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With many in the sector working in administrative roles, we’ve asked arts leaders from Darwin to Hobart and Perth to Sydney to offer advice for those at the beginning of their careers.
From independent theatre to the mainstage, directors from around the country offer practical advice for those starting out in their theatre careers.
Independent producers from Brisbane, Perth and Melbourne offer advice for those who are just starting out in the game.
Is all press good? Perhaps not, but you can turn negative press around to your advantage with a clear head and a few simple tips.
Do you freeze at the thought of doing an interview with the media? Here are a few tips on how to conduct yourself like a pro when a microphone is shoved up your nostril.
Independent artists sometimes have only a vague sense of how working with a producer might benefit them - or even what a producer does.
Trying to make it as an Australian creative in New York is a test of endurance, sanity and patience. Artist Jemila MacEwan talks funding, ideas, residencies and visas.
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.
12 actors offer advice for making the best impression at an audition and how to avoid putting yourself through the emotional wringer.
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.
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.
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.
Want to make a living by making people laugh? Get some advice from the professionals.
When creating work that addresses our tumultuous social and political climate, it's important to have processes in place which protect actors from vicarious trauma.
Playwright Alana Valentine discusses process, premise and procrastination in this extract from her new book, Bowerbird.
Risk-taking leads to richer and more nuanced creations, but what conditions are required to allow organisations and artists to take risks?
If you've ever wondered what a dramaturg does, how to begin work as a conservator, or what a literary editor's average day is like, look no further.
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