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Ever wondered what it might be like to be a casting director, lighting designer or sound technician? Fancy yourself as a makeup artist, camera operator or Director of Photography? Don’t know what some of these jobs are or think they’re not ‘real jobs’ with real salaries? Come and find out!

This June, award-winning organisation Open Door teams up with Birmingham Rep in Birmingham, the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester and The Royal Court in London to deliver three editions of their exciting event, IGNITE! Come along to the Q&A to learn more about a variety of jobs available within the film, television and theatre industry and fire questions at the people who are already doing them!

The creative industry currently employs almost 2 million people in the UK. We want to spread the word about the huge range of roles that exist, get you inspired and arm you with the info and inside tips you need to pursue a career in this creative and inspiring industry.

Come see what all the fuss is about and IGNITE your passion for a new career! All are welcome.


Main image from Ignite 2019.

Presented by

Open Door and Birmingham Rep


Free admission, booking required




If you have any access requirements, we are here to help. Please call our Box Office on 0121 236 4455 (Mon-Sat, 12pm-6pm) to let us know how we can best accommodate you.

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