Photo of Simon Stephens
31 May 2017 Arts People

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.

Photo of Jo Verrent presenting
25 May 2017 Arts People

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.

Two young boys look at artworks
23 May 2017 Feature

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.

Photo of Patrick Collier
18 May 2017 Arts People

Producer Patrick Collier names the inspiring, perceptive and – occasionally – annoying people who have guided his working life.

Photo of Helen Wewiora
04 May 2017 Arts People

From FACT to Castelfield Gallery, Helen Wewiora takes us through the steps of her career in contemporary art. 

Ottilia Ördög
27 Apr 2017 Arts People

Ottilia Ördög goes back to her roots to name the inspirations in her life.

Loading in, Battersea Arts Centre
21 Apr 2017 Arts People

Loading in, rigging lights, festivals, then a Friday pint - all in a week's work for Mitch Hargreaves, Senior Technician at Battersea Arts Centre.

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21 Apr 2017 Feature

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.

Photo of Avril Hitman with young girls
17 Apr 2017 Arts People

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.

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10 Apr 2017 Feature

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.

Photo of Deborah Sawyerr
06 Apr 2017 Arts People

Theatre Royal Stratford East’s new Executive Director, Deborah Sawyerr, reflects on those that inspire and support her.

Photo of Lynette Gray in her studio
31 Mar 2017 Arts People

“Be brave and go for it”, artist and gallery founder Lynette Gray advises those starting their careers.

Photo of an acting class
30 Mar 2017 Arts People

Applied theatre and social inclusion: Acting Now’s Artistic Director Marina Pallares-Elias takes us through a week in her working life.

Photo of three dancers rehearsing
30 Mar 2017 Arts People

After co-founding a successful dance company, Francesca Moseley reflects on her career as a producer, the support she has received and what it’s like to work freelance.

Photo of Franck Bordese
23 Mar 2017 Arts People

The new Executive Director of Protein Dance, Franck Bordese, looks back on his career championing cross-artforms and engagement work.

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20 Mar 2017 Feature

The rise of the selfie has created new problems for those managing ‘dark tourism’ sites, such as Auschwitz-Birkenau. Félicie Kertudo examines how they can promote themselves ethically. 

Photo of Chloé Nelkin
20 Mar 2017 Arts People

How does the Director of a PR firm juggle staying in touch with clients, getting to press nights and meeting journalists by the fireside? Chloé Nelkin offers a peek into her working life.

Photo of Jonathan Kennedy
16 Mar 2017 Arts People

As he prepares to step down as Executive Producer for Tara Arts, Jonathan Kennedy looks back over the steps of his career so far.

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08 Mar 2017 Feature

PR is about so much more than column inches, but how do you measure a campaign’s success? Amy Finlayson guides us through her straightforward approach.

Production shot of dancers in Disney’s Newsies
06 Mar 2017 Feature

Live screenings and event cinema are diversifying audiences by making art accessible and available to everyone, argues Daniel Fountain.