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NICOLAS ZEKULIN and PAUL SHARP are joining Edinburgh International Festival as the festival’s heads of music and artistic management. Their...
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Shropshire-based rural theatre company Pentabus has named a new chair and six new trustees. NUALA O’KANE, who is a former Chair of...
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Three new trustees are joining the Palace Theatre & Opera House Trust. The trio are made up of LAURA WHITEHURST, Head of Creative...
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Theatre company Improbable has welcomed ERICA WHYMAN as its new Chair, succeeding NATASHA FREEDMAN, who has led the board for four years. A...
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SITA MCINTOSH has been named the new Chief Executive Officer of Go Live Theatre Projects, a charity that enables young people to access the...

Latest Features

  • Children viewing an exhibit in a museum

    A new report into the challenges facing the museum and gallery sector has just been published. Rachael Browning outlines its key findings and the policy recommendations emerging from it.

  • Schoolchildren playing musical instruments

    Regardless of the setting, every school deserves a teacher who is afforded the space and professional trust to teach an inspiring arts curriculum, writes Steven Berryman.

  • Launch of Failspace

    Failure is part of life. We all know this, creative folk perhaps better than most, says Katie Villa. But how can we learn to fail well?

  • Actor on a thrust stage performing to young people

    Directors of Education and Learning from some of the country’s most high-profile theatres are calling on all political parties to commit to 'Theatre for Every Child'. Claire Walker of SOLT & UK Theatre shares highlights of the campaign.

  • Image of Brixton House

    One of our defining characteristics is the diversity and inclusivity of our team, says Delia Barker, as she reflects on the theatre’s post-pandemic journey.

  • Drama students

    The Higher Education sector is up in arms about proposed cuts to creative arts courses which, it says, will further damage the UK's creative industries. Carole-Anne Upton thinks the proposal is short-sighted and harmful.

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Rosie Kay is a dancer not a writer but, like her dancing, her writing comes from the heart and is grounded in her personal experiences....
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