30 June - Theatre freelancers "undervalued, underpaid and under-appreciated"
28 June -Art technicians survey hopes to address low pay
28 June - 'Burnout and depression': stage managers warn of mental health crisis
27 June - Creative Scotland reopens fund for theatre and dance touring
27 June - Frazer seeks theatre 'power shift' from US to UK
Culture Secretary says mix of theatre in London is ‘stronger than ever’ and wants Creative Industries Sector Vision to spark a shift in the balance of power from Broadway to the West End.
26 June - Welsh National Opera future 'imperilled' by ACE cut, arts leaders warn
Former artistic directors, managers and board members of Welsh National Opera are among the signatories of a letter that warns the organisation’s future is under threat because of Art Council England’s 35% cut.
26 June - Culture Secretary speech at Society of London Theatre’s summit
Speaking to the Society of London Theatre, Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer has set out her ambition to shift the balance of power in the theatre world from Broadway in New York to London’s West End.
26 June - Why is it still okay for theatre to treat its freelancers so shabbily?
How can it be that freelancers are reporting that the past year has been worse than the lockdowns – when many got little or no support – and that they feel weary, worried and “under siege”?
23 June - Freelance Workers at Breaking Point
22 June - New theatre freelancers survey highlights ‘underpaid and overworked’ status of the industry
22 June - Freelance theatre workforce ‘under siege’
Study finds freelance workers in theatre are underpaid and facing financial uncertainity across all career stages and regions, with some forced to live hand-to-mouth and considering careers outside the sector.
22 June - 'Undervalued and underpaid': Freelancers survey indicates gender pay gap of 37%
22 June - Undervalued, Underpaid and Underappreciated – Report Paints Bleak Picture of U.K. Theater Freelance Sector Under Siege
21 June - Royal Conservatoire of Scotland closes contemporary performance course
The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (RCS) has closed one of its courses to new students just months before they were due to start.
RCS said it closed its BA (hons) in Contemporary Performance Making Programme due to the lead curator of the course indicating they would be leaving RCS in the next academic year.
21 June - Culture funding for London 'insufficient' – report
19 June - Cameron Mackintosh launches technical apprenticeships at 13 UK venues
Cameron Mackintosh is backing a scheme aimed at introducing young people into the industry through technical apprenticeships at 13 venues around the UK.
The Mackintosh Foundation is funding the Regional Theatre Technical Apprenticeship Programme, which aims to address an industry-wide shortage of theatre technicians and theatremaking practitioners.
19 June - SOLT/UK Theatre: 'greater alignment' planned following strategic review
Industry bodies the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre will have much “greater alignment” in the future, following a strategic review carried out by joint chief executives Claire Walker and Hannah Essex.
16 June - National partners with London venues for 'game-changing' production centre
The National Theatre is partnering with London venues the Young Vic, Royal Court and the Kiln to develop a new central London production site that will allow them to share costumes, props and scenery, as part of a “large-scale” initiative to make the industry more sustainable.
16 June - Job and funding boost outlined in government's vision for creative industries
15 June - Creative sector blueprint pledges support for young people
13 June - Tamasha to diversify dramaturgy with three-year programme
12 June - Managed decline: is this the fate facing mid-scale theatre?
9 June - Volunteers use at arts festivals 'immoral and unsafe', BECTU warns
8 June - Frazer tells music industry to support grassroots venues
Government is supporting efforts by grassroots music venues to secure “trickle down” financial assistance from firms staging big concerts, but has no intention of intervening to ensure it happens, Culture Secretary Lucy Frazer has said.