Arts and Sustainability

Why is it that creatives and artists seem to shy away from the word sustainability? From my own experience when you ask many artists or creatives about how their work is sustainable from a business perspective they look very confused, run away or mutter something about having lots of success with funding bids. Yet, these… Continue reading Arts and Sustainability

Protecting Our Children in the Performing Arts

It's an accepted fact that children are used in the creative industries. Whether they are modelling for commercial advertising or make up part of the West End cast for the latest musical. I of all people encourage children and young people to follow their dreams encouraging them to audition and seek opportunities that excite them.… Continue reading Protecting Our Children in the Performing Arts

Valuing our Art Form

Why is it that as artists we are too quick to offer our skills for free? ┬áThis is something that I've been considering a lot lately, especially in the context of Performing Arts. On a regular basis I see artists not only competing with each other, but willing to drop their fees for performances, classes… Continue reading Valuing our Art Form