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Lewis is the Head of Studio at SharpFutures, a social enterprise, where he manages and creates graphics which are used for print or online. He started off as a graphic design apprentice and in 2018 was awarded Apprentice of the Year at the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards.
Sarah Stephenson is Nottingham Playhouse's Youth Theatre Director. Her work involves running workshops and finding ways to engage students with theatre.
Ryan Tyler-Smith is front-of-house manager for South-East London's Greenwich Theatre.
Jade started out with Exim Dance Company on a paid internship as a producer, but within a year she was promoted all the way up to general manager. In 2015 she won the Creative & Cultural Skills Intern of the Year Award.
Inka works as a programming intern at Sadler's Wells in a role which is part-funded by the Creative Employment Programme. So what exactly does programming involve and what skills can you learn? This Is It! spoke to her to find out.
DanceEast, based at the Jerwood DanceHouse in Ipswich, is part of the Suffolk County Council Creative Employment Programme consortium. We met up with two apprentices and a marketing officer – who started as a paid intern – to talk about their experiences in the workplace so far.
Rachel Myall is press and marketing assistant at Northampton's Royal and Derngate Theatre, where dealing with the press is a daily occurence.
Holly Haste works as an apprentice for Neon Street where she runs events, oversees projects and researches new musical talent. She told us about what her apprenticeship involves day-to-day, while her employer outlined his experiences of taking on an apprentice.
Leroy is a musician who completed a course at London's Tech Music School. He talks about being taught by Amy Winehouse's drummer and gives advice for people who also want to get into music.
Gabrielle works as the office manager and front of house coordinator at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff, with the company Live Nation. She explains her role and how she got into the live music sector with a venue apprenticeship.
Cruze started out studying a technical theatre course and working part time with metal in his family's business. After college, he was able to combine his love of theatre and metalwork by doing an apprenticeship as a scenic metalworker with The Royal Opera House.
Andrea Pugliese is a cultural experience designer who lives in Rome, Italy. He discusses his unique career path, and how he merges a variety of skills to support creative businesses.
Darren Joyce, Pennaeth Gweithrediadau, Cardiff Theatrical Services.
Boomsatsuma desribes itself as ‘the community interest company that's fueling the next creative generation’. Formed in 2009, they have created 13 apprenticeships and internships with funding from the Creative Employment Programme. We met with some of their young staff to talk about how they've found it.
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!
Hywel Pontin, Cyfarwyddwr, Canolfan Gelfyddydau Llantarnam Grange.
Mike Roberts went from disillusioned science teacher to pyrotechnician by starting up his own company.
Simon is Head of Design on the comic 2000AD and at Rebellion Publishing, who also publish sci-fi/horror fiction.
Annie Rigby is resident director at Northern Stage. After studying English, she spent time temping in an arts centre finance department before getting her big break.
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