Photo of Lucia Masundire
02 Oct 2017 Arts People

If Lucia Masundire were 22 again and looking to further her career, she’d become a trustee and consider running off to join the circus.

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27 Sep 2017 Arts People

As he opens the fifth British Ceramics Biennial, Barney Hare Duke tells us about his career, which started in the pottery studio.

Photo of David Bintley in rehearsal with two dancers
21 Sep 2017 Arts People

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s David Bintley remembers Frederick Ashton and others who have shaped and guided his career. 

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21 Sep 2017 Case study

Two young creatives are now running their own businesses thanks to a Creative Enterprise award. Nicole Lovett introduces them.

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14 Sep 2017 Feature

Too many arts and cultural workers are wasting time wading through Google Analytics data. Sara Lock shares some tips on how to be more focused.

Gary McQuinn
29 Aug 2017 Feature

Be the person you want to be but also the person you should be: advice from Garry McQuinn to people starting their careers.

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21 Jul 2017 Feature

House of Illustration puts on ten exhibitions and turns over £1m every year - all without public funding. Colin McKenzie explains how.

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21 Jul 2017 Feature

Félicie Kertudo tells how she visited the South London Gallery to find out more about how it involves the local community in a range of inclusive projects.

Photo of Liz Wilson
20 Jul 2017 Arts People

As she leaves York Theatre Royal, Liz Wilson reflects on a career in theatre that has taken her around the country. 

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06 Jul 2017 Feature

Junior arts workers are often the most in touch with audiences, but can struggle to make their voices and ideas heard. Laraine Penson offers some tips for communicating more effectively - and explains why management should listen.

Photo of Law Wing-fai and Wong Chi-ching
04 Jul 2017 Arts People

And... breathe: the Wuji Ensemble’s Law Wing-fai and Wong Chi-ching share their week of soul-cleansing silence and music-making in Hong Kong.

Photo of Jeremy Spafford
30 Jun 2017 Feature

A career in the arts is rarely linear. But everything you do can help build confidence and skills, says Jeremy Spafford.

Photo of Sarah Punshon
29 Jun 2017 Arts People

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. 

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23 Jun 2017 Arts People

Jorge Lopes Ramos and Persis Jade Maravala take us on a whirlwind tour of a week in their hectic, colourful lives at ZU-UK.

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22 Jun 2017 Feature

If you’re an introvert, don’t listen to advice telling you to change: you are awesome and you will succeed, advises David Taylor.

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14 Jun 2017 Feature

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.

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13 Jun 2017 Arts People

What does a week of juggling rehearsals, script writing and embarrassing writing trousers look like for Sarah Page?

Photo of Connie Treves rehearsing
09 Jun 2017 Feature

Make the most of your creativity and don't be afraid to contact people you admire, writes Connie Treves.

Photo of Gina Fletcher
01 Jun 2017 Arts People

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.

Photo of Hannah Elsy
31 May 2017 Arts People

As she prepares for the opening of a rock musical in central London, producer Hannah Elsy shares a week in her busy working life.