If you are a professional woman in the UK dance sector that is looking to boost your career, this is the programme for you.
Meet our mentors for 2022! Anja Meinhardt, Arunima Kumar, Viviana Durante, Melanie Precious Funmi Adewole and Avatâra Ayuso!

Where: United Kingdom

When: June to December

Deadline for applications: Deadline Sunday 15th May 12pm

Did you know that only 50% of women have access to mentors? We are on a mission to change that in the dance sector AWA DANCE mentoring scheme is for you to develop your leadership skills and creative craft, in order for you to take the next steps towards your aspirations and goals. ​

If you are seeking to boost your career or perhaps change direction within the dance sector, AWA DANCE can guide you into taking the next step. We want to hear from professionals in the UK dance sector that are interested in developing leadership skills to progress their career. The charity AWA DANCE is the only organisation in the UK dance sector promoting leadership for women and girls. Join us to be guided by accomplished women professionals, leading within the industry and feel empowered by women supporting women.

Criteria to apply:
– Must identify as a woman
– Based in the UK
– Not currently in education and must have at least 4 years of professional experience
– Be able to attend the online group mentoring sessions: Saturday 11th June 10-12pm, Saturday 10th September 10-12pm, Saturday 3rd December 10-12pm.
– You can be a Choreographer, Producer, Photographer, Movement Director, Teacher, Dance Writer, Dancer, Podcaster, etc
– You can be at any stage of your career early/mid/late

We actively encourage applications from diverse backgrounds including those that are of ethnic minorities, have disabilities, a low social-economic status, are transgender or from another underrepresented group. We value creating equal opportunities and providing a nurturing environment which we understand to positively impact AWA DANCE and its participants.

​Cost for the 7 month programme: £375. Please note that all places on this programme are subsidised by AWA DANCE. If needed, payment plans are available to spread the cost across three instalments. AWA DANCE is also offering one full bursary for one participant on this programme. The bursary is for people who would not be able to afford the programme otherwise.

How to apply:


Costs for participants: £375

Contact details: info@awadance.org

For further information, please visit www.awadance.org

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