Alistair Smith is editor of The Stage. Having joined the publication on staff in 2004, he has also held the roles of reporter, news editor, opinion editor, deputy editor and print editor at The Stage and has written for publications ranging from The Guardian to Hello! Magazine. He is also the author of two major industry reports (the London Theatre Report and the Theatre Workforce Review) and was a founder of the My Theatre Matters! campaign.
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Recent allegations against Ballet West have highlighted the fragmented nature of complaints procedures at training institutions across the performing arts. It’s time for sector-wide action to ensure no one falls through the gaps, says The Stage editor Alistair Smith
While the emergency arts funding is clearly designed to protect prestigious institutions until March next year, how can the theatre industry ensure its freelance workers survive? asks The Stage editor Alistair Smith