We are seeking a PhD composer to support the Nottingham Playhouse Participation Department, composing/co-creating musical theatre works in partnership with diverse communities, and fostering development of new practices around inclusive co-production and hybrid/online performance to realise their mission ‘to tell diverse stories that reflect our city’ and ‘create life-changing experiences for our community’.
Full details about the opportunity can be found here: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/All-the-Worlds-a-Stage-Empowering-Compositional-Creativity-Amplifying-Underrepresented-Voices.pdf
This funded M4C (Midlands4Cities) PhD studentship is open to UK and international applicants. The Collaborative Doctoral Award has been co-designed by the University of Nottingham and the Nottingham Playhouse. Throughout the 4-year project, the student will receive supervisory support from Martin Berry, Director of Participation at the Nottingham Playhouse, in addition to an interdisciplinary team from the University of Nottingham including composer Elizabeth Kelly (Associate Professor in Music Composition/ co-director of Nottingham Forum for Artistic Research), computer scientist Chris Greenhalgh (Professor of Computer Science, co-director of Mixed Reality Lab), and musicologist Hannah Robbins (Assistant Professor in Popular Music, Director of Black Studies).
Application details can be found at this link: https://www.midlands4cities.ac.uk/apply