Discover! Industry Insight - Offstage & Scenic Production – Ask The Experts

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A deep dive into careers in stage and scenic production, light and sound design, and more from three of the top organisations in the UK

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Creating props. Turning ideas into models. Turning models into full size stage sets. Making and fitting costumes. Creating displays, mapping projections for theatre, film, tv, events and advertising. Offstage production professionals contribute to some of the most ambitious and most visible work in the creative industries.

This session will be a chance to find out more about what working in this field is really like, and a chance to ask questions to our panel of expert professionals.

FEATURING STAFF FROM:

THE ROYAL OPERA HOUSE PRODUCTION WORKSHOP AND COSTUME CENTRE

WHITE LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT, LIGHTING AND AV SERVICES

BIRMINGHAM REP THEATRE

PANELLISTS:

Sarah O’Connor – Production Manager – Royal Opera House

Daniel Davies – EVA Broadcast Technician – White Light

John McEvoy – Head Of Business Delivery Resources – White Light

Maggs Rees – Head of Workshops – Birmingham Rep Theatre

Bendy Ashfield - Apprenticeship Manager - Royal Opera House

About Discover Industry Insights:

The Discover! Industry Insight events have been designed to give students aged 16 – 24 an opportunity to understand specific job functions within the cultural sector by providing interactions with real employers who will guide them through a ‘deep dive’ of various roles through online events, resources and takeaway tasks.

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Students age 16 – 24. Tutors and careers staff.

About Creative And Cultural Skills:

We support the UK cultural sector by shaping skills, education and employment best practice. We provoke action and enable learning opportunities that drive change and help to build an inclusive skilled sector.

Creative & Cultural Skills works to create a fair and skilled cultural sector by shaping skills, education and employment best practice. We provoke action and enable learning opportunities that drive change and help to build an inclusive skilled sector by:

• informing and helping the sector respond to changes in the technical education system

• helping employers see the benefits of an inclusive workforce

• improving understanding and awareness of the career options across the cultural sector, in turn feeding new talent into the workforce

• supporting the sector to continue on a course of economic growth and meet diversity ambitions.

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We are a campaigning organisation championing youth employment and fair access.

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