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Industry Insights in Theatre

Theatre production manager

Theatre production manager

Being production manager in the National Theatre

Head of Acting, drama school

Head of Acting, drama school

What drama schools can offer to would-be actors

Theatre scenic artist

Theatre scenic artist

Painting sets, scenery backdrops and large props

Building a costume career

Building a costume career

How to get into costume production

Finding your performance niche

Finding your performance niche

Professor Elemental's advice on developing a niche


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Creative People in Theatre

Leigh Johnstone, artistic director

Leigh Johnstone, artistic director

"If it seems out of your reach, go for it anyway."

Hanna Slattne, dramaturg

Hanna Slattne, dramaturg

“Keep questioning yourself.”

Naomi Gibbs, costume designer

Naomi Gibbs, costume designer

"Strive to be better and learn all the time."

Tim Porter, creative producer intern

Tim Porter, creative producer intern

Backstage training with professional experience

Steve Cheney, stage manager

Steve Cheney, stage manager

"Keep knocking on doors. Make the most of any break you get."


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Job profiles in Theatre

Lighting work

Lighting work

Ensuring the show is lit according to design and all technical lighting is in order

Actor

Actor

Performing on stage, and working to put on plays

Director

Director

Leading the creative processes that result in a finished show

Hair, make-up and wigs

Hair, make-up and wigs

Help to style performers

Teacher (arts)

Teacher (arts)

Help students achieve their goals


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