Pentabus seeking theatre maker (including playwrights) for BBC Performing Arts Fellowship

As part of the BBC Performing Arts Fellowship, Pentabus are looking for a theatre maker (director, writer, producer etc) who has shown dedication and passion towards a career in theatre and who demonstrates potential but needs guidance in taking the next steps.

Pentabus will be offering the chosen person a tailor-made opportunity. The Fellow will be awarded up to £10,000 as well as support, guidance and mentoring from Pentabus Theatre Company. It is expected that the fellowship will take place between January and December 2015 through an agreed flexible programme.

Please note that the fellowship is subject to funding and that it is a competitive nationwide field. As part of the fellowship application at least three potential Fellows must be interviewed and one will be put forward as part of their funding application. The fellowship is not a salary but provides funding to cover time and resources needed to develop a talented individual.

How to apply: please contact Crayg Ward at with a short covering letter detailing why the opportunity appeals and how you imagine that you might benefit from it (2 sides of A4 Maximum) plus your CV. All applicants are also asked to complete the equal opportunities which can be downloaded here. If you have any queries please contact us on 01584 856564

Deadline for applications: 5pm Friday 11th July 2014.

If selected, you must be available for a meeting on Mon 28thJuly 2014.

Please note that, as laid out in the BBC’s guidelines, if you have previously worked for Pentabus Theatre Company in any paid capacity, you are not eligible to apply.

Source: Arts Jobs Page.

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