Theatre careers advice

Industry Insights in Theatre

5 practical tips for an aspiring actor

5 practical tips for an aspiring actor

Give yourself a better chance of success

How to master a monologue

How to master a monologue

Anna Jordan offers 5 pieces of advice

A career in youth theatre

A career in youth theatre

The Artistic Director of National Youth Theatre

7 tips for performance careers

7 tips for performance careers

How to earn a living from performance

Working as a festival promoter

Working as a festival promoter

How to run and promote music festivals


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Creative People in Theatre

Technical production trainees in South Africa

Technical production trainees in South Africa

Training for tech music careers

Christina Birt, head of creative learning

Christina Birt, head of creative learning

"Learn as much as you can on what interests you."

Mike Roberts, pyrotechnician

Mike Roberts, pyrotechnician

"Volunteer. We all started out that way."

Kevin Neville, scenic engineer

Kevin Neville, scenic engineer

"I enjoy making things with my hands."

Cruze Foggo, apprentice scenic metalworker

Cruze Foggo, apprentice scenic metalworker

An apprentice at The Royal Opera House


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Job profiles in Theatre

Technical manager

Technical manager

Coordinates a production's technical staff

Stage manager

Stage manager

Making sure all the elements of a production go to plan

Special effects

Special effects

Responsible for special effects and pyrotechnics

Dialect coach

Dialect coach

Working with actors to develop accents and vocal skills

Arts journalist

Arts journalist

Reviewing and publicising theatre in the press


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