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PETER IRESON has been appointed to manage the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham from 19 August. Ireson has more than 25 years’ experience in venue management and arts...
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HARRIET MACKIE is leaving her role as Senior Producer of Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre to join the London theatre. She will replace outgoing Producer GEORGIA GATTI, who intends to depart by...
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Leader BENEDICT HOLLAND has retired after 17 years at the helm of the East Midlands professional orchestra. Violinist SOPHIE ROSA has picked up the role as Holland pursues other...
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Former Director of Newport’s Quay Arts MICK SMITH joins the Dorset-based charity, filling the post left by CURTIS FULCHER. Smith has experience in business development and management, as well...
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JENNY HOWARD-COOMBES, who is also Joint CEO of Freedom Festival Arts Trust, will take up a new post at the National Trust for Scotland in the autumn. The trust’s first employee in 2012, she was...
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Dancer and Akram Khan Company Producer FAROOQ CHAUDHRY will be Artist Trustee at Tate for the next four years. TIM DAVIE, Chief Executive of BBC Studios, has been reappointed to the board.
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NICK THOMPSON joins the company as it embarks on a fundraising campaign to open its first permanent site. Artistic Director PAUL STACEY said Thompson’s “producing acumen, organisational...
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The Arts Council has warned that if its grant-in-aid from DCMS is cut in the forthcoming spending review, it may not be able to afford its existing funding commitments.
"Hero pigeons" Bianca and Mole are two of the Royal Ballet's most unique performers. Jennifer Lu looks at the combination of training, timing and temperament the company needs to manage shows with live animals.
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Londondance.com has closed after 18 years in operation. A statement on the website says "the dance sector has considerably changed, as have the communication channels and services available to...
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England’s principal producing theatres say cuts to arts education are increasingly restricting their work with children to independent schools.
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More money was refunded to both large and small organisations last year – but freelancers are missing out. 
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The extra money has been allocated above the programme’s planned budget “in response to the incredibly strong applications received”.
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Arti Prashar was told to never create a job that no one else could fill. She looks back on 13 years as CEO of Spare Tyre Theatre Company.
Few museums showcase performance art and fewer still collect it. Deborah Vankin looks at the challenges - and the changing perceptions - around institutions acquiring intangible installations. 
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Artists bringing musical instruments into the European Union could pay up to to £1000 a year in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the Incorporated Society of Musicians says. The projected cost...
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The authority says charities that don’t pay “need to reflect on the fact that they are not contributing to the costs of fundraising regulation”.
As Brexit threatens the model for exporting British cinema to Europe, a small French festival offers a "springboard for success", writes Neil Archer.
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Accessibility campaigners say it is a "kick in the teeth" that the £1m sculpture was made public on Tuesday, three days before the 200th anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre....
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Unionised workers at the York venue will walk off the job on 30 August amid a dispute over their most recent pay rise. Prospect union says some staff are paid less than £9 per hour. The...
Museum and gallery exhibits are becoming photographic backdrops as institutions work social media into their engagement and advertising strategies, Hayward Gallery Senior Curator Cliff Lauson writes. How do we balance artistic integrity with popularity?
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Edinburgh's Fringe, International and Military Tattoo festivals have pleaded with Network Rail to delay works that will stop all services heading into the city from King's Cross on August 24...
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Eight singers and a dancer have alleged Placido Domingo sexually harrassed them, and more than 30 other industry workers say they witnessed "inappropriate sexually tinged behaviour" by the...
Talent, not race, is becoming the defining qualifier in casting as more diverse actors take on roles traditionally played by white actors. It places extra pressure on them to succeed, writes Peter Marks.
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Jacksons Lane Arts Centre's capacity will increase from 150 to 180 and the vault of its old church roof will be exposed in a remodelling of the North London site. Citizens Design Bureau,...

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