Adelaide Festival Centre is passionate about providing pathways for young people to explore a career within the arts. In 2019 we bring a series of educational workshops and forums to help young people kick start their career within the arts!
We’ve surveyed teachers, students, young adults and arts professionals throughout South Australia to shape a well-rounded program that reflects the interests of our youth audience. Throughout the series we aim to provide the tools and knowledge to succeed in the arts.
Whether you’re an emerging artist, an aspiring producer or simply interested in working in an arts centre, this series is not to be missed!
Free and exclusive for all GreenRoom members and current senior secondary students.
Find out more about Adelaide Festival Centre’s GreenRoom youth arts membership for 18-30s here.
Students, teachers and parents can discover the centrED schools program here.
Session 1: 18 Feb 2019
Careers In the Arts- An introduction to Arts Start
Are you contemplating a career within the arts? This session will give you a broad overview of potential career opportunities, with a specific focus on key areas including, marketing, programming and production. Hear from professionals currently work in the arts sector, get an insight into their personal career journey and discover new ways to get yourself a step closer to starting your arts career.
Session 2: 6 May 2019
Developing Your Own Works
Are you an emerging artist looking to develop and bring your works to the stage? Learn about the opportunities and pathways that are available for young artists today. In this session you will have the chance to hear from a variety of artists, all at different stages in their career. From artists who have found success touring globally to artists who are developing their works locally. Find out what it takes, hear about the challenges they face and discuss ideas in a supportive open environment.
Session 3: 29 July 2019
Marketing, Media & Publicity in the Arts
Since the rise in popularity of social media channels like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, the way organisations communicate and interact with people has rapidly changed, but is there still room for traditional marketing in the arts? In this session you will have the chance to hear from arts marketers and publicists who focus on developing creative strategies and opportunities, in order to engage the right audience to deliver sell out events. A not to be missed session for anyone interested in a career in marketing, media and publicity but also a valuable session for artists looking to create a marketing strategy for their works.
Session 4: 21 October 2019
Producing and Working in Festivals
Adelaide Festival Centre is the home of festivals, where great arts and entertainment programs are on offer all year round. In this session you will have the chance to hear from festival producers working on some of the biggest arts festivals in South Australia. Learn about what goes into producing a festival of such scale, how shows and artists are curated, and other exciting insights.
Supported by GreenRoom and centrED