Added to Creative Stoke, 6th March 2011

re:stoke are seeking a female dancer or ex-dancer, age 50+, for their forthcoming reclaim performance project at the disused Spode factory in Stoke town in May 2011. Full details on the flyer…

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Jobs:  Stoke-on-Trent City Council require a Community Dance Artist (Ballroom & Modern Sequence) (CE2011/005). The city has secured funding to deliver dance workshops in Stoke-on-Trent. A written quotation is sought for a dance artist(s) to deliver:

1. A number of individual two-hour community Ballroom & Modern Sequence workshops. Times to be agreed with dance artist(s).

2. A series of eight ‘beginners learn to’ Ballroom & Modern Sequence classes, each 1 hour 30 minutes in duration. Lessons could be during the day or early evening.

Application deadline: 18th March 2011. Start date to be agreed by negotiation and contract but not later than 4 April 2011.

Also needed is a Community Dance Artist (Belly Dance / Arabic Dance) (CE2011/004), with basically the same delivery details as above, but an application date of 17th March 2011. The belly-dance artist will be able to use 30 shimmy/hip-belts purchased centrally by the project.

For full details contact Vanessa Darlington at: or see this MS Excel document.

Interested in finding crowd-funding projects to donate to? Your editor has launched a basic little search-tool that lets you search across 14 different crowd-funding websites.

Chris Stone, the maker of the new vampire series set in Stoke-on-Trent Blood and Bone China, has been interviewed by the vampire website/magazine GetFanged.

Job:  Mainstream Theatre Arts is seeking a part-time experienced drama teacher for primary age children (Key Stage 1 & 2), in and around Stoke-on-Trent. Deadline: 18th March 2011. You’ll be able to plan and teach… “ongoing drama lessons from the company’s broad syllabus, and deal with challenging behaviour in the classroom”. To apply, please send your C.V. to:

Interactive media professionals may be interested in a subsidised two-day Technique 2011 in Manchester. This is billed as… “two days of design and code for digital designers and developers”, and a North West Development Agency… “subsidised discount means you may only pay £500 instead of £1,200”. Apparently this discount is across-the-board — and thus applies to people from North Staffs as well as those from Manchester.


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