Catapult 2020 – Open Call (UK)

Deadline for applications: 13.Septeber. 2020

Applications are now OPEN for CATAPULT, Northern School of Contemporary Dance’s year-long professional development programme for emerging dance makers.

Where: Northern School of Contemporary Dance, Leeds, LS7 4BH

When: November 2020 – October 2021

CATAPULT is a year-long professional development opportunity for an ambitious, emerging dance maker, creative partnership or collective based in Yorkshire. The programme includes a £3,000 bursary and aims to support the creative practice and strategic development of the selected artist(s), with a focus on making and presenting new artistic work, developing core organisational skills, and raising the profile of the artist(s) in the region and beyond. CATAPULT is funded through the National Lottery and delivered by NSCD as a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England, in partnership with Spin Arts. Previous CATAPULT artists include Inari Hulkkonen, Akeim Toussaint Buck, Carlos Pons Guerra (DeNada Dance Theatre), Gracefool Collective and Crystal Zillwood.

How to apply: For full details on the opportunity, criteria, and how to apply, download the application pack from

Free for participants.

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