Theatrecraft, the annual careers fair, which I attended last week, is doing a fine job by getting around a thousand young people through the door every time.
I seem to have had a couple of weeks of creating and being in spaces where extraordinary and unexpected things can happen.
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Last week I went to TheatreCraft 2016, the eleventh annual “beyond the stage” careers event which routinely attracts over 1000 people, most of them young. This time it was based at the Waldorf Hilton Hotel in Aldwych – with seminars and sessions running in nearby theatres – which worked very conveniently.
Last week I was variously accused (good old Twitter) of marginalising, undermining, undervaluing and failing to respect technical theatre professionals in general and stage managers in particular. Yes, as the author of So You Want to Work in Theatre? (Nick Hern Books. 2013) which cheerfully spells out dozens of theatre practitioner options and pathways and […]
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