BOP Artists is a new residency opportunity for disabled artists in Scotland to develop their skills and an idea for a new project that will impact on career and practice in the longer term. Working in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland, Birds of Paradise Theatre Company in Glasgow will offer three artists the opportunity to develop their skills, networks and ideas through the following phases:
Introductory phase – June to August 2017
Skills Development phase – September to October 2017
Ideas Development phase – November to December 2017
The aim of this residency is to benefit the careers of 3 disabled artists in Scotland both in terms of skills and ideas development. The residency outcomes are:
- More and better work created and shared by disabled artists
- Three disabled artists have increased skills and confidence to take careers forward
Artists of all mediums (e.g. writers, painters, dancers) are invited to apply but project ideas submitted must be performance based.
DEADLINE TO APPLY – Friday 26th May at 5pm
INTERVIEWS – Thursday 8th June
People wishing to be considered for this opportunity must be available to attend in person for the following dates:
Monday 25 September – Friday 29 September 2017
Monday 6 November – Friday 10 November 2017
For more information and to apply for this opportunity please visit the Birds of Paradise Theatre Company website.