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Jobs: Marketing and Communications Officer (PT)

Mercurial Dance seeks a marketing and communications officer to deliver its marketing and comms strategy. You will hold particular knowledge and expertise in delivering social media strategies and have experience of working with arts, festivals or games sectors. Mercurial Dance is a focused creative company producing innovative work in the arts sector. With performance, education…

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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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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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Physical Theatre – is it still radical?

Holly B @ Hinckley College got in touch to ask some questions about Physical Theatre for her dissertation, here are some responses to her questions 13/05/2015 HB: Do I view physical theatre to be a contemporary and new idea? OS: As a genre of work referenced by academics and study books it has a time…

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Boys Dance, Sandwell – new video

Here is the latest videos from @warwickarts Boys Dancing Project in Sandwell and Dudley. Filmed by Mat Beckett. We had just 3.5 days with each group to make a new piece of dance theatre and perform at Wednesbury Town Hall. More details of the West Midlands Boys Dancing project can be found here Boys Dancing…

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Training for Dance And Physical Theatre – Interview with @kaybullock

From time to time we have people ask us about our work, industry tips or just the curious about how we do what we do. @kaybullock got in touch to ask Artistic Director Oliver Scott some questions in support of her HND Dance and Theatre course. Part of her assignment is to ask a range of…

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