Arts People
Intergenerational arts charity Magic Me has appointed four new trustees to its board: PHIL CAVE, consultant and former Director at Arts Council England; HAZEL GOULD, librettist, director and...
Arts People
CATHERINE HEARNE, Chief Executive of Helix Arts, has been appointed Chair of Culture Bridge North East’s Advisory Board. She is joined by GEMMA DYER, Prince’s Trust Public Sector...
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The institution will champion non-drug treatments and create a body of knowledge to support healthcare workers.
There may be more students of colour in our drama schools, but the curriculums and faculties remain heavily biased towards the white experience, writes director Steven Kavuma.
People choose whether or not to participate in arts and cultural activities for many varied and legitimate reasons. To build a strong community, we must respect them if they refuse to join in, writes Francois Matarasso.
Artists in Brazil fear an increase in censorship and intimidation following Jair Bolsonaro’s recent victory in the presidential elections, writes Oliver Basciano.
As we move towards a cashless society, Sam Wollaston finds that buskers are increasingly going contactless.
From issue 319 Feature
As arts and cultural organisations rise to the challenges facing the sector, some are adopting new and ground-breaking templates for their relationships with business. Patrick Towell surveys the changing landscape.
From issue 319 Case study
Dance company Motionhouse’s partnership with a furniture manufacturer is as close as it gets – they work side by side. Louise Richards explains how the unusual collaboration developed.
From issue 319 Feature
Artists are using their creative insight to advise business on strategies and methods of production. Catherine Morel and Philippe Mairesse explain how.
From issue 319 Case study
When Oxford Playhouse was asked if it could run acting technique workshops for John Lewis, the answer had to be a yes, says Louise Chantal.
From issue 319 Feature
What motivates businesses to support the arts? David Watt explores the main reasons beyond 'doing the right thing'.
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Well-known critic of Russian censorship, Kirill Serebrennikov, faces up to a decade in prison following accusations of embezzling £1.5m from a theatre project. His arrest last year raised fears...
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A City Council fund originally set up in the wake of the city’s unsuccessful bid for UK City of Culture 2021 will be cut by 50% next year to £100k, but local politicians say the...
The Royal Opera House’s Music Director Antonio Pappano tells Fiona Maddocks about the ‘grave threat’ facing the organisation, and why he’s not got no intention of stepping down fully until 2023.
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Poorer children are half as likely to take music lessons as those from better-off families, a new study by the Musicians Union has concluded. The findings come as musician John Thirkell warns the...
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The King’s Theatre will close for two years and see capacity reduced from 1,300 to 1,100 to provide more space for hospitality. The box office, which was revamped six years ago, will be...
The ukulele is replacing the recorder as the ‘go-to instrument’ for early music education in the view of many teachers, writes Elle Hunt – but a small proportion of pupils still want to learn this one-time staple of school concerts.
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Ten members of Artistic Directors for the Future, a programme supporting theatre professionals from diverse backgrounds, will be granted access to the boardrooms of five venues over a four-month...
Arts People
CATH JAMES, most recently Acting Artistic Director and CEO of South East Dance, has been selected as the organisation’s new Artistic Director. The appointment comes as part of an...
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A report has concluded that extending the award would be of limited use unless a new scheme were to incorporate professional development and network-building opportunities.
Arts People
EDDIE NIXON, who has spent time as both Associate Director and Director of Theatre and Artist Development at The Place, will become the organisation’s new Artistic Director. He takes over from...
Arts People
FRANCESCA HEGYI, formerly Executive Director of Hull 2017 UK City of Culture, will join Edinburgh International Festival as Executive Director in February 2019.
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Actor and Director AMEET CHANA is to become Associate Director at Rifco Theatre Company, directing the company’s next studio production in Autumn 2019 and helping the company support emerging...
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Live entertainment business Trafalgar Entertainment Group, created by Sir Howard Panter and Dame Rosemary Squire, has appointed ANDREW HILL as Business Affairs Director and TIM MCFARLANE as Executive...

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