Festival Partnerships

From the Employability & Enterprise Team

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Leeds Conservatoire collaborate with a variety of festivals across the UK to create work experience and performance opportunities for our current students and alumni.

The Employability & Enterprise team work closely with festival organisers to deliver tailored packages specific to student requirements, whether that be as performers or staff members. 

Application windows for Underneath The Stars Festival and We Out Here Festival are now live. 

Current Festival Applications

This Summer/Autumn the Leeds Conservatoire Employability and Enterprise Team are excited to announce showcase opportunities and paid work placements at Liverpool's Sound City Festival, Wakefield's Long Division, Underneath The Stars Festival and Cambridgeshire's We Out Here Festival, taking place on the following dates:

Applications for this festival are now closed.

Applications for this festival are now closed

We are pleased to be working with this years Underneath The Stars Festival (29 – 31 July 2022) to bring several paid placement opportunities within the Artist Liaison and Stage Management teams.

We are open to applications from current 2nd and 3rd year BA and Post Graduate study students, as well as those who graduated from the conservatoire in 2021.

To find out more about the positions available and apply for the opportunities please fill in this online application form by Friday 8 July (12pm).

We are pleased to announce our showcase opportunities at We Out Here Festival. We are looking for current Leeds Conservatoire student bands or artists (all pathways and years) to apply, as well as those that graduated from the conservatoire in 2021 (must be part of 20/21 graduating cohort).

To apply please fill in this online application form by Friday 15 July (12pm). 

Further details regarding application windows for festival opportunities will be shared on this page and via internal socials.

Any questions regarding these opportunities please contact us at agency@lcm.ac.uk

Previous Experiences

We look to update our festival partners yearly to ensure that all opportunities are relevant and supportive for our current cohort of students and recent graduates.

Previous experiences include, sending 25 Leeds Conservatoire DJ's to Leeds Festival, to curate and perform at the campsite stages over the bank holiday weekend.

We've curated showcase stages at The Alternative Great Escape with student delegates attending the four day conference to learn and discuss hot topics within the industry.

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