Tag Archives: Arts bullying

Breaking the silence about Bullying in the Arts

An invitation from Improbable, Anne-Marie Quigg, Ellan Parry and Frances Rifkin The first study of workplace bullying in the arts revealed that in UK theatres and arts centres two in every five employees had been targeted by a bully. This … Continue reading

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Myths about creativity and the arts

During my research into bullying in cultural organizations, which became the basis for  the book Bullying in the Arts, I noted that quite a lot of arts managers claimed the experience of working in arts environments with creative people was … Continue reading

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An actor’s tale: the playground on stage

A very interesting email arrived in my inbox two weeks ago from English actor Dean Harris. This is an account of his experience in his own words. “It happened to me in the early ’70s in Canada. I was in … Continue reading

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Beel’s Variant Article

In an interesting and challenging article/review, the free arts and culture magazine ‘Variant‘ has published an in-depth piece about problems at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow, in the context of the research findings in ‘Bullying in the Arts’. David Beel … Continue reading

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More Info on Coaching in the Arts Industry

Lovely to have the chance to write for Arts Industry again. This is a great magazine with wide-ranging content and an attractive and useful website to boot. Take a look if you haven’t checked it out before.

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Could Cultural Coaching Provide Arts Bullying Solution?

Today’s edition of Arts Professional is carrying information about my most recent research – a pilot project looking at whether coaching could help deal with bullying in the cultural sector.

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