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Board member MARK POWELL has been appointed as Chair at theatre company Out of Joint, replacing interim Chair CHARLIE THOMPSON. He will be joined by four new board members: theatre-maker, poet and...
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Buckinghamshire Council has approved plans that will see Garsington Opera build a £14m practice centre on the Wormsley Estate in Stokenchurch, the home of the Getty family. The new building...
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Plans for a £16m Centre for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dundee have been abandoned after a five-year effort to raise the necessary funding failed to reach its target. The development...
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Music teachers are putting their health at risk to continue provision under inconsistent and unclear Covid safety guidelines.
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Breakdancing has been officially added to the Olympic event schedule and is due to enter competition for the first time at the Paris 2024 games. Strongly linked with hip-hop culture, it is practised...
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A research programme is setting out to evaluate how digital technologies could be used to support remote learning in performing arts. A multidisciplinary research team, led by Queen Mary...
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Students at Glasgow School of Art have lashed out at their institution for charging full price for a practice-based fine art course that is no longer studio- and workshop-based, saying its response...
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If 2020 has given us anything, it’s a recognition that arts organisations need to engage with technology – and that they’re stronger for having it, writes Chris Unitt.
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Tate becomes the latest institution to announce redundancies as the sector and its workforce warn of a years-long road to recovery.
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Technology has been working miracles delivering live performance online. Jonathan Vaughan asked Julian Hepple about the magic – and the mania – of making music at a distance.
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Audiences are ready to return but they need reassurance to take the first step. A new digital toolkit will help bridge the gap, says Katy Raines.
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The much-vaunted idea of liveness relies on two different but equally important types of connection. Peter Ord examines the technical challenge of putting on a professional quality show from an artist’s own home.
Resourceful artists and producers don't see digital theatre serving as a mere stopgap, says Gordon Cox, but as a creative opportunity that will delight audiences even after the return of theatre as we knew it.
During the pandemic Stephen Hough has been playing hour-long, interval-free concerts - and loving it. It's time to re-think the traditional concert format, he says.
South Korea offers a model of how theatres can reopen safely with no audience-to-audience virus transmission. Caitlin Huston reports.
There are more successful methods of commemorating an individual, an event or an emotional response than by reproducing them with a sense of fidelity, says Emma Evelyn Roberts.
'Build it and they will come' is not applicable when it comes to selling online, says Tom Dykes. There's a lot to think about before you start building a website.
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Social media users have been pouring scorn on the Government's tweeted announcement of a new Business Traveller exemption. From 4am on Sat 5th December high-value business travellers will no...
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A new cultural strategy demonstrates York's commitment to redress the effects of Covid-19 by embedding culture in the city's physical and professional infrastructure, its architects say.
Arts People
Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Stellar Quines Theatre Company JEMIMA LEVICK is stepping down from her role to join A Play, a Pie and a Pint as its new Artist Director next spring....
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The English Folk Dance and Song Society has announced ELEANOR TELFER, 28, MARTIN PARKER, 21, and ROBYN CHICOT, 22 as new board members. This follows a recruitment drive calling out for applications...
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Counterculture Partnership LLP has appointed JANE FINNIS and ALAN ROBERTS as partners. Finnis joins to head up the new Digital & Audience Engagement service for the cultural consultancy company...
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Sinfonia Cymru has appointed regular orchestra member SIMRAN SINGH to its board. She is a Leader of the Kaleidoscope Orchestra, a co-founder of Manchester Collective, and is currently studying for a...
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LAURENCE CUMMINGS is joining the Academy of Ancient Music from the 2021/22 season as Music Director. He is currently Artistic Director of the Internationale Händel-Festpiele Göttingen, Musical...
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The largest Paul Hamlyn Foundation grant since 2006 will provide a sustainable basis for the theatre’s ongoing work, plus money to evaluate its long-term impact.

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