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Future Labs #1 – A journey to find solutions

Future Labs #1 – A journey to find solutions

By Matt Humphrey This week sees the first of our series of solutions-based panels that we are calling Future Labs. It feels like it has been a long time in the planning. We’ve wanted to get it right, and make sure that there is balance – and space – for these crucial...

Future Labs #1 – A journey to find solutions

Blast off of Future Labs

Today FMTW began our Future Lab series of panels, with an AMAZING line up of artistic directors and freelancers: Vicky Featherstone, Libby Todd, Lisa Spirling, Matt Humphrey, Alex Clifton, Simon Sharkey, Yamin Choudury, Helen Griffiths, Daniel Evans, Ailin Conant, Tom...

FMTW – Weekly minutes 02 October

FMTW – Weekly minutes 02 October

FREELANCERS MAKE THEATRE WORK WEEKLY MEETING MINUTES 09:30-11:30, FRIDAY 02nd October Present: Natalie Abrahami, Kelsie Acton, Ben Arkell, Rachel Bagshaw, Siobhan Barbour, Sally Beck Wippman, Nafeesah Butt, Emma Cameron, Paule Constable, Alistair Cope,  Freddie...

House Of Lords Debate – September 29

House Of Lords Debate – September 29

By Paule Constable Meanwhile in the House of Lords today there was a question asked on our behalf.  The brilliant Genista Mackintosh (Baroness Mackintosh now) registered the following: Baroness McIntosh of Hudnall to ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they...

FMTW – Weekly minutes 02 October

FMTW – Weekly minutes 25 September

FREELANCERS MAKE THEATRE WORK WEEKLY MEETING MINUTES 09:30-11:30, FRIDAY 25th September Present: Keslie Acton, Ben Arkell*, Rachel Bagshaw, Bill Bankes Jones, Sally Beck Wippman, Nafeesah Butt, Emma Cameron*, Paule Constable, Alistair Cope, Freddie Crossley, Cynthia...

Winter Economy Plan – What does it mean?

Winter Economy Plan – What does it mean?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has just announced parts of his 'Winter Economy Plan.' We've broken it down below so you can see what it means and also what questions it has presented. We'll keep updating this page and as more information (and clarification) comes through.The...

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...

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