News and Events

  • 06/08/18

    Pettman DARE Fellows 18/19 announced

    We are delighted to announce that Hannah Greenwood and Blaire White have been awarded 2018/19 Pettman DARE Fellowships in Music Education project management. Starting in September the fully-funded programme, the only post-graduate diploma of its kind, provides early career professionals in music…

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  • 30/07/18

    DARE intern’s career flourishes as an opera director

    Emma Black, a graduate in Classical Literature and English from the University of Leeds, was our first DARE Intern in 2010/11. Emma returns to Opera North this August to direct the Opera North Youth Chorus production of Pirates Revisted, an adaptation…

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  • 25/07/18

    DARE makes a difference at New Zealand Opera

    2017/18 Pettman DARE Fellow Callum Blackmore is spending the final three months of his year-long Fellowship working with the Education team at at New Zealand Opera. I am having a wonderful time at New Zealand Opera working with education manager…

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  • 19/04/18

    My Opera North placement has helped me decide my career ambitions.

    I am currently in my third year, of a Cultural Studies degree, and have spent the last year as an intern for the University of Leeds’s Cultural Institute. I have seen how a small-scale organisation works on a daily basis,…

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  • 16/04/18

    Summer school ‘Increasing access to Psychoanalysis’

    On June 15 and 16, DARE and the Institute of Psychoanalysis come together to present a two-day Summer School at the Howard Assembly Rooms, Leeds. This exciting collaboration aims to make psychoanalytic ideas accessible to a wider public, including under-…

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  • 12/03/18

    DARE Art Prize winner 2018-19 announced

    An artist who explores the meeting of human perception and Artificial Intelligence has been selected as the winner of the 2018-19 DARE Art Prize by Opera North and the University of Leeds’ Cultural Institute. Working with scientists at the University, Anna Ridler will explore the functions…

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