100 Industry insights in total for Theatre
Antony Barnett is Head of Props at the Royal Opera House. Hired in the mid-1980s as a prop maker, his role has become more managerial in recent years.
Comedian Shazia Mirza offers advice for aspiring performers.
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.
Stuart Burt is associate casting director at The Ambassador Theatre Group, one of the UK’s leading West End theatre producers.
The National Youth Theatre focuses on the social and creative development of young people. They provide workshops and training for performance and stage production. Artistic Director Paul Roseby spoke to Choices.
Derek Halligan started his performing career as a touring singer with a band called Luigi Krum and the Kumbaks. He moved into theatre in the 1970s as has performed on stage, television and film.
Richard Croxford is the artistic director of the Lyric Theatre in Belfast. He describes how he discovered his true vocation, and what skills are needed to be a successful theatre director.
Lucy Francis performs exciting circus aerial and acrobatic acts around the world. She is also Financial Director of AirCraft Circus, based at the Hangar Arts Trust in Greenwich in London.
Rachel Stringer is a producer and programmer of live events. She has programmed events for 21,000 people, including theatre, film, dance, youth events and workshops.
Guy Harris is a UK-based voiceover artist who has been a voice for Apple adverts and Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. He shares his insights into the voiceover industry and how to get involved.
Corina Bona is a multi-talented puppeteer, whose career is a successful blend of performance, bespoke puppet-making and workshop facilitation. She spoke about a career in puppetry.
Hannah Standen is an Associate Producer for Artichoke, a creative company that stages arts spectacles and live events. She talks about working with Antony Gormley's ‘One And Other’ artwork, and how she became interested in producing art events.
Theatre audio describer Pauline Brandt discusses working backstage in 'a cross between poetry and live broadcast'.
How do you end up running a festival? Anna Maloney talks about her journey, from working on Liverpool 08 to unveiling Hackney's art scene for the Hackney WickED Art Festival.
Chris Greenwood spoke about his career path from DJ to club promoter to marketing and running festivals.
Auditioning for drama school can be a nerve-wracking experience. Andy Johnson is an actor, a director, and the author of 'The Excellent Audition Guide'. He shared 7 tips for engaging an audition panel, and keeping yourself engaged too.
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.
Gayle Playford is a costume workroom manager and head costume cutter for period drama on TV. Her work has been featured in the BBC Two adaptation of Wolf Hall, among many other screen productions. Here she offers six pieces of advice for a career in costume for screen.
Katrina Gilroy is Production Manager at the National Theatre. She describes the theatre production process and the role of production manager.
sevens7 are a live events company, specialising in event management, show production, tour support, event IT and brand activation. They’ve worked everything from large-scale summer festivals to the Diamond Jubilee.
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