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A force for change

Mercurial is reaching its 16th Birthday! We thought we’d take a moment to look back at a selection of project we’ve run since the company formed in 2003. 2003 Mercurial Dance formed after Artistic Director, Oliver Scott, finishes a successful career as a performer for other companies, including touring with Motionhouse 2003 We created a series of…

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Call: Spoken Word Performer with Dance/Break skills

Audition: Monday 25 November 2019 Applications asap, but before: Monday 18 November, 5pm Mercurial Dance are looking for a spoken word performer with Dance/Break skills for their latest work ‘The City Breathes’.  ‘The City Breathes’ will be a trio, featuring two dancers and a spoken word performer. The piece is a response to the health…

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Call for Digital Artists Working in Primary Education

Deadline 10 July 2019 We are recruiting Digital Artists for our in-depth participatory arts project called Every Child Is An Artist for work taking place September – December 2019, at our partner primary school in Birmingham. We are looking for freelance artists with experience in Digital Arts, specifically coding, AR, projection mapping and/or working with…

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AUDITION NOTICE ‘BALLET AT THE BAR(RE)’

AUDITION NOTICE FOR MERCURIAL DANCE – ‘BALLET AT THE BAR(RE)’ We’re looking for 2 Dancers to join the company Audition Time/Date: 10am – 5.30pm Friday 15 March Audition Location: Birmingham (centre) Applications to producer@mercurialdance.co.uk Deadline Tuesday 5th March Project Location: Development period in Coventry & Birmingham followed by national tour Fee: £100 per day /…

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Call for Dancers for Route 10

AUDITION NOTICE FOR MERCURIAL DANCE – ‘ROUTE 10’ 2 Dancers/Performers   Open Audition Audition Time/Date: 10am – 5pm Monday 21 January Audition Location: DanceXchange, Birmingham Project Location: Coventry Fee: £100 per day for development period (£1000) + £150 per performance day (no relocation costs available as part of this stage of the project)   Mercurial…

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We are seeking Independent Producer for Maternity Cover

We are looking for an experienced freelance producer to support maternity cover from at least Mid October 18 to beginning of March 19, on a freelance basis of 1 day a week. Ideally we are looking for someone who has supported independent dance artists or small companies and has an experience of the dance sector.…

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Audition: Call out for graduate/final year dance students

RETOLD – Coventry Evening Telegraph   What is RETOLD? RETOLD is Mercurial Dance’s latest large-scale site-specific project taking place in the old Coventry Telegraph building in July 2018.   The audience will be invited to fully immerse themselves in a journey through the Coventry Telegraph building, bought alive by a large scale professional and community…

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Audition Call – Ballet at the Bar(re)

Ballet Trained Dancers Audition – Ballet at the Bar(re) We are looking for a 3 dancers/performers to contribute to and perform in Mercurial Dance’s latest research and development Ballet at the Bar(re). Ballet at the Bar(re) intends to take dance to bars in Coventry, and beyond. We want to take Ballet out of a traditional…

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We’re Recruiting: Visual Artist Call for Every Child Is An Artist

We are recruiting Visual Artists for our in-depth participatory arts project called Every Child Is An Artist We are looking for freelance artists with disciplines such as drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, design, crafts, textiles, etc. Every Child Is An Artist is a nationally ground breaking programme to develop the artistic skills abilities of all the…

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Creative Agencies – contributing to research at Coventry University

We recently were interviewed by Louis Bebb for a Coventry University research project exploring “How creative agencies are able to maintain themselves in a post-industrial society” Louis asked a series of questions via email and we have posted them here. Louis asked: There are two elements within creative agencies that we are interested in looking…

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