RISE: Career & Networking event

Written by Andrea
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25th February 2021

RISE is an online two day interactive, career and networking event that explores and supports routes into the creative sector.

Taking place on:

    • Tuesday 2nd March: 10am – 5:15pm (Optional social event 5:30pm – 6:30pm)
    • Wednesday 3rd March: 10am – 4pm

Hear from inspirational speakers sharing their career journeys and advice to inspire you to RISE to your arts career.

Suitable for 18+ students, graduates and early career artists.

The event is FREE to attend. You’ll get the most from the event by attending both days, but you are still very welcome to attend individual sessions; you can find the full schedule below.

Please let us know if you have any access requirements to support you to attend the event when completing the Eventbrite booking form.


If you have any questions, please email Lucy Jennings on [email protected]

A photograph of people sitting in breakout groups.

© Brian Slater


Tuesday 2nd March

10am – 12pmKeynote speaker followed by 5 industry experts in the arts. Learn about the varied arts careers from performer to project manager.

1pm – 5:15pmQ & A with industry experts, keynote speaker and skills surgeries to get your arts careers flying.

5:30pm – 6:30pmOptional social to meet and network with fellow arts workers in an exciting and fun way!

Wednesday 3rd March

10am – 12pmCareer motivation, goal setting and networking with an action plan, ‘all about you’ with Vicki Igbokwe.

1pm – 4pmExplore your self-brand and how you present it.


RISE was co-designed by members of The Fi.ELD (the Future Innovators of East London Dance), Young Producers (China Plate) and Dance Ambassadors (One Dance UK).