Percussion Ensemble
05 Feb 2016 News

Coldplay on the drum kit, Beethoven on the Timpani - the Love Music Trust Percussion Ensemble played for an arm-wrenching 12 hours straight to fundraise for an original commission.

Photo of Caroline Miller
04 Feb 2016 Arts People

The winner of the top honour at last week’s Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards – Caroline Miller – reflects on the people who have inspired and guided her career.

Photo of Dusty Rhodes and his dog
29 Jan 2016 Arts People

Braving snow, ice and slipper-eating Sprocker Spaniels, filmmaker Dusty Rhodes shoots a photo a day to offer a peek into his working life.

Photo of directors in rehearsal
28 Jan 2016 Feature

Remember Dolly Parton’s work ethic and surround yourself with love: Bryony Shanahan – from the team behind ‘Bitch Boxer’ – shares her top tips for starting a theatre company.

People collaborating
28 Jan 2016 Career guide

What kind of person makes a good fundraiser? Amanda Rigali answers your questions and reveals why it’s never been a better time to enter the field. 

Sandy Nuttgens
27 Jan 2016 Arts People

Want to make it as a composer? Stop asking ‘why me’ and start asking ‘why not me’, advises Sandy Nuttgens.

Photo of audience at a Theatre Craft event
18 Jan 2016 Feature

Is there more to careers fairs than free keyrings and Haribo? Carl Woodward visits two arts-orientated events to find out. 

Photo of Jennifer Jackson
15 Jan 2016 Arts People

Meet as many people as you can, and put your self-esteem in your own hands, not the hands of others: advice from Jennifer Jackson for young professionals.

Photo of man reading
15 Jan 2016 Career guide

How much does an accountant earn in the arts sector, and how good do your maths skills really need to be? Mahmood Reza answers all in this comprehensive guide.

Photo of Karl Wallace
14 Jan 2016 Arts People

Director of Macclesfield’s Barnaby Festival, Karl Wallace, reflects on his career making big things happen.

Photo of a girl at a concert with headphones on
11 Jan 2016 Feature

Being disability-friendly isn’t just about physical accessibility. Alistair McDonald explains how Chase Park festival ensures it is inclusive and welcoming of everyone.

Photo of someone hanging a photo
04 Jan 2016 Career guide

What’s it really like to work as a curator? Bluecoat’s Adam Smythe shares his story and advice for those considering a career in curating.

Photo of a Lego man performing Hamlet
23 Dec 2015 Feature

Tim Johanson takes a break from producing theatre shows in London and New York to share his top tips for producing a hit play. 

Photo of Briana Pegado
23 Dec 2015 Arts People

The brains behind Edinburgh Student Arts Festival, Briana Pegado, takes us on a tour of her working life.

Photo of Alya Marquardt
22 Dec 2015 Arts People

Label boss Alya Marquardt reveals why she would persist with challenging music and learn to be happy in her own skin if she were at the start of her career once again.

Photo of a printmaker at work
16 Dec 2015 Feature

At the start of their careers, artists need more than just brilliant ideas - they need to develop skills that will enable them to shape and sustain their practice. Ann Drew explains how applying for an enterprise award can help them achieve this.

crown fine art moving art
11 Dec 2015 Feature

When you look at a painting in a gallery, do you ever wonder how it got there? David Gosling explains how to stay cool and focused whilst moving priceless pieces of art.

David Jubb and Tobi Kyeremateng
11 Dec 2015 Arts People

Battersea Arts Centre’s Artistic Director David Jubb offers advice to those just starting their careers, whilst his colleague Tobi Kyeremateng shares tips that she has recently put into practice.

Front of house woman peeping
09 Dec 2015 Career guide

What’s it like working front of house? And how much can you expect to earn? Zoe Hardie answers your most common questions.

Photo of Steve Harper
08 Dec 2015 Arts People

Ever wondered what a Literary Manager actually does? Steve Harper, of Theatre503, gives us a visual tour of his working week.