Thursday, 14 January 2010

Call for Creative Practitioners: Poetry,Drama, Dance, Music

Turves Green Girls’ School and Technology College, Northfield,
Birmingham, B31 4BP

We are looking for a lead multi talented performance based practitioner with skills to work with a group of 15-20 girls from year 8 on a project called :
“Tell me the story of Northfield

We expect you to collaboratively work with the group to research the local area and create a musical or performance  based event based on the findings.
We hope to perform our project at the Northfield Carnival in July 2010

We would like to raise aspiration through the project and engender a sense of pride in the area. We are also hoping to increase engagement in literacy through the project.

We would welcome female practitioners to apply for this.

Dates & times for the project:

3.2. planning with lead teachers & a pupil planning group: 
Times 9-12.50                                            £130
 8.2. full day workshop                                £230                     
Every second Thursday starting  11.2 -1.7.2010  times:11.50-16.30:
                9 sessions @ £130       =         £1170
7.6. Full day workshop                                £230
4.7. Northfield Carnival                               £ 230
Additional Planning & reflection, 1.5days    £345
                                                         Total £ 2335

There might be an opportunity to bring in additional practitioners to support the project team with additional skills.

Interview: 27.1. 2010
Time:  13.30-15.30.

We would like you to prepare a short activity of 15min for the interview group(about 10-15 girls).  Lead teacher & Creative Agent will also be at the interview.

If you are not successful we will reimburse you £50 for attending the interview.

To apply you need:
-          a CRB check not older than 18 months
-          10million public liability

Please send:
A  CV  ( no more than 2pages)
a short statement/ proposal ( no more than 1 page)
the date of your CRB check

 Application to: Iris Bertz, Creative Agent

Deadline Friday 22.1. 2010  at 5pm

 You will hear from me on Monday the 25.1. 2010 in the afternoon at the latest, if you have been shortlisted.
Please do not apply if you do not have a recent CRB check or are not available on the key full days.

This project is part of an “Enquiry” project supported by Creative Partnerships

For more information about the school:


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