This film captures the three week studio intensive which acts as part 1 to the overall 4 month programme – which is then followed by individual mentoring sessions to all 16 selected artists.
KND Performance Mentoring Programme 2017
Kindly hosted at Studio Wayne McGregor as part of the FreeSpace programme and generously supported by Arts Council England and the Linbury Trust.
In November, Kerry was invited to speak and share her story of Parenting within Professional Dance Practice during the Connecting Conversations event at the Barbican.
It was an inspiring start to the dialogue around tighter systems to support artists with caring responsibilities.
As a result of this event, we are thrilled to announce that Kerry has been invited to be the first Dance Ambassador for Parents In Performing Arts (PIPA) www.pipacampaign.com.
Kerry is looking forward to spreading the word of this vital initiative and working beside this worthwhile organisation.
May 2017: KND Masterclasses and Professional Development Lab 2017 & PMP 2017.
March 2017: KND Masterclasses in May, hosted at Studio Wayne McGregor.
Kerry Nicholls Dance is seeking an experienced Projects Producer to work with the company in an exciting new phase of its development to produce planned professional development activity for 2017.
The Projects Producer is a collaborative role, working very closely with the Director Kerry Nicholls to realise KND’s mission and aims. It asks for an investment in KND and its development. The Projects Producer is responsible for producing KND’s ‘in-house’ productions, from planning to delivery and evaluation, including budget management. The Projects Producer also communicates with the Director and other collaborators and participants of KND’s work to support the general administrative and logistical running of the company. The Projects Producer is actively encouraged to be curious and look for development opportunities, to share ideas, to take initiative and to make suggestions. Download the Job Pack here.
To apply, please email a Curriculum Vitae and a cover letter of no more than one page (addressed to Kerry Nicholls) detailing your skills and experience, and your availability for an interview to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject Projects Producer App [YOUR NAME]. Documents should only be sent as PDF documents. Please note we cannot accept paper applications.
Interviews will be scheduled to take place between Wednesday 26 April – Tuesday 2 May
Application deadline: Friday 21st April at 09:00am
Independent dance artist Danielle Teale was mentored by Kerry Nicholls as part of One Dance UK’s Dance Teacher’s Mentoring Programme. She talks about the experience of transitioning into a freelance portfolio career and how the mentoring process helped her. Read her article on One Dance UK’s website.
October 2016: Kerry becomes Patron of Constella OperaBallet, KND 4th birthday, KND Autumn Masterclasses and ACE grant for organisational development resulting in KND Advisory Board.
September 2016: KND announces the members of its Advisory Board, who will support, guide and challenge KND over the next 18 months.
July 2017: Announcing KND Masterclasses in September, hosted at Rambert studios.
May 2016: Rambert School, National Youth Dance Company Wales and Laban commissions, Scottish Ballet projects, teaching at The Juilliard School and artist mentoring activities.