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Welcome to our new Ambassador: Hikaru Kobayashi

January 26th, 2019

PiPA is delighted to announce that Hikaru Kobayashi, former First Soloist of The Royal Ballet will lend her support to the PiPA Campaign as an Ambassador.   Hikaru says: “I believe that we all come into this performing art world because of love and passion. For some of us, once we get to be p...



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Administrator (Maternity Cover)

January 14th, 2019

Parents & Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) is an organisation committed to research, campaigning and the promotion and implementation of best practice within the performing arts industry in support of the needs of the parent and carer workforce. We are currently recruiting for the post of Admin...



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We are recruiting

January 11th, 2019

Parents & Carers in Performing Arts (PiPA) is an organisation committed to research, campaigning and the promotion and implementation of best practice within the performing arts industry in support of the needs of the parent and carer workforce. After a period of rapid growth, achievement and b...



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Muzz Khan, Actor/ DJ, Interview

November 19th, 2018

To celebrate International Men’s Day 2018 we interviewed Muzz Khan, an actor from Burnley, working in theatre, television, film and radio and a DJ working across the UK and Europe from festivals to weddings. He’s been a professional actor for 14 years and a professional DJ for 11 years. ...



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Balancing Act: PIPA Work/ Life Survey

June 15th, 2018

PIPA has joined forces with Birkbeck University and a number of major organisations across dance, music, opera and theatre to call for performing arts sector professionals to add their voice to the UK’s biggest ever survey of workers’ work/life balance. Backed by Help Musicians, UK Thea...



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Invitation to Tender

June 5th, 2018

Mission PIPA enables and empowers parents, carers and employers to achieve sustainable change in attitudes and practices in order to attract, support and retain a more diverse and flexible workforce. By working in partnership we raise awareness, find creative solutions and promote best practice in t...



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BLOG: Ben Stephen on Shared Parental Leave

April 16th, 2018

There has been so much in the press recently about shared parental leave, and the lack of take up with just 1% of families taking advantage of the scheme since it’s introduction in 2015, that we thought it would be interesting to follow new Dad, Ben Stephen, Head of Production & Premises ...



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Welcome New PIPA Ambassador: Rufus Norris

March 27th, 2018

PIPA is delighted to announce that Rufus Norris, multi-award winning theatre director and Artistic Director of the National Theatre, will lend his support to the PIPA Campaign as an Ambassador. He says:   “Having raised two children whilst working as a director in the UK and abroad,...



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