The time has come for conservatoires to recognise their role within the wider sector and to embrace the challenges presented by modern times. Tom Foster offers six proposals for setting the ball rolling.
The energy, invention and will to survive shown by young companies will replenish and rekindle our industry says James Phillips, but unless the industry finds a way of nurturing them, a career in theatre will only be available to the children of the wealthy.
How can an organisation that depends on face-to-face interaction with its audience sustain its work during the Covid-19 lockdown? Pat Moores asked Adel Al-Salloum how the The Spark Arts for Children is planning to face the future.
Reflecting on being wrongfully dismissed by the Royal Academy of Music, Dr Francesca Carpos says the sector must create a culture where controversial issues can be discussed without fear of unfair retribution.
An expert on sexual misconduct in higher education says the conservatoire’s senior staff must “take the lead in challenging behaviours and attitudes among their colleagues” to transform their culture – and the culture of classical music.
National Theatre partnerships with theatres around the country are creating an opportunity for them to share and compare experiences and ideas across a mix of scales, locations and financial models. Lisa Burger explains what’s going on.
How can cultural spaces become spaces of learning? And how can learning spaces become cultural spaces? Jenny Mollica reflects on the experience of Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning as it reaches its tenth anniversary.