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Artistic council member Fontys Academy of Circus and Performance Art (ACAPA)

Geplaatst: 14-09-2018
Sluitingsdatum: 27-09-2018
Tilburg (Noord-Brabant) 
Ondersteunend / Staf 
min. 0,2 fte, max. 0,2 fte 
max. 11 (€3.477,27 - €4.777,65) 


The artistic council member will be part of ACAPA’s artistic council.
For more information about the program see www.fontys.edu/circus

The artistic council is an advisory board that provides specific advice about the artistic direction of the study program. Each member of the artistic council may nominate visiting lecturers, projects, etc. that have the potential of promoting the quality of the study program. The artistic council member has an ambassador role externally as well, to present ACAPA to the professional field. The artistic council carries out its tasks under the overall guidance of the director of studies, who is in charge of safeguarding the quality of the artistic process involved, in relation to the objectives and policy  of Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts.

The Artistic Council is responsible for:

  • Policy proposals relating to the artistic vision of ACAPA;
  • The incorporation of this vision into the curriculum;
  • The realisation of the actual artistic support provided for the benefit of the students, in guiding students in their individual performance work.


Fontys trains students to become meaningful professionals with an impact on society. We are an innovative organization and together with the professional environment we quickly anticipate developments in the region. Our employees are constantly seeking inspiration and challenges. It is with great passion that we deliver our educational programme and thereby provide a valuable contribution to relevant themes in society. We look across borders and learn to discover new opportunities. We cultivate our students and employees talents by providing them with attention and challenges. This is our collective ambition: to do and think bigger!


At Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts you will find qualitative art education in a dynamic environment in which change is more the rule than the exception. We are a university that is flexible and able to respond well to the changes around us.

Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts is located in a beautiful building in the heart of Tilburg, where it provides a space for all art disciplines, arts education and performing arts, bachelor’s and master’s programmes. Practical and research-based learning is central to the programmes. In addition to bachelor’s and master’s programmes, we are committed to developing talent before, during and after studies. We believe in an art world without borders and aim to experiment through research, by working together with a diversity of partners. Future teachers and artists stimulate each other to explore and give shape to the world inside and outside FHK.

At Fontys School of Fine and Performing Arts you work in an international, interdisciplinary environment where art students are visible and where it is bursting with energy.

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The circus field is continuously evolving, the artistic council member needs to be able to oversee and react on these developments. The artistic council member has experience and knowledge of circus and at least one other performing arts discipline. An interest in practice-based artistic research is welcomed.

  • Knowledge of and experience in circus;
  • Knowledge of and experience in performing arts;
  • Experience in supporting students in creative process (for example: dramaturgy, concept development);
  • Skills in productive discussion and constructive feedback;
  • Relevant network in circus and performing arts field.


Temporary for 1 year

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