From issue 108
The new young people?s Arts Awards, the first accredited youth arts scheme that recognises the development of young artists and arts leaders, has been launched by Arts Council England. The award,...
From issue 108
While steps have been taken to increase diversity in the arts, there is still much to be done, argues David McCall. Have we moved on significantly in the past 20 years? No ? not yet. And no ? not...
From issue 108
The BBC?s Creative Archive, established to offer free online access to archive footage from a variety of broadcasters, has released its first content. Together with Arts Council England, the Archive...
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ArtsProfessional reveals the career paths of the sector?s senior managers Managing Director, English National Ballet (From 2005) Moving to London was the prime motivating factor for this career...
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The city of Leeds has commissioned composer Carl Davis (pictured) to compose a special anthem to celebrate the city?s rugby league club, Leeds Rhinos, becoming Super League and World Club champions...
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Arts organisations must learn to respect consultants if they want to get value for money, argues Alice Devitt. One of our more significant arts flagships? development departments recently...
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Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has taken over management of the 1,200-seat Savoy Theatre, making it the organisation?s twenty-fourth UK venue and its eleventh in the West End. ATG, together with the...
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In the wake of the decision to cut capital funding to Talawa Theatre Company, Arts Council England (ACE) has commissioned a review of the needs of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) theatre nationally....
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Arts and Business is conducting a survey to enable it to assess the skill level of professional arts fundraisers, build a wish list of the full range of competencies required for successful...
From issue 107
Laura Albery offers advice to actors wanting to find themselves a good agent. There are hundreds of agents and personal managers in the UK, representing thousands of actors and artists. Some larger...
From issue 107
Manchester International Festival, a new bi-annual event which will launch in 2007, is being billed as the first festival in the world to exclusively premiere new work from across the arts. Plans...
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Caroline Bridges Director/Choreographer of Brazen Dance Theatre, names the five most inspirational figures in her professional life. Nick Matthews Nick is an old friend of mine from my high school...
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When the Scottish Labour Party appointed James Boyle (former Controller of Radio Four, lifelong civil servant and former Chair of the Scottish Arts Council) to Chair the Scottish Cultural Commission...
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City Arts in Nottingham has appointed Richard Jones (pictured), previously Business Development Manager at Nottingham Arts Theatre, to the new post of Marketing and Audience Development Manager...
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Retaining good trustees and board members is a tricky business. Rick Bond investigates the reasons why board members might choose to depart. Most organisations invest significant chunks of time...
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From Stewart McGill, Artistic Director of Playbox Theatre Company The arrival of Unicorn at its own home on the South Bank (AP issue 106, 26 September) is a cause for joy and celebration. However,...
From issue 107
Arts Council England (ACE) has issued plans for an ongoing commitment to the decibel project following a critical evaluation of the initiative?s year-long attempts to raise the profile of cultural...
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Over 74% of local authorities are either operating on a standstill budget or experiencing cuts, according to the findings of a national survey of arts spending conducted earlier this year and...
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A light installation and specially commissioned dance piece (pictured) were features at a unique event last month to mark the start of a capital overhaul for Woking Galleries. The event kicked off...
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The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) has issued a spirited response to the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure?s (DCAL) proposals that it should be scrapped and its grant-giving...
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Talawa is set to mount a High Court challenge to Arts Council England?s (ACE) decision to withdraw £4m of promised funding, which had been earmarked to enable the company to establish a dedicated...
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Belfast City Council has opened applications for its £370,000 Culture and Arts Annual Funding programme for 2006/07 and for its £230,000 Celebrate Belfast 2006 Programme. The deadline for both...
From issue 107
ARTS SERVICES Cultural Network - A membership scheme for the arts and creative industries in the Eastern region, offering access to facilities, training, space to meet and networking opportunities...
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Professionals working in the theatre education sector are traditionally underpaid and overworked but are not lacking in passion and enthusiasm. Catherine Rose explains. The definition of theatre...
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Andrew Breakwell looks back at over thirty years of theatre-in-education work in Nottingham. Nottingham Playhouse Roundabout was created as a theatre-in-education company in 1973, although the...

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