Theatre


211 careers advice results in total for Theatre


How to work in costume for screen

 28 January 2015

Gayle Playford is a costume workroom manager and head costume cutter for period drama on TV. Her work has been featured in the BBC Two adaptation of Wolf Hall, among many other screen productions. Here she offers six pieces of advice for a career in costume for screen.


Oliver Quinn, arts technician

 18 January 2015

Oliver is an electrician by training, but his love of theatre led him to a career at The Crescent Arts Centre. Oliver takes care of sound, lighting and sets for a broad range of the centre’s clients.


Brian Reilly, lighting managing director

 12 December 2014

Brian set up Production Services Ireland (PSI) in 1996 to meet the growing needs of the industry. Now Northern Ireland’s leading technical production company, they provide lighting for events such as Tennents Vital, Giro D’Italia and Riverdance production in China.


Nuala Campbell, make-up artist

 12 December 2014

Nualla is a professional freelance make-up artist based in Northern Ireland, but working internationally. She has been involved in many screen productions, such as the Universal Pictures film Dracula Untold. She has worked at both Belfast and London Fashion Week.


Steve Bamford, artist and scenic constructor

 11 December 2014

Steve builds and often designs scenery for theatre, film and television production companies. He has worked on films such as City of Ember and HBO’s Game of Thrones.


Interning in the arts

 14 November 2014

Amy Powell is an intern at Unlimited, a programme delivered by Shape and Artsadmin that celebrates the work of disabled artists. In this video she discusses how the internship has opened her eyes to the value of the arts and reflects on what it means to be part of a workplace.


Liz Boston, make-up and hair designer

 7 November 2014

Liz is a freelance make-up and hair designer. She has worked on film and television productions in Northern Ireland, Ireland and in England, such as City of Ember, Killing Bono and Game of Thrones.


Bethany Haggar, freelance make-up artist

 4 November 2014

Bethany is a freelance make-up artist at the beginning of her career. She explains the highs and lows of her job so far and how others can get started.


Steve Evans, technical production manager

 28 September 2014

Studying technical production helped Steve Evans to build a successful career both freelance and for high-profile theatres. He discusses his journey and reveals what theatre technicians have in common with ninjas.


John Liddell, head of costume

 2 September 2014

Jon Liddell is the head of costume for Scottish Opera. In this short video clip he talks about the role of a costume maker and the choices people have to make for a costume career.


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