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26 Jan 2017 Arts People

Model skeletons, cubed earwax and mentoring young writers – all in a week’s work for Ministry of Stories’ Oz Yikici.

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24 Jan 2017 Arts People

An unexpected treasure is what your soul desires, composer and musician Sandro Mussida tells people starting a career in the arts.

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19 Jan 2017 Feature

How do you get a room full of sniggering teenage boys enthusiastic about dance? Helen Ganberg says it’s not easy, but experience shows it is possible.

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05 Jan 2017 Arts People

Chelsea Theatre’s Community Development Manager Michelle Abbey discusses her career engaging audiences and promoting diversity.  

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22 Dec 2016 Feature

Be prepared to make mistakes and consider reaching out to other organisations running relaxed events, says Kate Lovell.

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15 Dec 2016 Arts People

From Robert Lepage to Captain Kirk, Turtle Key Arts’ Alison King names those who guide and inspire her. 

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06 Dec 2016 Arts People

Installing an exhibition for the first time ahead of an 18-month tour is no mean feat. Emma Daker shows us how it’s done.

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06 Dec 2016 Feature

Mobile phones are an intrinsic part of our lives, and they’re also an incredible space to host art, says Richard Warburton.

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05 Dec 2016 Arts People

After landing the job of Offsite and Education Assistant at Chisenhale Gallery, Rachael Baskeyfield reflects on her journey from University graduate to employee.

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24 Nov 2016 Arts People

From Patti Smith to Katy Dove, Platform’s Jenny Crowe tells us who inspires her. 

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23 Nov 2016 Feature

Hip hop dancer and choreographer Botis Seva says start saving the pennies and always keep an eye out for talent.

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15 Nov 2016 Feature

Non-English actors are encouraged to change their name and disguise themselves as English in order to be cast in productions – this will not change until we ditch limiting stereotypes, says actor Barbara Blanka.

15 Nov 2016 Feature

How you ever asked yourself, “why am I frustrated and stuck in my career”? Performance coach Sally Arnold has some top tips to get things back on track.

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14 Nov 2016 Arts People

Tigers on top of elephants: a week with the National Fairground and Circus Archive as they display the largest collection of circus archives in the UK.

Photo of Becca Pelly Fry and Corrie Baldauf
01 Nov 2016 Feature

What should an emerging artist know? Director of the The Griffin Gallery, Becca Pelly-Fry, and Detroit-based artist, Corrie Baldauf, offer two different perspectives.

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01 Nov 2016 Feature

The new online course focuses on the intellectual, critical and business elements of photography – but how does it work? Paul Cabuts outlines Falmouth’s latest MA.

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27 Oct 2016 Arts People

If it wasn’t for Ziggy Stardust’s mime skills, Brendan Keaney might not be working in dance. The DanceEast chief reveals who has inspired his career.

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25 Oct 2016 Arts People

How much dance does an Access and Education Projects Coordinator at Phoenix Dance Theatre actually get to see? Emily Labhart shows us a week in her world.

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20 Oct 2016 Arts People

As she leaves the Theatres Trust, Mhora Samuel looks back on her career in theatre, dance and cultural regeneration. 

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18 Oct 2016 Arts People

Expand your horizons with travel and remember that every job requires a good listener: advice for 22 year olds from Artes Mundi Director Karen MacKinnon.