The Good Chance theatre, which started as a makeshift performance space in a Calais refugee camp, continues to perform and host workshops with migrants across the world – including an upcoming run in San Francisco. Amelia Parenteau charts the rise of a company committed to ‘radical inclusion’.
Conservative commentator Marc A Thiessen writes that the Guggenheim in Bilbao – a “masterpiece of American architecture” – has become an instrument of anti-US propaganda, and is, through its exhibitions, “fuelling hatred of America in a foreign land”.
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Following a successful three-year pilot, Imaginate’s Theatre in Schools Scotland scheme, produced in partnership with National Theatre of Scotland and associate theatre companies, will be...
Feature
Great storytelling is about connecting emotionally with audiences and donors in a clear and succinct way, says Michelle Wright.
Case study
There are queues around the block for a chance to nab the Citizens Theatre's 50p tickets – an offer that’s available for every production. It’s not just a way of diversifying audiences, it also brings to life the theatre’s history, and civic mission, says Dominic Hill.
Case study
Frustrated with the decline of arts and creative subjects in schools, Nick Corston gave up his day job to form a not-for-profit enterprise that connects children with art in their community.
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Lucy Garland explains how her company makes theatre accessible to adults with profound and multiple learning disabilities.
Arts People
A deadpan Indian humourist, a Finnish psychologist and a mischievous artist: theatre makers Jon Haynes and David Woods look back on their career gurus.
The opening of the V&A museum in Dundee has transformed perceptions of the city, and even created the possibility for it to be seen as Scotland’s capital of culture, writes Brian Ferguson.
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New research by the Office for National Statistics finds 31% of graduates are overeducated for the job they’re doing, a rise of nine percentage points since 1992. Graduates in arts and...
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The venue says the technology, the result of a collaboration with Digital Catapult, will drive technological innovation in the local creative sector.
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The theatre union warned that performer Robert Glenister losing a long-running dispute with HMRC over backdated national insurance contributions could put at least 60 other performers at the risk of...
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The first round of the new Jerwood Bursaries sees artists invited to resubmit their funding bids to include more pay for themselves.  
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A new report urges Arts Council England to raise the profile of the successful capital projects it funds and take better advantage of the knowledge gained during the developments.
Arts People
JAMES CONWAY, General Director of English Touring Opera since 2002, moves into the role of Artistic Director to fully focus on leading the company’s artistic vision and planning. JANE-EVE...
Arts People
ZOE HARDIE has joined Rosetta Arts as Deputy CEO & Marketing Manager, a new position for the arts centre. She joins from Creative Europe Desk UK – a consortium led by the British Council...
Arts People
Royal & Derngate and The Core at Corby Cube has announced DAVID O’HARA as the new Marketing, Sales and Development Director for Northamptonshire Arts Management Trust and its venues. He...
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A damning independent report found that personal connections, professional networks and unpaid work were particularly influential in securing work at Arts Council England, as well as in the wider sector.
Arts People
Dance Umbrella has today announced JULIA GLAWE as new Executive Director. She was previously Executive Director of Milwaukee Ballet, Senior Vice President and Director of the Dance Division at IMG...
Arts People
Contemporary Music for All (CoMA) London has announced MATTHEW HARDY is joining as Music Director from this autumn. The Royal College of Music alumnus follows GREGORY ROSE, who is retiring after 20...
Arts People
Co-founding Director of Folkworks and former Performance Programme Director of Sage Gateshead, ROS RIGBY OBE, has been appointed D6: Culture in Transit’s Chair of the Board of Directors,...
Arts People
Seven new members have been appointed to the Arts Council of Wales: ALISON MEARS, Director of Guildhall Young Artists and Safeguarding at Guildhall School of Music & Drama; DEVINDA DE SILVA, a...
Arts People
MEGHAN BIDWELL is leaving her role as Arts Engagement Manager at WHALE Arts to join Dance Base, Scotland’s National Centre for Dance, as Dance Health Manager. Her new role focuses on the...
Arts People
BONNIE SMITH, an arts marketer with over 10 years’ experience of creating and delivering communications strategies for festivals, producing theatres, and engagement programmes, has been...
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The gallery plans to raise its public profile and combat falling visitor numbers by changing the way its collection is displayed and opening a new Learning Centre for visitors of all ages. 

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