Actors given stability with ensemble contracts

Actors given stability with ensemble contracts

Posted July 16, 2017 10:10:31 Photo: Elena Carapetis, Miranda Daughtry, Geoff Cobham, Nathan O’Keefe, Rachel Burke, Dale March, Geordie Brookman, Rashidi Edward and Anna Steen. (ABC News: Tony Hill) The State Theatre Company South Australia’s move to establish a professional ensemble provides a beacon of hope in a sector dominated by out of work actors. The company has employed a group of actors and off-stage experts for 20 weeks a year for two years, the only major theatre company in Australia to currently do so. The move was a dream…

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How to turn a big idea into dollars

How to turn a big idea into dollars

TURNING a big idea into a money-making success requires passion, persistence and patience. But before would-be entrepreneurs put their plan into action, they should ask themselves a few key questions. Naomi Simson, founder and CEO of RedBalloon and a resident shark on Channel Ten’s Shark Tank, said the first question was whether you wanted to be a business owner and be responsible for your own financial viability. “This is not a journey for everyone,” she said. People should also ask themselves if they could test their idea with potential customers…

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'Be adults': Turnbull and Abbott told to end feud or face election loss

'Be adults': Turnbull and Abbott told to end feud or face election loss

Updated July 16, 2017 15:16:36 New Liberal Party president Nick Greiner has urged Malcolm Turnbull and Tony Abbott to “be adults” and resolve their long-standing feud, warning the public displays of disunity will cost the Coalition the next election. Blaming the simmering tensions for the party’s consistently poor polling, Mr Greiner said he would be meeting with Mr Abbott in coming weeks to encourage him to sit down with Mr Turnbull and settle their differences. “They need to resolve it face-to-face and they need to resolve it directly, not through…

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UK: Life sentences for acid attacks?

UK: Life sentences for acid attacks?

Rudd announced the move in the aftermath of the latest acid attack to hit the streets in London, in which five men were attacked over a 70-minute period on Thursday. Writing in The Sunday Times, Rudd said that “life sentences must not be reserved for acid attack survivors.” One of the proposals being considered by the government is to ensure that acid and other corrosive substances will be considered as a dangerous weapon. The review will also ascertain whether it could impose measures on retailers to restrict the sale of…

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Ancient underwater forest found in US

Ancient underwater forest found in US

Ancient underwater forest found in US – BBC News “)}elsej.write(‘”)},confirm:function(a)return true,setFig:function(a,b)(function())(),deserialise:function(b)var a=;b.replace(/([a-z]2):([0-9]+)/g,function()a[RegExp.$1]=+RegExp.$2);return a}})();fig.manager.include();/*]]>*/ ‘); } } oqsSurveyManager(window, ‘ON’); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); } else document.write(”); } })(); /*]]>*/ ‘); document.write(‘‘); document.write(‘‘); if (/[?|&]ex-dp/.test(window.location.href) || document.cookie.indexOf(‘ex-dp=’) !== -1) bbcdotcom.utils.addHtmlTagClass(‘bbcdotcom-ex-dp’); } })(); /*]]>*/ Source link

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