Notes compiled by Kate Copland, Careers Adviser, based on a talk from... Elvi Piper, Creative Education Coordinator at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, who gave a snapshot of her role and some tips for working in the sector. Working in theatre All staff are perceived as artists within the organisation, including administrators, technical staff and the person in … Continue reading GUEST BLOG: Insight into Theatre Education
Welcome back to York for the first week of Freshers 2013! You still have Freshers Fairs ahead of you (we’ll see you there at the Careers stand) as well as a much needed lie-in on Sunday morning to enjoy before getting down to work next Monday. Don’t forget to come by next week and check … Continue reading #FridayCatchUp
CAREER NUGGET: Who is theatre for and how can it survive extreme funding cuts?
These questions are considered in a recent article which uses York’s upcoming production of Blood & Chocolate as an example of excellence. Instead of being a bourgeois pastime of the rich, set in grand buildings, removed from the general public, Blood & Chocolate’s innovative production sets theatre in the streets and includes both local amateurs as … Continue reading CAREER NUGGET: Who is theatre for and how can it survive extreme funding cuts?
Free playwriting course
Do you have a story to tell? Street Voice 4 is a free playwriting course for emerging writers at the beginning of their careers - anyone who would value a supported approach to writing for the theatre and performance. The course runs from October 2012 to February 2013 and workshops will take place at weekends … Continue reading Free playwriting course
Guardian Careers live Q&A sessions – sales, after a politics degree, working in theatre
We've got a great selection of live Q&As coming up on the site this week - hope to see you there. Quiz the sales executives: What does it take to succeed in a sales role? We've asked a panel of experts to share their expertise in a live Q&A - they'll be offering careers advice … Continue reading Guardian Careers live Q&A sessions – sales, after a politics degree, working in theatre
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