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Title: Director Name of Organisation: Open Theatre Company/The Shysters Theatre Company Length of service: Twelve Years Phone: 01905 620631 Email: otchilltop@msn.com How long in present...
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The 2002 National Children?s Art Day will take place on June 20, with further events over the following weekend. For galleries wishing to organise events to celebrate the day, grants of up to £500...
From issue 16
Apropos your editorial lamentation in the latest issue (ArtsProfessional issue 15, December 3, p2), if you think things are bad for ?arts professionals?, can you imagine how much worse it is for...
From issue 16
It is great to see balanced regional coverage and I have enjoyed your publication since discovering it last year. However would you please desist from your inaccurate reference to the National...
From issue 16
Though the arts world likes to think of itself as progressive, open-minded, forward-looking, this is not the experience of many people trying to join and succeed in the profession. Charlotte Jones...
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ITC is the Management Association for 500 performing arts organisations throughout the UK. It is committed to promoting good management practice in the arts and as part of its work in pursuing this...
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?Adults were always saying that to me ?when I was a kid...?, says Roger Lang, and, boy, did it infuriate me. When I became an adult, I fully expected never to encounter such crushing nonsense again...
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?Glass Ceilings?, a research report examining the barriers to entry and progression currently confronting Black and Asian administrators and managers working in the performing arts, is to be...
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The Board of Scottish Ballet has been described as ?arrogant and secretive? by a sub committee of the Scottish Executive, which has concluded that the handling of plans to reposition the company as a...
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In the past twenty years, the proportion of men aged 50 to 65 not in work has doubled, writes Jane Dawes. Many older people need to work, both emotionally and financially, and employers need them to...
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The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is the winner of the first ADAPT Trust Award, which recognises the quality of provision it has made for people with disabilities. The Award is a new prize...
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A research study of U.S. performing arts groups finds declining revenues and an uncertain funding climate, as arts managers report the impact of the September 11 terrorist attacks on their...
From issue 15
Following a 12 month review of the UK's 72 National Training Organisations (NTOs), the Government has announced that NTOs are to be abolished and replaced by a smaller, more powerful set of...
From issue 15
As you prepare to approach local authorities, an Arts Council, Regional Arts Board, trusts or foundations for a grant to support your arts projects, one of your early tasks will be to get to grips...
From issue 15
x.trax, Manchester's annual showcase of street theatre, live art, visual theatre and music, has been forced to cancel its plans for a 2002 festival following Manchester City Council 's indecision...
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ARTS SERVICES St Helens Creative Industries Initiative : http://www.creative-in-sthelens.org Database of artists and creative industries; Commercial and domestic commissions; Arts in education;...
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Scottish Arts Council (SAC) Director, Tessa Jackson, has resigned, and left her post last week. No interviews are being granted in relation to her sudden departure, but speculation about her long-...
From issue 15
Review by Brian Whitehead (Jossey-Bass, 2000, ISBN 0 7879 5241 9, $19.95) Never judge a book by its cover! If you do in this case, you'll arrive at two simultaneous conclusions: firstly, that the...
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The Audit Committee of the Welsh National Assembly is to demand further explanations from the Arts Council of Wales (ACW)about its handling of the Lottery bid for Cardiff 's Centre for Visual Arts (...
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Title: Membership Secretary Name of Organisation: Friends of Northampton Theatres Length of service: Approximately 8 years Phone: 01604 626496 What does your organisation do? Works to encourage...
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The first Russian arts management magazine was launched last month, aimed at encouraging the professionalism of cultural management in Russian speaking areas. An English overview of the magazine's...
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Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum and Arts Centre, on the isle of North Uist, has been named as the winner of the BURA Charitable Trust's 2001 award for Best Practice in Community Regeneration. North Uist...
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Sara Selwood's defence of the Policy Studies Institute's 'The UK Cultural Sector' (ArtsProfessional, issue 12, October 22) made interesting reading. At the risk of sounding like Railtrack complaining...
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Friends schemes are a source of both pleasure and pain for many arts managers. Comprising an organisation's most staunch supporters, they can create a pool of fiercely loyal advocates as well as...
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The Friends of English National Opera (ENO) was set up to support the ENO company, which is dedicated to providing high quality, low cost opera in the language of our audience, says Samantha Cantrell...

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