Everyone connected with the PMF and with theatre will be saddened to hear that the brilliant Andy Nairn has passed away. There are many tributes to this lovely, kind, funny man, who was a fabulous PM. Curve Leicester, Nottingham Playhouse and Derby Theatre were lit red in his memory last
DON’T MAKE THE WORKFORCE PAY FOR THE RECOVERY OF THE THEATRE AND LIVE EVENTS INDUSTRIES As our industry slowly returns to work, AAPTLE members, including the PMF, are eager to make theatre again and to collaborate with our fellow artists and theatre workers. For many of us, any offer of
WOMAD Foundation New Funding Scheme “Training and Professional Development Bursaries for Artists and Festival Production Crew”
Is it a Skill Share? Is it an In Conversation? We’re not sure, but it’s a brilliant video anyway, so we have put it on both pages. We linked up Edinburgh Fringe stalwarts Mandy Ivory Castile, Suzy Somerville, James “Evil” Turner, Marec Joyce and Ruari Cormack, and they talked for
Here is the ABTT’s latest COVID-19 Guidance about returning to work safely. Guidance Note 103 gives specific guidance for backstage and other production departments.
On 23rd July the PMF hosted its first Town Hall Meeting, via Zoom. We were really pleased with the number of people who attended. There was a wide geographical spread, including two members from the USA, and a representation of many aspects of our industry.
This online seminar from the ABTT will focus on how we can use this current hiatus to let go of old habits and create a new more sustainable ways of working.