A career in the arts is rarely linear. But everything you do can help build confidence and skills, says Jeremy Spafford.
From a member of Haymarket Theatre’s youth theatre to Artistic Director of The Dukes, Lancaster, Sarah Punshon reveals the details of her career so far.
Jorge Lopes Ramos and Persis Jade Maravala take us on a whirlwind tour of a week in their hectic, colourful lives at ZU-UK.
If you’re an introvert, don’t listen to advice telling you to change: you are awesome and you will succeed, advises David Taylor.
mac Birmingham’s outreach programmes are creating meaningful dialogue between the arts centre and local communities, artists and cultural organisations. Daniel Fountain spoke to those involved to find out how.
What does a week of juggling rehearsals, script writing and embarrassing writing trousers look like for Sarah Page?
Make the most of your creativity and don't be afraid to contact people you admire, writes Connie Treves.
Fundraising from trusts and foundations is a more sociable job than you might think. Development Manager Gina Fletcher takes us through the steps of her rewarding career.
As she prepares for the opening of a rock musical in central London, producer Hannah Elsy shares a week in her busy working life.
Don’t worry if you’re not doing what you love just yet, but stay open to opportunity and risk, advises the BRIT School’s Simon Stephens.
Unlimited’s Jo Verrent reflects on who has inspired her passion for equality and diversity, and why she’ll be getting her first tattoo this year.
Don’t be afraid of fun, catch them early and remember that everyone loves LEGO – Michelle Lally shares her tips for engaging young people and families in the arts.
Producer Patrick Collier names the inspiring, perceptive and – occasionally – annoying people who have guided his working life.
From FACT to Castelfield Gallery, Helen Wewiora takes us through the steps of her career in contemporary art.
Ottilia Ördög goes back to her roots to name the inspirations in her life.
Loading in, rigging lights, festivals, then a Friday pint - all in a week's work for Mitch Hargreaves, Senior Technician at Battersea Arts Centre.
What should people working in the arts do to support writers in their early years? Steve Dearden, co-founder of the The Writing Squad, offers his thoughts.
As she prepares to step down from the company she founded over 30 years ago, Avril Hitman reflects on her career at the forefront of inclusive dance.
Eleni Duke found galleries intimidating, silent and unwelcoming, so she decided to open her own where everyone was welcome. She shares what she’s learned.