The Theatre & Peacebuilding Academy based at the Playhouse Derry-Londonderry Northern Ireland is seeking to appoint two Resident National / International Socially Engaged Theatre Practitioners who will each deliver a 1 x 3-week scoping (research & development) study and 1 x 6 month (minimum) residency which culminates in a multi-media theatre performance involving a minimum of seven community participants.
The Playhouse in partnership with Holywell Trust, Thomas D'Arcy McGee Foundation and Queens University Belfast received significant funding from the EU Peace IV to deliver the Theatre and Peacebuilding Academy starting January 2018 - June 2020. The 2.5 year project will be delivered in locations throughout Northern Ireland and the Border Counties.
The Theatre Peace Building Academy draws from this previous work and will programme national / international theatre artists with significant experience of using arts activity in areas of conflict & post conflict to promote healing and reconciliation.
Project Base: The Playhouse, Derry-Londonderry
Location: Northern Ireland & the Border Counties of Ireland
Timescale: Each appointed Theatre Practitioners scoping study (3-weeks) and residencies (6-months) will be a minimum of 6 months 3 weeks. They must be completed by April 2020
Application Process: The application process is a three staged process.
Fee per appointment: Theatre Practitioner: €26,000 - €35,200
Tender Deadline: 1pm GMT, 5th June 2019
Interviews (shortlisted candidates): 13th June 2019
Appointment will be subject to eligibility to work in the UK.
A project supported by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).