Director- Participate in school plays and finds your talent. Acting,
lighting, set building, anything to get you working and into the
theatre. Ask for realistic, constructive criticisms of your talents.
Choose a university with a highly recognized drama program. Move
to one of the acting places of the country after you graduate. Do
your research. After all the hard work, keep your head up and
always have your next goal in mind. (Arcola Theatre in East London)
Writer – Need to become a blog writer. Then go into becoming a
journal writer. Then practice to become an email writer. After all the
practice you have done, decide what type of writing you want to do.
Then research to find your market. The final task is to be able to
introduce your self to a couple of publishers or companies. (Bangla TV,
east end life, theatre royal –there are different kinds of writers: playwrights,
Editor – The first step is to take business writing or editing classes.
Need to be able to develop a good eye grammar. The important step
is to be able to get a job as a publishing editor to gain experiences.
Furthermore, try to set up your own website and promote your
services and showcases. (Rich Mix)
Props Manager – The main step is to Contact local theatres or
drama groups and get in touch with their technical directors. Tell
them you are interested in props work. (Theatre industry-Theatre Royal,
Lighting Designer – First of all you must get involve in theatres.
When you get involve with theatres try to learn other aspect of
theatres as well. Study Art and Art history. Then get a degree in
production design. Apply for your dream job as a lighting designer.
(Broadcast show or theatre industry-theatre royal)
Sculptor- If you want to be a sculptor, you must be able to know what
sort of sculpting you want to do. If you have made up your mind, look for
a workshop that offers a short course on sculpting. Search for an art
school, community college or university that offers an art program. From
then, research on how you can make your way up. (Museum of
Product Designer…(Sprout Design in East London)
Fashion Designer – The first step is to be able to know if you are
superior enough for this job. Increase your chances for success by
obtaining a two-year or four-year degree in fashion design.
Take as many marketing and business courses as possible, in addition
to design courses. Develop a working knowledge of a variety of design-
related software programs. Make as many industry connections as you
can while you are in school. Include people in design-related fields,
such as advertising. (Designing costume for Young People Half Moon
Curator - Work in a museum as an intern while you're in college. You'll
gain invaluable experience and contacts. Obtain a bachelor's degree in
art history and a master's degree in your area of specialization. Ideally,
your master's will be in the specialty of the museum in which you hope
to work. Work toward receiving a Ph.D. if you want to be a curator in
any natural history or science museum. Consider getting two master's
degrees, one in museum studies, and the other in a specialty, to really
stand out above most of the competition. Be prepared to work your
way up the curatorial ladder after you have your master's degree.
(Nettie Horn Gallery)
Graphic Design - Take drawing courses while you're in high school. Be
prepared to receive a college degree in fine arts or advertising with
concentrations in graphic art and computer graphics.
Visit the National Association of Schools of Art and Design Web site
(nasad.arts-accredit.org) to compare the offerings of schools in which
you have an interest. Contact your top school choices to see if they
require samples of your artwork along with an application. Be prepared
for a possible interview. Get an internship in the design department of a
company near your college. It will look good on your resume, and you
might make valuable career contacts. (Asiana Magazine in east
Dancer - Make sure you're attending a dance school that is giving
you excellent training in ballet and any other form of dance you
are studying. Compare it with other dance schools in your area by
arranging for several interviews.
Ask for information from each school about how students can
prepare for and obtain professional auditions with regional ballet
companies or national dance companies. A good school should
have some connections.
Go online to receive further information about the dance field and
training. Visit the National Dance Association Web site.
Remember that there are always local events at which dancers
appear. These will give you practice performing before the public.
(Stratford Theatre Royal)
Musician – (Voice of Africa Radio Station)
Actor/Actress- First step is to enrol in a class, Get a
headshot. Compose a resume of all the work you have done
so far. Send your headshot and resume with a brief cover
letter to all the casting directors and agents in your area.
Follow up with postcards every four to six months, updating
them on your current acting projects. And always make sure
you always accept invitations to industry events and parties,
and meet industry professionals whenever possible. Who you
know is extremely important. (Hackney Empire in East
Choreographer – Assess your interests and skills. Gain a
foundation in dance as early as possible and begin to get
additional training in one area of interest. Arrange for work
experience with choreographers or dance companies whenever
you can. Pursue a bachelor's degree in dance that offers courses
especially for choreography, such as dance composition, bodily
movements and teaching, or get long-term training from different
dance groups. You will have to start out as an assistant and,
over time, build your experience and reach higher positions. (Old
Composer – (Bangla TV)
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