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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.
Chris studied lighting design. Now he makes sure the light shines favourably on West End musical Billy Elliot.
Hanna is a dramaturg at Tinderbox Theatre Company in Northern Ireland. She makes sure the various elements of a show communicate the director and designers' vision effectively.
Amy Wale is education officer at the YMCA's Y Theatre in Leicester. After moving into acting, she now creates performing arts opportunities for children and young people.
Scherrikar Bell didn't attend drama school, but has cultivated an acting career through training courses and on-the-job experience.
Vicky's love of upholstery began with night classes at her local college. She now runs her own studio, teaching upholstery classes and taking commissions for work. Vicky outlines her career journey and how you can get into upholstery.
Amelia is the art director and founder of Amelia's Magazine, which posts on art, design, music and fashion. She commissions work from illustrators and is in charge of the magazine's look and feel.
What does a theatre usher do and why is it a popular way to enter into theatre? Yolanda, who previously ushered at the Young Vic theatre, explained what her role involved.
Caroline Gill is the Head of Content at Search Laboratory. She worked her way up to her current position after she decided to take an entry level position in financial services rather than go to university.
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Emrys Green is a freelance arts consultant and company director, working with major organisations on arts strategy development.
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.
Luke is a technical theatre apprentice working on lighting, rigging and sound at Birmingham Hippodrome.
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.
Lottie helps create, design and develop online courses for both institutional and international learners. She explains how her experience working with design helped secure her apprenticeship and talks about what the role involves.
Claire's entry into user experience design was borne out of a passion for making products and services better for people to use. She explains how she got there without having to go to university and offers advice for becoming a user experience designer.
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.
Laurie Lambeth is a dry stone waller for Lambeth Stonework. He was chosen as the winner of the Cultural Heritage Skills Award, as part of the the Creative & Cultural Skills Awards 2015.
Karen started out working in a clothing factory, training to be a sample machinist. She then worked her way up within the fashion industry until she was running her own recruitment business. Karen explains her career journey and offers tips for getting into fashion recruitment.
Sarah mixed her passion for working with children with learning in a gallery. She shares the moment that she knew that heritage learning was the right career for her.
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