Young DaDaFest 2017 Open Call

Young DaDaFest 2017 Open Call

Showcasing the creativity of disabled and deaf young people from Merseyside.

Would you like the opportunity to perform* in front of a large audience at a prestigious theatre and music venue? Are you aged between 12 to 30 and would describe yourself as a disabled, or deaf person, or do you live with a long-term medical condition?

We are looking for individuals or groups (group maximum of 15 people) to perform at this year’s Young DaDaFest events on Thursday 13 July (performance focused) or Friday 14 July (music focused).

Our aim is develop and nurture young disabled artists by giving them a platform to perform in front of a large audience.

The Young DaDaFest 2017 theme is Outside the Box*; our Young Leaders are offering nine commissions on this theme**.

Young DaDaFest is planned and organised by the DaDaFest Young Leaders Group, and they, plus the DaDaFest Artistic team will choose the acts.

If you are interested in performing please contact Sam for further details and an information pack.

You must contact us no later than 31st January to express an interest in performing.

Please contact Sam Wade at or call 0151 703 2258

For further information about Young DaDaFest please visit our website:

* Outside the Box: People are put into categories which makes them feel judged and limited. How do we break outside the box?

** We have nine commissions (six for the performance event and three for the music event)