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Aliya Gulamani is a Project and Communications Assistant at Spread the Word, London’s writer development agency. She loves having the opportunity to discover and nurture new writing talent, and working to improve accessibility and representation in the sector.
John Liddell is the head of costume for Scottish Opera. In this short video clip he talks about the role of a costume maker and the choices people have to make for a costume career.
Hywel Pontin, Cyfarwyddwr, Canolfan Gelfyddydau Llantarnam Grange.
Heather is a technician at the Macrobert Arts Centre in Stirling, Scotland. From scenery to lighting and sound, she is part of a team that makes sure live performances go technically to plan.
Paul Crockford has been an artist manager for over 30 years and has also organised live events for the Prince's Trust.
Angharad Lee, Freelance Director, Creative Agent with Arts Council Wales, Artistic Director of Leeway Productions and Lecturer at Trinity St David.
Corina Bona has designed puppets, costumes and sets for stage plays, tours and a children's TV pilot. Her first job was as set designer for a circus company.
Bev started out helping in an orchestra pit and got hooked on the technical side of music. She's now a full time technician.
Kevin Neville is a scenic engineer for the Royal Shakespeare Company. Previously, he trained in agricultural engineering and blacksmithing.
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.
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.
Kate Unwin is a freelance set and costume designer. Her work is split between home, where she designs, and the theatres where her designs are built.
Seiso, Mpho, Letsebela and Wandile are technical production trainees for the South African Roadies Association, which provides young people with training and employment skills for the music tech industry. They discussed their experiences of working and learning so far.
The RSA Student Design Awards have been running for 93 years, helping young designers develop their skills and gain employment. In 2017 the team behind the programme were awarded the Creative & Cultural Skills Design Skills Award.
Amy Bonsall studied for a postgraduate degree in theatre directing. She now freelances in the profession.
Mike Roberts went from disillusioned science teacher to pyrotechnician by starting up his own company.
Community Learning Officer, Zoe Carmichael, plans community programmes for families and young people at the Horniman Museum. She gives three ways to help you get involved in community learning.
Bob Christer designs and runs workshops with educational theatre company Speakeasy. He believes the key to getting into theatre is volunteering.
Alex works at design consultancy and product design company BERG. His work mixes product and graphic design with user experience work.
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