Artistic Opportunities

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In this section we will list all available performing and visual arts opportunities from artsNK. We will also feature relevant selected opportunities from our partners and selected organisations within Lincolnshire and beyond.

Open Call for Disability Dance Groups to Perform

artsNK and Transported are searching for dance groups with a disability or inclusive focus. We are hosting a FREE performance opportunity on Friday 9 March at South Holland Centre starting at 7:30pm. This is our second Inclusive Dance Platform and the evening will be headlined by a professional performance of ‘Night at the Theatre‘ by Casson & Friends; which features some of the UK’s leading disabled dancers. It is set to be truly inspirational and a night full of fun!

You and/or your dance group can be a mixed ages, mixed disabilities or a support group for a specific condition – we are very open and our mission is to include Everyone.  

For more information click here.

Applications for True Motion 2018 are now open!

U. Dance is a national framework that helps improve and inspire dance performance opportunities for children and young people across England, led by One Dance UK. 

Applications are now open for U.Dance East Midlands County Platforms. We are pleased to once again be managing the Lincolnshire County Platform -True Motion 2018 will take place at LPAC on Saturday 24th February.

Youth dance companies and groups are encourage to apply! Follow the link below for more information:


 U.Dance Twilight Training Session

Wednesday 8th November 7 – 9pm

Secondary level teachers, practitioners and group leaders from across the county are invited to attend a free training session delivered by Dance4 on devising, developing and rehearsing pieces for U.Dance 2018.

This practical session will provide a choreographic tool kit of inclusive dance ideas to use when leading creative dance sessions with young people and include information on progression routes for young dancers. 

Terry O’Toole Theatre, Moor Lane, North Hykeham, Lincoln, LN6 9AX

For more info or to book a place, contact

Call for Collaborators for Circus250 exhibition and events

artsNK are working with The National Centre for Craft and Design to co-curate an exhibition focusing on the history of circus, as part of the UK wide Circus250 event, celebrating 250 years of circus! Out ‘Circus250’ exhibition and accompanying performance and activity programme will take place at The National Centre for Craft and Design between April – July 2018. We are currently seeking collaborators, content, ideas, and exhibits of archive information related to circus for the event.

For further information click here.