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Dancing towards our goals – a Masterclass at Rambert

Straight from their HQ at Southbank, March’s Masterclass had us visiting the contemporary art company, Rambert.  We were thrilled to be hosted in the beautiful Rambert building, home to Britain’s oldest dance company. The panel for the night included a range of industry professionals who make the magic happen both behind the scenes and on […]

From the Royal Exchange to the Barbershop – a theatre masterclass in Manchester…

Last night saw a group of CA interns, alumni, and local University students make their way to the iconic Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester to get an insight into the world of theatre from some of the industries leading luminaries.           The panel was chaired by our wonderful former Creative Access […]

Creative Access places 1,000th trainee!!!

Creative Access has today placed its 1000th trainee in the creative industries… Set up in 2012, with a mission to change the face of the creative industries, the organisation has already made a huge impact; placing 1,000 candidates in paid 3 to 12 month internships with over 400 different companies and supporting more than 20,000 young […]

Media Coverage

The National Student reports on the success of Creative Access

    The National Student highlights Creative Access’ latest achievement of placing its 1,000th intern and discusses the impact the organisation has made in terms of creating a more diverse workforce, featuring interviews with Josie Dobrin and intern number 1,000 Patricia from the Royal Society of Literature. The article can be read online here.

Arts Professional celebrates Creative Access achievements

Arts Professional reports on Creative Access’s achievements since it was established in 2012. The piece features Director of the National Theatre, Rufus Norris and former intern at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Anthony Lee, now Digital Manager at the Young Vic. The report can be read online here.

Access your creative side!

We are delighted to be featured in the online publication of BAME – The Education & Careers Guide – Issue 2 which highlights the need for Creative Access in terms of championing diversity and equal representation in the creative industries. You can read more about it here. (Please refer to pages 56 – 7).


Different Pioneers, Same Journey | Armani Ur-Rub

To be in theatre or to not be in theatre? Our former Creative Access intern from the Royal Shakespeare Company, Armani Ur-Rub decided to go with the former option and shares his journey into the Arts with us… It’s not uncommon to finish university and struggle to find your first job. In fact, I reckon […]

Motivated by the love of journalism | Zouhir Al-Shimale

Earlier this year, Creative Access hosted a session for over thirty former journalists who are now refugees in the UK, on behalf of the Refugee Journalism Project. Two of the participants subsequently spent time here in the CA offices to understand more about what we do and how we work. Zouhir, who grew up in Syria, […]

It’s not about the Burqa … Mariam Khan’s story

From Parks & Rec to professional publication, our former Creative Access intern at the Royal Shakespeare Company, Mariam Khan, writes about her career journey to date and what led her to releasing her debut book ‘It’s Not About The Burqa’… After leaving University, I knew I wanted to be involved in publishing but I didn’t […]