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17 November 2020
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Cut the Cord will lead a trio of live-streamed panel discussions on Sustainable Leadership in the Arts as part of Nordic Talks.

17 November 2020
11:00 – 12:30
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Free to attend

Sustainable Leadership in the Arts is part of the Nordic Talks series with the Nordic Ministry for International Leadership Week 16-19 November 2020.

The 3-day event includes 3 free online panels with Nordic and UK artistic leaders discussing their organisations’ positive practices and what changes need to be made for the future.

The talks will focus on three key areas: Climate Action, Diversity and Inclusivity, and the future of artistic leadership and development.

The talks will be chaired by Cut the Cord Theatre, with audiences being able to ask the panelists questions in the live comments.

Panelists include: Fin Kennedy (Tamasha), Bo Anders Sundstedt (Unge Viken Teater), Christian Gade Bjerrum (Sustainable Performing Arts Now), Gunn Hernes (Nordic House), Ulricha Johnson (ScenSverige / Proud Performing Arts), Kay Michael (Culture Declares Emergency), Kate Atkinson (Clore Leadership), Janne Saarakkala (Reality Research Centre), and Lars Werner Thomsen (Glad Teater).

Panel 1 – Tuesday 17 November 11-12:30

Climate Action

Kay Michael, Culture Declares Emergency – United Kingdom

Christian Gade Bjerrum, Sustainable Performing Arts Now – Denmark

Gunn Hernes, Nordic House – Faroe Islands

Panel 2 – Wednesday 18 November 11-12:30

Diversity and Inclusivity

Fin Kennedy, Tamasha – United Kingdom

Ulricha Johnson, ScenSverige / Proud Performing Arts – Sweden

Lars Werner Thomsen, Glad Teater – Denmark

Panel 3 – Thursday 19 November 11-12:30

Artist Development & The Future of Artistic Leadership

Kate Atkinson, Clore Leadership – United Kingdom

Bo Anders Sundstedt, Unge Viken Teater – Norway

Janne Saarakkala, Reality Research Centre – Finland

Moderator: Camilla Gürtler, Cut the Cord Theatre – United Kingdom

All talks are free to sign up to.