Experience Opportunity

Creative Careers Fair

Looking to get into the creative industries but not sure where to start? Want to find out more about the jobs and training available to you? Join CFT, Chichester College and University of Chichester for a day of talks, workshops and networking opportunities to help you take your next steps.

With talks on technical theatre, choosing the right course and an introduction to apprenticeships, practical workshops on design and audition technique, as well as the chance to meet staff and students from each partner, there will be something for everyone.

Timetable for the day is as follows and you can choose the sessions you wish to attend:

10.00-10.20 Welcome session

10:20-11.05 Talks - slot 1

o Introduction to Apprenticeships Sally Garner-Gibbons, Chichester College

o How to choose the right uni course Ben Francombe, University of Chichester

o Introduction to technical theatre Jo Franklin, Guildford School of Acting

o Using your skills as a facilitator Kane Husbands, The Pappy Show

BREAK

11.15-12.00 Talks - slot 2

o Introduction to Apprenticeships Sally Garner-Gibbons, Chichester College

o Musical Theatre Training Pathways William Allenby and Andrew Wright, University of Chichester

o Introduction to technical theatre Jo Franklin, Guildford School of Acting

o Using your skills as a facilitator Kane Husbands, The Pappy Show

12.00-12.30 Speed networking

LUNCH

1.30-2.30 Workshops – slot 1

o Playwriting

o Directing

o Designing with Ryan Dawson Laight

o Musical Theatre Audition Technique with William Allenby and Andrew Wright

o Technical Theatre Pathways with Sally Garner Gibbons and Jo Franklin

2.30-3.30 Workshops – slot 2

o Playwriting

o Directing

o Designing with Ryan Dawson Laight

o Musical Theatre Audition Technique with William Allenby and Andrew Wright

o Technical Theatre Pathways with Sally Garner Gibbons and Jo Franklin

3.30-4.30 CV Surgery

o Drop in session with University of Chichester

Bookable 1-2-1s

o 20 minute conversations with a member of staff/current students

Audition Advice

o Drop in session with Evi Stamitou, University of Chichester

4.30-5.15 Closing session and Q&A

5.15-6.00 Social hangout