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A debate about whether actors with learning disabilities are reached by celebrated inclusive initiatives such as Ramps on the Moon has been triggered by a new paper.
What does a week of juggling rehearsals, script writing and embarrassing writing trousers look like for Sarah Page?
A House of Lords inquiry raises concerns that young people from diverse backgrounds are being discouraged from entering careers in theatre, putting the sector’s future cultural and economic success at risk.
Levels of arts engagement in England have been static for the past decade, and have fallen significantly among the Asian population, according to a new Government report.
Young people in creative occupations are almost 50% more likely to have had a parent working in a professional position while growing up, new research has found.
In a new blueprint for economic growth, the Creative Industries Federation is calling for the enterprise zone programme to be extended to the creative industries.
The survey findings will guide the funder’s approach to improving diversity in its own workforce and be used to encourage arts organisations to do the same.
Damning research has woken Australia up to the situation for indigenous artists in the country. It’s time for their voices to be heard, says Jacob Boehme.
Arts Council England’s £37m NPO budget increase will be mostly used for organisations outside of London.
A new diversity programme will shift power and resources to where they can be most effective. Dawn Walton explains the thinking behind Eclipse Theatre’s new artist development initiative.
Trans Creative aims to become a hub for the transgender community in the North of England, providing creative and employment opportunities.
No wonder there is so much talk about the death of opera when people are excluded from it all the time, says Bill Bankes-Jones. But are attitudes finally starting to change?
Screen organisations should also consider dropping age limits for training programmes and increasing targeted initiatives to support the development of under-represented groups.
Concerns have been raised about the quality of diversity data, with Arts Council England Chief Executive Darren Henley labelling under-reporting by NPOs “extremely disappointing”.
BAME-led organisations are short-term beneficiaries but long-term victims of traditional arts funding, a paper has claimed.
Could business hubs and hatcheries help address the current diversity imbalances in the arts, asks James Doeser.
Failure to diversify will cause theatre to become irrelevant to the majority of the British population, the report concludes.
Quotas in the arts failed in the 1980s. But now is the time to champion their reintroduction, across workforce and artistic programming, argues Christy Romer in the fifth in a series of articles.
Tired of seeing classical music magazines filled with middle-aged white faces, James Fleury proposes four ‘mental makeovers’ that could help increase diversity in the sector.
Birmingham may be diverse but its cultural leaders are not. Lara Ratnaraja and Helga Henry discuss how the RE:Present programme is helping to change that.