News and Events

  • 28/10/20

    Virtual Sustainability Student Placements

    4 final year students from the School of Geography at the University of Leeds will be undertaking virtual placement projects exploring sustainability with Opera North and SAIL (Sustainable Arts in Leeds) this academic year 2020/21. The project with Opera North…

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  • 29/07/20

    DARE Art Prize winner announced

    “I am so pleased to be awarded the DARE Art Prize 2020-21. I don’t think there is anything else quite like it!” The poet, writer and visual artist Redell Olsen has been announced as the winner of the £15,000 DARE…

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  • 28/07/20

    Launch of new DARE podcasts: Thinking with Opera.

    Exciting ideas are emerging at a time when much face to face activity is on hold, and colleagues at University of Leeds and Opera North are thinking innovatively about how, by working together, we can increase public access to learning…

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  • 11/06/20

    Student placement supports zero-carbon.

    “I am honoured to be part of SAIL” says Leeds University student Julia Bachmann, who’s studying for an MA in Sustainability and Consultancy.  Sustainable Arts in Leeds, the foundation of which was led by Opera North, is a group of organisations…

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  • 22/04/20

    “My time as a DARE Intern has been enlightening.”

    University of Leeds student Ruby Fatimilehin shares her experience as the 2019/20 DARE Intern. Before my placement at Opera North, I was admittedly quite uneducated about the world of opera. Over the past six months this has changed drastically. My…

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  • 28/02/20

    DARE Art Prize 2020/21 Shortlist Announced

    Opera North and The University of Leeds have announced the shortlist for the DARE Art Prize 2020/21. The £15,000 prize is awarded to an innovative, ambitious artist who is excited by the opportunity to work with leading scientific researchers at…

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