23 February 2023
Discover Creative Careers Programme Launch 2023-2025
An insightful day at the Derby Museum of Making bringing together industry creatives putting young people at the centre of everything they do.
10 February 2023
Looking after your mental health as a creative freelancer
Freelancing is the backbone of the creative industry, but like everything else, it comes with its challenges.
30 January 2023
Want my job? with Underwater Photographer and Photojournalist Lucy Ray
"I feel very lucky to take pictures for a living since it’s so many people’s hobby. It’s a privilege to do something you enjoy as your job."
23 January 2023
Want my job? with Fashion Stylist Emma Lightbown
"Getting experience being on set is key - you can be the most creative stylist in the world, but if you don’t understand how a shoot works and how to behave on set, then you won’t get very far."
12 December 2022
Want my job? with creative designer and art director Khutina Griffiths
"It’s ok and necessary to fail at things. There is nothing wrong with failure."
5 December 2022
Want my job? with director Michael J. Diamond
"Don’t worry about not knowing anyone in the industry. Don’t worry about your poor exam results affecting your career. Go online and watch tutorials on how to film, direct, edit, and do it. Your smartphone is more powerful and capable than some of the kits I had when studying."
24 November 2022
Want my job? with Debutots franchisee Jennifer David
"There’s no ‘fast forward’ button, you just have to be consistent, determined, persevere, look ahead, and keep taking all the steps that need to be taken."
21 November 2022
Want my job? with actress, model and reporter Gemma Gordon
"Don’t feel like you have to go to university or college if you would rather start working right away. Really understand what you are naturally good at and genuinely interested in, and follow that path."
14 November 2022
Want my job? with Harvey Morton award-winning entrepreneur and podcast host
"My parents always worked so hard, and while I had a really tough time throughout school and into sixth form and university due to lots of bullying, they always encouraged me to keep going and taught me the importance of being grateful for everything I had rather than being upset about anything I couldn’t control."
28 March 2022
Alternative Careers in the Theatre Industry
Owning the spotlight on stage is not the only way to be a part of the rich history of theatre. Consider a career of the heroes behind the curtain who are there from the first finished script, to cleaning up the roses on closing night, and everything in between.
21 February 2022
Might Covid create more jobs?
How isolation laws have affected the theatre industry
28 June 2021
Want my job? with internationally touring tattoo artist Bruno
"It’s crazy because I never dreamed about or wanted to be a tattoo artist. Instead, I was chosen to do it."
19 June 2021
'I Love My Work' - online event for young people
Free online event for young people, 'I Love My Work' with the National Saturday Club.
1 March 2021
Discover! Creative Careers Week 2021
Get involved with Discover! Creative Careers week from 1 - 5 March to unlock all that the creative industries have to offer!
5 September 2019
Voice Views: What’s your ideal job?
"What do you want to do?" A terrifying question, but it doesn't have to be
17 June 2019
Want my job? with Nick Wyschna
Guildford Fringe producer and Mamma Mia! actor Nick Wyschna tells us about his experience breaking into the theatre industry
6 June 2019
Interview With Gianluca Vincentini, Artistic Director of Möbius Dance
I sat down with professional dancer and Artistic Director of Möbius Dance, Gianluca Vincentini, to talk about his work, professional experience and advice to future dance artists.
11 August 2018
Want my job? with Harriet Usher, Projects Manager
Harriet is the Projects Manager for the Society of London Theatre and UK Theatre, and has worked with the New York Public Library for Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, the V&A and now oversees major events including Theatre Craft, West End Live and the Olivier Awards!