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“Why do I have to have a pub job to hire a studio?” Chris Casali has heard this question too often. The head teacher at St George School of Fine Art and colleague Rose Harrison have an answer.
The scandal that erupted after performer Mike Daisey was found to be lying in his protest work The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs raised important questions about authenticity in theatre.
What makes a creative team spark? Sociologists have developed a mathematical formula to measure the answer.
Music performance studies are being downgraded for a job-focused curriculum as ANU plans savage cuts to its Music School.
You've finally made it to that exotic land you've been dreaming of and now your mission is to get a job, in the arts. Just how impossible is it? We offer some handy advice.
“It was a total accident,” Ken Cato says of his prestigious forty-year career, “it was never the plan.” Growing up, the man who would become Chairman of Cato Partners and the founder of agIdeas, “never knew that there was such a thing” as design. “I now know,” he considers, “that I was design conscious, or very aware of the arrangement of things, and the textures and the colours of my life.”
Absurd the thought of an emerging anybody. To see how silly the concept is, take the word “emerging” and follow it with a job of your choice.
The future freelance journalist will probably need a lot more than a spiral bound notebook and a pencil. A voracious 24-hr news cycle needs multi-skilled, multimedia trained, business savvy content producers and lots of them, but they may not want to pay them.
Life as an artist is a tough gig, so do you really want to spend all those years of training for next to nothing?
Interning can be simultaneously the best and worst thing for you. Yes, you will have to do the jobs that nobody else wants to, but you’ll also gain valuable opportunities to prove your abilities as well as network with the right people and get that much needed foot in the door. Here are 10 arts internships that are definitely worth considering.
If you want to make a career of writing fiction, you might want to seriously think about a life in crime.
Before you cleanse yourself of last year, those nagging New Year’s career resolutions need to be finalised and ready to go.
There are all sorts of boards; big boards, small boards, new boards and old boards but they all hold the final responsibility for the success or otherwise of a company.
Emerging Sydney artist, Jade Oakley has inspired people to take big risks for her. Their backing has resulted in her biggest commission yet and a career that has surpassed her wildest dreams, proving that sometimes a willingness to take a leap of faith is all you need.
So you want to be an arts manager? Really? It’s not well paid, it takes over your life, making you work all hours of the day and night and even career planning is a nightmare!
Maxim Rysanov, international violist and conductor, was up for an interview not 24 hours after his arrival in Australia for the Melbourne Festival, and after a day of rehearsals with the Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra.
For someone with an arts career spanning all of four years it seems pretty ballsy to be giving career advice, but Edwin Kemp Attrill might be worth hearing out.
As part of Mental Health Week (9-15 October), we look at the practice and career opportunities in art therapy.
After two years as Head of Programming, Michael Williams has now taken over the reins from Chrissy Sharp as Director of The Wheeler Centre.
As careers go in the creative industry, one might say that the role of a Festival Director is revered and thought of as even quite sexy.
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