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Financial support forms part of a new series of sector-led schemes aimed at breaking down major barriers to young theatre companies being able to showcase their work.
Every year, 40,000 people are drawn to Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre for an event that is neither a play nor a musical. Bookey Oshin reports on an unusual partnership.
When Pilot Theatre first livestreamed a theatre production eight years ago, it did not foresee this leading to a significant new income stream, says Marcus Romer.
For small arts companies, it’s a fiercely competitive time to be applying for funding from trusts and foundations. Annie Rigby and Natalie Querol share their very different experiences.
Remember Dolly Parton’s work ethic and surround yourself with love: Bryony Shanahan – from the team behind ‘Bitch Boxer’ – shares her top tips for starting a theatre company.
Despite a thriving theatre scene, Arthur Stafford couldn’t help but feel Manchester’s playwrights weren’t receiving the support they needed. So he set about changing things.
After moving to a new box office system, an Atlanta theatre secured nearly three times more in donations in the last half of 2015 than its 2014 total. Libby Penn shares the story.
Meet as many people as you can, and put your self-esteem in your own hands, not the hands of others: advice from Jennifer Jackson for young professionals.
The RSC’s Dream 16 will involve 18 professional actors, 14 amateur casts and 58 groups of schoolchildren. As rehearsals begin, Erica Whyman explains why she is both excited and daunted.
It’s not easy to find an audience for contemporary devised theatre in an area with low arts engagement, but Nancy Barrett did it. She tells us how.
Wendy Gadian explains why finding the right funder was key to helping the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama support emerging musical directors.
Tim Johanson takes a break from producing theatre shows in London and New York to share his top tips for producing a hit play.
Battersea Arts Centre’s Artistic Director David Jubb offers advice to those just starting their careers, whilst his colleague Tobi Kyeremateng shares tips that she has recently put into practice.
Culture Minister Ed Vaizey is supporting plans for a £19m Jacobean playhouse in Prescot which would form a “Shakespearean triangle” with Stratford and London.
The National Theatre isn’t shy about re-approaching a foundation that has previously turned it down. Emily Horn and Bryony Mills explain why.
Deborah Larwood reveals how Sheffield Theatres secured foundation funding for an access project and shares her top fundraising tips.
Ever wondered what a Literary Manager actually does? Steve Harper, of Theatre503, gives us a visual tour of his working week.
Why would a theatre want the hassle and financial risk of producing its own productions rather than just presenting touring shows? John Baker explains why – and how – the Marlowe Theatre is doing both.
From a receptionist in Glasgow to Communications Manager at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre, Paula Rabbitt tells us about her career.
How do you encourage new writing on a shoestring budget? Joe Sumsion reveals how The Dukes’ new scheme is doing just that.