Click here to write to your MP

We urgently encourage you to write to your MP.  Let’s keep the pressure up and the message about freelancers being forgotten on the agenda.

Click here to find your local MP and a template letters for you to use.

Social Media Campaigns

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#TheatreCanChange

As Theatre begin to reopen and rehearsal rooms welcome many back, we’re collecting your stories to share with the industry.

A simple series of statements telling the industry what the freelance bottom line is.

Send us your story

Responses received via this form will be collated into anonymous statements that will be shared on social media by the FMTW team in May 2021.

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#FreelancersMakeTheatreWork

We’ve reached over 16million people with the #FreelancersMakeTheatreWork campaign. Keep posting your selfies to help us show the world what a diverse community it takes to put on a show.

Send us your pics!

Send us you pictures/videos so we can use them for future Freelancers Make Theatre Work projects.

The Big Freelancer Survey

This survey closed at 2pm on Friday 26 June.  One week after it was launched.  There were over 8000 entries – Thank you for participating!

The Study ‘Routes to Recovery’ was produced using the data from this survey.  It was presented to the Government in the week of 29th June as part of the negotiations and lobbying in the lead up to the announcement of £1.57bn Government investment in the Arts.

Click to read the full report. 

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Sign the AAPTLE petition

Don’t make the workforce pay for the recovery of theatre and live events industries

Feed into the conversation

Send us your thoughts, suggestions and concerns and will find ways of communicating them to theatre managements, production companies, industry bodies and government.

Open Letters

Read the open letters we have sent on behalf of freelancers to Artisic Directors, Producers, Theatre Managements and Government.

Petitions & Surveys

Help keep the pressure on and momentum up. A series of petitions that can be signed NOW to help raise awareness about Freelancers in the Theatre Industry.

Campaigns & Protests

What can you do to help?
We’ve listed some of the great campaigns running alongside our own as well as protests you could take part in.

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