Welcome New PIPA Ambassador: Hadley Fraser

February 14th, 2018

Improving working conditions for parents is as much about supporting fathers as it is mothers and we are delighted to announce our PIPA Dads Ambassador, Hadley Fraser. Hadley was working on St Joan at the Donmar Warehouse who gave him a week’s ‘Paternity Leave’ when his daughter wa...

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Welcome New PIPA Ambassador: Lisa McGrillis

February 14th, 2018

PIPA is absolutely thrilled to announce our new Ambassador Lisa McGrillis. Lisa plays Kelly in the TV Series ‘Mum‘ alongside Lesley Manville. She says that filming the second series of ‘Mum’ was the hardest thing she had ever done as she went back to work when her son was 10 ...

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Interview: Mothers Who Make

December 12th, 2017

Mothers Who Make has recently been awarded Arts Council funding to develop a vital resource and networks for mother-makers across the UK. As an inclusive organisation for all types of carers in the Performing Arts, PIPA spoke to founder Matilda Leyser to find out more about her initiative and the sp...

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March of the Mummies

October 24th, 2017

On Tuesday 31st October at 12 midday, families across the UK will march for better protections and support for mothers. Organised by Joeli Brearly, founder of Pregnant Then Screwed, the demonstrations will take place in 6 cities – London, Manchester, Belfast, Cardiff, Newcastle and Glasgow. People...

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July 5th, 2017

We’re looking for a Finance and Office Administrator. This is a home-working/ remote working position. The role of Administrator is to organise the financial and administrative side of PIPA. Average of 10 flexible hours per week, to be self-managed. Remote/ home working. £14 per hour on a sel...

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Q&A: Globe Artistic Director Michelle Terry & Actress Rosalie Craig

July 4th, 2017

‘Becoming: Part One’ at the Donmar Warehouse We caught up with the new Artistic Director of Shakespeare’s Globe Michelle Terry and Actress Rosalie Craig to find out more about their recent experience of working on Becoming: Part One with the Donmar Warehouse, which saw audiences...

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Workforce Review of UK Offstage Theatre and Performing Arts Sector

June 29th, 2017

    This month Consortium member UK Theatre and SOLT published their report on Workforce Review of the UK Offstage Theatre and Performing Arts Sector.    The full report is a compelling read and we urge everyone to read it in full but thought it would be useful to collate the most pe...

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June 26th, 2017

In conjunction with The Old Vic, PIPA and SDUK are holding a ‘Making It Happen’ session for directors who are parents and carers or who (might) work with those with caring responsibilities and are interested in Best Practice. The 2h event will be on the 11th of July at The Old Vic with a...

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