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Level up Industry panel: ARTS
Are you thinking of a career in the arts but don’t know where to start?
Join us on for our Level up: ARTS event where our expert panel will be on hand to share practical hints and tips on how to get started, along with advice about routes into the industry.
Join us on Tuesday 27th April, on Zoom from 11.00am – 12.30pm
First panellist announced!
Claire McColgan MBE, Director of Culture Liverpool
Director of Culture Liverpool, responsible for Legacy, Major Events, Liverpool Film Office, Cruise Liverpool, Tourism, City Halls and Cultural Policy since 2009.
Claire spearheads multi award-winning events of national and international acclaim including the unique Royal de Luxe Giant Spectaculars with combined audience of 1.8m, (Visit England’s Tourism Event of the Year 2016) and Three Queens, One Magnificent City, which attracted 1million visitors to the shores of the Mersey.
A champion of public engagement in arts and culture, in 2000 Claire developed the successful participation programme (Creative Communities) that was instrumental in Liverpool’s transformative Capital of Culture bid. In 2006 she was appointed Executive Producer of European Capital of Culture with responsibility for major events, public participation and community engagement.
Claire is a national and international advisor on best practice in Culture acting for Arts Council England and Ireland, the British Council, Local Government Association and as consultant advisor to the London Borough of Culture programme. She recently represented the UK Local Government in a UK Brazilian Cultural Policy Exchange funded by the Ministry of Culture in Brazil and the DCMS. A director on the Board of Derry/Londonderry City of Culture programme, Claire is currently a Board Director for Galway 2020.
Devoted to artist development, songwriting and performance coaching, vocal habilitation and rehabilitation and singing teacher training, Kaya has made a name for herself internationally as a highly sought-after vocal teacher, lecturer and Singer/Songwriter.
Kaya’s diverse portfolio career includes founding and being the artistic director of Threshold Festival in her Liverpool home, and a general harmony fanatic and vocal geek with an interest in quirky instruments and new experiences. She made England her home in 1999 and has become an established artist with a track record of performances from “Royal Variety Show”, to the “BBC Songwriting Showcase”, from “Liverpool Sound City” to LA’s VocalizeU. As well as these prestigious performances, Kaya has several tours under her belt the UK and abroad as a solo artist or with her award winning band ‘Science of the Lamps’.
This event is open to individuals living in the LIVERPOOL CITY REGION (Liverpool, Sefton, Knowsley, Wirral, St Helens, or Halton)
For more information or to book a place on this session via email, please contact our engagement team on 0151 706 8111 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
This project is funded by the European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund