383 Industry insights in total
Sayan Kent describes how Kali Theatre Company helped bring her play to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and the support they provide for Asian women playwrights.
Whether you’re pursuing a creative career, or just new to the job-seeking world and don't know where to start, you may want to consider getting a little outside help.
Performing artist Carol Leeming mentors young vocalist Mellow Baku. They spoke to Creative Choices about how the mentoring relationship benefits both of them.
Helen Marshall works in the knowledge and information team at the law firm Harvey Ingram LLP. 400 staff are spread across the head office in Leicester and the four other offices in the Midlands.
Independent curator Cecilia Wee challenges the term 'curator', giving insight into this changing position along with 5 tips for independent curating.
Trevor Duncan is head of Three Dimensional Design at Northumbria University. He has his own consultancy and professional practice and his clients have included the V&A, British Airways, Alessi and Wedgewood.
The fashion industry is highly competitive, and it can be hard to succeed without determination and forward-planning.
The work of artist Philomena Francis stretches and alters over time. Her images, created using treacle piped directly onto walls, drip to form sticky puddles on the gallery floor.
Working ‘front of house’ in a gallery covers everything visitors see. Louise Emberson, Visitor Services Manager at Woking's Lightbox gallery, shared five tips for creating great visitor experiences.
Dan Large's career in lighting has seen him travel the world, working with famous actors and directors. He illuminates his career journey and gives top tips for working in the lighting industry.
Sook-Kyung Lee is a curator at Tate Liverpool. She combines the academic approach of a traditional museum curator with a remit to bring what is often quite demanding work to a wide audience.
There are many avenues for an artist to pursue in order to get work exhibited. Much depends on your career to-date, the nature of the work you make, and the area in which you live.
After doing his A-levels, Will Lander's aim was to study politics at university – but he had a change of heart. He gained some experience in a jewellery business, and was accepted onto a prestigious apprenticeship in a jewellery workshop.
Nick Eagleton is a Creative Director for The Partners, a brand strategy and design company with a multitude of industry awards. Nick leads a team that helps organisations create a unique identity.
Maya Levy is an actor, singer-songwriter and pianist. She is also artistic director of the Open Arts Café evenings, where artists present original work to a supportive audience.
"Libraries have always been places where people come to find information. We see ourselves as being at the heart of local communities." Mark Peasley, Area Manager with Devon Libraries.
Lauren Forde is the Marketing and Sales Officer at Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds. She explains why her role is important to the theatre, what skills are needed for the work and how you can get into a marketing career.
Branding consultant Damian Cranney started up his own design business, Frank Design. He gave five pieces of advice for anyone starting out.
As part of their Curious Futures work, Curious Minds put this animation together where industry professionals gave their advice about how young people can move forward from a creative apprenticeship and look for other opportunities in the creative and cultural sector.
Susan Elkin is the author of 'So You Want To Work In Theatre?’ – a guide for young people who want to work in the theatre world. She shared five pieces of advice about careers in theatre.
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