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A collective voice to advocate for the UK freelance theatre workforce

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%

of the Theatre workforce are Freelancers

estimated jobs in the Arts sector

%

of the entire UK workforce is arts and culture

billion contributed to the UK economy by the Art and Culture sector

Who We Are

An inclusive, independent community for the 200,000+ self-employed and freelance workers from all areas of theatre, opera, dance and live performance, who make up 70% of the UK theatre workforce.

Aims

We aim to support each other as fellow freelancers in every way we can

We aim to encourage more transparent and inclusive conversations within the performing arts industry by listening to and articulating theatre freelancers’ needs to theatre managements, production companies, industry bodies and government.

WHAT WE DO

Campaign to raise awareness of the vital role of freelancers in the theatre industry.

Provide a platform to collect the opinions and concerns of the freelance theatre workforce with the commitment to express them to decision makers who impact our work.

Offer a central resource of information for the freelance workforce that welcomes contributions from organisations and individuals to share the conversations going on behind closed doors.

Provide a place to share information and projects that nurture our collective wellbeing.

With many performing arts workers likely to have Long COVID symptoms, we talk to @LeeDavidBowen & highlight support available from groups including @long_covid @LongCovidWales @LongCovidScot @LongCOVIDPhysio @LongCovidKids @PhysiosForME read more:

https://www.bapam.org.uk/long-covid-patient-experience-and-support-groups/

My little thumpers smashed their last @FreelancersMake boxing session this morning. Going to miss them. Have a great time back at school. Love Kombat Kate ❤️🥊❤️🥊 @rathboneabc @RathboneBoxing

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