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.

Allelouia Susan Miller
25 Apr 2016 Feature

For Susan Miller, an MA in Fine Art has been a real opportunity to confront the vulnerability artists feel when exhibiting their work in public spaces. 

Photo of Kate Simko
21 Apr 2016 Arts People

Chicago-raised electronic music producer Kate Simko says get out there while you're young, and don't be afraid to pull the plug on dead-end projects.

Photo of Liam Evans-Ford
21 Apr 2016 Arts People

Liam Evans-Ford reveals the people and companies that have inspired his work making brave and bold theatre. 

Flavia Circus
20 Apr 2016 Arts People

In some jobs, it’s normal for people to pour glitter over their heads and for babies to take over your desk. Flavia Fraser-Canon shows us a snapshot of her working week.

Gary Wood
11 Apr 2016 Arts People

What does a tech week in theatre look like? Gary Wood, appearing in The House of Inbetween at Theatre Royal Statford East, offers a peek into his.

Photo of Jack Candy Kemp painting
11 Apr 2016 Arts People

He dropped out of art school and ended up painting backdrops for Star Wars and Harry Potter. What advice does Jack Candy-Kemp have for budding scenic artists?

Photo of Liza Vallance
07 Apr 2016 Arts People

Studio 3 Arts’s Liza Vallance reveals who inspires her work at the forefront of socially engaged, co-created artistic practice.

Photo of Gayle Nelson
04 Apr 2016 Arts People

Just starting your career? Get out there – meet people and see things, says lecturer, curator and artist Gayle Nelson

Photo of barriers
01 Apr 2016 Feature

The arts needs to lose a sense of purity and develop a start up attitude, argues festival director Briana Pegado.