Covid-19 has changed performing arts teaching and learning, and art forms themselves. It has presented Academies with new opportunities to reconsider how students should be taught and what students should be taught and has transformed art forms by forcing artists and arts companies to innovate in the production, presentation and promotion of their work. Consequentially, it has changed what students will do following graduation, and the paths they might take long into their professional careers.
These changes create challenges for senior leaders of academies and conservatoires. How should they respond? How should they alter strategic plans for the coming 5 – 10 years? In this webinar we talked with three senior Academy leaders to find out how they were responding to the ‘new normal’.