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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


An inclusive 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.


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 theatre industry by listening to and articulating theatre freelancers’ needs to theatre managements, production companies, industry bodies and government.


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

A platform to collect the opinions and concerns of the freelance theatre workforce with the commitment to express them to theatre managements, production companies, industry bodies and government.

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

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

The Big Freelancer Report


At this vital moment in the rebuilding of the sector, it is essential that freelancers are given an opportunity to shape what the ‘new normal’ looks like.

We are gathering the most urgent, innovative and dynamic thinking being explored by the freelance community into a single report. The report will create a snapshot of where the workforce is at and where it needs to go next.

CLICK HERE to find out more and contribute.

Don't forget, tomorrow we have Kids Zoom Boxing at 9am followed by our weekly Freelancers Tea Break at 11am.

Everyone is welcome!


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