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From the outside looking in, it can seem like others possess the secrets to a flourishing career in the arts. We dig deeper, revealing that no one really knows what they're doing, and discover how they begin to trust themselves.
A 30 year acting career sounds glamorous, until you realise that like many in the industry, Bruce Hopkins has supplemented his income by doing everything from MC work to house painting.
Creating mood, shifting emphasis, painting with light: the art of the lighting designer is a subtle one. Here, three successful lighting designers share their career secrets.
ArtsHub put five questions to Art Advisor Mark Hughes in order to get beneath the skin of this profession, and learn how to be successful at it.
To finally gain mastery over our inboxes we have to deal with the root causes and not just the symptoms that frequently flare up.
12 actors offer advice for making the best impression at an audition and how to avoid putting yourself through the emotional wringer.
Artshub spoke with three art gallery directors to ascertain what it takes to pull off such a multi-hatted, diplomatic and passionate role.
Are you avoiding the pile of receipts that’s been building up all year? ArtsHub spoke with two accountants who gave us pointers on healthy accounting habits.
Do Australian theatre practitioners lack appreciation of what goes into a good, choreographed stage fight?
Simply, perception is deception. ArtsHub takes a look at how to get past the hurdle of confirmation bias and arm yourself with better data recovery skills.
Two award-winning producers whose work has featured heavily on the BBC teach us how they keep their their episodes interesting through creative reinvention.
For artists and creative professionals, it's important that tax claims are made only when justified. Here are 10 claims you can ask your accountant about this financial year.
Rejection stings, but is inevitable in the arts – here's how artists, writers, actors and more have moved through painful moments to learn and improve their art.
Research has shown that networking for the purpose of advancing our professional goals can make us actually feel dirty, so how can we do it better?
Five important points to consider when establishing a career in the arts.
Three dance professionals, from Bangarra, Australian Dance Theatre and Sydney Dance Company, offer advice for aspiring dancers and shed light on the challenges and quirks of their careers.
Do you prefer to listen more than you talk, deep conversation over small talk, solitude over parties – but sometimes feel like you don’t fit in? Here’s how introverted tendencies can help you thrive in the arts.
Remember, an artist's statement is a practical and professional tool. It doesn’t have to be a complicated academic paper. Here are 7 tips to getting it right.
Three composers reflect on the influences and events that shaped their careers and offer advice for those following in their footsteps.
Six experts in the industry answer the question: What advice would you offer your younger self? Here are their answers.
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