Job Opportunity

Job OpportunityDanceSyndrome has an exciting and unique opportunity for Freelance Dance Artists to join our team in Lancashire.

We are currently looking for experienced Dance Artists to join our current pool of dance professionals to deliver on our community dance programme across Lancashire, as work becomes available.

Established in 2009 as a limited company, DanceSyndrome became a charity in 2013. Under the current Managing Director, the charity has experienced an exponential increase in demand both regionally and nationally, and has been added to Arts Council England’s 2023-26 National Portfolio. Using dance as a vehicle for positive change, our vision is to empower learning-disabled individuals through inclusive dance.

All activity is co-led by a Dance Leader with learning disabilities supported by a professionally trained Dance Artist. Using a co-production model, DanceSyndrome delivers weekly community workshops and training for the core company. On demand, the dancers regularly engage in performances, training, university seminars, conferences and are developing and piloting a social replication model.

This is a really exciting time for our charity. With an ambitious Managing Director and Artistic Director, the senior management team are working towards our strategy: Vision 2030 with three key strands:

You can download the full application pack, including the Job Description, here.

Equal Opportunities:

The DanceSyndrome family is filled with passionate and motivated people. We are keen to hear from applicants who identify as Global Majority, LGBTQIA+ and those with a disability. You do not need specific experience of working previously with people with learning disabilities, we are looking for people who believe in what we do and want to support DanceSyndrome to grow its impact and to help create a fairer, more inclusive and equitable society for everyone.

To Express An Interest In Applying:

To apply for the role, please send a CV and covering letter to the Artistic Director, Sophie Tickle on with “Job Application” as the email subject.

If you would like an informal chat about the role, Sophie can be contacted by phone on 07834 529246.

There will be a two-stage formal application process.

We will be interviewing as and when suitable candidates apply, so please apply as soon as possible.

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