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As the Independent Theatre Council celebrates its 40th anniversary, its members discussed touring, artists’ pay, inclusion and much more at its recent conference. Charlotte Jones reports.
Insufficient quality applications to Arts Council England’s Strategic Touring programme could mean that some of the remaining £21m budget is used to support touring applications to the Grants for the Arts programme instead.
Director of The Pleasance Theatre Trust, Anthony Alderson, looks back on a career that has taken him all around the globe.
NPOs that focus on touring and those working with young people were twice as likely to experience cuts in the latest round of funding.
Liz Hill concludes that Arts Council England’s ‘This England’ report is based on a carefully constructed analysis designed to disguise a London-centric funding strategy and preserve the status quo.
Claire Smith describes how a small-scale rural touring project in Cheshire was developed and funded to reach audiences from six rural touring schemes.
What can be done to create better links between a touring company and the communities where it tours? Catherine Love offers some suggestions.
Receiving venues are lobbying MPs to intervene for a fairer share of Lottery funding in the regions.
Rachael Griffin tells us who has inspired her most.
Katherine Senior, touring theatre company co-founder and actress, names those who have inspired her most.
Jamie Eastman, Director of Live at LICA, tells us who has inspired him most throughout his career.
Maggie Clarke believes that this is a good time for outdoor arts, with investment, partnerships and networks raising the bar and resulting in a raising worldwide profile.
Captioning theatre performances may be logistically demanding but a small touring company has just managed it − and so can others, says Mark Makin.
The new Executive Director of Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Judith Kilvington, guides us through her career to date.
Cath James tells how she has progressed through her career.
Charlotte Jones raises questions about Arts Council England’s recent choice of projects to receive its Strategic Touring funds
New work for children and young people dominates the list of first-round awards