In the wake of #MeToo, Judith Mackrell finds a younger generation of dancers is learning to challenge the humiliation and misconduct that can occur in the hierarchical world of ballet.
Mike Scutari talks to Kate D. Levin, the Head of Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Arts Program, about her belief that public art can get people to see themselves, and their communities, differently.
The Royal Ballet’s dancers are now supported by a team of 17 sports science and healthcare experts, who employ technology also used by Nasa and the US military to support peak performance. Mark Bailey reports.
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The London borough of Barking and Dagenham has approved plans for an affordable housing scheme aimed specifically at artists, and supported by Grayson Perry.
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Just 1% of graduates from major UK drama schools declared a physical impairment last year, according to research by The Stage.
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Almost fifty scientists and environmentalists have signed a formal complaint arguing that the museum is undermining its scientific integrity by working with BP, Shell and Equinor.
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27 artists and art lecturers are taking their cases against the National Gallery to an employment tribunal, claiming they have been unfairly dismissed and asking to be recognised as employees rather...
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15 employees will be affected by the closure of Culture Republic, following the loss of its annual funding from Creative Scotland.
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A new White Paper, published this week, emphasises the importance of the continued mobility “of talented individuals” and proposes ongoing participation in EU programmes such as Creative...
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The Musicians’ Union and the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) have called for all organisations to support their newly-produced set of principles and tackle sexism and harassment across...
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In an evidence session examining the success of Hull 2017, the DCMS Committee has heard differing views on how the City of Culture scheme should evolve.
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The current Executive Director of the Gate Theatre praised the ambition and perseverance of the company she will join in October.
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Two new reports say that the festivals also generate international recognition for Scotland’s arts scene and provide new opportunities for Scottish creatives.
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The centrepiece of the building, devastated in a fire in 2015, will officially re-open to the public tomorrow. Its re-emergence is accompanied by a photo letter directed at the visiting US President...
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Sam Hodges, Director of NST City, said the building was “not fit for purpose” and that it has been very difficult to run the theatre since it opened in February, 18 years after the...
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A partnership between Selladoor Worldwide and Blackpool Entertainment Company will restore the building, which has not been used as a theatre for more than 20 years. It will reopen as a receiving and...
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ELEANOR LANG has been appointed as Executive Director of London’s Theatre Royal Stratford East. Lang, who will take up the post on 1 October, joins from the Cheek by Jowl theatre company, where...
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DAMIAN HEBRON, Director of the London Arts in Health Forum (LAHF) for the past 15 years, will leave the organisation in the autumn to take up a new role in Nesta’s Health Lab.
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The Gate Theatre in London has appointed LISE BELL as Executive Director. Previously a Producer at the Bush Theatre, she will join the organisation next month to replace JO ROYCE, who is leaving to...
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CAROL JONES has been appointed as editor of CultureHive, the Arts Marketing Association’s (AMA) online resource library. She was formerly Head of Consultancy in Wales for The Audience Agency.
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JOSHUA MCTAGGART has been appointed as Artistic Director and CEO of London’s Chelsea Theatre. He will step down from his current role as Artistic Director of the Bunker Theatre in September....
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ABIGAIL D’AMORE, former Chief Executive of Musical Futures, has been appointed as External Director to the board of Printed Music Licensing Limited (PMLL). A freelance project manager and...
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RASHMI BECKER, Founding Director of inclusive dance company Step Change Studios, has been appointed to the Sport England board for a 3-year term. She has more than 20 years’ experience of...
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New Perspectives Theatre Company, based in the East Midlands, has appointed NEALE BIRCH as a part-time Producer. From 2009 to 2017, Birch was Associate Producer at the Touring Consortium Theatre...
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Britten Sinfonietta has appointed ALICE WALTON to the new role of Communications Director. Walton, who will join the orchestra in September, was Marketing Director of the Philharmonia Orchestra from...

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