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Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Playwright

Emily Sheehan shares the realities of her work as a playwright, her advice for others starting out and crucial skills…

Anna Kolusniewski, visual arts teacher and costume and jewellery designer. head and shoulders of woman with shoulder length hair and a fringe, looking knowingly at the camera against a purple background with the words 'so you want my arts job?' in white.
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So you want my arts job: Art Teacher, Costume and Jewellery Designer

Anna Kolusniewski runs a successful business teaching art classes for children and adults, while also creating stunning wearable pieces on…

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Entering theatre at different life stages – taking another path

Some arts practitioners follow a straight line into their chosen profession. Others take a more circuitous path to get there...


Exit interview: James Berlyn, WAYTCo

Outgoing Artistic Director James Berlyn reflects on six eventful years with the WA Youth Theatre Company.


Linda Woolverton brought Belle and Alice to life – and she’s not ready to stop yet

The writer talks about adapting Beauty and the Beast for the stage musical. As the only woman with a sole…

Education & Student News

So you want my arts job: Media and Drama Teacher

From teaching stage lighting to drama students to training other teachers to use video games in lesson plans, Brett Jenkins…


Exit interview: Virginia Lovett, Executive Director, MTC

After 10 years at Melbourne Theatre Company, co-CEO Virginia Lovett looks back on her tenure and considers the future.

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So you want my arts job: set designer

If you’re collaborative, highly organised and can balance both technical and creative skills, a career in stage design may be…

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Fringe benefits: does playing Edinburgh really help your career?

Four Australian artists reflect on their trip to the world’s biggest arts festival and consider whether the benefits of attending…


Is tech changing the legacy of theatremakers?

While some remain sceptical of live-streaming and digital theatre, that documentation can become invaluable for next generation theatremakers dealing with…

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