Next week I embark on a two-week work placement with a local children’s publishers. It’s the fruit of a proactive nature and not being afraid to pester via emails – something that has given me great opportunities in the past. I’m now faced with the unknown – it’s a company I found through endless searching … More Watching Expectations
University is a place for opportunities. It is not just a way of gaining academic skills and earning that degree that employers seem so desperate for; it also provides you with the time and contacts to get out there and try different things. In the theatre and dance worlds, connections are vital and it really … More Magnify: TV Runner (Glimpsing the Future)
This is the first in what I hope to be a series of articles magnifying job roles within the Theatre Industry from a personal perspective, giving insight into the inner workings of theatrical positions as and when I become involved in them. I have just come to the end of my 5 month stint as … More Magnify: Technical Stage Manager
As part of my university course, the first year students have to take on technical production roles for a variety of theatre and film projects that are being held at the beginning of June. This means that many of my coursemates have been plotting lights, calling shows, and creating various books and prompts for their … More Tech week – Who’s Responsible?
Enter any theatre and nine times out of ten you will be greeted by smiling people in black attire, eager to give you tickets, programmes, ice cream, directions to the nearest bar or toilet… But what is it really like being on a Front of House team? For my course we are required to do … More The (Wo)Men in Black