Aleah Morrison-Basu in her studio
28 Jun 2016 Feature

Life is full of twists, turns, knocks and challenges, says composer Aleah Morrison-Basu – but this doesn’t have to be a bad thing.

Photo of Melanie Keen
23 Jun 2016 Arts People

The new Director of Iniva, Melanie Keen, reflects on those who have guided and inspired her career.

Photo of Robert O’Dowd
16 Jun 2016 Arts People

From Topshop to Rose Theatre Kingston, Chief Executive Robert O’Dowd takes us through the steps of his career. 

The Cool Bus
16 Jun 2016 Feature

Thinking of applying for an(other) internship? Alec Dudson says: do something different and take control of your own creativity.

Photo of feedback chalk wall in exhibition
15 Jun 2016 Arts People

Student Molly Sullivan is living the dream: a summer internship at Hospitalfield in Arbroath, Scotland. But what does her week consist of?

Photo of Leo Kay
15 Jun 2016 Arts People

Do not be seduced by beautiful lies, theatremaker Leo Kay tells 22 year olds.

Valley School
10 Jun 2016 News

A Twitter Q&A for young people interested in a career in the arts will be held on 5 July by Arts Award.

Production shot of Aladdin
06 Jun 2016 Feature

Nathan Brine’s year at Colchester’s Mercury Theatre as a Stage One apprentice was so much more than being a glorified tea-person.

06 Jun 2016 Feature

Self-confessed control freak Neal Foster shares his tips for writing, directing and performing your own work.

Photo of Tanika Gupta
03 Jun 2016 Arts People

Get out there and treat critics like a dog treats lamp posts: playwright Tanika Gupta gives advice for 22 year olds.

Photo of artist Mark Richard in his studio
02 Jun 2016 Arts People

Meadow Arts’ Louisa Mayor shares her week installing art and meeting artists in Hay-on-Wye.

Keeper of Dreams
23 May 2016 Arts People

Know, trust and respect yourself: trainer and facilitator Michèle Taylor’s shares the calming guidance she would give to herself at 22.

Photo of Conor Lovett
19 May 2016 Feature

Director Judy Hegarty has been working for 20 years, and keeps returning to the writer Samuel Beckett. How can you find a similar source of inspiration?

Photo of Debs Newbold in the Roundhouse
17 May 2016 Arts People

Storyteller Debs Newbold shows us her week: devising, performing, rambling and enjoying a huge bath. 

Photo of sculpture of green woman
09 May 2016 Arts People

Sculptor of experiences Ewan Allinson spins through a week of art, commissions and being true to Hip-Hop’s Freddie Foxxx: working from the ground up.

Photos of children making art with older people
09 May 2016 Arts People

Spend some time chilling out in a supermarket car park, arts and health project manager Katherine Brown tells herself at 22.

Photo of a man playing the bansuri flute
06 May 2016 Feature

A haunting concert recently combined music and birdsong to highlight the plight of endangered birds. Artist Lucy Stevens shares her tips for using art to communicate environmental issues.  

Photo of David Waring dancing
05 May 2016 Arts People

David Waring takes a break from Trinity Laban’s Transitions Dance Company to look back at the people who have inspired him. 

Photo of Karena Johnson
28 Apr 2016 Arts People

From Ovalhouse to Hoxton Hall, Karena Johnson reflects on her career making theatre with cojones.

Photo of people in a gallery
25 Apr 2016 Feature

Festival management expert Dr. Louise Platt isn’t afraid of posting a dog pic or two – and you shouldn't be either.