Associate Artist & facilitators
Odd Eyes is looking to broad its pull of creatives to continue to provide relevant, meaningful theatre and film programmes to a range of learners and participants from the community through our Creative Debate programme.
Our work is rooted in Augusto Boal’s methodologies and aims to use art as a tool for social change. We are looking for a number of artists with experience in facilitating participant-led work, devised, and developed from the participants’ own experiences. The successful candidate will have significant experience of working with young people and with community groups such as migrants, English second-language speakers, elderlies and will have experience teaching and leading in secondary schools.
Facilitators will regularly deliver Creative Debate workshops and performance skills sessions and undertake module leadership.
The associate artist will also lead on our new programme with participants from the British-Caribbean community in 2022.
Forum Theatre Joker experience a plus. Project management skills a plus.
Paid Creative Debate training provided.
Position: Associate Artist & Facilitators
Terms: Ad hoc. Mostly day time, some evenings & weekends expected.
Location: Project activity: Greater London. Some activities outside London and remote activities via zoom are likely.
Salary: £120 / 150 per day (depending on experience)
Closing date: 27 September
Open interview date: 6 October, Hoxton Hall (AM / PM – please allow three hours for your interview)
About Odd Eyes Theatre
Odd Eyes Theatre is the migrant-led company born to open up communication and generate conversations between individuals from diverse age groups, needs, abilities, cultures, social backgrounds and walks of life. Through theatre, film, creative journeys and learning opportunities we create exchange, break barriers and celebrate diversity.
Odd Eyes Theatre is a registered Charity (N. 1159836).
For current and past project please visit www.oddeyestheatre.net
How to Apply
Please send your CV, a covering letter addressing your suitability for the role to [email protected] by Monday 27 September.
We are keen on broadening our team’s range of methodologies within socially relevant community work. Interviews will be held as an open workshop with other candidates leading short sessions on 6 October at Hoxton Hall. At the interview, you will also get a sample of Emilia Teglia’s Creative Debate technique. Please allow 3 hours for your interview.
The best way to show your work is to invite us to one of your workshops. If you have a project you would like us to observe, please let us know.
If you would like to discuss this position or if you require any support with the application process, please contact Emilia at [email protected] to arrange a phone call.
Diversity is at the core of Odd Eyes’ existence as a company. We are open to applications from people from any age, abilities, ethnicity, nationality, gender and socio-economic background.