IRIE! is seeking a freelance Children & Young People’s (CYP) Administrator to support, plan and organise the delivery of Saturday mornings dance & drumming activities for children and young people aged 5-16. The rate of pay for this role is £9.50 per hour.
The successful candidate will need to be highly organised, a good communicator, have good problem-solving skills and the ability to ensure deadlines are met.
Interviews will be arranged directly with short-listed candidates.
The induction and start date is Saturday 13 September 2014.
If you’re interested in applying for this role please contact April Taylor, Apprentice Administrator for a Job Description and Application form using the contact form below:
Alternatively, call the IRIE!’s office on 020 8691 6099.
Deadline for applications is 12 Noon Friday 05 September 2014.
IRIE! dance theatre is pleased to announce that the Arts Council has awarded a grant of £40,000 towards Re:Generations international conference which takes place from 6-8 November 2014 at the Pavilion Dance South West (PDSW). The partners for this event, IRIE! dance theatre, Association of Dance of the African Diaspora (ADAD), Pavilion Dance South West and De Montfort University are naturally delighted at the news.
Re:Generations 2014 follows on from the highly success 2010 and 2012 conferences. The funds will enable the conference to host international artists from Africa, Canada and the USA who will interact creatively, academically and artistically with their UK counterparts Working in the field of African Peoples Dance (APD).
The theme of this Re:Generations international dance conference which will be hosted by Pavilion Dance South West is “Rethinking the Past to Re-imagine the Future”. The event starts at 9:15am on Thursday 6 November and runs until Saturday 8 November. Each day will include
Masterclasses and workshops-led by UK and international artists
Panel discussions, and
*The conference’s main keynote address will be delivered by the Choreographer/Dance and Director of Campagnie Nyata Nyata, Zab Maboungou.
With full-priced tickets for the 3-day event at just £90, places for this event are expected to go quickly. Full pricing details are listed below:
Tickets £90 (Full)
£60 (Concession and Early bird)
Early bird tickets will be available until 15 September 2014.
IRIE! dance theatre will be hosting a second Stand Up ‘n’ Speak Loud showcase on Friday 04 July 2014 from 7:00-09:30pm at Moonshot Centre.
Stand Up ‘n’ Speak Loud is an inspirational platform to help young people boost their confidence and socialising skills. Individuals are invited to express themselves creatively using the spoken word, dance, music and theatre or a mixture of these art forms to share views on themes that are important and perhaps of concern to their lives, e.g. topics highlighted in the news and or on TV or issues that affect them socially.
The theme chosen for this event is Youth Unemployment. Guest speakers will be representatives from organisations that provide career opportunities for young people such as The Midi music company, The Prince’s Trust and Lewisham Apprenticeship Scheme.
The host for the evening is Jacob Sakil (former Young Mayor of Lewisham).
So, if you are age 14-25 and feel passionate about issues in your community and have something to say or would like to support the young people taking part in this special event join us for Stand Up ‘n’ Speak Loud. If you have any queries please either call us on 020 8691 6099 or use the Contact Form below to send us an email.
IRIE! dance theatre in association with Playhouse Nursery and DoubleJab will be hosting a special event called Family Fun Day on Saturday 19 July from 12:00 noon until 7:00pm.
This event will be held at Moonshot Centre, Fordham Park, Angus Street, New Cross, London SE14 6LU.
There will be loads of events for individuals of all ages to enjoy including African and Caribbean Dance workshops, Drumming workshops, a Boxercise workshop and Five-a-side football. Especially for the younger ones there will be face painting, a bouncy castle, an under 5s play area. There will be hot and spicy barbecue among other tempting morsels to satisfy those hunger pangs and music will be provided by the Rebel Lion Sound System.
If you’d like to hire a stall at this event please tap or click the button below and complete the Stall Booking Form:
The First Year Dance Foundation Degree Students will be performing at The Venue, 2A Clifton Rise, New Cross, London SE14 6JP on Thursday 22 May at 2:00pm and 7:30pm. Tales of intrigue and fallen stars will come to light as the audience is led around the building.
The Dance Foundation Degree is a partnership between City and Islington College, IRIE! dance theatre and London Metropolitan University.
This performance is especially significant as The Venue is currently celebrating its 25th birthday. So come and join us as we celebrate and delve into the faded glamour of the would-be stars.
Admission to the performance is FREE but donations are welcome. If you’d like to make a donation please click the PayPal button below.
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IRIE! dance theatre will be hosting a new showcase for young people aged 12-21 years called “Stand Up ‘N’ Speak Loud Showcase” on from 7:00-9:30pm on Friday 31 January at Moonshot Centre. The host for the evening will be Jacob Sakil, former Young Mayor of Lewisham. Stand Up ‘N’ Speak Loud was created to provide […]