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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...
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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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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...
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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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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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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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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Focusing on one?s personal finances may not be glamorous but is vitally important, argues Philip Cockrell. What price greater financial security and peace of mind, throughout life? The solution...
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The Unicorn Theatre, the UK?s first ever purpose-built professional theatre for children, will open its doors on 1 December. Designed by Keith Williams Architects, the £13m Lottery-funded building...
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In the first of an occasional series, Mahmood Reza looks at the tax treatment of parents. Parental support is given through the tax system in a number of ways. This article will focus on three...
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One of the most popular justifications for the influx of established Hollywood stars on to our West End stages is that it is attracting new audiences into the theatre. And certainly there will be...
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EQ, the national equality and diversity agency for the creative industries, has appointed Jo Verrent (pictured) as Programme Director. Helen White is the new Press Officer for the New Vic Theatre...
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It?s time for arts organisations to start employing disabled people, says Steve Mannix. Government research estimates that 20% of the adult population in the UK is disabled. This may surprise and...

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