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north east scotland's festival of new music

Composers and Choreographers October Schoolled by Ian Spink and Bill Thompson

Applications are invited from choreographers, composers, dancers and musicians to participate in a six day residential workshop held by Citymoves Dance Agency.

The October School will give professional creative artists (choreographers and composers) the chance to work together on six one-day projects, alongside dancers and musicians who will act as performers and collaborators in the projects undertaken.

Opportunities for Composers & Choreographers
Each creator will have the opportunity to work with five different collaborators and work with skilled performers to realise their work. Creators will be provided with shared accommodation in Aberdeen and a fee of £100 per day.

Opportunities for Dancers & Musicians
Performers will benefit from working with leading composers and choreographers and will experience different creative processes, as well as having comprehensive daily warm-up sessions. Places are limited, and participants will be expected to take part on a voluntary basis. Subsidised shared accommodation can be provided in Aberdeen at a cost of £120 for the week.

To apply, please email a short CV of your work or training experience with a covering statement saying how you would hope to benefit from this experience, to , by August 31st 2010. Composers and choreographers should have been working professionally for at least two years, and dancers and musicians should have worked professionally or have been in full-time training for at least 3 years. More information is available online at


Monday 11 - Saturday 16th October 2010

Citymoves Studio, Schoolhill, Aberdeen, AB10 1FQ