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TIM COLEGATE has left Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, where he was Head of Programming/Producer, to join Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the arts, as the new Head of Programming. His earlier career...
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After ten years as Chief Executive, JANE BRYANT is preparing to step down from Artswork next year. Now part of the national network of Arts Council England-funded bridge organisations, the charity...
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JANET SMITH MBE, Principal and Artistic Director of Northern School of Contemporary Dance since 2012, will be leaving her role and stepping down from full-time working life at the end of the spring...
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CARYS ROSE THOMAS, a 22-year-old recent graduate of Newcastle University, and 24-year-old Durham graduate and aspiring producer DANIELLE OLIVER have joined the Board at Northern Stage. They were...
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PRS Foundation, the UK funder of new music and talent development, has appointed BECCI SCOTCHER as Senior Grants and Programmes Manager and ALISON WILLIAMS as Communications Coordinator. Scotcher has...
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KIM EVANS OBE, Chair of the Board of Trustees of women’s theatre company Clean Break since 2012, will be stepping down at the end of her tenure in July next year.
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TIM MARLOW has been appointed Chief Executive and Director of the Design Museum. He will take up the position in 2020, when Co-Directors DEYAN SUDJIC and ALICE BLACK step aside after 12 years at the...
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Three new members have joined the Board of Directors at Without Walls, which curates outdoor arts shows:  LEW HODGES, Chartered Accountant; IVAN WADESON, Executive Director, Manchester City of...
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Deputy Leader Tom Watson says his party would compel the Lottery operator to release ticket sales data to address the unequal distribution of funding.
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DAME LIZ FORGAN DBE is the new Chair of Trustees at Aurora Orchestra, while Currencycloud CEO MIKE LAVEN has been appointed as Trustee. Forgan, whose career has included roles as a journalist, BBC...
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Trafalgar Theatre Productions has that announced SERENA HILL is to fill a new Casting Director role. Head of Casting at The National Theatre for 16 years until 2003, she most recently worked as a...
While New Jersey claims to offer 'universal arts education', more than 100,000 students aren't in arts instruction programmes. Barry Hessenius considers what we can learn from the state's successes and failures.
Watch: a 100-year-old ballet teacher has received an award from the Royal Academy of Dance for a performance in 1942.
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Cardiff Council has not yet named the new tenant, which has secured a 25-year lease on the historic property. The deal could see the council earn up to £6.75m for the lease, and help it plug a...
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New analysis of employment and productivity in the creative industries concludes “it is unlikely that the rest of the UK would catch up” with London in less than 20 years, “even with an ambitious and effective set of policies”.
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A festival left with a £30,000 deficit after Waltham Forest’s decision claims the authority is “seeking to justify a refusal to pay compensation”.
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The agency has said it will not fund applications that don’t commit to paying artists union minimum rates “at the very least”.
Former US President George W. Bush's portraits have become well known for their bold colours and august subjects - but do they deserve an exhibition at one of the country's most prestigious venues? Philip Kennicott argues it is an abdication of responsibility.
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Fifty artists and academics have called for Scottish independence ahead of the SNP's autumn conference, saying that staying in the union means Scots forfeit the right to "decide their own...
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53two will open its second railway arch theatre under Manchester Central, having closed the first earlier this year. The 6000 square foot venue will seat 150 people, with a standing capacity of...
From issue 328 Feature
Truly embracing neurodiversity means being open to a wider spectrum of mindsets as well as setting targets, says Paula Graham-Gazzard.
From issue 328 Case study
Jon Adams explains how a Portsmouth-based project aims to become a national hub of excellence led by and for neurodivergent artists.
From issue 328 Feature
ArtsProfessional asked people working at the intersection of arts and neurodiversity what changes are needed.
From issue 328 Feature
Autism should be seen as a cultural difference rather than an impairment, says Hayley Williams-Hindle.
From issue 328 Opinion
Far from being a niche concern, increasing the number of accessible shows would benefit millions of people across the UK, says Jess Thom.

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