Short term contract, long-term exhaustion Print Email Email to a friend Your email Your name Friend's email Friend's name Verification Please prove your humanity Go on prove it :) Close Related Articles 4 life lessons from leading creative entrepreneurs Here’s what local and international leaders in the arts and cultural industries have learned along the way. How creatives deal with not knowing what they’re doing From the outside looking in, it can seem like others possess the secrets to a flourishing career in the arts. We dig deeper, revealing that no one really knows what they're doing, and discover how they begin to trust themselves. Widening the frame: the art of the MBA In this opinion piece, Adele Schonhardt and Tahlia Azaria reflect on their experience of business school and its impact on their arts careers. On the move: the latest appointments and resignations A new Director at CCP and a CEO for Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute; QAGOMA's new Head of Australian Art; board appointments for PGAV and Melbourne Festival, and more. (Premium content) Premium content Nicole McKenzie Monday 30 April, 2018 Working on the festival circuit is like a fairground ride: fast paced and exhilarating, but also exhausting and hard to jump off. This content is only available to members of ArtsHub Join Now for instant access! A subscription to ArtsHub will enable you to: Access the most comprehensive jobs board for the arts sector, with hundreds of positions posted weekly Keep up to date with the latest industry news Access thousands of members-only features, articles and guides Be in the know with upcoming events and exhibitions added daily Learn how and where to get grants, with the most extensive grant finder ... and much, much more. Join Now and join the Australian arts community today Member login Email address Password Forgot password? About the author Nicole McKenzie is a writer, performer and event producer. She has written for The Lifted Brow, The Cusp, and various other publications and performed at Melbourne Fringe Festival, the Sustainable Living Festival and the National Young Writers Festival. As a creative producer for the 2017 Emerging Writers' Festival Nicole programmed a literature themed live game show, complete with songs about grammar.