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Two new Government documents explain how national museums will extend their reach throughout England more strategically, and how museums in general will be supported. The documents follow the...
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Richard Alston Dance Company, based at the Place in London since 1994, will close in 2020. Alston said it is now “the turn of others” to make work at the venue.
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Leeds Playhouse, the Hepworth Wakefield gallery, Northern Ballet and Leeds Young Film will partner with eight schools over a four-year period, with each arts organisation providing a different pair...
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Plans to advertise a horse race on the sails of Sydney Opera House have provoked an angry backlash after the organisation was ordered to allow the projection by the New South Wales Premier. Sydney...
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The free glasses, which deliver live captioning for people with hearing impairments, will initially be offered for the shows War Horse and Hadestown, before being made available for all new shows...
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Opera North has been given planning permission for a redevelopment project that will create better facilities for artists and audiences, alongside a new education centre.
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20 artworks featuring women who have played a key role in the city’s history will be displayed in more than a dozen public spaces, in a new project announced by Mayor Sadiq Khan.
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A report calls for flatter and more diverse leadership in arts organisations, and encourages the nurturing of individual leadership at all levels.
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Wellbeing and the economy are among the key themes of the strategy, with the final version due to be published later this year.
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JONATHAN MCGRATH has joined street arts development agency XTRAX as a Project Manager. A director, producer and lecturer who has presented theatre events across the world, he has spent the last two...
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SIR VERNON ELLIS, who is President of English National Opera, Chair of the National Opera Studio, the Britten-Pears Foundation and the Leeds International Piano Competition, and trustee of the Royal...
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Executive Director of Chichester Festival Theatre, RACHEL TACKLEY has announced that she will be leaving at the end of the Festival season. She joined in 2016 and after working with Artistic Director...
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Currently Executive Director of Hofesh Shechter Company, which she joined in 2016, HENNY FINCH has been appointed Executive Producer of Donmar Warehouse. She will join from January 2019, working...
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Young People in the Arts, the network for arts professionals at the outset of their careers, has announced the appointment of four new Directors – YASMIN HEMMINGS (Director of Planning),...
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Currently Director of BFI National Lottery Film Fund, BEN ROBERTS, has been promoted to the post of BFI Deputy Chief Executive. His new remit will include strengthening BFI relationships with the...
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At the Centre for Advanced Training for South Asian and Contemporary Dance (CAT), Artistic Associates KERRY NICHOLLS, AAKASH ODEDRA and SHANE SHAMBHU, and Principal Artists MIRA BALCHANDRAN GOKUL and...
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The founder and Director of WildKat PR, KATHLEEN ALDER, has been appointed as a Trustee of The Voices Foundation.
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A new report urges arts organisations to focus on skills rather than formal qualifications when recruiting staff, and to offer more leadership development training.
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Places with fewer opportunities to take part in performances will be prioritised in the scheme.
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In the US, the company recently introduced an option to pay for tickets to top musicals over six months or a year, with a 10% annual interest rate that will rise to 20% if the initial promotion...
Poetry has never been more accessible, and the artform is unique in its power to help in times of difficulty and bolster in periods of unease, argues Kate North.
We now talk less about whether work is good art – but whether it is good for us, good for culture, good for the world, writes Wesley Morris.
Bridget Minamore meets Arinzé Kene and Natasha Gordon, two black playwrights whose plays have been transferred to the West End, to discuss the changing landscape of theatre over the past 60 years.
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Travelex will no longer support £15 seats from 2019. Artistic Director Rufus Norris said the venue is looking for a new commercial partner for the scheme, which he hopes will “improve on...
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As local authority cuts continue to squeeze culture and heritage budgets, libraries offer a way for councils to preserve access to the arts, says Gerald Vernon-Jackson.

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