National Theatre of Scotland internships for BAME participants

National Theatre of Scotland internships for BAME participants

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National Theatre of Scotland internships for BAME participants

19 September 2017 Photographer credit: Gillian Hayes

Individuals from ethnic minority communities, based in Scotland, are being offered the opportunity to undertake a five-week long paid internship.

National Theatre of Scotland internships for BAME participants

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The National Theatre of Scotland, with support from the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation, are offering individuals from ethnic minority communities, based in Scotland, the opportunity to undertake a five-week long paid internship, across any department/activity within the Company.

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Scottish Opera new Emerging Artist Repetiteur

Scottish Opera new Emerging Artist Repetiteur

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Scottish Opera new Emerging Artist Repetiteur

19 September 2017 Photographer credit: Christina Riley

Patrick Milne, Scottish Opera's new Emerging Artist Repetiteur supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation started with the company last week and is already busy at work.

Scottish Opera new Emerging Artist Repetiteur

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Patrick Milne, Scottish Opera’s new Emerging Artist Repetiteur supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation started with the company last week and is already busy at work.  He says “It’s a really fantastic opportunity to be in the heart of a great opera company like this”.

 

Click here to watch a youtube video introducing all of Scottish Opera’s Emerging Artists this year.

 

The BRIT School’s new Bridge Company now on board

The BRIT School’s new Bridge Company now on board

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The BRIT School’s new Bridge Company now on board

14 September 2017

The new 2017/18 Andrew Lloyd Webber Bridge Company had their first meet and greet with the writers, directors and composer last week.  All are very excited to start the process.

The BRIT School’s new Bridge Company now on board

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The new 2017/18 Andrew Lloyd Webber Bridge Company had their first meet and greet with the writers, directors and composer last week.  All are very excited to start the process.

Associate Music Director Role – Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

Associate Music Director Role – Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

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Associate Music Director Role – Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

22 August 2017

A very exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, a leading Higher Education conservatoire specialising in the theatre arts. This role will provide a newly graduated musical director the essential next step into

Associate Music Director Role – Royal Central School of Speech and Drama

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A very exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, a leading Higher Education conservatoire specialising in the theatre arts.

This role will provide a newly graduated musical director the essential next step into professional practice. Central will offer a specialist experience within a training environment. Central’s staff will be the Associates’ professional colleagues and will mentor the Associate during the period of engagement. The Associate Musical Director will be able to enhance the School’s Undergraduate BA Acting Musical Theatre course through peer-to-peer support of BA Acting Musical Theatre students and by demonstrating initiative and enthusiasm in developing projects. 

Applicants must have knowledge and understanding of a Musical Theatre repertoire and hold a degree or equivalent in Music. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate evidence of strong keyboard skills and understanding of sung voice techniques.

The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation Associate Musical Director will be awarded by Central following an application and interview process. There will be one available Fellowship for the year 2017/18

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Six Theatres awarded grants by UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme

Six Theatres awarded grants by UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme

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Six Theatres awarded grants by UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme

21 August 2017

Theatres Trust are pleased to announce the tenth round of awards from its UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme

Six Theatres awarded grants by UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme

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Theatres Trust are pleased to announce the tenth round of awards from its UK Theatres Small Grants Scheme (UKSGS) offering grants of up to £5,000 and supported by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and Judy Craymer MBE.

The recipients for Round 10 are:
• Tobacco Factory Theatres, Bristol to build a new dimmer room which will support a new studio space. £4,635
• Criterion Theatre, Coventry to tackle an urgent asbestos removal project and rebuild the scenery store. £5,000
• Farnham Maltings towards the installation of two new lifts which will improve the accessibility of the stage and rehearsal spaces. £5,000
• Citizen’s Theatre, Glasgow for works to clear the ceiling space and make sure it remains in a safe condition. £4,320
• Acorn Theatre, Penzance for a number of essential health and safety works to raise handrails and secure the building. £5,000
• The Bear Pit, Stratford-Upon-Avon to improve stage access and install a new ventilation system. £5,000

To read the full press release Theatres Trust Tenth Round Grants

ALW Foundation awards grants of over £1million to 28 projects across the UK

ALW Foundation awards grants of over £1million to 28 projects across the UK

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ALW Foundation awards grants of over £1million to 28 projects across the UK

27 July 2017

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation grants over £1 million to support aspiring actors, vital music education and training in heritage crafts

ALW Foundation awards grants of over £1million to 28 projects across the UK

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has awarded grants worth over £1 million pounds to 28 projects across the UK this summer.  These form part of the Foundation’s active grant giving programme, which supports projects that focus on the enhancement of arts education, participation, improving access and increasing diversity across the arts, culture and heritage sector.

The recipients of this round of grants are Alt Actor Training, Batley & Spen Youth Theatre Company Ltd., Boomsatsuma, Chelsea Quavers Music School, Clod Ensemble, Creative Futures, East London Arts and Music (ELAM), English Schools Orchestra, Fethard Council Heritage Centre, Hackney New Primary School, Historic England, Holy Trinity School, Leicester Curve Theatre, Lincoln Cathedral, London Chamber Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Montgomery Holloway Music Trust, National Theatre of Scotland, North East of Scotland Music School, Orpheus Centre, PEEK, Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC), Stage One, The Stage, Theatres Trust, Toonspeak Young People’s Theatre, United Learning and Welsh National Opera.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation grants July 2017 press release

Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative at the American Theatre Wing

Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative at the American Theatre Wing

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative at the American Theatre Wing

13 July 2017 Photographer credit: American Theatre Wing

Recipients have been announced for the American Theatre Wing's Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative University and Training Scholarships.

Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative at the American Theatre Wing

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Recipients have been announced for the American Theatre Wing’s Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative University and Training Scholarships.

In addition, Peter and Pamela Barbey join in leadership support for the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative and make matching challenge grant.

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Entries are now open for the first Heritage Angel Awards in Northern Ireland

Entries are now open for the first Heritage Angel Awards in Northern Ireland

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Entries are now open for the first Heritage Angel Awards in Northern Ireland

22 June 2017

Entries are now open for the first Heritage Angel Awards in Northern Ireland

Entries are now open for the first Heritage Angel Awards in Northern Ireland

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The Ulster Architectural Heritage Society is bringing the Heritage Angel Awards to Northern Ireland for the first time to celebrate the efforts of local people, either individuals or groups, who have saved historic buildings and places. The Awards are funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation and the Department for Communities.

You can find out how to nominate individuals or groups and see the awards categories on their web site www.heritageangelawards-ni.org.uk

The Awards Ceremony will take place at the Grand Opera House, Belfast in November.

Entries now open for Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017

Entries now open for Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017

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Entries now open for Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017

12 June 2017

Nominations have opened for the third Scottish Heritage Angel Awards in a bid to find those who have played a special part in caring for, recording and celebrating the nation's historic environment.

Entries now open for Scottish Heritage Angel Awards 2017

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Nominations have opened for the third Scottish Heritage Angel Awards in a bid to find those who have played a special part in caring for, recording and celebrating the nation’s historic environment.

The Scottish Heritage Angel Awards was launched in 2014 and funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation.

Click here to read the press release and to find out how to enter

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