A group of adults and young people dance in a studio

DanceXchange (dx), the West Midlands Dance Development Leaders Group (DDLG) and Arts Connect, are looking for inspiring individuals for a number of new roles as part of Beyond Borders 2021, an exciting region-wide youth participation project.

Beyond Borders will bring together dance artists, aspiring dance leaders, young people, and digital artists to work together to produce original work that will be performed at Birmingham International Dance Festival (BIDF) 2021 and feed into Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022. Building on #DanceConnect 2020, Beyond Borders 2021 will focus on a creative enquiry approach to dance and digital collaboration.

We are looking for:
12 x Aspiring Dance Leaders (Aged 16-25)
12 x Dance Artists
Creative Producer
Artistic Facilitator/Director

APPLY NOW –  Deadline for all roles 1 March 2021

The Dance Development Leaders Group (DDLG) led by Arts Connect comprises dance professionals working in all parts of the West Midlands. A membership of 50+ regularly meet to explore the potential for collaboration, shared ambition and mutual support. With a collective history of delivering high quality participatory dance projects successful in reaching large audiences, the impact of our work across the region has inspired many young people to seek further training and development in dance with significant numbers going on to work professionally.

See here for footage of #DanceConnect 2020, the project that Beyond Borders 2021 will build on.