Freelance Arts Practitioner


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5 October 2023

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has the passion, imagination and creative drive to assist in the delivery of workshops and performance within an established inclusive theatre company.

TramShed is an inclusive theatre company based in Blackpool with members across the Fylde coast and beyond. TramShed was established in 2005 and pride ourselves in offering the highest standard of inclusive performing arts workshops, performances and training.

Our Mission To bring individuals together to create outstanding, original and beautiful theatre which inspires and celebrates everyone.

Our Vision A self-sustaining independent organisation with a large active membership and key community partnerships. Widely recognised for dynamic delivery of exceptional inclusive activities by a robust and experienced leadership team. Varied and well- resourced ongoing workshops covering all aspects of performing arts, inclusive training, regular inclusive performances and an extensive programme of outreach within schools and community organisations.

Who we are looking for:
TramShed are a diverse and experienced company, offering bespoke and dynamic training to our staff and volunteers. We are looking for an experienced individual with a proven track record in the delivery of arts projects. A background in drama, music or dance is essential. The role includes working in a variety of settings, working with a variety of ages and/or performance experience as an actor.

TramShed create outstanding, original and beautiful theatre and we need our candidates to be able to adapt to a rapidly changing work environment. The successful applicant will have a proactive, flexible and enthusiastic approach to team work.

Hours of work:
We are looking to engage an individual for a freelance contract – initially 3-12 hours per week, working across Blackpool, Wyre & Fylde from October 2023. The post will commence on Monday 30th October 2023.

The hours are split between our membership workshop delivery on a Monday and Tuesday evening (termtime) and our Shed Stories TIE programme (as and when required during termtime, in various educational settings). We are looking for a candidate that can facilitate either or both of these roles.

How to apply:
Application packs are available in a variety of formats. To receive a pack, please email or contact Zac Hackett, Artistic Director on 07852 498427 for an informal and confidential discussion.

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