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James Ramsay

Arts Programming &
Administration










Tel: +49 176 219 38 395
ramsay@sabatini.tv














Nieuw Eccentrics
NIEUW ECCENTRICS
UK Festival of Dutch & Flemish Dance & Performance

Companies:
Needcompany
TG Stan
Suver Nuver
Carver
Blok & Steel
Peter Zegveld
Alibi Collective
Donna Rutherford

1994-
1995


Producer

Co-ordinated a consortium of UK theatres including the ICA, the South Bank Centre, Tramway, CCA Glasgow, The Green Room (Manchester) and Nottingham Playhouse to present 10 touring works of new performance from Belgium and The Netherlands.

More about Nieuw Eccentrics...


 
ARTS COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN
1993-
1994

Bursary Recipient
Advanced Traineeship in Dance Promotion

Awarded ACGB bursary to pursue a 12-month personal management training programme in arts management, focussed on contemporary dance and theatre.  Emphasis on international programming, marketing and financial management skills. 

Placements included:








Link To TV Interview
Nottingham Playhouse
Dance Week

Companies:
Licedei 5
Kokuma
Candoco
V-TOL



Robert Lepage/Théâtre Répère
"Coriolan"


4 months

Programmed season of contemporary dance in main Playhouse. View the season brochure.

Work with local Theatre in Education programme.

Co-ordination of visiting international companies including Robert Lepage's Théâtre Répère production of "Coriolan."
View the programme.







Mosaics Dance Platform 1994

Artists featured included:
Charles Linehan
Catherine Seymour
Hanna Gilgren

& over 30 others...


4 months

Programmed open-platform season of more than 35 contemporary dance artists in the
Lilian Baylis Theatre.
 

View Season Brochure




Tanz Im August Tanz Im August 1994
Season Brochure

Tanz Werkstatt Berlin 1994
Workshop Brochure

INTERNATIONAL PLACEMENTS
4 months

The final four months of the The bursary included four months of residencies and research in Belgium, France and Germany:


(Berlin):
Programme co-ordination for this annual international festival
.
Nieuw Eccentrics Nieuw Eccentrics  Festival 1995
(see above)


(Bruxelles):
Groundwork for the "Nieuw Eccentrics" tour of Britain.

Association Lézards Vivants (Paris):
Independent promoters of dance and theatre in France.






GREENWICH DANCE AGENCY
(London)
1993


General Manager

Administered the business start-up of this 700-seat community arts center, specializing in production and training for Contemporary Dance and Performance Art.







(Edinburgh)

Dance Web Festival

Companies included:
Mal Pelo
Black Blanc Beur
The Cholmondeleys
Blok + Steel
Anatomy
Small Acts
The X Factor
Ingrid Irrlicht
Uppercut Danseteater


1992


 
Programme Co-ordinator
Co-ordinated Dancebase's first international dance festival.

More about the Dance Web festival.



THE PLACE THEATRE
(London)

The Turning World Season

Companies included:
Compagnie Claude Brumachon
Wim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez
S.O.A.P
Compagnie Philippe Saire

Angelika Oei
Compagnie Didier Théron
Liat Dror & Nir Ben Gal
Ballet du Fargistan
Glej Theatre
Rosas


1992

Programme Co-ordinator
Co-ordinated "The Turning World" series of international contemporary dance.

Click here for more about the Turning World season and France en direct.

Click here for James Ramsay's review of the Turning World 1992, or here for a review of the Turning World 1993.







See Performance CV
1986-
1992


Professional Actor /
Performer

Lead and supporting roles in more than 10 professional theatre and dance productions. Classical, contemporary and avante garde work.  Northern Ontario (Canada) tour of Shakespeare tragedy; Greek Island tour of Aristophanes comedy.






MONTREAL MIRROR
and other publications

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1984-
1993

Arts Journalist
Freelance arts critic (Film, Theatre, Dance). Over 40 articles published in London, Bristol (UK), Peterborough and Montreal (Canada).

Publication Manager
Copy Editor, Production Supervisor for The Montreal Mirror, the leading weekly arts and listings magazine in Montreal.  Deputy Editor and Production Manager of Trent University (Canada) student newspaper.




CFFF-FM Radio (Peterborough, Canada)


Link To Trent Radio

1985-
1986

Programme Director
Managed programming and production for this innovative  campus/community radio service - the first radio station in Canada to receive funding for "Radio As Art."