BBC Performing Arts Fellow
As part of the BBC Performing Arts Fellowship, tutti frutti is seeking an individual who has shown dedication towards a career in theatre for children and who demonstrates potential to take the next step towards a professional career as a playwright for children’s theatre. tutti frutti is a national and international touring theatre company, funded by Arts Council England, who creates theatre for children aged 3-7 years.
The fellowship will provide:
- A tailor-made programme to develop your skills
- Guidance and mentoring provided by experienced staff and leading children’s writers
- An opportunity to explore your writing and experience working on a selection of projects
- Attendance at children’s theatre festivals
- Performance or readings of your work
The fellowship will take place between January and December 2015 through an agreed flexible programme.
Please note that this fellowship is subject to tutti frutti being chosen as a host organisation (confirmation to be received in November 2014). The BBC Fellowship is not a salaried post, but provides funding to cover expenses, time and resources needed to properly support and nurture a developing writer.
If you are interested in this opportunity, email Wendy Harris with a CV and covering letter (1 sides of A4 maximum) detailing
- some of your experience in creating theatre for children
- how this fellowship will benefit you in your career and support your professional goals
If you have any queries please contact Wendy Harris 0113 3880027
Deadline for applications: 5pm Monday 4th August 2014.
If selected, you must be available for an interview on 14th August 2014 in Leeds. Please note that as detailed in the BBC’s guidelines, if you have previously worked for tutti frutti in any paid capacity, you are not eligible to apply. For more information on the Fellowship, see www.bbc.co.uk/performingartsfund/grants/paf-fellowship
Individuals from black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply for this training opportunity as it is widely recognised that there is a lack of diversity in the sector.