Are you young?  Passionate?  Are you an arts and festival enthusiast?  Perhaps a professional artist wanting to make it your career?  So where to next you're wondering?  

Look no further.  The Adelaide Festival Centre and Carclew Youth are holding a free panel/discussion/networking opporunity "How Does Your Arts Career Grow?" at The Space Theatre on Monday October 31 at 6.30pm.

Make the most of this exclusive opportunity to take part in a discussion with some of Adelaide’s most progressive and proactive arts professionals.  Contribute and share your thoughts on what it takes to start, grow and sustain a career in the arts.

It doesn't matter where your passion lies – performing, producing, publicity, marketing or even law.  Bring along your fresh ideas and tough questions for an evening of thorough discussion and forward thinking.

Meet the panel:-

Christie Anthoney (Facilitator) has spent her life involved with the arts. She has worked for Festivals here and abroad including the Edmonton Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, Edinburgh Book Festival, Edinburgh Science Festival, Melbourne Fringe, WOMADelaide.  Christie has now shifted her focus to training and education, she believes training is critical for a professional career in the arts and cultural sector.

Annette Tripodi has been Operations & Program Manager at Arts Projects Australia since late 1997.  Her specialty and central role is acting as the crucial link between artists and the marketing, production and other departments associated with large-scale arts events such as WOMADelaide. She has also worked on WOMAD festivals in the UK, USA, Singapore and NZ.

Brigid Noone is currently an Adelaide based independent artist and curator. She was also one of the co-founding directors of artist run initiative FELTspace, and has been involved with the inception of Renew Adelaide. Brigid has recently completed a masters in Visual Arts by research at the University of South Australia where she has taught painting, professional practice and Indigenous Art and Design.

Edwin Kemp Attrill is the current Artistic Director of the University of Adelaide Theatre Guild and the founder and former Artistic Director of ActNow Theatre. He has worked as a director/tutor for Brink Productions, Urban Myth Theatre of Youth, No Strings Attached Theatre of Disability, Company @ Autistic Theatre, Vitalstatistix and in various high schools, youth detention centres and community settings.

Ianto Ware is the co-founder and former director of Adelaide’s Format Festival, the current project manager of Renew Adelaide, author of ’21 Nights in July: The Physics and Metaphysics of Cycling’ and holds a PhD from Flinders University in Cultural Studies. His interests include participatory culture, urban studies and governance.

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