Richard's Latest Articles
How to pitch your work to a festival director
Three festival directors offer tips on pitching your art for inclusion in their events.
How stage and screen directors can deepen their understanding of their craft
NIDA’s Master of Fine Arts in Directing provides students with the opportunity to think about process, communication and craft through…
So you want my arts job: Tour Manager
If you have an affinity for logistics and a love of live music, working as an artist tour manager may…
Vale Barry Humphries
Humphries, whose reputation was tarnished in later years, is nonetheless remembered as a comic genius.
How your performing arts skills can equip you for a new career
Becoming a Stagecoach franchisee won’t just provide you with a rewarding new job: it will utilise your arts skills for…
So you want my arts job: Chorus Master
Paul Fitzsimon has been Opera Australia’s Chorus Master since 2019. Here, he shares the secrets of his trade.
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…
How to be an effective arts advocate (from the archives)
You don’t have to be a well-paid political lobbyist or have a weekly radio program to be an arts advocate.…
Discovery of WW1 graphic novel might re-write history books
A German cartoonist’s account of life in an Australian WWI internment camp is being claimed as the world’s first-known autobiographical…
Creating COVID-safe audience participation on stage
How does an production that’s reliant on intimacy and audience participation adapt to COVID-safe protocols?