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.
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."
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.
23 June 2021
Music Explosion Summer Sessions 2021: Money for Creativity
The Midi Music Company hosts industry talks and advice together with Q&As from leading professionals Arts Council England and Help Musicians
26 May 2021
University graduates and the “What Next?" conundrum
From nursery rhymes to higher education, we are constantly advancing to the succeeding stage of our lives, but as you age these steps become more uncertain and fuelled with doubt. Leaving us with the daunting question - what's next?
27 November 2018
TheatreCraft 2018: How to build a career in theatre
Starting from the bottom now they’re here. A panel of industry professionals from TheatreCraft’s 2018 careers fair open up about their first steps in theatre
1 September 2018
Tips and tales of job hunting
Job hunting, it’s a stressful time. Whether you are leaving University and looking for your first full time job or you are looking to move careers, everyone goes through the same experience; Preparation, Applications and Interviews.
7 August 2018
Want My Job? with Jill Adamson - Director of Participation
Do you know what it's like to be a Theatre Director? Jill has the answers!
9 May 2018
WORKSHOP: HOW TO SELL YOURSELF AND GET THE JOB
It's one thing to write a solid CV or cover letter, but another to make your job application stand out between those of other candidates with similarly good CVs. How do you convince your dream employer that you're the ultimate fit? How do you sell yourself well and get that job?
9 March 2018
How volunteering helped me get a career in the arts
I started volunteering when I was 19 - which is 12 years ago - and I believe it's what sparked the start of my career in the arts. Find out more about how volunteering can help spark kick-start your career!
12 June 2017
How to stay safe online and look good to employers
Keeping yourself safe online is important. It fosters respect, a comfortable space and the ability to have fun. It also allows you to get the most out of your online interactions and use the internet for research and sharing your views.
3 July 2016
My creative past: Shannon Hay
As we kick off Arts Award Week, the theme of which is Our Creative Future, our Youth Network share their creative pasts, and the paths they've taken to get to their current positions; as young, successful, creative explorers.
20 June 2016
My creative past: Ashlee Brown
As we approach Arts Award Week, the theme of which is Our Creative Future, our Youth Network share their creative pasts, and the paths they've taken to get to their current positions; as young, successful, creative explorers.