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?Rampage? is an eclectic mix of new writing by and for young people, exploring the question ?What makes you angry?? explains James Dove. Drawing together three separate events ? Rampage Plays,...
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Sean Egan says that mergers are largely a question of undertaking due diligence (ArtsProfessional issue 54, July 14). They certainly are not. Mergers are about people; and many people react to...
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In May M6 Theatre Company took the play ?Breathing Spaces? by Mary Cooper, a story of asylum and refuge created for the 14+ age group, to the Milk International Children?s Festival in Toronto. The...
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Alan Davey, currently Head of Arts Division at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, has been appointed as its new Director of Arts and Culture. He was responsible for the Bill which...
From issue 56
ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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A shake-up in the marketing team at Ambassador Theatre Group?s (ATG), the UK?s second largest theatre group and one of the country?s foremost theatre producers, will see Pat Westwell, Group Head of...
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Organisation artSites Birmingham Title Director How long in present post? Four years t: 0121 440 5213 e: clare.edwards@artsites.org.uk What does your organisation do? artSites Birmingham...
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Over the past three years Venu Dhupa has been contemplating cultural leadership. In the process she has referred to 21 books and 37 articles in the press, attended 2 seminars on the subject, looked...
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How many directors does it take to make a theatre company? Around 250 and we?re still counting, writes David Lan. Since 2000, when I became Artistic Director, the Young Vic has pioneered a unique...
From issue 55
Youth Music was established in 1999 with a single aim: to increase music-making opportunities for children and young people, particularly those with limited access or in areas with least provision,...
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The practicalities of running an award or prize scheme are many and require both flair and detailed advance planning. Roanne Dods shares some tips for success. Award schemes inspire debate,...
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This December will see a significant addition to the music industry calendar, with the presentation of the first-ever British Composer Awards. Presented by the British Academy of Composers and...
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As I write this, everyone involved with the Genesis Opera Project is becoming quietly excited. In a few weeks? time we are premiering three operas in London at Almeida Opera by relatively unknown...
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The work of six arts organisations involved with socially excluded groups across the UK has been placed in jeopardy following the shock announcement that the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund...
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North West Playwrights, established 1982 e: newplaysnw@hotmail.com How it all began? A group of north west-based writers decided to address the lack of new work being produced in the region?s...
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Escapade, a spectacular celebration of popular South Asian culture viewing London through Indian eyes, will be taking place over two days on London?s South Bank on August 1 and 2. The free event...
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Organisation Wigmore Hall Title Artistic Director How long in present post? 3 months t: 020 7258 8300 e: artisticdirector@wigmore-hall.org.uk What does your organisation do? It programmes...
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Let?s face it, a fair proportion of arts organisations facing financial difficulties can have at least some of the blame for their situations laid at their own doors. The Auditor General, in his...
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What part do festivals play in audience development? Can they attract new audiences to the arts, or do they simply cater to an existing audience for a specific artform? Despite the flourishing...
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Tim Wills (pictured), Theatre Manager of The Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke has been appointed to the new post of Development Director. Zoe Curnow (pictured), formerly General Manager of the...
From issue 55
ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
From issue 55
A new Digital Screen Network is to be set up with a £13m investment from the Film Council?s Lottery-funded Distribution and Exhibition Fund. The cash will be used to provide an infrastructure that...
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Arts Council England (ACE) has appointed a team of nine Lead Advisors to build on the work of the previous advisory panels and oversee the delivery of its corporate plan. The new team will cover...
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The Charity Commission has published new guidelines to help charities report their activities and achievements. Its new publication, leaflet CC59, has been issued in response to a growing...
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A new technology that helps blind or partially sighted people to appreciate highly detailed photographs has been unveiled at the Natural History Museum. The pioneering project features 30 tactile...

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