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After studying an events course, Eve was employed as a front of house apprentice for a theatre and a music hall. She told us about what her apprenticeship involves and why she thinks front of house is a great starting point for a career in events and venue management.
From school assemblies to the 2012 Olympics, Miles has been working his way up in a backstage career since he was 15. He talked to us about his journey and gave some top tips for working backstage.
Danny started out working front-of-house at a theatre. From there he got into the technical side of staging opera and live events.
Martin started out in information design, but soon broadened his offering to other areas of communication design. After working both in-house and for agencies, he founded Epitype.
Dan Twine is the managing director of a video production company and works in a range of film and television roles on the side. He talks about how he got there, from filming stunts with his friends as a teenager to landing production contracts with big-name clients.
Tim Marston is a fire performer. With his company, Juggling Inferno, he performs at events all over the UK and worldwide.
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.
Miri Birch studied design for the stage at the Central School of Speech and Drama. She has now overseen the costuming of shows for a number of theatre companies.
Having previously worked in the construction industry, Phil hadn’t considered working in arts and culture. But since doing an admin support internship at the Royal Opera House through the Creative Employment Programme, he now can’t see himself doing anything else.
Lindon has been a dancer for artists such as Mariah Carey and Take That. He now works as the Head of Theatre School where he trained. Lindon explains more about his role and offers 3 tips for becoming a dancer.
Tim had a wealth of experience as a director, writer and editor before he took on the role of creative producer intern at Project Phakama. He talks about getting trained up in backstage arts and offers advice for people who want to work their way into an arts career.
Lee ran the Academy in London and is in charge of all the courses it runs.
Hannah's organising of flashmobs started out as a hobby but due to the events popularity, it soon became her full time job! She explains how flashmobs can range from silent discos to wedding proposals and offers 3 top tips to anyone wanting to get into flashmobbing!
Having originally trained as an actor, Anna Jordan is now artistic director of the Without A Paddle theatre company.
Lucy set up her designer silver jewellery company, Lucy Q Designs, after a degree in jewellery design. She now sells her pieces to stockists in the UK and hosts a show on The Jewellery Channel.
Simon is Head of Design on the comic 2000AD and at Rebellion Publishing, who also publish sci-fi/horror fiction.
Katie Goodfellow is a Public Relations and Digital Account Manager at Represent in Scotland. She works with clients to understand their goals and challenges, and put in place a communications strategy which works for them.
Steve Cheney has managed the main stages at Glastonbury, Latitude, Big Chill and Leeds festivals.
Scherrikar Bell didn't attend drama school, but has cultivated an acting career through training courses and on-the-job experience.
What does a community arts apprentice do? We heard from apprentices employed through the Creative Employment Programme, starting with Simone Gayle from The Albany in London.
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