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  • 04/10/23

    DARE Art Prize 2023/24 – Call for Entries

    Challenging artists and scientists to collaborate on new approaches to the creative process, the £15,000 DARE Art Prize 2023/24 awarded by the University of Leeds and Opera North is open for applications. Part of our pioneering DARE partnership with the University,…

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  • 09/08/23

    DARE Academic-in-Residence 2023/24.

    Are you an academic currently employed at the University of Leeds looking to further your practice-based research in your field alongside one of the UK’s five national opera companies? Do you desire to undertake original research into aspects of Opera North’s…

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  • 02/08/23

    DARE Internship 2022/23 Reflection

    ”I have had the enriching opportunity of being a DARE Publication intern at Opera North. Under the wise guidance of the Editor, Stuart Leeks, I witnessed a part of the captivating world of opera, having had little knowledge of it…

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  • 13/07/23

    DARE Internship – Eben Roddis

    DARE Internship 2022/23 Reflection ‘I’m Eben and have been interning with Opera North’s Community Partnerships department. During my time with Opera North, I have had many great opportunities to do a wide variety of things. I am very grateful to…

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  • 17/04/23

    Liberty Lecture Series: Jolyon Maugham KC, 4 May 2023

    Lawyer, writer and Good Law Project founder Jolyon Maugham is announced as the next speaker in the DARE Liberty Lecture series, where he’ll discuss his new book, Bringing Down Goliath: How Good Law Can Topple the Powerful, with Paul Wragg, Professor of…

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  • 23/01/23

    DARE Annual Report 2021/22

    First created in 2007, the pioneering DAREpartnership between Opera North and theUniversity of Leeds has gone from strength tostrength. 2022 marks the 15th anniversary of ourcollaboration, and the DARE 15 Reviewdemonstrates that the partnership still hasextensive mutual benefit for our…

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