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NATHAN GEERING and RYAN HARSTON have been announced as joint Artistic Directors at Theatre Deli. Geering was previously Artistic Director...
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National Dance Company Wales has annouced MATTHEW ROBINSON will become Artistic Director this autumn. Robinson is a graduate of London...
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Northcott Theatre has announced BECKY CHAPMAN and BEN QASIM MONKS as Co-Chairs. They will replace Lady LUCY STUDHOLME, as she steps down as...
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St George's Bristol has appointed SAMIR SAVANT as its new CEO. Savant has over 20 years’ experience as a senior manager in the arts,...
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ALAN STACEY has annouced he will step down as Executive Director of Headlong in March 2022 after six years in the role. His contributions...

Latest Features

  • Projection on cargo truck

    While audiences are most comfortable returning to outdoor events, organising a festival that can flex around ever-changing restrictions is still no mean feat. Penny Mills and Jonathan Goodacre have been looking at what’s working.

  • My Light Shines on laser beams

    With artists no longer able to travel freely across Europe post-Brexit, and with no sign of the Covid pandemic abating, Francesca Hegyi explores the challenges of trying to stage an international festival in the UK.

  • People sitting in tables outside in Manchester

    With the re-opening of outdoor festivals around the UK, John McGrath shares his thoughts on creating a responsible and safe festival that both responds to Covid limitations and offers a true artistic and community experience.

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    Muslim communities are regularly assailed by poor generalisations and by impoverished stories written by ‘someone else’, which are not just mediocre but harmful, writes Raheel Mohammed.

  • A group of young people dancing outside

    The festival season may look a bit different this year, but Coventry’s year as UK City of Culture is underway. Jake Bartle and Emily Coleman talk us through the summer programme of fun, creative events and exhibitions that the city is experiencing.

  • A theatre workshop in which students rush at a young person seated on the ground

    Drama schools would do well to interrogate their practices and culture now before the calls for reform begin.

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