Writing group has announced Autumn/Winter dates: the next meeting is on Saturday 3rd October 2009 at the Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre.  SToW meetings have also been booked for 7th November and 5th December 2009.


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