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Opinions & Analysis

Why we fail when we talk about talent

Using the word 'talented' as praise and encouragement devalues hard work, skill and learned ability. We need to use better…

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Q&A

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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Features

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. Moving from the…

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Career Advice

Now is the time to talk to your manager

Have you spent the year putting off that tough conversation? Now is the time to have it, and here’s how.

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Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Bibliotherapist

Though bibliotherapy is an ancient practice it's not particularly well-known, says Dr Susan McLaine, a practitioner of over 18 years…

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Features

Shifting the dial on pregnant dancers on stage

It wasn’t long ago that pregnancy could signal the end of a dancer’s career. Thankfully, things have changed, with companies…

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Career Advice

So you want my arts job: Drama Therapist

Drama therapist Anne Gollan creates safe environments for play and storytelling with both children and adults.

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Features

Screenwriter David Hannam shares tips for would-be TV writers

If TV is entering its 'post-Golden Era' there are still some dos and don'ts to keep you on the right…

Features

Webinar #4 – Managing the business of creative practice: an expert roundtable

If you're a sole practitioner working in the creative industries who finds the mechanics of running your business challenging, this…

Career Advice

Forget AI, why viralism is costing you your job

Perhaps technology is not the greatest threat to your livelihood after all?

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