208 Creative people in total
Graham Coatman works as a composer, musical director and pianist. He also lectures and is artistic director of a music festival.
Bev started out helping in an orchestra pit and got hooked on the technical side of music. She's now a full time technician.
Janthi Mills is community and education manager at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry. Editing her student newspaper helped her to make contacts in the world of theatre.
Glenn Hazard, David Bath and Kate Townley are apprentices in the Create Gloucestershire network, which has over 100 members from across the local arts and cultural sector. They discuss how they got started as apprentices, where they want to go next and offer some tips.
Actor Martin Delaney's career began in theatre in the West End. Since then, he has appeared in TV shows like 'The Promise' and in films like 'Amar, Akbar and Tony'. He shares how he got started.
Tom Marshall started working in the sound department of a West End show after his A levels and is now a successful sound engineer.
Ellie, is an Assistant Print Designer for Oasis Fashion. She found work experience to be an essential part of her career development and advises others to get as wide a range of experience as possible.
Bob Christer designs and runs workshops with educational theatre company Speakeasy. He believes the key to getting into theatre is volunteering.
After graduating with a degree in illustration, Sarah Holden decided to focus more on design. She now works as a graphic design assistant and also a print maker, putting on collaborative exhibitions. She explained her role and how to get into design.
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.
Emma Turpin set up her own jewellery brand after graduating with a degree in Jewellery. As well as designing her collections, she works at a gallery as an assistant jeweller.
Peter Sillitoe is the Research Associate for the Shalt Project (Shakespearean London Theatres). He explains how he got into research and the path he chose.
After finishing university with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art Print and Time-based Media, Aisling now works as a freelance photographer and runs workshops on photographic practice. We asked Aisling more about her role and what tips she has for getting into photography.
Hywel Pontin, Director, Llantarnam Grange Arts Centre.
Mark is a freelance musical director, with both TV and stage credits on his CV. He is also a musical arranger, composer, and vocal coach.
Hazel has been writing since the young age of 5. She set up her own story consultancy business to work with programme makers and production companies. She explains what her days as a writer and story consultant look like and offers 3 tips for becoming a writer.
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.
Darren Joyce, Head of Operations, Cardiff Theatrical Services.
Karena worked in fashion retail before joining heritage at Birmingham Museum. She now runs the gift-shop and chooses the latest products to hit the shelves.
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.
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