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Student and Graduate Call-Out: Home Solo

Opportunity to join dancer and dance maker Hayley Matthews in a research workshop for our latest project Home Solo.

Home Solo is a contemporary dance solo with live music. It is an exploration of what it is and how it feels to be at home in your own skin.

The performance will be an intimate, close-up journey of contemporary dance, guitar and song. The show integrates voices of local community members from a range of backgrounds and ages on what it means to feel at home for them and unravels into dance, song, percussion and guitar.


  • Two dance / performance students or recent graduates will have the chance to join the company for two days in rehearsals at Norwich Arts Centre
  • Students/graduates must be  must be available to attend rehearsals  on 5 and 6 October in Norwich
  • Priority will be given to locally-based applicants
  • Students will receive travel expenses paid for their days with the company
  • Successful applicants will receive complimentary tickets to the Home – Solo premiere at Norwich Arts Centre on 29 November 2017.


ENSEMBLE create personal, intimate and thoughtful dance and interdisciplinary performance that build deep relationships with place and local community and close connections to audiences. Bringing inner worlds to the surface and intimacy into public space. We develop ways we can permeate the fourth wall and cross boundaries between performer and audience.

Website: www.ensembledance.org (launching end of August)

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  • Application deadline: 12pm, Mon 25 September 2017
  • Open rehearsals: 10am-3:30pm, Thurs 5 and Fri 6 October 2017, Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich

To apply or for more information:

Please send CV, show reel or footage of you dancing and an expression of interest (no more than 1 A4 side) including why you would like to be part of this research and production and how you relate to the meaning and concept of ‘Home’ to hayleyjmatthews@hotmail.co.uk by 12pm, Mon 25 September 2017.  Applicants will be chosen and notified by Fri 29 September 2017.