Northern School of Contemporary Dance is seeking applications for Northern Connections, an artist development and performance opportunity for emerging artists based in the North of England.

Where: Leeds, UK

Deadline for applications: 20 November 2016

If selected, you and your dancers/collaborators will receive funding to undertake a 3 week creative/rehearsal studio residency at NSCD and Yorkshire Dance in Leeds, with bespoke business advice and mentoring from Spin Arts.

Successful applicants will be supported to stage and light their work, and have the opportunity to present it as part of a triple bill showcase at NSCD’s Riley Theatre, Leeds, on 27 April or 28 September 2017.

Previous Northern Connections artists include: Jamaal Burkmar (subsequent winner of the 2016 New Adventures Choreographer award), Gracefool Collective, Carlos Pons Guerra, Crystal Zillwood, Anthony Middleton and James Finnemore.

Northern Connections is funded by Arts Council England.

How to apply:

If you are interested, please register and download an application form at, and return to by 20 November 2016. There are no costs to apply.

For full details of the opportunity and criteria, please visit:

For all queries: / 0113 219 3000

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