From issue 107
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...
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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...
From issue 107
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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The arts can create a culture of respect, bringing communities together and bridging social divides. Graham Duxbury explains. It was noticeable that the first speech made by the Prime Minister on...
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The skills required to be a professional artist do not always marry with those of self-promotion, booking gigs, or managing finances, and many artists find the process of dealing with agents a...
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Scottish Parliament puts culture plans on hold. The 124 recommendations contained in the 500-page report of the Scottish Cultural Commission, published earlier this summer, have been broadly...
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The relationship with an agent is often an artist?s most significant professional relationship, with an agent fulfilling many important roles. Sean Egan looks at the legal aspects of the relationship...
From issue 106
A ten-day festival of performance and participation for children and families will mark the opening of the Theatre Royal Bath?s new £3m complex for theatre for children and young people. The Egg...
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A lack of ?fire in the belly? of voluntary organisations has prompted a crisis of confidence among philanthropic trusts and foundations, according to a new report. Stepping up the Stairs,...
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Arts Council England East (ACEE) has announced plans to switch funding for young people?s theatre to one ?beacon? organisation which will undertake ?strategic development, commissioning, creation and...
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The Poetry Book Society is re-launching its Children?s Poetry Bookshelf (CPB), a book club for children aged 7?11 designed to make poetry accessible to young readers. The club provides support...
From issue 106
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...
From issue 106
Musical theatre suffers from snobbery and prejudice but continues to capture new audiences. Joanne Benjamin sings the praises of the musical. Musical theatre is the Cinderella of all artforms....
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For regional theatres like the New Wolsey in Ipswich, musicals can play a crucial role in delivering audience development targets. Peter Rowe cheers on the actor-musicians who make this possible....
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John Fox finds that a tidal wave of bureaucracy is drowning the creative spirit and explains why the game is up for him. Welfare State International (WSI) was started in 1968 by a tribe of...
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In the tenth of a series of articles looking at the work of Creative Partnerships, Sheila McGregor explains how a national action research programme (CARA) has helped schools start to explore...
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Capital of Culture reaches 90% of income target. Liverpool?s year as European Capital of Culture in 2008 will attract £2bn in investment to the city, along with an extra 1.7 million visitors,...
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Riding Lights Theatre Company and Manor CE Secondary School in York used their CARA award to investigate how radio interview techniques and drama activity could help a group of Year 9 pupils develop...

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