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My Voice?

My Voice?

By Ella Taylor My name is Ella, and I’m a freelance classical soprano. I’m trans/non-binary and my pronouns are they/them. I hadn’t sung since early July, and still haven’t performed since 6th March. The grief of what creative freelancers have lost is keen and affects...

FMTW – Weekly minutes 18 September

FMTW – Weekly minutes 18 September

FREELANCERS MAKE THEATRE WORK WEEKLY MEETING MINUTES 09:30-11:30, FRIDAY 18th September Present: Kelsie Acton, Natalie Abrahami*, Esi Acquaah-Harrison, Sally Beck Wippman, Nafeesah Butt, Paule Constable, Alistair Cope, Freddie Crossley, Cynthia Duberry, Anna...

FMTW meetings this week

FMTW meetings this week

10 September: Paule Constable and Tom Piper were asked by Mountview Live to take an hour to discuss the FMTW story and the situation for freelancers now.  The YouTube footage will be available soon…   11 September: members of FMTW met with the Cultural Industries...

FMTW – Weekly minutes 18 September

FMTW – Weekly minutes 11 September

FREELANCERS MAKE THEATRE WORK WEEKLY MEETING MINUTES 09:30-11:30, FRIDAY 11th September Present: Keslie Acton, Rachel Bagshaw, Sally Beck Wippman, Nafeesah Butt, Paule Constable, Alistair Cope, Freddie Crossley, Cynthia Duberry*, Hazel Holder, Jack Hudson, Matt...

Martin Bright and The Creative Society

Martin Bright and The Creative Society

This week members of FMTW met with Martin Bright of the Creative Society to hear about the organisation’s work in creating employment for young people in the arts and their struggle for funding over the years. We also discussed relationships with the Arts Council and...

CIF Recommendations for enhanced freelance support

CIF Recommendations for enhanced freelance support

The UK’s freelance community of more than 5 million people have a vital role to play in the future of the economy but have been some of the hardest hit by COVID-19 through a sudden loss of business opportunities. Their ​entrepreneurialism, agility and propensity to...

FMTW meetings this week

FMTW meets with DCMS

FMTW's Paule Constable met with one of the DCMS Select Committee clerks today.  They discussed the Routes to Recovery paper and how best to continue representing the freelancers needs to the committee.  She is keen to receive any further data that might reinforce our...

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