The governments new career strategy: an end to placements for English Higher Education performing arts students?


  • David Hockham University of Greenwich



Vocational Practice, Employability, placement, work placements, apprenticeship, career strategy, government career strategy, Drama, Theatre, Technical Theatre, venues


A look at what the governments new career strategy may mean for placements in technical theatre and urges further investigation and thought in this area.

Author Biography

David Hockham, University of Greenwich

David Hockham works for the University of Greenwich's Bathway Theatre, a dedicated drama facility based in woolwich.  Since 2009 David has taught techhnical theatre in Higher Education alongside a proffessioanl career as a production manager, tourinig productions internationally.David is currently undertaking a PhD looking at how we teach techncial theatre in the 21st Century based at the Institute of Education, UCL.


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