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27 April 2022

Mentorship from established authors, bursaries of up to £1,500 and an event at London’s longest-running literary festival are among the features of the second annual Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers’ Programme – with applications now open. The Programme is…

8 April 2022

Images: Jungle Book reimagined cr. Ambra Vernuccio (Akram Khan Company), Brookland School (JAM), The Forsythe Evening cr. Laurent Liotardo (English National Ballet) Dance The Forsythe Evening | English National Ballet English National Ballet presents The Forsythe Evening at Sadler’s Wells…

28 March 2022

Total of 95 projects supporting more than 1,000 freelance creatives in the UK In the final phase of its rollout, the Genesis Foundation has awarded a further £360,000 in grants through its Genesis Kickstart Fund to 36 arts projects run…

25 February 2022

Images: Tangle Theatre, Amma (Tara Theatre), Isadora Now {Viviana Durante Company) Visual Arts Hussina Raja | Station Visual-artist & performer Hussina Raja collaborates with award-winning poet Zia Ahmed and, renowned musician Sarathy Korwar on Station, an interactive live-performance installation that…

3 February 2022

George Turvey has been awarded the 2022 Genesis Foundation Prize. The Genesis Foundation Prize, formerly the Genesis Prize, recognises an outstanding mentor of young artistic talent whose work has effected real change in the practice and careers of arts professionals…

29 October 2021

Soprano Hilary Cronin has won both First Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2021 Handel Singing Competition last week. Hilary Cronin impressed the judges with a performance which included works from Rinaldo, Semele and Brockes. Fellow Genesis Sixteen alumna Bethany Horak-Hallett won…

29 October 2021

Images: The Walk with Little Amal, Burum The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and thrive in an environment transformed by Covid-19. 41 grants of mostly…

30 September 2021

“Hex is our big-hearted, mythic new musical that goes beyond the waking kiss in Sleeping Beauty.” This Christmas, the National Theatre will premiere Hex, a new musical based on the Sleeping Beauty folk tale, directed by Artistic Director Rufus Norris. Penned by…

30 September 2021

Images: Dr Sita Thomas, Dark Skinned Representation cr. Mathushaa Sagthidas (_inventory platform), Katie Scott (Box of Tricks Theatre) The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and…

13 September 2021

Images: Tangram, Acme Artist Studios cr. Michelle Ussher, The Gesualdo Six cr. Patrick Allen, James Cousins Company 19 projects announced in the second phase of funding, following first round in May Projects span multiple genres and reach all the nations…

21 July 2021

The £1 million Genesis Kickstart Fund was launched to support freelancers in the creative sector and specifically to help them survive and thrive in an environment transformed by Covid-19. 41 grants of mostly £10,000 have been allocated to creative freelancers…

5 July 2021

Ten emerging writers have been selected as the inaugural cohort on the Genesis Jewish Book Week Emerging Writers Programme. The writers have been paired with their established mentors. The emerging writers chosen were: Sara DoctorsSophie DumontMadeleine DunniganLinda FordPhilip GlassborowFiona MonahanEleanor…

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