Opportunities at Lyra


Bright & Wild Artist Commission x 4

Lyra is looking to commission four experienced Lead Artists (1 x Dance, 1 x Music, 2 x Performing Arts) to create four new performance pieces for the 2022 Bright & Wild festival in collaboration with children and young people from Greater Craigmillar in Edinburgh (Lyra’s Young Artists).


The commissions are part of our exciting project, Connections funded by a National Lottery Community Fund Young Start Grant.


Each Commission includes:

  • Lead Artist fee of £5,250

  • A budget of £2,000 for materials and collaborators

  • Free theatre and studio space at Lyra

  • Free hot desk office space at Lyra

  • A Facilitator and Youth Arts Worker to support the sessions

  • Producer support

  • Opportunities to share the progress of the work with audiences and industry professionals

How To Apply: 

To find out more about each commission and how to apply, please download the Call Out Pack: 

Dance Commission

Music Commission

2 x Performing Arts Commission

Deadline: Friday 13th August 2021, 12 midday 

We welcome applicants to contact us at lyra@lyra.co.uk if you have any questions at all!