Assistant Producer, Dance Umbrella


Dance Umbrella is looking for an Assistant Producer to join the team on a fixed-term freelance basis. This is a great opportunity for someone to work alongside a Festival Producer and festival team to further develop their experience in contemporary performance production. This will be a freelance short-term contract, based at Somerset House and working all over London. This year’s festival will be delivered in a hybrid way manifesting in venues, outdoor sites and online with some of the most exciting dance artists from across the globe. The festival will run 7 – 23 October 2022.

We’re looking for a confident, calm person who can quickly blend into a busy production team and help to make the festival happen. You will ideally have experience of production environments and working with artists. You will have a can-do attitude and a willingness to switch between the different modes of operation required by a hybrid festival model.

Term: 16 weeks, freelance short-term contract; 3 days per week

  • Ideally the role would begin on w/c 18 July 2022 (days to be decided)
  • Final working week would be w/c 31 October 2022 (days to be decided)

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About Dance Umbrella: Dance Umbrella is London’s international dance festival, celebrating 21st century choreography across the capital and beyond. With an annual festival taking place in October, Dance Umbrella’s mission is to entice audiences, nurture artists, innovate practice, and stimulate interest in the power of the body in motion. Alongside the festival, Dance Umbrella creates year-round creative learning initiatives for all ages, develops new choreographic talent, hosts thought-provoking debates and discussions, and offers skill sharing opportunities for creative industry professionals.

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