DDF News — 6 Apr 2018

Apply Now to be a DDF Volunteer!

Apply Now to be a DDF Volunteer!

“Don’t Just Stand There, Let’s Get To It – Strike a Pose – Volunteering, There’s Nothing To It”

18 days of dance, 18 chances to experience the Festival first hand, 18 opportunities to volunteer and see for yourself what dance brings not only to the stage but to Dublin this May (2 – 20).

This year’s festival sees its most ambitious programme yet; from storming the main stage at the Abbey Theatre, to taking up residency for 5 nights at the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre; from showcasing new works-in-development by Ireland-based artists, to Irish and world premieres from internationally recognised companies; from an inter-generational dance and play project, to a Street Dance Battle in Meeting House Square. We have Olivier-nominated international companies dancing next to award-winning Irish contemporary artists. From multimedia to Artificial Intelligence, from mourning traditions to spiritual awakenings, from the controversial to the unconventional, from a ‘firework of flamboyant theatricality and sexuality’ to the deconstruction of dance by a legendary, pioneering dance artist – there is something for everyone. DDF 2018 is not to be missed!

DDF 2018 offers a chance to volunteer behind the scenes, centre stage, and down amongst the audience with roles in Front of House & Venue Support, Artist Liaison & Hospitality or Marketing Online Assistance & Photographic Archiving. The Festival provides a chance for those interested in pursuing a career in Arts and Event Management to look at what it takes to bring a festival of this size to fruition. Volunteering is a must of all dance aficionados – of all levels of embarrassment and professionalism.

How to ‘Put On Your Red Shoes & Dance’…oops sorry, volunteer this Festival

Simply complete the Volunteer Application Form here and email it back to Mama Fonteyn by Sunday, 22 April or come along to our Recruitment Evening on Wednesday, 18 April. See below for more details. Any questions, comments or queries please do not hesitate to contact this Volunteer Mama at volunteer@dublindancefestival.ie

Still not sure if you want to ‘krump’ with the rest of us?

Experiencing a little fear of commitment? Come along to our Open Recruitment Call on Wednesday, 18 April at 7:30pm at Festival House (12 East Essex Street, Dublin 2). You can find out all about volunteering with this Festival Family and what our guilty pleasures are (that we like to dance when no one is watching).

Deadline for completed applications is Sunday, 22 April 2018 at 5pm sharp.

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