Theatre

Prospects Profile: Theatre Director

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Theatre Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Theatre Stage Manager

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Performing Arts Technical Training

Course listings for all technical aspects of theatre and broadcasting, including stage management, design, lighting, sound and make-up. A handbook is also available to purchase or download in individual chapters.

Federation of Drama Schools

The Federation of Drama Schools was created in 2017, replacing Drama UK. Their website contains details of member schools.

Association of British Theatre Technicians

Membership organisation with information on professional training, courses and industry news.

The Stage

Online version of the weekly magazine. Includes news, events, careers information and tips, for example on how to pass auditions, as well as vacancies and auditions.

Creative Scotland

Information on the Arts in Scotland, including news, events, funding opportunities and jobs.

Regional Theatre Young Director Scheme

Annual scheme offering bursaries to young directors to spend one year based in a theatre.

Independent Theatre Council

Association for performing arts organisations and individuals working in drama, dance, opera and music theatre etc which provides advice and training courses. The site contains a listing of members.

Equity

Trade union representing professional performers and creative workers. The website contains industry information and careers advice on a wide range of careers in broadcasting, film, theatre and variety.

ArtsJobFinder

ArtsProfessional Magazine's job listing service which advertises mainly arts administration, communication, marketing and production jobs.

BECTU

Trade union for broadcasting, film, theatre and interactive media. The site contains training and careers information, particularly on freelancing. Students can join the Student Register free to get advice on entry into the industry.

Society of British Theatre Designers

Representative organisation for designers. The site contains information on UK courses in stage, lighting, sound and costume design at all levels.

Writers' and Artists' Yearbook

A comprehensive, directory of media contacts and full of practical advice and information. It is available for reference-use from the Careers Service library. The Writers' and Artists' website also contains useful advice and information on developing a career in Writing.

You will find this book in the Careers Service library on the second floor of the Hub.