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Diana Porter runs a successful jewellery business from her shop and workroom in Bristol. She describes how she got started in jewellery design and challenges of running a jewellery business.
Ben Giles, a Creative Apprentice at the Royal West England Academy of Art, describes how he learns on the job while doing a qualification in Cultural and Heritage Venue Operations.
A volunteer placement in an arts or heritage venue gives you the opportunity to build contacts and gain experience. But what should you do to make the most of the experience?
Andrej Bako is one half of electronic music duo Loop Ellington, which he set up with Andy Diagram. He spoke about how technology has enabled him to create and perform music in an affordable way.
Playing or singing in an ensemble is one of the most rewarding and enjoyable musical experiences and can be more artistically rewarding than playing as a soloist.
Nathan Lee has built a successful musical career with his unique method of playing the flute and beatboxing at the same time. He spoke to Creative Choices about how he got started.
Matt Selby is a casting director with Belinda Norcliffe Casting. He has advice on how to prepare for commercial auditions, with five quick tips to take away.
Being a creative is an exciting and rewarding profession. But when your competition seems to be just as talented and as enthusiastic as you, how do you stand out from the crowd?
Mark Thompson is the records manager at the British Red Cross. He is responsible for all records that need to be retained for legal or business reasons.
David Whitney works for Theatre Royal as their Associate Artist and looks after their youth groups, workshops and productions. He explains more about the role and what skills are needed for this area of work.
Joe Craig has written several successful novels for children, including his 'Jimmy Coates' series. He spoke about his career journey.
Mark Boardman is a successful artist and illustrator, whose painterly style is distinctive and captivating. He creates book covers, posters and other illustration for editorial.
Photographer and filmmaker Denzil Browne explains how to make a video on iMovie. He also explains more about his role and offers advice on how to get into the industry,
Got the Monday morning blues? Get them every week? Maybe it’s time for a career change? Here’s five tips on how you can make a successful move into the creative sector.
Rhiannon Ellis began her creative career as a theatre director, and is now Learning & Community Engagement Manager for Theatre Royal Wakefield. She spoke to Creative Choices about how she changed her career to work with people and communities.
Patricia van den Akker is director of The Design Trust, an online business school for designer-makers. She discusses the barriers to running a design or craft business, with 7 tips on overcoming them.
Veronica Berg moved from Sweden to train at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Five years after graduating, she has worked on shows and tours all around Britain and abroad.
Alastair Reid is Managing Director of Red Design. He discusses what work is done at his design agency, and what quality he looks for in new designers.
Borneo Brown is Sound Operations Manager for the National Theatre. He spoke to Creative Choices about a creative career that requires both theoretical education and practical experience.
Branding consultant Damian Cranney started up his own design business, Frank Design. He gave five pieces of advice for anyone starting out.
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