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Young Climate Champion Opportunity – Midlands Art Centre (MAC)

Pigfoot Theatre is bringing HOT IN HERE, an ‘energy generating dance party’ exploring the climate crisis, to the Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) in Autumn. Alongside the show, Pigfoot Theatre are looking for a local young person, age 16-25, interested in theatre / climate action, to co-facilitate a workshop(s) on creative climate action in the local area. Following the tour, Pigfoot will support them to run a local green event in the area.

The deadline is flexible, so if you are interested, go ahead and apply.

About Pigfoot

Pigfoot make multi award-winning theatre about the climate crisis, with the least carbon impact possible. Their new show HOT IN HERE (an energy-generating dance party) celebrates action taking place around the world for climate justice. They are looking to work with someone aged 16-25 based in Birmingham interested in using creativity to take climate action as they tour HOT IN HERE to the MAC in autumn this year. This person will work with Pigfoot to co-design & co-facilitate a creative workshop in Birmingham on local climate action, as well as being given the tools & support to lead their own local environmental event. The Creative Climate Champion will join a network of 12 other Creative Climate Champions from areas across the UK to form a community of creative climate leaders. They will also receive monthly mentoring sessions from Pigfoot throughout the following year. Fee £150 for 15 hrs work @ £10/hour. This is a development and training opportunity, and will include ongoing mentorship and support from Pigfoot. Dates Work will take place from 15 August – with dates to be agreed mutually. Person Specification

  • Interest in climate issues & climate justice
  • Interest in creativity (whatever that means to you!)
  • Age 16-25
  • Based in Birmingham
To apply

Email hetty@pigfoottheatre.com with 100 words on why you’re interested in, and what you will bring to the role. They especially welcome applications from young people from the Global Majority, who are working class, disabled, D/deaf and hard of hearing, neurodiverse, LGBTQ+, and those without formal higher education.

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