Voicebox: Want my job?
From radio presenters and journalists, to circus performers and festival producers, here we chat to industry professionals about their careers and get advice on how to follow in their footsteps.
24 October 2017
Want My Job? Sally Zabroski, theatre practitioner & projects organiser
I interviewed my friend and colleague Sally Zabroski about her career so far - by day, she is a Projects Coordinator for Unit Twenty Three, a social enterprise and arts firm based in South Norfolk. But by night, she is an experienced Theatre Practitioner delivering projects and youth groups left, right and centre. Here's what Sally had to say!
10 October 2017
Want My Job? with Shwetal Shah
Read about the work of the eternally enterprising Shwetal Shah of Erase All Kittens who has spent her life closing the gap between science and technology, and social issues.
9 August 2017
Want My Job? Mogali Masuku, actress
Actress, Mogali Masuku, from the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, leads in the brilliant professional debut as Lady Macbeth in Iris Theatre's 10th Anniversary production of Macbeth
31 May 2017
Want my Job? Lucy Shipp, University of Cambridge Museums
Lucy Shipp works in Widening Participation and is the Arts Award adviser at the University of Cambridge Museums.
23 May 2017
Want my job? Karl Jobson, National Space Centre
Karl Jobson works for the National Space Centre. I found more about the NSC at the Museums and Heritage Show 2017.
22 May 2017
Want my job? Holly Bee, Heritage Education Officer
At the 2017 Museums and Heritage Show, I caught up with Holly Bee, Education Officer at GEM...
23 April 2017
Want my job? Amelia Forsbrook, theatre critic
Amelia Forsbrook, formerly one of the Wales Arts International's critics spoke to Voice about working as an arts writer.
27 March 2017
Want My Job? Jo Hedges, Brighton Fringe Event Manager
Brighton Fringe's Event Manager talks to Voice about the her job, her successes, and offers advice to young people
24 March 2017
Want My Job? Louise Richards, Director Motionhouse
The Executive Director at award-winning, internationally touring dance company, Motionhouse, Louise Richards, told me about what it takes to do her job.
21 March 2017
Interview with Alexander S. Bermange
Composer and lyricist Alexander S. Bermange talks to Voice about his job, and his new album Wit & Whimsy
31 January 2017
Want My Job? Ming de Nasty, photographer
I have had the pleasure talking to Ming de Nasty, a Birmingham-based Photographer, whose work has been shown in exhibitions in the UK, to learn more about Ming's career and where it has taken her.
28 January 2017
Want My Job? Aimie Atkinson, West End actor
Aimie Atkinson is an award-winning actress who was in the closing cast of the West End production of Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'In The Heights'.
19 January 2017
Want My Job? Emily Winslow, novelist
Emily Winslow studied drama at Mellon University, Pennsylvania. Now she's the author of the memoirs Jane Doe January and a series of physiological novels. She lives in Cambridgeshire with her husband and two sons who are home-educated.
3 November 2016
Interview with Simon Stephens, playwright
Prior to his 'Introduction to Theatre' workshop at the Young Vic Theatre, the esteemed The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and The Threepenny Opera playwright spoke to Voice about his views on the next generation of playwrights.
17 October 2016
Want My Job?...with Pippa Hughes
We had the pleasure of speaking to British professional dancer, actress and model Pippa Hughes in the run up to the release date of the Indian film 'Shivaay', 28th October. As it's directed by esteemed Indian director Ajay Devgn, I'm certain the film, dubbed the 'Bollywood James Bond' will not just take Bollywood by storm, but the world! Pippa Hughes discusses her career to this point and how you could follow in her delicately precisely placed footsteps...
26 May 2016
Want my job?...with David Thomas
Dave Thomas is a director at Unit Twenty Three, but for many years he's been performing and establishing himself as an independent blues musician around the world. As an aspiring musician myself, as well as a nosey reporter, I decided to ask him some questions about his creative journey.
7 April 2016
Want my job?...with Neil Frost
Neil Frost can be found at Brighton Fringe this May, performing his one man mine show, The Story of the Nervous Man. 'I think a performer should train in a variety of disciplines,' the comedian, clown and character actor says, 'then create their own practice using the methods that work for them.'
9 March 2016
Want my job...with James Bennison
Comedian by night, Renewal Coordinator by day, James Bennison's latest show How to be a Supervillain is coming to Brighton Fringe this May, following last year's win of Brighton Fringe 2015 Best Young Comedy Performer.