We are looking for a Theatre company/ Theatre practitioner to plan, facilitate and deliver a youth led project supporting young people in creating a unique piece of theatre which will reflect on young people place and reflections on the city.
We at 42nd st understand that young people negotiate various challenges living and working in a complex modern urban society. Many narratives around young people focus around risk, violence and concern when we know that young people need celebrating, supporting and to be listened to. We want to highlight the spirit and energy and the potential of Manchester young people.
The selected artist(s)/ theatre company will work with young people known to The Horsfall with various abilities and levels of confidence ( aged between 13-25). The group will be made up of a core group of around 12 young people (aged between13-25) who attend the Horsfall on a weekly basis with an additional 10/15 attending or contributing to aspects of the piece should this be necessary ( photographers, designers, consultants, helpers etc,)
Key Dates/ Schedule for tender:-
• Applications open- 26th February 2020
• Applications close – 5pm 18th March 2020
• Interviews by youth panel w/c 23rd March 2020
• Successful candidate(s) notified by 31st March 2020
• Delivery phase start and finish April 2020 – September 2020 dates negotiated
with the Creative Producer
• Performance event to take place towards the end of the project- with the support of The Horsfall staff.
There is a budget of £13.000 (Inclusive of VAT) available for delivery and production of this project. This budget is inclusive of all artist fees and materials involved in both the co-ordination, delivery and production of the project. Please note there is a separate budget for travel and refreshments for the young people involved that Horsfall staff will manage in consultation with the selected artist.
There is possible additional funding to tour the theatre piece throughout Greater Manchester in 2021. This will be negotiated with the Creative producer and the successful candidate/ company.
If you would like to submit an expression of interest please send
information detailed to Rod.firstname.lastname@example.org by 5pm 18th March 2020.
Deadline of Monday 24th February at 5pm.
Interviews: March 2020
Before making an application candidates should have a conversation with Simone Spray on 0161 228 7321
If you require an application pack in a particular format, please contact us on: 0161 228 7321 or e-mail email@example.com.
42nd Street is a Living Wage Employer
42nd Street is an equal opportunities employer.