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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.

Photo of Jo Correa
17 Oct 2016 Feature

Could arts organisations be doing more to help young people at the start of their careers? Sam Jackman and Mary Olszewska feed back on a scheme aiming to do just that in Plymouth.

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06 Oct 2016 Feature

How much attention should you pay to the food at an art fair? And can you ask how much the art costs? Oonagh Murphy offers strong pre-visit advice.

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06 Oct 2016 Arts People

As he prepares to leave Nottingham Playhouse, Giles Croft pays tribute to those who have guided and inspired his career. 

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03 Oct 2016 Arts People

Chad Lawson’s music has been used on The Walking Dead and Vampire Diaries. His advice for 22 year-olds? Never stop learning. Or baking cookies.

Yorkshire Sculpture Park
03 Oct 2016 Feature

National Portfolio Organisations are thriving, despite 27% cuts in local authority funding. Christy Romer examines how.

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21 Sep 2016 Arts People

Born Mad give us a peek at the preparation for their week-long run at Ovalhouse in London.

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16 Sep 2016 Feature

How do you market classical music to people who've never been to a concert? Thomas Kemp offers some practical advice for anyone looking to launch an arts festival.

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02 Sep 2016 Feature

Running a successful arts workshop is not easy, but remembering to be pragmatic and as collaborative as possible is key, says Nicky Goulder.

Photo of Kathryn Deane
01 Sep 2016 Arts People

As she prepares to retire, Sound Sense’s Kathryn Deane reflects on those that have – often unknowingly – inspired her work.