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The company has been consulting with union BECTU on restructuring some of its workforce, but the theatre has now said that it will retain an in-house stage door service. However, it is forging ahead...
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A major new report finds evidence that sectors like the arts trap young people “in cycles of unpaid internships without significant benefits to their career”.
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The conservatoire model has been disproportionately hit by funding cuts in Wales, and English institutions for training actors and musicians now have access to over £4,000 more per student per year.
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The partnership will research the impact of the programme and offer students placements on other live music projects around Hull.
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The proposed €1.4bn increase in funding, which will be debated again next month, would be funded by an increase in member state contributions.
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Lowestoft’s Marina Theatre, home to numerous musicals, family shows and pantomimes, has responded to tension between those who want to stay seated and those who want to stand up and boogie with...
Arts People
Theatre company Oily Cart has selected ELLIE GRIFFITHS as its new Artistic Director, and ZOË LALLY as its first ever Executive Director. They will share Chief Executive responsibilities when they...
Arts People
JO GORDON, who joined Royal & Derngate as Director of Marketing and Sales ten years ago and was appointed interim Chief Executive earlier this year, has been selected as the new Chief Executive...
Arts People
Birmingham Repertory Theatre has announced that its Artistic Director, ROXANA SILBERT, will be leaving the company to take up the post of Artistic Director of Hampstead Theatre in June 2019. She...
Arts People
CHRIS CAMPBELL, Literary Manager of the Royal Court, will join Oberon Books as Senior Editor in January 2019. He was previously Deputy Literary Manager of the National Theatre for six years.
Arts People
Founder of The Oxford School of Drama 33 years ago, GEORGE PECK, will retire as Principal in 2019. KATE ASHCROFT, Executive Director from 1997 – 2017 and now Head of Marketing and Development,...
Arts People
After a 30-year career in the arts, including roles as Director of the Paisley 2021 City of Culture bid and a board member at National Theatre of Scotland, JEAN CAMERON has been appointed President...
Arts People
TONY STOLLER CBE, formerly Chair of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, will become Chair of Orchestras Live when the incumbent, MARK BROMLEY, steps down after a full term of office.
Arts People
CHRIS RAWCLIFFE, founder of artist project space Pro Numb in Hackney, and currently Relationship Manager for Visual Arts at Arts Council England, has been appointed Artistic Director of creative...
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Environmentally-friendly changes to buildings and activity have cut energy consumption at England’s funded arts organisations by almost a quarter since 2012.
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Under the museum’s ‘Delicious Art’ brand, sites will open in Seoul and Guangzhou, featuring replicas of work by artists such as Monet, Van Gogh and Degas.
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Most tourists who come to the city in both peak and off-peak times of the year said the introduction of a tax of up to £4 per room per night, used to support culture and leisure activity, would...
Jude Kelly, founder of the Women of the World festival, explains to Chiara Clemente how young women can find their own voices, and why they have a duty to keep fighting for equality.
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An evaluation finds that interactive three-month musical programmes had “particularly strong effects upon people’s communication skills and mood”.
Feature
Secondary schools have been subject to cutbacks in music education, but we shouldn't lose sight of the many recent successes and advances in this area, argues Carol Reid.
Feature
When invited to carry out a creative evaluation of the first three years of Creative People and Places, Sarah Butler decided that the best approach was to have fun.
Feature
The opportunities for using virtual and augmented reality in the arts are immense, but realising them is no trivial matter, says Rebecca Gregory-Clarke.
Case study
To be completely accessible and inclusive, Circus Starr realised that it had to improve one of the least glamourous aspects of its set-up - its toilets. Sarah Hall tells the story.
Case study
While touring three productions around the UK, Unlimited Theatre developed a model for working with venues to engage local audiences. Tessa Gordziejko explains the role of the local engagement practitioner.
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Ofsted Chief Inspector Amanda Spielman has said there is a mismatch between the number of students taking arts courses and the chances of future employment. She has criticised Further Education...

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