When giving up is the best option

Posted by on Jan 29, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, January 2015 “Never give up”, and “follow your dream”. These are words often given to actors who didn’t get the role, who aren’t getting the auditions, or who are feeling generally down. It’s probably good advice much of the time – a good reminder of how valued the person is, how passionate […]

Manchester – Proof the arts are vital to a city’s economy

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Blog | No Comments

Originally published in The Stage, January 2014 Look around the country and you’ll see local authorities slashing arts budgets, theatres often seem on the brink of closure, artistic directors are being asked to reign in their ambition. Consistently the message seems to be that as a nation we no longer value the arts. It’s a pretty bleak […]