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06 November 2018

The aim of the Dance Passport is to be a source of support for professional dancers

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02 November 2018

We are sorry to have to announce the death of Julie Fountain, one of Equity's Careers' Advisors.

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30 October 2018

Equity and Spotlight have announced their support of PIPA Flexible Family Care, a pilot scheme launching in January 2019

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30 October 2018

Equity members have already contributed to research being undertaken by UCL and RADA on the experiences of autistic people in the performing arts. The project is now in its final year and the next stage is a mentoring study

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24 October 2018

Crazy M is a children’s entertainer, here she talks about how her career began in the holiday parks and her love of clowns and Robin Williams

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24 October 2018

Equity has successfully launched its new Circus Network with an event held at the National Centre for Circus Arts

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24 October 2018

Powerful men keep power for themselves and are not interested in the social justice of gender equality

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24 October 2018

Stage Sight is a new campaign set up to widen the diversity of the workforce in offstage roles

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24 October 2018

Whether it is through our new role on the TUC’ s Executive Committee, discussing our red lines on Brexit or negotiating a new agreement for directors, we always fight for the best deal for our members

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24 October 2018

Jonathan Humphreys is a member of Equity’s Directors and Designers Committee and was part of the negotiating team on the successful new deal for directors

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07 February 2020

Equity has launched a groundbreaking support system for members dealing with mental health problems. This will include a new dedicated 24/7 mental health helpline, an individual assessment and up to six professional counselling sessions funded by the union available across the UK.

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04 February 2020

Equity is very concerned about future visa and other restrictions for creative workers working in Europe post-Brexit. We have an event in Parliament on 4 Feb & want members to invite their local MP along.

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16 January 2020

Storyteller Richard O’Neill comes from a traditional, nomadic Romani Gypsy family. He believes his community should be better represented in TV, film and theatre

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