Can theatres survive despite cuts to the arts?

This article is written by Ashley Curtis, brand journalist, on behalf of Stagecoach Theatre Arts School. You’d be forgiven for thinking regional theatre is at the brink of being swallowed whole due to more and more funding cuts. Ask any play director in the UK; there is no doubt a measure of sadness at the level of finance … Read moreCan theatres survive despite cuts to the arts?

The business case for the Arts

The Centre for Economics and Business Research has just published research into the economic value of arts activity, entitled Arts & culture’s economic contribution – An analysis of the macroeconomic contribution of the arts and culture and of their contribution through spillover effects (May 7, 2013).. The report was commissioned in November by Arts Council … Read moreThe business case for the Arts

UCAS statistics for the Arts & Creative Industries are deeply worrying – Jarvis | The Labour Party

The arts are one of the main drivers of industry innovation, through design, presentation and merchandising of product; in education delivering crucial interpersonal and collaborative skills through drama that are fundamental to management and sales. The danger of caricaturing these areas as ‘Mickey Mouse degrees’ compared to traditional skills of analysis, is that it wastes … Read moreUCAS statistics for the Arts & Creative Industries are deeply worrying – Jarvis | The Labour Party