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Here you will find details of vacancies at Ludus Dance, within the team, projects, student and learning positions.

Artistic Director & Development Director

We have two exciting opportunities for the posts of Artistic Director and Development Director, who will jointly manage Ludus Dance.

Salary range £34,000 to £38,000 (pro-rata)


Artistic Director (30 hours per week - flexible)

You will have specific responsibility for the artistic work of the company, furthering Ludus’ reputation for excellence in dance practice, particularly with young people. You will manage the company’s relationship with its key stakeholders including Arts Council England, lead on the company’s safeguarding policy and collaborate with the Development Director on strategic development, management of the Ludus team, on fundraising policy and bid writing. You should be a senior leader in the arts sector with experience in developing innovative programmes in the dance sector.

Development Director (22.5 hours per week - flexible)

With specific responsibility for overseeing fundraising, marketing, finance and stakeholder management, you will provide dynamic leadership to develop and deliver our vision and strategy, in partnership with our Artistic Director. You will already have gained leadership experience, likely in the cultural or charity sectors, including of strategic business planning and staff management


Ludus Dance is a leading arts charity, based in the North West of England and has been a leader in dance for over 40 years.  Our mission is to inspire, engage and empower people through dance.  We are an inclusive employer and wish to reflect the diverse communities we serve. We warmly welcome and encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and experiences.

For full details and application packs:

Click here for Artistic Director 

Click here Development Director 


Please return the application pack with a cover letter to 

Closing date: 13th July, 12 noon

Interview date: Scheduled for 1st August in Lancaster

Freelance Dance Artists

We are currently looking for freelance dance artists to join us in performance and delivery!

Get in touch at and we can arrange a phone, email or online video chat for more information!


If you have any questions about any opportunities at Ludus Dance please get in touch with our team.
Email or call 01524 35936

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