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Cultural Enterprise e-bulletin for 23 June 2003.     

Music Theatre workshop in Aberystwyth

The Lab is the National Touth Music Theatre's six-day residential music theatre workshop which offers young people aged 10 - 19 the opportunity to create a musical in a week. There is no need to audition - places are offered on a first come, first served basis.

Full course cost : 285 including food, accomodation and pastoral care. All applicants will be given free advice on how to raise funding and sponsorship to assist with payment, if required.

Application forms are available by sending an SAE to the address below or can be downloaded from the website.

Contact Info:
The Lab, 5th Floor, Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 5AY
website: www.nymt.org.uk

Deadline Date - 10th August 2003
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Actorsworkshop- opportunities for new writers

Classification - Marketing

Cardiff based Actorsworkshop was established to provide a creative forum for performers to work and experiment. Their core aims include:

* providing unique and professional performance and production opportunities.
* building a creative and effective working team that enables its membership to grow and extend geographically and physically.
* hosting workshops and live performances and promoting theatre practice as a whole.

As part of their 2003 season of events Actorsworkshop are hosting a monthly evening of monologues by new writers at Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff. Called Rough Draft , the events will take place every 3rd Saturday of the month and entry fee will be 3 on the door.

To find out more about Rough Draft visit the website or contact Chapter box office on 029 2031 1050

Contact Info:
website: www.actorsworkshop.co.uk

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Theatre Summer School

Classification - Training

The Drama Association of Wales are hosting a week long drama training event called ''Creating Characters- Acting Skills and Performance Techniques'' from 10th - 16th August 2003. The event will take place at the University of Wales, Lampeter.

The event is designed for seasoned amateur actors and newcomers. Areas which will be covered in-depth include:

* stage presence and control
* devising performances
* character in relation to textual interpretation
* listening, thinking and responding

Fully inclusive course fee (covers accomnodation, tuition, course notes, and meals) : 299

Contact Info:
Gary Thomas, Drama Association of Wales, The Old Library, Singleton Road, Cardiff CF24 2ET tel: 029 2045 2200 fax: 029 2045 2277 email: aled.daw@virgin.

Deadline Date - 10th August 2003
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Performing and Visual Art courses at Coleg Harlech

Classification - Training

Coleg Harlech provides residential access courses for people over 20 years of age, who have in some way missed out on traditional education. The courses last 9 months and students receive a University of Wales Foundation Certificate upon completion.

No prior qualifications are necessary and bursaries and grants are available to students.

Courses of relevance to the cultural sector on offer include Performing and Visual Arts.

Contact Info:
Ros Owen , Marketing Manager
tel: 01745 817298
email: reowen@reowen.freeserve.co.uk
website: www.harlech.ac.uk

No Deadline
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Northern Exposure Dance Festival

Classification - Marketing

The Northern Exposure Dance Festival is looking for dance / movement based films to screen as part of the 2003 festival which takes place in North London during the last week of September. Application forms can be obtained by emailing the Northen Exposure information email address as below or by phoning the Bull Arts Centre box office. Application forms, which should be accompanied by a copy of your film on either mini DV, DV or VHS format, must be received by the end of July .

The Northern Exposure website is currently displaying content from last year's festival but will shortly be updated.

Contact Info:
For bookings contact: Northern Exposure,The Bull Arts Centre, 64 High Street, Barnet
EN5 5SJ tel: 020 8449 0048

For submissions contact: Steve Hill, Northern Exposure, 5 Manus Way, London, N20 9LG
tel/fax: 0208 446 6898

email: info@nexposure.org
website: www.nexposure.org

Deadline Date - 30th June 2003
EUCLID Alert

Classification - Funding

EUCLID, the official UK provider of European funding information for the cultural sector, produces and distributes Alert, a free electronic newsletter summarising cultural information and opportunities from across Europe. In particular, Alert aims to provide information to those preparing an application for funding support from the EU's Culture 2000 funding programme.

As Culture 2000 exists to support transnational collaboration within Europe, applicants need to illustrate that their project is a bona fide collaboration with at least one other cultural or educational organsation, who must be based in another EU member state from the applicant. Alert Extra, a Partner Search Bulletin, is an additional information service for those looking for partner orgnisations.

Although the primary focus of the Bulletin will be Partner Searches for the Culture 2000 programme, Alert Extra will also feature searches for project partners posted by prospective applicants to other European funding programmes.

To subscribe to Alert visit the EUCLID website as below.

Contact Info:
website: http://www.euclid.info/opportunities/#2

No Deadline
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Free guide to simplifying technology for business

Classification - Business

The British Chamber of Commerce (BCC) in association with Microsoft, BT, HP and Intel has launched a Technology Guide designed to assist the small and growing business community understand the benefits that the managed implementation of computer technology can bring them.

The free guide book covers the following topics:

What is ICT? (information and communication technology)
Hardware, Software, The network, Hardware peripherals
Licensing & the Law
Upgrading your IT
Hardware peripherals - printing, scanning and imaging
Putting technology to work in presenting your business - what to use, what to buy
The network & data storage
Making the Internet work for your business
The mobile workforce
Looking into the ICT future
Starting and growing a new business
Online resources
Glossary of terms

The guide can be ordered for free from the BCC website

Contact Info:
website: www.bcentral.co.uk/fulfilment/FreeBCCGuide.asp

No Deadline
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Chisendale Dance Space Artists Programme

Classification - Funding

Chisendale Dance Space is artist driven resource committed to the support of experiment, research and training in movement and dance.

It is currently seeking proposals for its Artists Programme. The programme provides an opportunity for any artist with an interest in dance and movement-based work who has an idea they wish to pursue as research. They welcome applications from artists from the widest possible range of cultural practices, artforms and communities who are interested in the following:

* exploring aspects of dance and movement which do not fit easily into programmes of activity elsewhere.
* researching an area of interest in any field of movement, without pressure to produce a final product or to show work.
* curating a workshop, conference, platform, or research project involving guest artists, opening new areas of experience to other artists and movers.

The deadlines for 2003 are 1 July and 1 December

Full details and guidelines are available from:

Contact Info:
Chisenhale Dance Space, 64 - 84 Chisenhale Rd, London E3 5QZ
tel: 020 8981 6617
email: mail@chisenhaledancespace.co.uk
web: www.chisenhaledancespace.co.uk

Deadline Date - 1st July 2003
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Creative Writers Course

Classification - Training

Liz Ashworth is a Creative Writing tutor offering on-line and non-residential Creative Writing Courses.

Online courses in poetry, prose and journalism are offered at all levels.

A two day non-residential Creative Writing courses will be held in August 2003 in Llandudno (dates and times to be arranged on application).

Liz Ashworth published So I Kissed Her Little Sister with Parthian Books. She won the Alice Hunt Bartlett Prize for her poetry book, A New Confusion, published by Outposts, and won an NUJ Weekly Paper Feature Writing Award. She teaches Creative Writing as a Writer on Tour with the Academi.

Online courses of ten sessions, arranged to fit your own timetable, cost 200. For details of content and cost of Llandudno courses contact Liz at the e-mail address below:

Contact Info:
e-mail: liz@waldenpond.freeserve.co.uk

No Deadline
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