Aftercare for the creative graduate

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GRADUATE'S GUIDE

 
 

A word from Course Creator and Leader, Matthew Lee Robinson

MUSICAL THEATRE
 

"How do I create structure outside of an institution?”

“How do I stay balanced when the industry feels so precarious?”

"How do I build a network of supporters?"

 

After delivering creative products for universities through to Fortune 500 companies, I was consistently approached by performing arts graduates experiencing the same concerns.

 

So, having been in your shoes, I created a program especially for fledgling industry professionals. Within this short course, we explore the strategies and behaviours necessary to transition to, and grow within, a professional performing arts career that balances

inspiration, entrepreneurship and resilience.

WHY
GRADUATE'S GUIDE?

 

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COURSE
OVERVIEW

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Framework

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Mindset

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Presentation

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Supporters

As a recent graduate, you have energy to burn, but don’t always know how to harness it. This stage of your career is thrilling, all-consuming and potentially harrowing. To bridge your transition into the industry, Graduate's Guide is a two-day program and subsequent consolidation session, with written work to be completed prior to each. As a Graduate’s Guide participant you will:

  • Receive a guided framework of the industry.

  • Identify and build out your team.

  • Create your personal elevator pitch.

  • Shape your biography.

  • Dissect the anatomy of an effective email and how to elicit a response.

  • Learn how to formulate a support network.

  • Establish rehearsal room and backstage etiquette.

  • Canvass options for creation of your own work.

  • Participate in live interview Q&As with leading industry professionals.

  • Develop anxiety-processing techniques.

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COURSE
DETAILS

DATES:

Register HERE for future offerings

LOCATION: 

100% Online

OPEN TO:

12 places

 

The 2023 intake will be open to Musical Theatre Bachelor and Diploma graduates from 2020 to 2022.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

A desktop or laptop computer with a camera, microphone and a reliable internet connection.

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COURSE CREATOR AND LEADER
MATTHEW LEE ROBINSON

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Churchill Fellow, Australia Council Music Fellowship winner, and prior Peer of the Australia Council for the Arts, Matthew Lee Robinson, has delivered workshops and new works developments for universities, not-for-profit arts organisations and Fortune 500 companies including:

  • DreamWorks Animation

  • Coca-Cola Amatil, IBM, Nintendo, Australia

  • Arthur Miller Foundation Fellows Program, New York

  • NYC Department of Education: Theater Teachers' Professional Development

  • Broadway Dreams, New York

  • iTheatrics Junior Theater Festival, Atlanta

  • Educational Theatre Association, Dallas

  • FOX 8 TV Australia: The Singing Office

  • Australian Open Tennis Championships Legends Series

  • LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore

  • Sheridan College, Ontario

  • Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Perth

  • QLD Conservatorium of Music, Brisbane

  • Australian Institute of Music, Sydney

 
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REGISTER NOW FOR


FUTURE OFFERINGS

Thank you for registering. We'll be in touch with further details.

A WORD FROM OUR
ALUMNI

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"We have loved every moment, and have come away from this knowing far more about ourselves, the industry and how to improve our daily lives." 

                    - John Mondelo

"I cannot thank you enough. I honestly feel a lot more confident and equipped for entering the industry at the end of this year."

                    - Hayley Thomas

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