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Archaeology is popular. You see it on television, local societies and heritage groups. But if you want to become a professional archaeologist, where do you start?
Securing a production deal can feel like an exciting next step for any musician, but there are plenty of legal pitfalls that it's important to be aware of. Here are five key points that every musician should consider before they say yes to a production agreement.
Open Theatre is based in Coventry and works right across the West Midlands region as well as nationally and internationally. It has been developing work with young people with learning disabilities through non-verbal physical theatre for over 30 years. Partnership Manager for the Midlands, Ruth Richardson, spoke to company director Richard Hayhow, to find out more about their work and how they employ young creatives.
Three education practitioners from Shakespeare's Globe, Chatsworth House and Derry Tower Museum spoke about their career journeys, and why an arts organisation's education department is a valuable asset.
Working in performance does not always provide a constant income. Most artists balance a variety of part-time roles and should always consider sources of future income.
Amy Vaughan is Director of Operations at The Junction venue in Cambridge. She spent six months at the Royal Academy in London on a Cultural Leadership Programme Peach Placement to learn about leadership and arts organisation.
How can you start your career in the jewellery trade? Jessica Rose, founder and director of the London Jewellery School, sets out some ways you can work in the jewellery business.
Philip Bateman is a musical director and singing coach. He has worked on West End shows like Billy Elliot and Our House. He spoke about how he built his career in musical theatre.
Diane Lees is the Director-General of the Imperial War Museum. Before that, she was the director of the V&A Museum of Childhood. She spoke about her diverse working days, exhibition ideas, and leadership challenges.
Starting out as an actor? Martha Shephard of To Be Seen, an online audition resource for actors, discusses how to get the part and avoid common audition mistakes.
Joe Cang is a songwriter and singer. He also plays bass guitar, guitar and percussion. His bestselling hit ‘Shine’, for Aswad, sold over a million copies.
Increasingly, libraries and archives use technology to change the way we can access and use the material they hold. Technology is also helping behind the scenes to manage library stock efficiently.
Rachel McKnight is a Belfast-based jewellery maker. She discusses the challenges of striking out on your own, and offers advice for makers just starting out.
Jacqui Papay is a senior performer with the internationally-renowned Natural Theatre Company in Bath. She performs visually engaging comic scenarios in a wide range of outdoor venues, UK and abroad.
Nick Brice is Director of White Room Theatre. He is pushing the art form of the ten-minute play at the Fringe. He told Creative Choices how he came up with the idea and how it can help new playwrights get exposure.
Héloïse Parke is the curator of The Aram Gallery, one of London’s only non-commercial contemporary design galleries. She offers six pieces of advice for working as a gallery curator.
Lauren Sagar is a practising glass artist. She spoke about the various projects, insights and experiences of her creative business Sagar and Campbell.
Natalie Russell has written and illustrated the books, ‘Hamish the Highland Cow’,‘Donkey’s Busy Day’ and ‘Moon Rabbit’ for Bloomsbury and Macmillan Children's books.
David McAlmont released a hit single and two albums with guitarist Bernard Butler. During his career he has moved through a succession of musical genres and performance styles.
How does a photographer make the leap from hobbyist to professional? Helen Thompson from photographers' agents Vue Represents has picked seven key tips for a fruitful photography career.
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