Alongside his freelance work with artists, Callum also works within organisations and on his own projects...
What Next Workshops
The What Next Workshops are a series of workshops that Callum designed to support early career artists getting to grips with what it means to be freelance. The series usually consists of about 6 sessions, and they cover everything from how to submit a tax return, to where to find funding, to how to work with a producer.
Leeds Light Night is the UK’s largest annual light and multimedia arts festival, and Callum works on the festival as a Creative Producer. His work has included the programming and management of the Street Entertainment and Parade elements of the festival, as well as producing specific projects featured in the festival, such as 2021's Nature at Night installation commissioned by the British Library.
Black Women in Leadership Symposium
Led by Northern Contemporary Dance School, the Black Women in Leadership Symposium explored important conversations on supporting and increasing diversity in leadership, aiming to inspire and deepen awareness. As Project Manager, Callum played an active role in programming the panel talks and round table discussions, whilst overseeing the successful planning and delivery of the event. He also lead a round table discussion, discussing the significance of effective allyship.
Rotherham Fan Festival - UEFA Women's Euros 2022
In July 2022 Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council hosted the UEFA Women’s Euros and curated various activities as part of the event. Through a commission with Yorkshire Dance, Callum co-programmed a series of inclusive outdoor dance works including: DAMAEDANCE’s Irma-Sister & Curious Arts’ Wildflower, Folk Dance Remixed’s Step Hop House & Ceilidh, Mimbre’s Lifted, and Stopgap Dance’s Frock. Callum also managed the delivery of each event, supporting all artists involved and overseeing volunteers.
Leeds Dance Partnership - Open Day
The Leeds Dance Partnership Open Day was a free event designed to welcome audiences back into the dance venues of Leeds following the COVID-19 pandemic. It had everything from performances, to workshops, to talks, for a wide-range of ages and experiences. Callum worked on the event as a Coordinator, supporting the programming, planning, and delivery of the day.