Location: Salzburg, Austria
Project name: Volunteering at SEAD
Hosting organization: SEAD – Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance
Sending organization: “Common Sense” Youth Organization
Purpose of the project: SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance is a centre for training contemporary dancers and choreographers as well as a vibrant space that provides the public with performances and education in contemporary dance art. Founded by Susan Quinn in 1995, the curriculum of SEAD rests on the philosophical position that making art engenders knowledge. The premise that learning is by doing, thinking is by making, dictates the structures of SEAD’s classes and requirements. With a faculty that rotates throughout the year, SEAD provides students with opportunities to work with renowned and innovative artists from around the world, as well as to choreograph and present their work, to teach in the public adult and children’s education program offered by the house, to perform in and outside school, to participate in exchange programs abroad and to create and make lifelong contacts.
Number of volunteers: 1 volunteer between 18-30 years old (Only Azerbaijani citizenship)
Project period – 01/09/2021 to 28/02/2022 (6 months)
Deadline: 11th June 2021
All costs are covered by European Solidarity Corps
No participation fee!
Accommodation, food and transport arrangements:
A local standard accommodation (host family/ students dorm or apartment) is provided. The volunteer receives food money monthly from the host organization. Local transport is provided by the host organization.
Application conditions and requirements for volunteering:
Typical tasks of a volunteer at SEAD can be supporting the academy administration and coordination in their daily tasks in the office. Daily tasks also incur in the organization of the young adults course Program. Volunteers’ communication skills and interest in applying them to social media is highly welcome. Above-average social Skills and the wish to work in a positively challenging environment are clearly assets. English skills are a benefit as it is the main spoken language at SEAD.