Here are 50 or so organisations which may be new to some people. Over the next shortwhile one group colleague will create a googledoc which others can populate, and we will go back to earlier D&Ds to see what else has been listed. But here's a quick and dirty start:

What Exists and What Might be Needed

In random order - name of organisation Virtual or Human meets Note of artform and platform if known/relevant email or connection info to be added
World Fringe membership of 230+ friinges, and info for performers
British Arts Festivals Association (BAFA) membership organisation for festivals (mainly non fringe)
Actors UK Virtual facebook group, proactive and safespace
European Festivals Association
International Theatre Events Association
Producers' Pool Human informal monthly gathering for producers in London (only at the moment) email: [email protected] to join free membership list
National Rural Touring Network for companies and venues new direction showcase bi-annually
HOUSE (and the Greenhouse) rural and small venues network run out of Farnham Maltings
Young Vic Directors School Human 1000+ directors, plus some producers, designers too apply to Young Vic, free to join
Bossy Virtual facebook group for female theatre and film makers
UK Theatre Producers Virtual facebook group for self-identifying theatre producers (UKP are always invited to Producers' Pool events)
What Next Culture? (36 chapters across UK) Human weekly meeting, free to be part of, focussed on cultural and government issues
Parents in Performing Arts (PIPA) Virtual facebook groups
Mothers Who Make Virtual facebook groups
The Larder Virtual network of theatremakers created by Jen Toksvig
Opera Librettist Network Virtual facebook group
Opera and Music Theatre Forum Human network and conference membership organisation
Musical Theatre Network Human producers and managers working in musical theatre
Mercury Musical Development Human writers working in musical theatre
International Street Arts Network (ISAN)
National Assoc of Street Artists
Improbable annual mentoring fete
Support Theatre Artist Makers and Performers (STAMP) Human
Disability Arts Online
Oxford Network of Theatre
Troop - developing artists in and around Cambridge
Start East (and 9 other regions) funded to support start-ups by ACE
Donmar on Design Festival
Society of British Theatre Designers (SBTD)
Association of Lighting Designers (ALD)
Stagecraft and Theatrecraft annual events with talks and stuff
Artistic Directors of the Future BAME initiative incl plans for Board Bank
Stage Managers Association (SMA)
Indepentent Theatre Council (ITC) for smaller companies and freelance theatremakers
UK Theatre (previously TMA) for regional, subsidised and producing companies
SOLT (Society of London Theatre) commercial and west end managers
StageOne funded by SOLT to champion commercial theatre producers (Stage One members always invited to Producers Pool)
#BeyondTheBox Virtual Intersectionality
Tara and Black Theatre Live
Arts and Health Network
Independent Dance Managers Network (IDMN)
International Theatre Institute about to launch a UK office in Morecombe
Stage Directors UK
Writers Guild
New Writing South (and other regions)
London Playwrights blog

What Exists for…
Devised Theatre - skill sharing

(Improbable - if you can take an Excel doc attachment, shout and I will send it through)

Chris Grady
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