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Henny Finch
HENNY FINCH, who has been Executive Director of Headlong since 2005, is to join Hofesh Shechter Company as Executive Producer from May 2016...
Ian Scott Caroline Corfe
After 25 years with Artsreach, Director IAN SCOTT is to step down and retire. He will be replaced by CAROLINE CORFE, who was previously...
Jemima Levick
JEMIMA LEVICK, Artistic Director of Dundee Rep since 2013, is to step down to become Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Stellar...
Claire Gervaux
CLAIRE GEVAUX is to join Help Musicians UK as its first Creative Director. She arrives from the Foundation for FutureLondon, where she...
Stephen Unwin
The British American Drama Academy (BADA) has announced that STEPHEN UNWIN, founder of English Touring Theatre, is to succeed IAN...

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    Pop your artform bubble and stay in touch with your peers: dance academic Dr Sara Houston gives advice to her younger self.

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    The separation of Treasury and Lottery funding for the arts could pave the way for a more equitable future, and the forthcoming White Paper is the perfect opportunity to make this change, argue the authors of the 2014 ROCC report.

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    For small arts companies, it’s a fiercely competitive time to be applying for funding from trusts and foundations. Annie Rigby and Natalie Querol share their very different experiences. 

  • Photo of Caroline Miller

    The winner of the top honour at last week’s Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards – Caroline Miller – reflects on the people who have inspired and guided her career.

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    When audiences for her contemporary circus tours stagnated, Rachel Clare of Crying Out Loud realised a fresh approach was needed. She reveals how Circus Evolution has revolutionised circus marketing.

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    Spending time in the great outdoors is proven to boost wellbeing, but how can the arts encourage people to do it? Nicky Goulder describes one project that is doing just that. 

  • Photo of Dusty Rhodes and his dog

    Braving snow, ice and slipper-eating Sprocker Spaniels, filmmaker Dusty Rhodes shoots a photo a day to offer a peek into his working life.

Readers' Comments

It would be interesting to know who the 381 arts organisations which responded to the survey are. Are they big? Are they small? Rural?...
There's a lot that's important about The Next Steps? but what's particularly remarkable to me is the way in which it quietly...
If we are to have a proper debate about the potential impact of leaving the EU, I hope the level of argumentation can be raised to a more...
Posted by Musician on Nothing to fear from leaving
The weak arguments listed in this piece have zero merit. We should leave the EU because an auction house that sells overpriced masters to...
Posted by Article19 on Nothing to fear from leaving
It would be useful to cross compare with the evidence and data being collected within the Understanding Everyday Participation research...
Posted by susanjonesarts@gmail.com on Barriers to arts engagement deter older people, survey finds
Other lottery distributors have used place-based approaches to lottery investment for years. When other distributors do this they set...
We are living in a Postdigital era, and many artists are beginning to realise that a massive gap is being formed between the Arts and the...
Posted by GallerySoup on A cautious approach
We have quite a lot of Rembrandts in the UK. Far better to focus collecting effort on things we're short of, such as more recent art...
As Education policy regarding creativity and the arts is widening between England and Wales, it would be good to see some research that...
Posted by Amanda_Dance on The right to a creative childhood
yes- need to add....its not 'normal'......
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