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Noma Dumezweni on PIPA

October 28th, 2016

Currently staring as Hermione Granger in the stage adaptation of Harry Potter, PIPA ambassador Noma Dumezweni took time out from her busy schedule to talk to us about why supporting parents and carers, working in the Performing Arts, is so important for the future of the industry. If you work in the...



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PIPA Announces Best Practice Research Project

October 3rd, 2016

PARENTS IN PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND AND CREATIVE SCOTLAND FUNDED FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND BEST PRACTICE RESEARCH PROJECT IN PARTNERSHIP WITH 15 LEADING UK THEATRES AND THE ROYAL CENTRAL SCHOOL OF SPEECH AND DRAMA Today, Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA), a Consortium of 18 leading Ind...



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PIPA ANNOUNCES NEW CONSORTIUM

July 18th, 2016

PARENTS IN PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES A NEW CONSORTIUM MADE UP OF AN IMPRESSIVE RANGE OF PARTNER ORGANISATIONS, UNPRECEDENTED BOTH IN SCALE AND REACH ACROSS THE PERFORMING ARTS Today, Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) announces the formation of a new consortium of leading UK theatres and arts organis...



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Gender Equality Is About Shared Responsibility

June 13th, 2016

A recent article in The Independent (1) stated that 80% freelancers are living in poverty, based on the research of IPSE, a membership body that supports freelancers. It also points out that there is a 70% increase in mothers becoming freelancers. Meanwhile, pregnancy discrimination has risen signi...



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UK Theatre May Edition 2016

May 21st, 2016

Please click link below to view the article Top 10 Tips – issue 10  ...



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PIPA at ITC AGM

February 17th, 2016

We were privileged to be invited to hold a session at the Independent Theatre Council AGM last week. It was an inspiring and thought provoking day and what struck us most was just how hard people are working to encourage diversity, provide training and develop the Industry’s workforce in the ...



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PIPA at Royal Opera House HR Event

January 28th, 2016

Last week PIPA had the privilege of being invited to do a presentation at the quarterly HR Forum meeting hosted by the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden. Attendees included HR representatives from The Old Vic, The Young Vic, National Theatre, Bush Theatre and The Barbican. Not only was it very int...



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PIPA on London Live TV

December 23rd, 2015

This week London Live invited PIPA to talk about the recent ground breaking relaxed performance of Linda at the Royal Court Theatre at which they welcomed babies under 1. According to the Royal Court around 20% of the bookers had babies and we counted 16 on the day! The event was generally consider...



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