Cross-channel collaboration

02 Jul 2012

Geography has been no barrier to artistic ambition for Lakes Alive, the international Cultural Olympiad programme bringing street arts to Cumbria. Jeremy Shine describes the collaboration at its heart

When artists move in

02 Jul 2012

Sarah Brigham explains how the artistic spirit thrives and opportunities multiply when artists inhabit their own creative space

Weakly waged

02 Jul 2012

As arts organisations endure the knock-on effects of funding cuts, Lise Smith discusses the potential risks of skimping on salaries

Stepping out

21 May 2012

Mean Feet Dance’s One Step Forward pilot project offered creative dance tasters, short courses and performance opportunities to mental health service users in Somerset. Viv Gordon talks about the project

Strength in numbers

30 Apr 2012

This year’s British Dance Edition is hosted by eight partners, from all across London. Lise Smith describes their experiences of breaking the dance programming mould

ACE touring grants aim to improve access

30 Apr 2012

New work for children and young people dominates the list of first-round awards

A talented Work Place

09 Apr 2012

Kenneth Tharp explains the different ways that The Place nurtures the careers of talented dance professionals

A moving experience

09 Apr 2012

Tessa Gordziejko sees Yorkshire’s Cultural Olympiad programme as providing a new model for future producer-curated programmes

Reasons to be cheerful

09 Apr 2012

Cath Wilkins looks to the future for inclusive dance

Dancing for cash

19 Mar 2012

Mark Skipper describes the development of a fundraising campaign that is securing Northern Ballet’s full complement of dancers in the face of major funding cuts

Henley reviewed

19 Mar 2012

The recently published Henley Review of Cultural Education could have wide-ranging implications for the arts sector. AP invited Kenneth Olumuyiwa Tharp and Steve Moffitt to share their reflections on it

High-performance dancing

27 Feb 2012

Daniel Topolski sees many parallels between the challenges facing sports coaches and dance leaders

Hip-op to hip-hop

06 Feb 2012

Pavilion Dance harnessed a booming summer tourist market to help make a place for itself on an emerging cultural scene. Jo O’Connell tells all

My Gurus

06 Feb 2012

Isabel Tamen salutes the inspiring people in her life

Theatrical clap-trap

16 Jan 2012

Lise Smith asks when did UK audiences start walking out?

A permanent record

12 Dec 2011

Deborah Baddoo explains how State of Emergency Productions is working to have the history of British Black dance recognised, valued and accessed by the widest possible audience

Inspired to stand firm

21 Nov 2011

There is a thin line between bullying and giving constructive criticism.Nicola Harvey suggests some coping strategies if things start to get out of hand.


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