LTC announce creative learning symposium

London Theatre Consortium (LTC) have organised a symposium to address the challenge of the current national curriculum syllabi focusing on representation and diversity in the classroom and improving career pathways into the performing arts. The LTC Creative Learning Symposium; A Future Curriculum for Drama Education will be held on Monday 5th February, 5.30pm – 8.30pm at the Lyric Hammersmith.

The aim of the LTC Creative Learning Symposium,which involves a panel discussion, breakout groups and open space sessions, is to bring theatres, writers, artists and teachers together in the hope of making an impact on set text choices and forming stronger relationships across education sectors.

Invited participants are made up of creatives on the syllabus – writers, directors, companies – teachers, young people, and exam board and theatre representatives.

For more information, including the schedule, see the full press release.

LTC launch MOBO Fellowships for mid-career leaders

LTC launch MOBO Fellowships for mid-career leaders from BAME backgrounds who are ready to break through into Executive leadership.

LTC is partnering with MOBO to address the lack of diversity at Executive level in theatre buildings. We are offering six-month fellowships, lasting from January to July 2016, to create capacity for change and support up to four mid-career leaders from BAME backgrounds to break through into leadership roles such as Executive Producer / Executive Director. This is an exciting new opportunity to effect long-term, positive change in the make-up of our sector. Click here for further information and for details on how to apply.

Please note this is an opportunity for CPD for people who are already established in their career and who are looking to take the next step into senior / executive management. Closing date for applications 12noon Monday 16th November 2015.