Support during times of conflict – Updated

Support during times of conflict – Updated

As we witness atrocities happening throughout the world, we recognise that many are left wondering what they can do to support those impacted by war and conflict. Developed with some of those affected, here are some ways you can support the people you work with during...
Guest Blog – Why I’m angry at ACE

Guest Blog – Why I’m angry at ACE

I’m angry.  Really angry now.   In a week when we have witnessed so much horror in the global news, I know that I am feeling lost, angry and helpless; and it may seem indulgent and insensitive to then shift my fury towards Arts Council England – into a world...
Just Stop Oil and Theatre’s response to the climate crisis. Blog

Just Stop Oil and Theatre’s response to the climate crisis. Blog

Just Stop Oil activists were back in the headlines last week, as they disrupted a performance of Les Miserables at the Sondheim Theatre in London. Freelancers make Theatre Work’s Paule Constable had these thoughts: “It is a hugely complex situation. There is the...
Data – What does is mean? Blog

Data – What does is mean? Blog

It’s a buzz word. These days people talk about it constantly, within FMTW as much as anywhere else. But what does it mean? One crucial point to grasp is that it’s not just numbers. Qualitative data – the vast collection of reports and stories we receive from...
FMTW Big Freelancer Survey 2023 – response

FMTW Big Freelancer Survey 2023 – response

Freelancers Make Theatre Work held a meeting online this morning, discussing the response to the launch of the Big Freelancer Survey 2023 report, and what happens next.  There was a lively conversation around what FMTW can and can’t do – what mandate, if any, do...