FMTW – Weekly minutes 23 July 2021

FMTW – Weekly minutes 23 July 2021

FREELANCERS MAKE THEATRE WORK MEETING: FRIDAY 23rd JULY Chair: Peter McKMinutes: Mimi DoultonIn attendance: Peter McK, Mimi, Al, Paul, Susan K, Leigh, Ben, Leo, Shankho, Paule, Vicki, Jake, EJ, Nikki, Kelsie, FreddieApologies: Arran, Prema, Tom P,  Higher Education...
FMTW – Weekly minutes 23 July 2021

FMTW – Weekly minutes 16 July 2021

FREELANCERS MAKE THEATRE WORK MEETING: FRIDAY 16st JULY Chair: Peter McKintosh Minutes: Alistair Cope (sorry) Present: Alistair Cope, Peter McKintosh, Prema Mehta, Paule Constable, Jake Orr (leaving early), Steven Hoggett, Athena Stevens, Emma Jayne Park (leaving...
The view from Wales – July 1st

The view from Wales – July 1st

By Steffan Donnelly Theatre and entertainment venues can host indoor regulated gatherings with up to 30 people inside in Wales at the moment and will be able to take groups of six people from six households. Some venues are planning small scale summer events, with the...
The view from Scotland – July 1st

The view from Scotland – July 1st

By Fiona Sturgeon Shea Dates for reopening Technically, theatres can re-open now and have been able to since 17 May, but with strict 2m social distancing measures and capacity limits in place. The capacity limits vary between the different ‘levels’ in which local...
The view from England – July 1st

The view from England – July 1st

By Paule Constable My head is in my hands.  We push and push for a clear date to open – but how can we be clear?   We are in a pandemic and, if we have learnt nothing else it is that there is no such thing as certainty.   And yet so much of the talk is of confidence,...
Theatre’s Freelance Crisis – Glyndebourne Newsletter

Theatre’s Freelance Crisis – Glyndebourne Newsletter

Earlier this summer (where has the sun gone?) Freelance Lighting Designer and FMTW member Paule Constable was interviewed about the Freelance crisis for the Glyndebourne Theatre newsletter. “The effects of the Covid-19 pandemic have been catastrophic for the...
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