Application Questions

The application questions for Our City Dances 2021.

Zoo Humans by Urban Playground. Photo by Jen O'Brien

Please read all of the questions below in advance of applying. As progress on the online application form cannot be saved you may find it helpful to copy and paste these questions into a document and draft your answers before starting your application. Please note that this is NOT the application form, the application form can be found here.

 

Questions for Workshop  (or please scroll down for Performance/Event questions)

Page 1 – Application information & contact details

You will be asked to fill out an equal opportunity monitoring form.

The link for this survey will open in a new web page.

Page 2 - About you and the work

1. Contact Details

Name of Artist / Company:

Name of main contact (if different from above):

Postcode:

Email Address:

Contact telephone number:

 

2. Please tell us a bit about you / your company:  

Max 100 words

 

3. We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge all forms of discrimination. We actively welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this role. We particularly welcome applications from those who identify as D/deaf or D/disabled, people of African or Caribbean heritage, people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and people who are ethnically diverse and/or with lived experience of racism, ableism, genderism or socio-economic disadvantage.

 

Please let us know below if this applies to you, as applications from such artists will be prioritised in this call out.

 

4. Title of the work / workshop you are applying with:

 

5. Which of these best describes the work you are applying with:

Please select only one option. If you feel your work covers more than one category please mention this when describing the work.

 

- Children Focused

A live outdoor performance, event or spectacle aimed at children aged 2+ and their families.

 

- Online Workshop

A fun participatory dance opportunity for online audiences – with the potential to be delivered in an outdoor central Brighton setting if government guidelines allow.  

 

- Older person focused  

A live outdoor performance, event or spectacle aimed at adults over 55.

 

- Other

Please specify:

 

Page 2 - Further information on your workshop

6. What style / genre of dance is your workshop?

 

7. What age range is your workshop aimed at?

 

8. What is the length of your workshop?

 

9. Please provide a video link of you teaching a small segment of your proposed workshop to give us a flavour of your style and the content (2 minutes max)
If relevant give the password

 

10. Please let us know

- why you would like to present work at Our City Dances

- any further information you would like us to know about you or your workshop

You can respond by

Writing below (300 words max)

OR

Verbally via a video (2 mins max)

 

If applying via video please provide link below.

 

Please only choose one format to respond - either writing or via video.

 

11. If Covid restrictions allow would you be able to deliver your workshop in an outdoor setting in central Brighton?  

- Yes

- No

- Other (please give details)

 

12. Have you previously taught a class or workshop online?

If yes, please give details

- No

- Yes

Page 3 – Tech, Fee and Availability

13. What are your tech requirements to deliver this piece of work / workshop, if any? (100 words max)

Please note the only technical equipment we can provide is a PA system. If you have other requirements, please include this with your budget breakdown below.

 

14. What is the fee you are charging for this work / workshop?

For all activity other than workshops, please provide us with the total and a breakdown (i.e 2 x performers at £100 each, £50 travel etc)

 

15. I / We are available to take part in Our City Dances on:

Please tick all that apply

 

- Monday 19th July 2021

- Tuesday 20th July 2021

- Wednesday 21st July 2021

- Thursday 22nd July 2021

- Friday 23rd July 2021

- Saturday 24th July 2021

 

16. All selected performances, events and workshops will need to be covered for Public liability insurance (PLI) at the value of £10 million. Proof of PLI will be requested after selection.

- I confirm that I have Public Liability insurance at the value of £10 million

- I confirm that I am in the process of acquiring Public Liability insurance at the value of £10 million and will have it in place by the required date if selected.

Please note: People Dancing Professional Membership offers free PLI to £10 million and other cover.

 

17. How did you hear about this opportunity?

 

Page 5- Declaration

 

I confirm that if selected I/we are available on the dates I have selected (19th July - 24th July 2021).

 

I understand that the above outlines performance / event times and that travel / set up / take down could be outside of the times stated.

 

I confirm I have completed the monitoring form.

 

I understand that the fee indicated is inclusive of travel, paying fees for the creative team and all other expenses that might be incurred.

 

18. By completing the boxes below you agree to the above statement

- Signed by (your name)

- Date

 

Questions for Performance / Event

Page 1 – Application information & contact details

You will be asked to fill out an equal opportunity monitoring form.

The link for this survey will open in a new web page

Page 2 - About you and the work

1. Contact Details

Name of Artist / Company:

Name of main contact (if different from above):

Postcode:

Email Address:

Contact telephone number:

 

2. Please tell us a bit about you / your company:  

Max 100 words

 

3. We recognise the positive values of diversity, promote equality and challenge all forms of discrimination. We actively welcome and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply for this role. We particularly welcome applications from those who identify as D/deaf or D/disabled, people of African or Caribbean heritage, people of South, East and South East Asian heritage and people who are ethnically diverse and/or with lived experience of racism, ableism, genderism or socio-economic disadvantage.  

 

Please let us know below if this applies to you, as applications from such artists will be prioritised in this call out.

 

4. Title of the work / workshop you are applying with:

 

5. Which of these best describes the work you are applying with:

Please select only one option. If you feel your work covers more than one category please mention this when describing the work.

 

- Children Focused

A live outdoor performance, event or spectacle aimed at children aged 2+ and their families

 

- Online Workshop

A fun participatory dance opportunity for online audiences – with the potential to be delivered in an outdoor central Brighton setting if government guidelines allow.

 

- Older person focused  

A live outdoor performance, event or spectacle aimed at adults over 55  

 

- Other

Please specify:

 

Page 3 – Further information about the work

 

6. Please describe the work you are applying with and include:

- Theme of your work / dance style  

- Who your work is aimed at

- Why you want to present work at Our City Dances

 

You can respond by

Writing below (300 words max)

OR

Verbally via a video (2 mins max)

 

If applying via video please provide link below.

 

Please only choose one format to respond - either writing or via video.

 

7. Length of the work you are applying with:

 

8. Number of artists involved:

 

9. Is this the first time you have performed / put on this work?

Please give details i.e. this will be the first time the show is performed

 

10. Provide a video link to your work (3 minutes max)

If relevant give the password

 

11. The link you have given us is:

- A video of the work you are applying with

- A video of previous work

 

12. If you have sent a link to previous work, please tell us why this is relevant to your application (50 words max)

 

13. There are strict legal requirements surrounding music licensing. We need to ensure the correct rights are in place to be able to deliver performances / events both live and online. Please select the answer below that best reflects the music used in your work:

 

- The work uses royalty free music

- I / we own the rights / have permission from the artist /publisher to use the accompanied music

- There is no music accompanying this piece of work

- I / we do not own the rights / have permission to use the music accompanying this piece of work

- Other (please give details)

 

14. This year’s festival will be focused on work designed to be covid safe and viable to happen even if covid restrictions are still in place.

Please detail below how your work will be Covid safe and can be adapted to meet any necessary requirements.

e.g. dancers are socially distanced  

 

Page 4 – Tech, Fee and Availability

 

17. What are your tech requirements to deliver this piece of work / workshop, if any? (100 words max)

Please note the only technical equipment we can provide is a PA system. If you have other requirements, please include this with your budget breakdown below.

 

18. What is the fee you are charging for this work / workshop?

For all activity other than workshops, please provide us with the total and a breakdown (i.e 2 x performers at £100 each, £50 travel etc)

 

19. I / We are available to take part in Our City Dances on:

Please tick all that apply

 

- Monday 19th July 2021

- Tuesday 20th July 2021

- Wednesday 21st July 2021

- Thursday 22nd July 2021

- Friday 23rd July 2021

- Saturday 24th July 2021

 

20. All selected performances, events and workshops will need to be covered for Public liability insurance (PLI) at the value of £10 million. Proof of PLI will be requested after selection.

- I confirm that I have Public Liability insurance at the value of £10 million

- I confirm that I am in the process of acquiring Public Liability insurance at the value of £10 million and will have it in place by the required date if selected.

Please note: People Dancing Professional Membership offers free PLI to £10 million and other cover.

 

21. How did you hear about this opportunity?

 

Page 5- Declaration

 

I confirm that if selected I/we are available on the dates I have selected (19th July - 24th July 2021).

 

I understand that the above outlines performance / event times and that travel / set up / take down could be outside of the times stated.

 

I confirm I have completed the monitoring form.

 

I understand that the fee indicated is inclusive of travel, paying fees for the creative team and all other expenses that might be incurred.

 

22. By completing the boxes below you agree to the above statement

- Signed by (your name)

- Date