3 February 2020
NEW FACTORY ACADEMY CREATIVE VENUE TECHNICIAN APPRENTICESHIPS BEGIN
As National Apprenticeship Week begins MIF tells us about their Creative Venue Technician apprentices at arts organisations across Manchester in a new scheme through The Factory Academy.
National Apprenticeship Week takes place from 3 to 9 Feb 2020
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
Everyody's Talking about Jamie, and if you're not you're missing out!
The new musical everybody’s talking about, this fun, exciting, moving story follows a young boy from Sheffield who has the ambition to be a drag queen and ultimately wants to wear a dress to his school prom.
30 July 2018
To what extent does the Arts Industry offer support to people dealing with mental health problems? Both externally and within the industry?
Mental health is an increasing issue worldwide, amongst both young and older generations. 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year. I believe more help is needed for people dealing with mental health issues, especially now it’s becoming an increasing problem for a large portion of our population. What are we doing to support these people and how can the arts industry help?
9 June 2018
What Next? CFT Apprentice Arts Network
Current and recent creative arts apprentices across the South are invited to ask 'What Next?'
11 December 2017
Is West End theatre too expensive?
A look into the sky-high world of West End theatre ticket prices
2 November 2017
King Lear at The Chichester Festival Theatre
King Lear at Chichester Festival Theatre, on the Minerva Stage. 7th October 2017
20 October 2017
King Lear at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester
My review of King Lear at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester
10 October 2017
How to research work placements and training opportunities
A career in the arts is challenging, hard work and really rewarding. Work placements and training opportunities are a great way to test out your desired career, meet people in the industry and develop your skills and experience.
18 September 2017
Apprenticeships - Why bother?
University is great. Three years of all-nighters, existential crises, ever-looming deadlined, never-ending stress and excessive drinking. Survive that and you come out with a degree and thousands upon thousands of pounds of debt. Compelling, right?
3 July 2017
Going For Gold
Being 8 months down the line in my apprenticeship, I've taken some time to reflect on how Arts Award has impacted me as a young person, and looking back over my journey so far in going for my gold arts award qualification.
24 April 2017
The drive to find a job
With jobs asking for experience we can't get and skills we can't afford, how are we to find employment?
3 April 2017 – 3 June 2017
Production Apprentice Scheme 2017
If you want a career at the BBC, if you're passionate about making exciting, new content for TV and Radio, or if you want your ideas to contribute to changing the BBC's digital landscape, then there's no better place to start turning that dream into a reality than through gaining a place on the BBC Production Apprentice Scheme.
12 December 2016
Case Study: Luke Taylor, Projects Assistant at Unit Twenty Three & Gold Achiever
Voice contributor Luke completed his Gold Arts Award as part of his apprenticeship, and is now a full time employee of Unit Twenty Three.
17 September 2015
Being an apprentice
Not going to lie – being an apprentice is hard, especially if you've only just started out. BUT, if you are determined and persistent like me, then you'll do just fine. I'm currently starting my Gold Arts Award with Unit Twenty Three as the Projects Assistant, and so far it's going pretty well. So I'm going to provide some information on what it's like to be a new apprentice. Don't worry, you'll be fine. Trust me!