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CEO Weekly Blog - w/c 18 Feb

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Having my photo taken is absolutely the worst way to start any week for me, but they say it is good to confront your fears so I’m choosing to publish the results from last Monday: me with our lovely auditors Gillian and Becky from Haines Watts, who have generously supported our A Theatre Trip for Every Child campaign.

CEO Weekly Blog – w/c 21 Jan

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I’ve definitely felt my New Year energy start to drop this week, but a couple of things have helped boost it.

Person in the Room - by Umar Butt

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Person in the Room - by Umar Butt

It’s very seldom I go into a creative room unprepared. More often than not I know what my role is in the room and why I am there.  I am there as a director, writer, performer or part of the creative team, creative thinking and making offerings that will enhance the production, play, show.

All things financial – how ARC is funded and how we spend our money

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Earlier in the year, I blogged about how we must try harder to be fairer to artists, echoing the points made in Gavin Barlow of the Albany’s blog and signing up to his suggested five commitments. We have continued to talk about these issues and I wanted to publish an explanation of how ARC’s finances work to accompany the Albany’s.

Venues….we Must. Try. Harder. – a response from ARC Stockton

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When I read Scottee’s blog recently, I felt incredibly sad, but also, if I am honest, a little defensive. It prompted a conversation with Gavin Barlow at the Albany, which has sparked us both to add our own perspectives to the debate.

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