Seeking Ambassador for Edinburgh Fringe

During this Summer’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe (5th – 29th August), Making Room are offering a professional development opportunity to an early-career creative producer/artist.

We would like to offer an individual an all inclusive bursary of £250 to shadow & support Making Room Artistic Directors Jake Orr & Leo Burtin for the duration of the festival and support their varied portfolio of activity in Edinburgh which includes:

  • Producing Bricking It by Joanna & Pat Griffin & BLUSH by Snuff Box Theatre at Underbelly
  • Engaging with artists and companies whose work may be suited to Incoming or Hear Me Roar Festival
  • Free advisory sessions to artists & companies participating in the Fringe from co-Directors
  • Actively engaging with relevant industry events such as Producers Gatherings etc.

What you will receive:

  • A £250 cash bursary, paid upon receipt of a valid invoice
  • A weekly mentoring/coaching session
  • A venue pass for Underbelly and other benefits associated with being a company member
  • Complimentary tickets to any shows or events you attend on behalf of Making Room

What will be expected of you:

  • To act as an ambassador for Making Room, its work and the artists it represents
  • To distribute publicity materials for our shows for at least one hour per day
  • To make the most of your mentoring sessions, be proactive in asking for advice, support and networking opportunities suited to your professional development aims

Who we are looking for:

  • You will be an early career theatre professional, graduate or student with a passion for the arts and a commitment to your own professional development
  • You are enthusiastic, self motivated and you recognise yourself in Making Room’s commitment to making a difference to society through art & culture and its values.
  • You already have plans to be based in Edinburgh 5th – 29th August

How to apply:

Please send a C.V. (2 pages max) and a short statement (300 words) outlining how you would benefit from this opportunity and what your professional ambitions are to by 12Midnight Sunday 19th June.

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