Jobs & Opportunities


Tom Dale Company is recruiting for a Midlands based Graduate Dance Artist.

This fellowship is funded by the Didymus and Garrick Trusts.


Part-time, 40 days between September 2021 – April 2022,

Fee: £100 per day plus travel expenses (Midlands)

Closing date: 5 pm Thursday 23rd July 2021

Audition date: Tuesday 27th July 2021


Tom Dale Company has created a role for an early-years dance artist as part of a funded programme. This role will specifically support a recent graduate under-represented in the arts*


The successful candidate will be supported to develop their skills in several areas including choreography, performance, teaching and workshop delivery;

be supported by mentoring and CPD training with Dance4 and have the opportunity to work on the following projects:

  • Studio based R&D to develop our new production for 2022
  • Taking part and leading sessions for URBAN EXPLORERS Youth Dance Project
  • Taking part in and lead on general workshops and digital dance workshops with young people and adults


The role will be based in Nottingham at TDC base at Space2 (next to Dance4), the International Centre for Choreography in Nottingham, plus work in various studios and theatres where the company work in the forthcoming year.


To be eligible for a TDC Fellowship applicants must:

  • Have graduated in Dance with a first degree (BA or equivalent) within the past four years (i.e. in 2017, 2018 or 2019, or 2020). No minimum grade required.
  • Be Midlands based or have a permanent family base in the Midlands
  • Be from an ‘under-represented background’ *

*someone who will benefit most from the training and who might not otherwise have the opportunity to develop careers within the sector. We want to particularly focus on candidates of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, artists with a disability or artists that come from low-income backgrounds ie artists who received a full maintenance grant during the full period of their training.  This is because TDC recognises that non-white people, artists with disabilities and those from lower-income households are under-represented in the wider Creative Industries in the UK and the TDC Board wishes to take positive action as part of its commitment to diversity.




Please send all submissions to by Thursday 23rd July 2021. 



Tom Dale Company is supported by Arts Council England,  Charity No:1177150

Space 2, Dakeyne Street, Nottingham NG3 2AR


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