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Financial Aid (Non-Government) for Performing Arts Professionals

March 30th, 2020

This resource was published on the UK Theatre Industry Coronavirus Support Facebook page and provides information about financial assistance from unions, charities and awarding bodies outside of government welfare schemes. FINANCIAL AID FOR ALL Theatre Support – Information about most support ...



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Performing Arts Organisations’ Rapid Response to Supporting Its Workforce and Communities

March 25th, 2020

Following the government’s recent advice and the subsequent closure of performing arts venues, clubs, restaurants and cafes on Friday 20th March, in order to strengthen measures to enforce social distancing, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on the performing arts industry.  T...



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Coronavirus (Covid-19) – Help and Support for Performing Arts Professionals

March 18th, 2020

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) developments, PiPA recently published its Call for Support (here) for performing arts organisations and the government to consider the medium term needs and risks posed to parents and carers.  As we face an unprecedented time, including the closure of p...



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PiPA calls for support for parents and carers in performing arts workforce in light of Coronavirus pandemic

March 13th, 2020

PiPA calls for performing arts organisations and the government to consider the medium term needs and risks posed to parents and carers in the sector’s workforce. Parents and Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) is highlighting the current developments connected with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemi...



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Two New Board Directors and Interim Treasurer to join PiPA

March 10th, 2020

Parents & Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) is announcing the appointment of two new Board Directors and Interim Treasurer. PiPA is a growing organisation committed to supporting and advocating for the needs of the parent and carer workforce within the performing arts industry, through research, ...



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PiPA Scottish Networks

February 24th, 2020

Are you working in the Performing Arts in Scotland? Do you have perspectives to share on working with caring responsibilities?  As part of a Scottish Government Workplace Equality Fund grant PiPA is working with Federation of Scottish Theatre and partners across Scotland to establish regional n...



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Board Opportunity: Treasurer

February 3rd, 2020

Parents and Carers in Performing Arts is looking for a new Treasurer to join our Board. Our Directors play a pivotal role in setting the strategic direction of our organisation, as well as holding management to account to ensure we are delivering our best to increase access to work and opportun...



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PiPA UK-wide Networks

January 16th, 2020

PiPA is working with partners across the UK to establish networks of performing arts organisations to share best practice, insights and resources and to establish local support for carers and parents. What do people with caring responsibilities in your area need to make work work for them?...



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Coronavirus (COVID-19): Help and Support

PiPA has called for performing arts organisations and the government to consider the medium term needs and risks posed to parents and carers in the sector’s workforce in light of the Coronavirus pandemic. To access our dedicated resources, updates and for further guidance on where to find support...