Opportunities with AutinDT – volunteering

New volunteering opportunity!   We are seeking volunteers for our future programmes of work, particularly the indoor immersive performance ‘A Posi+ive Life’ (from February 2021 onwards) and new outdoor show ‘Out of the Deep Blue’ (due to premiere in Summer 2021). No front of house/usher experience needed, only an interest to play an active role in supporting our audiences and performance team, and share our passion for live dance theatre experiences! More information can be found here.     If you are interested in becoming a volunteer with Autin Dance Theatre, please send an email with your contact details and …

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Call out for Board Trustees!

We are seeking 2 additional board members to help support our development and steer the company strategically into the future. We are also particularly looking for trustees with skills in finance & accounting, marketing, entrepreneurial skills and those working in commercial sectors. We are particularly keen to hear from individuals from diverse backgrounds, especially from Black, Asian and Ethnically Diverse and under-represented communities to ensure we are reflecting a wide range of voices and experiences within our governance structures. If you are interested in applying this role, please email an expression of interest of no more than a side of A4 to [email protected] by …

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Man Made Youth Company – Autumn Dates

  For more information on Man Made Youth Company’s offer of boys dance workshops to secondary schools in Birmingham and the Black Country, please email Annalise at [email protected] www.manmadeyouth.com | @ManMadeYouth | @manmadeyouth | @ManMadeYouth  

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Online Puppetry and Storytelling tutorials

  ‘Make Your Own Puppet @Home‘ tutorial videos are available until September! This FREE online puppetry and storytelling programme for children, young people and their families The series aims to raise awareness of the climate emergency crisis and other environmental issues and features weekly, step-by-step tutorials making puppets out of recyclable materials and household items. Each brilliant puppet comes from a different designer and the whole series is available to watch now on our YouTube and Social Media Channels .  

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Regional school workshops

  AutinDT offers a wide range of educational offers for children, young people, community participants and professional practitioners as part of our Education Programme. We deliver bespoke projects and one-off workshops in educational and community settings to all abilities including creative session, contemporary dance technique class, repertoire masterclass, choreography workshop, CPD for teachers and Arts Award delivery.  

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‘Out of the Deep Blue’ – Without Walls Blueprint R&D

Without Walls is a consortium of festivals and organisations dedicated to raising the profile of the UK outdoor arts sector, promoting artistic excellence and supporting innovative new work for the benefit of artists and audiences. Since 2007, Without Walls has commissioned and supported the development of over 140 shows, many of which have toured beyond our network of festivals to 22 countries worldwide. Without Walls is supported by Arts Council England as a National Portfolio Organisation. www.withoutwalls.uk.com | @WithoutWallsUK | @WWconsortium | @withoutwallsconsortium  

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A Posi+ive Life UK Tour – Spring/Summer 2021 +

    We have developed a new and interactive Education Programme to go alongside our live performances of A Posi+ive Life that will be touring to venues near you from Spring 2021, making special creative modifications to the show in line with physical distancing and health & safety measures. Watch this space tour dates coming soon! A Posi+ive Life is an accessible, immersive and interactive theatre experience featuring dance, physical theatre, spoken word and BSL interpretation around the themes of sex education, consent, identity and wellbeing, aimed at teenagers and young adults (14+). The dance piece is a special invitation to a house party like no other, where a web of stories around sex, love and …

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Choreographic Commission in Tanzania – September 2020

    We are thrilled to announce that Creative Director/Choroegrapher Johnny Autin will be travelling to Dar es Salaam at the end of the month to take part in a newly commissioned multidisciplinary artistic residency with professional dancers, visual artists, filmmakers and designers from France and Tanzania. ‘Mawimbi – Shifting Frequencies’ is a creative exploration of the human vibrations in urban setting. Inspired by Johnny’s birthplace of La Rochelle, a coastal city in southwestern France and capital of the Charente-Maritime department, and by Dar es Salaam, the largest city in East Africa and former capital of Tanzania, the Creative Team of French and Tanzanian artists will research, devise and create a multidisciplinary performance combining video projections, soundscapes and choreography, with …

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MAN MADE YOUTH COMPANY – SUMMER RESIDENCY LAST CALL

  Man Made Youth Company‘s online programme of regular training sessions and interactive residencies stimulate the young male participants’ creativity and support their psychological and emotional wellbeing during lockdown! It’s a chance to be creative, challenge yourself and socialise in a safe, open and interactive space.       www.manmadeyouth.com | @ManMadeYouth 

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Johnny talking all things Man Made Youth Company on ‘The Maccast’

Listen to Director Johnny Autin and presenter Blake Woodham on Midlands Arts Centre Podcast on here  

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