Recruitment Drive To
Find Candidates For Emerging Artists Programme 2016
Photograph by Mark Loudon.
A recruitment drive is now on to find the creative
talent of tomorrow in Liverpool to take part in a 6 month development
The Emerging Artists Programme 2016, delivered by Hope Street Limited, is
renowned within the industry as the perfect introduction for people to
develop and grow their skills and experience across a number of creative
The EAP2016 programme starts in June and runs for 6 months. The programme is
subsidised, enabling it to be free of charge to participants. Hope Street
Limited is dedicated to the development of artists, artforms and arts in the
Hope Street Limited is a registered charity and has been supporting emerging
artists in Liverpool for 27 years. It is a National Portfolio Organisation
of Arts Council England, and is funded by Liverpool City Council through the
Culture Liverpool Investment Programme.
Individuals with the following skills are invited to apply:- actors;
directors; musical directors / composers; designers / makers; producers;
movement directors; productions managers; and stage managers.
The full time intensive programme gives participants the opportunity to
create their own work alongside professional artists of international
calibre; network and meet key personnel in other major creative
organisations in Liverpool.
Key projects for EAP2016 include:- The Many Faces Of Francis Bacon; a masked
invasion of Tate Liverpool's hidden spaces; The Last Utopian; an immersive
theatrical game in Liverpool City Centre set in a dystopian sci-fi world;
and Trapped; a devised pay at the Everyman Studio inspired by the best
seller, The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Wardrobe.
In addition to creating spectacular performances, all EAP emerging artists
participate in Business Matters, a programme to provide candidates with the
knowledge, skills and experience necessary for working in the arts and
Business Matters will focus on vital skills including:- producing a career
orientated biography and CV; building a portfolio of work; and attending
seminars from key organisations to build their career knowledge including
Arts Council England, Culture Liverpool and Equity.
The EAP programme has a proven track record with previous candidates going
on to gain employment with various organisations including Lantern Company;
20 Stories High; Everyman Theatre; European City of Sport 2016; The
Challenge; Brouhaha; and National Museums Liverpool.
Peter Ward, Director of Hope Street Limited, commented:- "The Emerging
Artists Programme provides a real insight into the many different career
paths of the creative industries and the opportunities available. It is a
great platform to kick start your professional career in the arts, and 90%
of participants who have successively completed the EAP course have secured
paid work in their chosen field. We are very excited about the projects we
have lined up for this year's EAP candidates. It is 'the' place in Liverpool
for developing emerging talent and realising the ambitions of others. It's
going to be a lively, colourful and unforgettable 6 months; come and join
The deadline for applications is 12pm, Wednesday, 6 April 2016.
Interviews and auditions will take place in the week commencing 18 April
Candidates must by aged 18 or over. There is no upper age limit.
Full details are available and also application information
returns this May
THIS years Southport Triathlon is sponsored by Finis
and will see 750 Triathletes taking part in what this now an iconic event
for the Town.
Organisers of the event said:- "We are looking at a larger field on 22
May 2016 for the 5th Edition of the Southport Triathlon; which is, once
again, included as part of the British Triathlon Major Events Programme. As
organisers, we are also thrilled to announce that we will host the Standard
Distance ITU British Age Group Team qualifier for the World Championships in
Cozumel Mexico, and for the 4th consecutive year the Triathlon England North
West Standard Distance Championships. For the very 1st time Southport will
also play host to the British Universities and Colleges Sport Standard
Distance Triathlon Championships. A quick course and ideal for PB's,
competitors benefit from all Southport has to offer. They'll swim in the
inland Marine Lake, cycle on fully closed roads and run around the Lake,
Kings Gardens and under the Pier."
If you did not already know, this event is open to all levels
of Triathlete, from novices to seasoned competitors and now attracts people
from all over the World. We are told that this year competitors will
be started in waves dependent on Sprint or Standard Distance, age group and
estimated swim time; which must be submitted on entry...
We are have also been informed that Olympic swimming medallist, Joanne
Jackson, will be with us once again and it could be Jo starting your wave
and handing you your finishers medal! Plus Joanne will also be
joined by fellow Olympic swimmer Grant Turner, European Marketing Manager of
Finis Inc, our sponsors for the Southport Triathlon!
Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Male and Female overall.
Age group prizes will be awarded to the 1st Male and Female in each
All competitors will receive a bespoke Southport Marine Lake Triathlon 2016
medal and a custom designed technical T shirt and goody bag.
Entry is just:-
► £45/£49; rising to:- £48/£52; from 1 April 2016,
for the Sprint Distance.
Minimum age is 15 years, as of 31 December 2016 for the Sprint Distance.
► £52/£56; rising to:- £55/£59; from 1 April 2016,
for the Standard Distance
17 years as at 31 December 2016 for the Standard Distance.
Enter online at:–