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The Foundation believes that in order to maintain vibrancy in the arts, it is critical that the new generation of potential artists are nurtured and encouraged. Recognising that these are difficult economic times to get a start in artistic life, the Trustees are prioritising projects that enable people to develop their abilities and careers. Applications to fund projects that provide professional training, apprenticeships and work place experience in all areas of the arts, from stone masonry to stage electricians, will be welcomed. 

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation research into the pipeline of BAME talent finds barriers to achieving representative diversity on stage – and suggests solutions

“I passionately believe that the stage needs to reflect the diversity of the UK population or it risks becoming side-lined. The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation funds a range of projects that help to make a difference – from drama school scholarships to theatre outreach programmes. It will take action from everyone to effect significant change. We are asking arts sector bodies, drama schools, theatre producers, actors, creative teams and philanthropists to take responsibility and specific action. I urge you all to read the recommendations and get involved.”
Andrew Lloyd Webber

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16 March 2017

On Friday 17th March, 30 students aged 11-16 from the Music in Secondary....

Andrew Lloyd Webber Programme students take part in sleepout

On Friday 17th March, 30 students aged 11-16 from the Music in Secondary Schools Trust Saturday School will take part in a ‘sleepout’ to raise awareness of homelessness for Centrepoint. The event marks the end of four weeks of sponsored practice of one hour every day to raise funds for the charity. Each student has a £100 sponsorship target and will be preparing for their upcoming performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D Major with Nicola Benedetti in June in their practice. Students will make their donation to the charity following the sleepout.

For the full press release, click here

23 February 2017

The Fourth Tricycle Takeover, supported by the ALW Foundation, features ....

Tricycle Theatre announces initial programming for its fourth Takeover

The Fourth Tricycle Takeover, supported by the ALW Foundation, features more than 25 free events, screenings, performances and masterclasses taking place in 6 partner venues across the borough of Brent over 13 days.

During the Takoever, young people from across London will be invited to get involved as audiences, workshop participants and performers.

Click here to read the press release and full details of the Takeover programme

16 February 2017

The American Theatre Wing announced today the recipients of the Andrew L....

American Theatre Wing’s Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative

The American Theatre Wing announced today the recipients of the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Classroom Resource Grants.

With the ALW Foundation’s help, the American Theatre Wing is investing in Public Schools to help drama teachers get more of the resources they need to provide quality drama instruction in their schools.

Through this Classroom Resource grant-giving program, funding is provided directly to under-resourced public schools to provide instruments, dance floors, lighting grids, and other necessary materials to help create new and enhance existing theatre programs.

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