Career and training in the arts
Are you thinking of a career as a musician, visual artist, dancer, actor, crafter, film maker, event organiser, writer, theatre maker, circus performer, sound or lighting designer, DJ or blogger?
This information on this page may help get you started.
For students and young people
- The Edge has workshops and programs to enhance your skills in technology, new media and design. Learn about sewing and fabrics, web design, programming, working with technology (Mac computers), electronics, music, audio engineering or meet up with other like-minded people.
- The Australia Council for the Arts has artist career research and resources on different art subject areas to help with your career.
- Consider formal study in arts at
- Q Music has music resources for teachers.
- Arts Hub has job listings in the arts industry, along with job tips and career advice to help with your career planning.
- Arts Acumen promotes collaboration, entrepreneurship and future thinking to strengthen sustainability in Queensland’s arts sector, and provides resources, information and opportunities to foster knowledge growth, connections and access to industry intelligence. Arts Acumen has been developed in consultation with arts sector individuals, organisations and advisory bodies.
Interested in volunteering to start your career in the arts?
Volunteer at the:
- Brisbane Writers Festival
- Brisbane Festival
- Anywhere Theatre Festival
- Bigsound Festival
- Listen Out
- Woodford Folk Festival
Find information about volunteering at: